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Chip Gaines

Passionate about fixing up run-down properties, Chip brings the construction know-how to the husband-wife Magnolia Homes team.
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Joanna Gaines

With an eye for unique vintage pieces, Joanna creates one-of-a-kind interiors during start-to-finish renovations.
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About the Show

The first rule of real estate is location, location, location, but what happens when a buyer's only option in the right location is a house with dreadful design and a clunky layout? We say buy it — then fix it! Fixer Upper pairs renovation, design and real estate pros Chip and Joanna Gaines with Waco/Dallas, Texas-area buyers to renovate the wrong house that's in the right location.

Episodes

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Episode 2

Young Family Embraces Revitalization Efforts Making Their Own History

Joanna and Chip introduce clients Charmaine and Chuck to the historic Sanger Heights neighborhood. The young family wants to be a part of the revitalization efforts of this once thriving community where many of the homes are either vacant or dilapidated. Have they taken on more than they bargained for? Joanna and Chip will have their work cut out for them and will have to use every bit of their vision and know-how to take on what could be an enormous project.

Tuesday
Jan 27

3pm | 2c

Episode 9

Physicians Seek Farmhouse For Growing Household

Chip and Joanna Gaines are in Robinson, Texas, looking for a farmhouse for clients Rebecca and Joel Mahan. The couple are family physicians with three kids of their own and more on the way. The Mahans plan to adopt several foster children and need at least 4 bedrooms and 5 acres to accommodate their growing family. Joel says he's ready to cowboy up and live like a farmer even though he doesn't even own a lawn mower. Joanna calls the project 'tricky' after hearing unfavorable feedback from Joel on the Gaines farmhouse followed by a dose of buyer's remorse. Can the Gaines appease this doc's despair? Or have these physicians taken on more than they can handle?

Tuesday
Jan 27

4pm | 3c

Episode 3

Nomadic Suburbanites Seek Unique Retro Residence

Chip and Jo take clients Becky and Heath Ivy to the suburbs of Woodway, Texas in search of a contemporary home for their growing family and Heath's thriving business. They tour three houses with three completely different styles and three unique construction challenges for Chip and Jo. Will they choose the ugly all-brown water-damaged house with the great location, the 1960s traditional with a detached man-cave or the 1970s funky fixer upper with an atrium at the center? After moving eight times, the Ivys are ready to stay put in the right place. The pressure is on for Chip and Jo to renovate a retro residence into the Ivy's last home.

Tuesday
Jan 27

5pm | 4c

Tuesday
Jan 27

7pm | 6c

Episode 2

Searching for a New Homebuilder's Dream Home in an Old Neighborhood

Chip and Joanna Gaines take Genny and Russ Davis on a tour through three homes in Woodway, Texas. Woodway is considered "upper-crust", an established neighborhood with older homes, large trees and massive yards. They want to move to Woodway because of the city's reputable school district. However, Genny Davis is a real estate agent and Russ builds new homes for a living and they are a bit reluctant to move into a fixer upper - a fact that distresses Chip but inspires Joanna. Will the Davis' choose the "Tree House" with the pool, massive fireplace and monster tree blocking the front door? Or will it be the asymmetrical "Stonehenge House" Chip says looks like an airplane and Russ describes as over-the-top masculine? Or maybe they'll choose the third house with the shared driveway on a quiet cul-de-sac? The drama escalates when an unexpected permit problem costing 30,000 dollars threatens to turn this fixer upper into a flop. Will the Davis' jump ship and build a new home instead?

Tuesday
Jan 27

8pm | 7c

Tuesday
Jan 27

9pm | 8c

Episode 6

Professor and Family Crave Country Climate

Chip and Joanna Gaines are looking for a home in Northern Waco for clients Devon and Hannah Jonklaas. The Jonklaases want a home that offers lots of acreage and lots of bedrooms for their growing family. Devon, a biochemistry professor, would like to be closer to work and not too far from Hannah, who's expecting their third child. Chip and Jo show them a range of fixer uppers each with its own unique style and challenge. Will they choose the 1965 traditional covered in lime green carpeting, the lovely move-in ready with insufficient bedrooms, or the neglected farmhouse with lots of acreage that Devon says should be surrounded by crime tape? The challenges escalate when the Gaines' mini-inspection reveals some unusual damage by an unexpected antagonist adding a 3,000-dollar sting on the Jonklaas' tight budget. Has Mother Nature gotten the upper hand or will the Gaineses be able to tame the beast?

Tuesday
Jan 27

10pm | 9c

Episode 8

Can Big Budget Buy Elusive French Country in Waco

Joanna and Chip's clients - Dr. Jeff Sanders, wife Michelle and their two teens are a fun active family who enjoy entertaining, adventure, and travel. They want to downsize to a casual country home that offers European flair with easy access to Lake Waco. But will their sizable $650,000 dollar budget be enough to find French Country in Waco, Texas? It'll take every penny and all the Gaines' creative gusto to transform this fixer upper from traditional Texas to Old World charm.

Tuesday
Jan 27

11pm | 10c

Wednesday
Jan 28

12am | 11c

Episode 6

Professor and Family Crave Country Climate

Chip and Joanna Gaines are looking for a home in Northern Waco for clients Devon and Hannah Jonklaas. The Jonklaases want a home that offers lots of acreage and lots of bedrooms for their growing family. Devon, a biochemistry professor, would like to be closer to work and not too far from Hannah, who's expecting their third child. Chip and Jo show them a range of fixer uppers each with its own unique style and challenge. Will they choose the 1965 traditional covered in lime green carpeting, the lovely move-in ready with insufficient bedrooms, or the neglected farmhouse with lots of acreage that Devon says should be surrounded by crime tape? The challenges escalate when the Gaines' mini-inspection reveals some unusual damage by an unexpected antagonist adding a 3,000-dollar sting on the Jonklaas' tight budget. Has Mother Nature gotten the upper hand or will the Gaineses be able to tame the beast?

Wednesday
Jan 28

1am | 12c

Episode 8

Can Big Budget Buy Elusive French Country in Waco

Joanna and Chip's clients - Dr. Jeff Sanders, wife Michelle and their two teens are a fun active family who enjoy entertaining, adventure, and travel. They want to downsize to a casual country home that offers European flair with easy access to Lake Waco. But will their sizable $650,000 dollar budget be enough to find French Country in Waco, Texas? It'll take every penny and all the Gaines' creative gusto to transform this fixer upper from traditional Texas to Old World charm.

Wednesday
Jan 28

2am | 1c

Episode 2

Searching for a New Homebuilder's Dream Home in an Old Neighborhood

Chip and Joanna Gaines take Genny and Russ Davis on a tour through three homes in Woodway, Texas. Woodway is considered "upper-crust", an established neighborhood with older homes, large trees and massive yards. They want to move to Woodway because of the city's reputable school district. However, Genny Davis is a real estate agent and Russ builds new homes for a living and they are a bit reluctant to move into a fixer upper - a fact that distresses Chip but inspires Joanna. Will the Davis' choose the "Tree House" with the pool, massive fireplace and monster tree blocking the front door? Or will it be the asymmetrical "Stonehenge House" Chip says looks like an airplane and Russ describes as over-the-top masculine? Or maybe they'll choose the third house with the shared driveway on a quiet cul-de-sac? The drama escalates when an unexpected permit problem costing 30,000 dollars threatens to turn this fixer upper into a flop. Will the Davis' jump ship and build a new home instead?

Wednesday
Jan 28

3am | 2c

Episode 6

Professor and Family Crave Country Climate

Chip and Joanna Gaines are looking for a home in Northern Waco for clients Devon and Hannah Jonklaas. The Jonklaases want a home that offers lots of acreage and lots of bedrooms for their growing family. Devon, a biochemistry professor, would like to be closer to work and not too far from Hannah, who's expecting their third child. Chip and Jo show them a range of fixer uppers each with its own unique style and challenge. Will they choose the 1965 traditional covered in lime green carpeting, the lovely move-in ready with insufficient bedrooms, or the neglected farmhouse with lots of acreage that Devon says should be surrounded by crime tape? The challenges escalate when the Gaines' mini-inspection reveals some unusual damage by an unexpected antagonist adding a 3,000-dollar sting on the Jonklaas' tight budget. Has Mother Nature gotten the upper hand or will the Gaineses be able to tame the beast?

Saturday
Jan 31

7pm | 6c

Episode 11

The Gaines' Carpenter and Family Seek Urban Environment

Chip and Joanna Gaines take a tour with clients Clint and Kelly Harp through the Brook Oaks neighborhood. The Harps are big city transplants looking for a house with an urban feel. Clint works long hours creating custom carpentry and furniture for Magnolia Homes and wants a house close to his business so he can be close to his young family. Joanna describes the Harps as fearless and adventurous introducing them to a range of homes from conventional to disastrous. Will the Harps choose the almost move-in ready traditional or charmer home? Or will they take on a house affectionately called,The Beast, by Joanna who fears a crime scene is buried in the debris. Chip says the house needs not only a demolition but also an exorcism. It'll be a lot of sleepless nights for all parties if this courageous couple takes on The Beast.

Sunday
Feb 1

8am | 7c

Sunday
Feb 1

9am | 8c

Sunday
Feb 1

10am | 9c

Tuesday
Feb 3

8pm | 7c

Episode 13

Active Baby Boomers Seek Sanctuary Near Nature

Chip and Joanna Gaines are helping their client Dr. Marla Hendricks find a home in Waco for her and her new husband. These baby boomers fell in love later in life but are young at heart seeking a home that will fit their active lifestyle. Marla is a veterinarian and an ultra runner who wants to be near Cameron Park, an outdoor enthusiast's paradise and a great playground for her pets. She's returning to Waco after a hiatus in California where she met her husband David, an avid mountain biker and businessman. David will join his bride in a month, and is entrusting Marla, her sister Gail and the Gaines to find them the perfect fixer upper. Chip and Jo are excited about working with Marla but nervous about David's absence. And Chip is extra anxious about David's avocation, a job that scrutinizes the nuts and bolts of what Magnolia's all about. And how will David react when the Hendricks' fixer upper is revealed to him for the very first time?

Tuesday
Feb 3

10pm | 9c

Episode 7

Missionaries Enlist Kids to Find Retreat in Their Hometown of Waco, Texas

Heather, Andrew and Steven McCall ask the Gaines to help them find a retreat for their missionary parents. Dr. Tim McCall and his wife Janice run an orphanage in Uganda, living almost year-round in a 160-square-foot home. They're entrusting their kids and the Gaines to find them a comfortable refuge for their biannual visits to Waco. But their sanctuary may be out of reach, as unexpected structure problems challenge a modest budget and add stress to an already tight timeline. The drama continues as the Gaines run into a serious permit problem that could be a deal breaker for this fixer upper. Can the Gaines battle bureaucracy and complete the McCall's home in time for their short sabbatical?

Tuesday
Feb 3

11pm | 10c

Episode 13

Active Baby Boomers Seek Sanctuary Near Nature

Chip and Joanna Gaines are helping their client Dr. Marla Hendricks find a home in Waco for her and her new husband. These baby boomers fell in love later in life but are young at heart seeking a home that will fit their active lifestyle. Marla is a veterinarian and an ultra runner who wants to be near Cameron Park, an outdoor enthusiast's paradise and a great playground for her pets. She's returning to Waco after a hiatus in California where she met her husband David, an avid mountain biker and businessman. David will join his bride in a month, and is entrusting Marla, her sister Gail and the Gaines to find them the perfect fixer upper. Chip and Jo are excited about working with Marla but nervous about David's absence. And Chip is extra anxious about David's avocation, a job that scrutinizes the nuts and bolts of what Magnolia's all about. And how will David react when the Hendricks' fixer upper is revealed to him for the very first time?

Wednesday
Feb 4

1am | 12c

Episode 7

Missionaries Enlist Kids to Find Retreat in Their Hometown of Waco, Texas

Heather, Andrew and Steven McCall ask the Gaines to help them find a retreat for their missionary parents. Dr. Tim McCall and his wife Janice run an orphanage in Uganda, living almost year-round in a 160-square-foot home. They're entrusting their kids and the Gaines to find them a comfortable refuge for their biannual visits to Waco. But their sanctuary may be out of reach, as unexpected structure problems challenge a modest budget and add stress to an already tight timeline. The drama continues as the Gaines run into a serious permit problem that could be a deal breaker for this fixer upper. Can the Gaines battle bureaucracy and complete the McCall's home in time for their short sabbatical?

Wednesday
Feb 4

2am | 1c

Wednesday
Feb 4

3am | 2c

Episode 3

Nomadic Suburbanites Seek Unique Retro Residence

Chip and Jo take clients Becky and Heath Ivy to the suburbs of Woodway, Texas in search of a contemporary home for their growing family and Heath's thriving business. They tour three houses with three completely different styles and three unique construction challenges for Chip and Jo. Will they choose the ugly all-brown water-damaged house with the great location, the 1960s traditional with a detached man-cave or the 1970s funky fixer upper with an atrium at the center? After moving eight times, the Ivys are ready to stay put in the right place. The pressure is on for Chip and Jo to renovate a retro residence into the Ivy's last home.

Saturday
Feb 7

10am | 9c

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