Usually, home improvement shows aren’t as drama-filled as the offerings on Bravo and VH1. Episodes of HGTV’s Designed to Sell featured different people and different houses every time, but British host Clive Pearse quickly became the channel’s most popular personality.

Pearse hosted Design Star and HGTV Dream Home in addition to Designed to Sell. Fans were shocked when he was unceremoniously ousted from the network in 2011 with no explanation. Pearse apparently does a lot of voiceover work now and is BFFs with The Exorcist’s Linda Blair. Designed to Sell has faced accusations of being totally fake, but Pearse’s charisma is definitely real. Bring him back!