RV Evolution

See the remarkable transformation of the RV from the '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s and '90s.

RVs in the '50s

Learn how the first self-contained motor homes were created in the 1950s.

About The Show

Hard-working couples and families decide to ditch ordinary daily life for an adventure out on the open road. Take the ultimate ride as they go on a shopping trip to find their perfect RV. Whether it's upgrading an existing motor home or going all out for a new one with all the bells and whistles, find out what happens when daring homeowners trade walls for wheels.
Season 1, Episode 4

Fifth-Wheeling and Dealing

The Begnaud family from Lafayette, LA wants to upgrade from their small RV to a spacious fifth-wheel, but first they must find one that meets all of their wants and needs.

Wednesday
Jul 22
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

RV for Family Memories

Reggie and Seemaa Prasad from San Francisco, CA, have recently become a family of five. They love taking their kids camping, but they are quickly outgrowing their current travel trailer. They need to find a bigger travel trailer to accommodate their big family.

Wednesday
Aug 12
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 6

Tiny Travel Trailer

Tom and Wendy Cunningham have loved tent camping their entire lives. Now that they are a family of four, they realized a basic tent just isn't enough. To stick to their low-key lifestyle, they are looking for the smallest possible trailer that will fulfill all of their needs.

Thursday
Sep 10
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 3

Tent to Travel Trailer

The Duggan family of five from Knoxville, TN wants to go from camping in a tent to camping in a travel trailer, but first they must find the perfect RV.

Sunday
Oct 11
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Fifth-Wheel for Five

Brent and Jenn Nims and their three sons live full-time in their RV. As the family gets larger, their current fifth-wheel stays the same size. So now they are in search of larger Fifth-Wheel that will give them the space they need as their family continues to grow.

Wednesday
Oct 28
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Weekend Warriors

Cesareo and Janette Razo from Las Vegas, NV, have loved camping their entire lives. Now, they want to pass the tradition on to their two children. They started with a tent and then a small travel trailer, and now they're ready to upgrade to a fancy fifth-wheel.

Wednesday
Nov 11
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 6

Family Considers Favorite Features for First RV.

Having thought about purchasing an RV for a while, the Whippo family finally decides to go for it. They are looking for a vacation home-on-wheels to enjoy with their two small sons. As they look over RVs at the dealership, they don't want to sacrifice any of their wish-list features. But the more amenities they're shown, the more complicated their decision becomes.

Thursday
May 19
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 14

Modern Mobile Home

Lauri and Jason Stumph met in the Minnesota International Guard and have been married for 10 years. Now that they are retired from the Service, they want to spend time getting to know their own country. They plan to sell their house and travel around America in their new permanent home on wheels.

Thursday
Jun 9
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Massachusetts Motorhome

Pat and Joan Cronin of Seekonk, MA love to go RVing with their four children. But with such a large family, they need more space than their current travel trailer offers. Before their next family vacation, the Cronins hope to find the perfect Class A motorhome.

Wednesday
Aug 24
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 9

Fifth-Wheel for Five

Brent and Jenn Nims and their three sons live full-time in their RV. As the family gets larger, their current fifth-wheel stays the same size. So now they are in search of larger Fifth-Wheel that will give them the space they need as their family continues to grow.

Thursday
Aug 25
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 3

Family Looking for Third RV with More Space

The Kilroys have loved RV-camping the past few years, but as the kids get older, this family needs more space than their current travel trailer offers. Looking for a fifth-wheel, Jim and Nadine have to decide which upgraded features take priority. They browse three great options, but the struggle comes when Jim prefers a coach with toy-hauling space and Nadine prefers one with a bunkhouse.

Wednesday
Sep 7
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

Hotel on Wheels

Buddy and Noelle Williams' career has allowed them to travel all over the world with their 18-year-old son, Michael. With Michael heading off to college, Buddy and Noelle want to purchase an RV that acts as their mobile office and hotel, allowing them to comfortably explore their own country.

Wednesday
Oct 12
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

Camper for Two

Eric and Danielle Hannan have lived and worked out of their Class C RV for the past year. They love living on the road full-time, but they don't love the lack of space. To fulfill all of their wants and needs, they are looking to upgrade to a larger fifth-wheel.

Thursday
Nov 17
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 3, Episode 1

Growing Family Ready for Fourth RV

Will and Lauren Mann's love of camping is shown through the three travel trailers they've enjoyed the past few years. But as their family has expanded, it's time for something bigger. Ready for a Fifth-Wheel, they explore new options at the dealership. But what features will they ultimately deem most important for their comfortable- yet affordable- upgrade?

Saturday
Dec 24
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 2

Couple Seeks Toy Hauler for Nationwide Brewery Tour

Pat and Stephanie love to brew their own beer and visit local distilleries across the country in their travel trailer. They've now decided to commit to their travels all year long, but will need a larger RV if they want to live in it full-time. This upgrade won't be an easy choice, as they search for a toy hauler with enough space for Pat to work and brew on the road.

Saturday
Dec 24
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Toy Hauler for Business and Pleasure

Frequent travelers Eric and Tamara are tired of hotels and want to feel more at home on the road. They need the perfect toy hauler that can function not only as a house, but also as an office-on-wheels. Picking out their first RV won't be easy, since they want something with everything they need for both family fun and work.

Saturday
Dec 24
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 4

Outdoor-Loving Family Needs RV Upgrade

For the past year, Leif and Dedra have loved exploring the outdoors in the comfort of their RV. The couple has gotten so much use out of it, they're ready for a new one! They're heading out to the dealership to look for an upgrade with more space that still lets them feel close to nature.

Saturday
Dec 24
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 3, Episode 5

Texas Family Needs RV That Can Beat Summer Heat

JP and Autumn Wilkins love camping with their three little ones in their travel trailer, but it's starting to get a little cramped. They're ready to upgrade to a Fifth-Wheel with more of their wish-list features, like an additional air conditioner to beat the Texas summer heat. The Wilkins give three units a good look-over, but they have a tough decision at hand when determining which has the space and amenities their family needs for travel fun.

Saturday
Dec 24
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 6

Engaged Naval Officers Need First Home on Wheels

Engaged naval officers Michael and Hillary are looking for their first home together. Since they don't know where they'll be stationed next year, they decide to find a home that can travel with them! Can these almost-newlyweds find an RV spacious and comfortable enough to be their first home sweet home?

Saturday
Dec 24
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Fifth Wheel for Family of Four

Mike and Erica really value family time, and have found that traveling in an RV with their daughters and relatives is a fun way to spend time together. After starting with a Class A, they now want an RV they can tow and are seeking a Fifth Wheel with more space and amenities. They'll have a difficult decision choosing one that has everything their family needs.

Saturday
Dec 24
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 8

Former Football Pro Seeks Fourth RV

Keith and Tia Sims weren't exactly sure what to expect when they got an RV for their family three years ago. Clearly, it worked out well, as they're ready for their fourth motor home! This family now knows exactly what they're looking for: a Class-A with more space and amenities to make them feel at home on the road. Will they find a coach that has the perks they need for all of their travels?

Saturday
Dec 24
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 2, Episode 14

Young Couple Decides No Time Like the Present to Hit the Road

Erik and Kala have been wanting to travel full-time in an RV, and now they've decided- why wait? Ready to live on the road, this young couple heads to the dealership to find their perfect Class-A motorhome. However, finding a coach with enough space and technology for them to work remotely presents a challenging decision.

Saturday
Dec 24
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 13

Family Needs RV for Year of Cross-Country Travel

After living in Hawaii for five years, the Ackermans are moving back to the mainland. They want to travel the county with their two children for one year as they decide where to live, so they begin the search for an RV. Looking for a Class-A to serve as a comfortable home-on-wheels, the Ackermans struggle to choose which has the qualities their family needs for this new adventure.

Saturday
Dec 24
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

Former Football Pro Seeks Fourth RV

Keith and Tia Sims weren't exactly sure what to expect when they got an RV for their family three years ago. Clearly, it worked out well, as they're ready for their fourth motor home! This family now knows exactly what they're looking for: a Class-A with more space and amenities to make them feel at home on the road. Will they find a coach that has the perks they need for all of their travels?

Saturday
Jan 7
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 7

Fifth Wheel for Family of Four

Mike and Erica really value family time, and have found that traveling in an RV with their daughters and relatives is a fun way to spend time together. After starting with a Class A, they now want an RV they can tow and are seeking a Fifth Wheel with more space and amenities. They'll have a difficult decision choosing one that has everything their family needs.

Saturday
Jan 7
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 3, Episode 6

Engaged Naval Officers Need First Home on Wheels

Engaged naval officers Michael and Hillary are looking for their first home together. Since they don't know where they'll be stationed next year, they decide to find a home that can travel with them! Can these almost-newlyweds find an RV spacious and comfortable enough to be their first home sweet home?

Saturday
Jan 7
3pm | 2c

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