Netflix orders a reality show starring organization guru Marie Kondo
Netflix hopes it’s latest venture will spark joy for viewers.
The streaming service has ordered an eight-episode first season of a reality TV show starring organization guru Marie Kondo. Each episode, Kondo will employ her expertise, as well as tactics from her international best-seller The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, to guideindividuals seeking a joyous transformation of their homes and lives.
“Marie created an incredible global movement to inspire personal understanding through mindful organization,” said Gail Berman, an executive producer for the show, in a statement. “We’ve seen individuals undergo astonishing and moving personal journeys simply by applying Marie’s approach to their own homes, and we are delighted to work with her and Netflix to share her methods.” Joe Earley, Takumi Kawahara, Bianca Barnes-Williams, and Kondo herself also hold executive producer credits for the project.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up was published in 2014, and more than 8.5 million copies have been sold worldwide.
A release date and title for the show have not been announced.
Tidying Up With Marie Kondo