The Max Original CRAFTOPIA returns for its second season THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7 with host YouTube sensation and crafting expert Lauren Riihimaki, aka LaurDIY, welcoming the nation’s most talented crafters to inspire and excite through a slew of larger-than-life Halloween and holiday season-themed challenges. Eight epic showdowns with adult “craftestants” will offer a healthy dose of holiday fun and cheer as hopefuls must use all of their skills to craft epic haunted and jolly creations.
Judges Crystal Anderson and JP Connelly will join Riihimaki in four Halloween-themed episodes debuting October 7, followed by four winter spectaculars debuting November 18. The holiday-themed studio set will be stocked to the brim with sequins, sparkles, and everything in-between for the “craftestants” to impress the judges in hopes of earning the one-and-only “Craftrophia” and $10,000 cash prize.
CRAFTOPIA is executive produced by Rhett Bachner and Brien Meagher for B17 Entertainment. Lauren Riihimaki also serves as executive producer. Claire Kosloff joins this season as showrunner.
About B17 Entertainment
B17 Entertainment, an Industrial Media company, was founded in 2013 by principals and TV veterans Rhett Bachner and Brien Meagher as a full-service production company producing breakthrough content in a variety of genres including comedy, kids, reality and game, and focuses on multi-platform programming with Gen Z and Millennial appeal. Based in Los Angeles, the company is a key supplier of live, formatted and interactive programming for Netflix, HBO Max, Discovery, Facebook Watch, Instagram, YouTube, Tik Tok and SyFy to name a few. B17 Entertainment’s recent productions include “History of Swear Words” with Nic Cage, #Graduation with Oprah Winfrey, “Shut it Off ASAP” with ASAPScience, “Thanks A Million” with Jennifer Lopez, “Post Malone’s Celebrity World Pong League” and a series of Live Shopping events featuring Selena Gomez, Lil Yachty and Nikita Dragun among others. B17 is also behind “Baketopia” with Rosanna Pansino, “Here For It” With Avani Gregg, “Chasing the Cure” with Ann Curry and “The Great Debate” with Baron Vaughn. Other past credits include a trio of series for Disney including “Ultimate Sleepover” and “Ruby’s Gems” featuring Ruby Rose Turner; “Confetti US” and “Confetti Mexico;” “Make Up or Break Up” and “Help Us Get Married!” for Facebook Watch; “Nail the Look;” “Fright Club;” “WWE Show” and “Fashion 5 Ways” for Snap; “Broke Ass Gameshow” forMTV; “Last Night’s Late Night” and “The Daily Chill” for Quibi and “Fluffy’s Food Adventures” featuring Gabriel Iglesias for FUSE.