They're back! Chip and Joanna Gaines return with new Fixer Upper — watch the trailer
Chip, Joanna, and shiplap are back! EW has the exclusive trailer, below, for Chip and Joanna Gaines' Fixer Upper: Welcome Home. Fans of the popular home renovation series — which debuted on HGTV in 2013 and ended in 2018 when the parents of five decided to step away — will see more of what they came to know and love about it: Chip's big personality, crazy quips, and demolition antics; Jo's loving eye-rolls, dry wit, and design expertise; and some stunning transformations of dream homes. Their family has also grown, as has their business — including the upcoming launch of their own Magnolia Network — so they are busier than ever.
The show premieres Jan. 29 (one episode at debut, followed by new ones Feb. 5, 12, and 19) on Discovery's new subscription streaming service, Discovery+. The platform launches Monday, serving as a preview of the couple's upcoming Magnolia Network, where the new Fixer Upper and a bunch of other original lifestyle-themed series will air.
On Monday, Magnolia will debut Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines, which features the TV personality sharing her favorite recipes, and The Courage to Run with Chip Gaines and Gabe Grunewald, a documentary special about Chip's journey with the runner and rare cancer fighter to train for a marathon. That same day, viewers will also get the premiere episodes from 10 upcoming Magnolia original series including The Lost Kitchen, Home on the Road with Johnnyswim, Family Dinner, Restoration Road with Clint Harp, and Super Dad.
Here's a rundown of the Magnolia Network shows debuting on Discovery+, along with official descriptions:
MONDAY, JAN. 4
Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines
Infused with her warmth and passion for all things family, Joanna Gaines spends time in the kitchen sharing her favorite recipes, where they come from and why she finds herself returning to them time and time again.
(Three episodes available at debut, followed by new ones premiering on Jan. 12, 19, and 26)
The Making of Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines
In this one-hour Magnolia Table companion special, Chip and Joanna transform a historic gristmill into the stunning home of Joanna's new cooking show.
The Courage to Run with Chip Gaines and Gabe Grunewald
In this documentary special, Chip Gaines fortuitously meets professional runner and rare cancer fighter Gabe Grunewald. Together they set out to train for a marathon and, along the way, find a friendship that alters Chip's perspective forever.
Running on Hope
In this half-hour companion special to The Courage to Run, Justin Grunewald embarks on a new chapter in his life, spreading a message of hope through the Brave Like Gabe Foundation.
Magnolia Network: A Look Ahead
Chip and Jo share their excitement for Magnolia Network, coming soon. Get an exclusive first look at a portion of the show lineup announced in April 2019.
Road to Launch
In anticipation of the network's launch, Chip and Joanna catch up with some of the extraordinary storytellers and highlight the exciting selection of shows coming to Magnolia Network.
Magnolia Network Series Previews (one episode each):
Erin and Chris Benzakein have spent the last decade building their family-run business, Floret Farms, in the fertile Skagit River Valley of Washington State. Now, they're risking everything to add and rehabilitate 24 new acres and expand the business.
The Lost Kitchen
Erin French followed her passion and opened a restaurant in her hometown of Freedom, Maine. Travelers from all over the world gather at The Lost Kitchen to enjoy Erin's locally inspired and sourced menu.
Host Andrew Zimmern visits families across America to explore how the cultural, regional and historical facets of who we are inform what and how we eat.
At The Fieldhouse, physical and personal challenges are tackled head-on. Owner Justin Bane and his staff change lives by restoring and rehabilitating clients from the inside out at this cutting-edge fitness facility in Abilene, Texas.
First Time Fixer
With a little help from Chip and Joanna, first-time house renovators take their home renovation dreams into their own hands and experience the risk and reward that comes with trying something new.
Home on the Road with Johnnyswim
Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano Ramirez of the musical duo Johnnyswim document their three-month, cross-country tour while juggling their growing family and finding new adventures in each city along the way.
Atlanta-based farmer Jamila Norman helps families transform their outdoor spaces into beautiful and functional backyard farms while exploring the joy and benefits of growing your own food.
Entrepreneur Jonathan Morris travels the country to share the inspirational stories and new challenges of small business owners and their journeys to building their dream jobs.
Point of View: A Designer Profile
Giving a behind-the-curtain look into the mind of interior designers, this anthology series lets us in on their creative processes and introduces the inspirations and influences that shape their designs.
Restoration Road with Clint Harp
Carpenter Clint Harp hits the road in search of incredible historical structures across the country that are in need of restoration, while exploring their origins and dreaming of their futures.
Father and DIY expert Taylor Calmus, along with his team of skilled builders, help aspiring DIY dads turn their kids' outrageous backyard dreams into playtime realities.
Discovery+ will also include original shows from other Discovery networks, including Food Network (Bobby and Giada in Italy), HGTV (Tarek's Flip Side, Christina: Stronger By Design), TLC (Ghost Adventures: Cecil Hotel, 90 Day Bares All), and more.
The Gaineses first announced Fixer Upper's return with a video in August.
"The day we wrapped our final episode of Fixer Upper, we really believed it was a chapter closed. We knew we needed a break and a moment to catch our breath. But we also knew we weren't done dreaming about ways to make old things new again," Chip and Joanna said in a statement. "These past few years, we've continued tackling renovations and projects, doing the work we're passionate about, but I don't think either of us anticipated how the show would become such a permanent fixture in our hearts. We've missed sharing the stories of these families and their homes with you, and we're excited to do that again very soon!"
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