Questioning whether or not or not you need to subscribe to Discovery+, yet one more streaming service that may take a chunk of your month-to-month earnings? Nicely, it has lots to supply the home-obsessed, food-loving, crime-solving, nature-seeking client ― specifically, the brand new Magnolia Network.
Discovery+ ― which has a $four.99 per thirty days ad-supported tier and a $6.99 ad-free possibility ― is a complete assortment of greater than 55,000 episodes of nonfiction content material from Discovery’s networks, which embody HGTV, Meals Community, TLC, ID, OWN, Journey Channel, Discovery Channel and Animal Planet. It additionally options originals starring well-known personalities like Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis, Will Packer and Kevin Hart, Mike Rowe, Amy Schumer and David Schwimmer.
However its greatest draw is the long-awaited return of “Fixer Higher” duo Chip and Joanna Gaines, the beloved couple who made a house and design empire out of scores success and turned their small Texas city of Waco right into a must-see vacation spot. A yr after leaving HGTV in 2018, the Gaines household introduced that they’d be launching their own network, Magnolia, beneath the Discovery portfolio. And though its fall launch date was pushed again because of the coronavirus pandemic, Discovery+ debuted with a preview of the community on Jan. four forward of its official launch later this yr.
The streaming service hosts the premiere episodes of the upcoming slate of Magnolia sequence, in addition to the primary few episodes of Season 1 of “Magnolia Desk with Joanna Gaines” and the documentary “The Braveness to Run” about Chip’s fortuitous assembly with skilled runner Gabe Grunewald and the completion of his first marathon. It additionally has “Highway to Launch,” an interview sequence the place Chip and Joanna meet up with a number of the storytellers and expertise coming to their community.
If you happen to’re curious, the newest iteration of “Fixer Upper” just isn’t but accessible to stream, however Discovery+ will air its first 4 episodes starting Jan. 29, with new episodes accessible weekly by way of Feb. 19.
So when you mull over a Discovery+ subscription or just anticipate Magnolia to hit your cable field, right here’s a rundown of all the brand new sequence to be careful for.
“Magnolia Desk with Joanna Gaines”
Joanna Gaines’ pure allure and heat radiate in her new cooking present, through which she shares and cooks her favourite recipes in a customized kitchen that might make Nancy Meyers jealous. Jo simplifies the expertise by welcoming errors and bantering with the off-camera crew, permitting the viewer to really feel carefree and assured in getting ready a three-course meal in 30 minutes.
“The Braveness To Run with Chip Gaines and Gabe Grunewald”
On this touching documentary, Chip shares his story of assembly skilled runner and most cancers fighter Gabriele Grunewald on a fateful day in Central Park. Gabe decides to coach the home-flipper to run his first 26.2 on the Silos District Marathon. Collectively, they forge a particular bond that alters Chip’s perspective.
The doc is accompanied by a companion particular, “Operating on Hope,” which follows Gabe’s husband, Justin Grunewald, as he embarks on a brand new chapter in his life.
“The Misplaced Kitchen”
This lush sequence follows chef and restauranteur Erin French, who has earned the eye of foodies around the globe together with her restaurant The Lost Kitchen in her hometown of Freedom, Maine. Visitors ship in postcards to guide a reservation to style French’s domestically impressed and sourced menu and benefit from the ambiance her extremely private house has to supply. The premiere episode focuses on the ultimate evening of her 2019 season, as French and her crew of feminine staff prepare dinner and edit a set dinner for 50 individuals, maintaining with slight adjustments in season and provide.
If you happen to’re a flower particular person, this present is for you. It follows Erin and Chris Benzakein, a pair who’ve spent the final decade constructing their enterprise, Floret Farms, within the fertile Skagit River Valley of Washington State. Their training and analysis farm is devoted to giving growers the instruments and and knowledge they should create the gardens of their goals. However now that their seed enterprise is flourishing, they’re seeking to broaden by rehabilitating 24 new acres of land.
“First Time Fixer”
This present matches very a lot into the realm of HGTV. With a bit of assist from Chip and Jo, first-time house renovators take issues into their very own palms and expertise the danger and reward that comes with attempting to flip a home. It’s enjoyable, and makes you need to get in on the sport.
“House on the Highway with Johnnyswim”
Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano Ramirez (the daughter of Donna Summer time) make up the musical duo Johnnyswim. And so they simply so occur to sing the theme music of “Fixer Higher,” “Home.” In “House on the Highway,” they doc their three-month cross-country tour, throughout which they juggle their children and being pregnant whereas experiencing adventures in cities alongside the best way.
On this motivating present, Atlanta-based farmer Jamila Norman helps households remodel their out of doors areas into practical yard farms. Within the first episode, she humbly teaches a younger household the significance of structure, and explores the enjoyment and advantages of rising their very own meals.
For all you Meals Channel junkies, host Andrew Zimmern visits households throughout America to discover how the cultural, regional and historic sides of who we’re inform what and the way we eat. In Episode 1, he heads to Queens, New York, to make tacos and salsa with the Ponce household.
This sequence follows Justin Bane and his workers as they restore and rehabilitate lives from the within out at his cutting-edge health facility in Abilene, Texas. Within the premiere, he helps a bride and recovering alcoholic be one of the best they are often.
Entrepreneur Jonathan Morris travels the nation to share the inspirational tales and challenges of small enterprise homeowners. Within the present’s first go to, Morris meets up with Val Jean-Bart of Val’s Cheesecakes in Dallas, Texas, to find his recipe for achievement.
“Level of View: A Designer Profile”
Take a dive into the inventive minds of inside designers with this anthology sequence, which introduces us to the inspirations and influences that form their designs. Jean Stoffer is highlighted within the premiere episode, which follows her kitchen renovation of The Madison in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
“Restoration Highway with Clint Harp”
The Gaines’ beloved carpenter Clint Harp hits the nation highway in quest of unimaginable historic buildings in want of restoration. His first go helps out with an incredible outdated practice automotive renovation within the panhandle of Idaho.
Taylor Calmus, alongside along with his crew of expert builders, assist aspiring DIY dads dream up loopy initiatives for his or her children, turning yard goals into playtime realities. For Episode 1, Calmus helps a widower give his three youngsters a lift by constructing an epic skate ramp.
All premiere episodes at the moment are on Discovery+. Magnolia is ready to launch later this yr.
“Fixer Higher: Welcome House”
In a trailer for the return of “Fixer Upper,” it’s clear that Chip and Jo are again to take the worst home in one of the best neighborhood and switch it into their shopper’s dream house ― with mishaps, buying journeys and their 5 kiddos in tow.
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