Fixer Upper is an American reality television series starring real-life married couple, Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines. The series follows the couple as they assist customers through their home renovation business. Fixer Upper is filmed primarily in Waco, Texas.
Produced by High Noon Entertainment, Fixer Upper premiered on May 23, 2013, on HGTV and consisted of 13 episodes. The first season concluded on July 10, 2014, and was subsequently renewed for a second season. Initially, the show ran for 5 seasons, with season 2 airing from January 6, 2015, to March 31, 2015. Season 3 aired from December 1, 2015, to March 29, 2016, and Season 4 aired from November 29, 2016, till March 28, 2017. And what was thought to be the final season (season 5), aired from November 18, 2017, up until April 3, 2018. The first five seasons have a combined total of 80 episodes
The cinematography for the sixth season of Fixer Upper is done by Justin King and the production company is Blind Nil. Carly Duncan serves as the head of the production with Chip and Joanna Gaines acting as executive producers. Chris Meyer takes the lead on film editing, along with Lisa Brzostek. The sound mixing is done by Scott Anderson and Hannah Laamoumi takes the role of post-production coordinator. The show was even nominated for the MTV Movie + TV Awards 2021. Joanna Gaines also stars in another reality-tv show that launched in January 2021 called ‘Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines’, in which she shares her all-time favorite recipes.
Fixer Upper Season 6 Release Date
Following a 3-year long break, Fixer Upper finally announced a renewal for a sixth season in 2021. The latest season of this reality show, also known as Fixer Upper: Welcome Home, premiered on January 29, 2021. Long-time fans of the show were very relieved after that tedious extended break. The show has now been taken over by Magnolia Network (replacement of the DIY Network), which happens to be owned by Chip and Joanna Gaines.
|Fixer Upper Season 1 Release Date||May 23, 2013|
|Fixer Upper Season 2 Release Date||January 6, 2015|
|Fixer Upper Season 3 Release Date||December 1, 2015|
|Fixer Upper Season 4 Release Date||November 29, 2016|
|Fixer Upper Season 5 Release Date||November 21, 2017|
|Fixer Upper Season 6 Release Date||Not Confirmed|
Fixer Upper Season 6 Story
The latest season of this reality show will continue to follow a similar theme as it did before. The couple finds properties for their clients and then renovates them according to their needs. While working on these houses, Joanna serves as the designer and Chip serves as the lead contractor. The Gaines family has also grown, so now they must handle both their home and their renovations projects with proper efficiency, although it won’t be that easy.
Season 6 has nine episodes in total. In this renewed season, the couple covers everything from updating classic houses to modern ones, redesigning a local shelter, transforming a 1970’s Mediterranean money pit into a Tuscan Oasis, to upgrading a horse barn into a tiny apartment.
Fixer Upper: Welcome Home has a rating of 7.2 out of 10 on IMDb.
Fixer Upper Season 5 Recap
This season had 19 episodes in total, with various projects throughout it. Some noteworthy mentions include restoring the historic charm of a house in the pilot episode, working on a family home for 5 in episode 2, adding modern amenities to a Tudor-style home in episode 4, a Mediterranean makeover for a ranch house in episode 5, redoing a 1950’s home into a cottage retreat in episode 7, turning a regular home into a mountain cabin in episode 9, and also a wheelchair accessible home in episode 10.
Some other projects which were unique are- a cottage-style garden featured in episode 12 and renovating a local restaurant in episode 18. There is even an episode (15) where the couple looks back on past renovations and reflects on life before the show.
All the episodes of the fifth season of Fixer Upper have a runtime of 43 minutes.
Fixer Upper Season 6 Cast
The main cast comprises the real estate duo of Waco, Texas, Joanna and Chip Gaines. Their son, Duke Gaines, also makes an appearance in one episode.
Where To Watch Fixer Upper?
Seasons 1 through 5 is available to stream on Prime Video. Season 6 is available on Magnolia but this is accessible only in specific countries. Other locations may possibly be added in the future.