on BBC America
Anthea Turner creates domestic goddesses out of hopeless housewives
Anthea Turner is the perfect housewife and the ultimate domestic goddess and she is setting out to try and re-educate the nation's self-confessed incompetent homemakers in a new series, Perfect Housewives (working title), produced for BBC THREE by RDF Media.
In her stunning home, nothing is out of place and everything is perfectly organised. Every towel is artfully folded and every shoebox is clearly labelled. Anthea believes there is never an excuse for a chaotically-run house.
"I passionately believe in the word home and the part it plays in our lives. It's cool to have a well-run, comfortable and inviting home," says Anthea.
Each week on this light-hearted new show, Anthea will mentor two hopeless housewives. They will visit Anthea's home for an intensive housewifery course, in which they are trained how to be a domestic goddess – Anthea style.
The two women will then return to their homes with their new-found knowledge, to compete as this week's Best Housewife.
At the end of the show, not only will the women's homes be scrutinised by Anthea, but each housewife must host an event of their choice and everything must look like it has come straight out of Desperate Housewives' Wisteria Lane.
Whether they choose a cocktail, dinner or children's party, it will be a huge challenge for our housewives who know that unless their homes come straight from the pages of a glossy magazine and their parties are perfection, all their hard work will have been for nothing.
There will be no excuses allowed: the housewives have to make running their house their top priority and each week Anthea will crown one of them as the Best Housewife.
Can Anthea help these women host the perfect party? Will Anthea's own domestic standards be far too high for these housewives to match?
Whatever the outcome, it's going to be a tough challenge to turn these struggling housewives into faultless domestic goddesses.
Perfect Housewives premieres Wednesday, May 2, 9 p.m. ET/PT on BBC America