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Making It: Season 1 (2018)

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Critic Consensus: Making It puts a whimsical, refreshing new spin on reality TV -- one made even more fun by well-matched hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman.

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Comedians and crafters Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman put their passion for crafting on display while hosting the first season of the NBC reality series "Making It." The show pits eight crafting enthusiasts from all over the U.S. against each other in creating themed projects. In each episode, the contestants show off their DIY skills in timed Faster Crafter challenges and in longer but more elaborate Master Crafter tasks. The last crafter standing wins $100,000 in cash. Dayna Isom Johnson and Simon Doonan serve as judges for the first season.

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A lovely, if very low-key, summer watch.

July 30, 2018 | Full Review…
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Poehler and Offerman are -- no surprise -- fun MCs of this lightweight and colorful summer diversion.

July 24, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
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In Poehler and Offerman, Making It has the funniest and most accomplished hosts a competition show could ask for, and it makes the most of them.

August 1, 2018 | Full Review…
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Making It is the Room of Requirement of reality shows, something that manifests only when you can't go on without it.

August 1, 2018 | Full Review…

In the end, Making It is an aggressively nice series, aiming to celebrate the fun of making something from nothing, and Amy and Nick, as hosts, lean hard into the theme.

July 31, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

By swapping out a generic Hollywood soundscape for a wholesome barn, by trading jerring putdowns for warm uplift, Making It underscores the fundamental lesson of Bake Off...

August 22, 2018 | Full Review…

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