Fixer Upper

Chip and Joanna Gaines’ HGTV contract details hint at Fixer Upper’s return

With Fixer Upper heading into the final episodes of its final season, Chip and Joanna Gaines’ HGTV contract is getting increased attention from TV producers and gossip hounds alike. According to several recent reports, the first family of home renovation is stepping away from their show only temporarily, in order to negotiate a more favorable deal for themselves.

PHOTOS Joanna Gaines baby bump revealed in candid new pics

Now that Joanna Gaines has entered her second trimester, the Fixer Upper star has begun to reveal a bit more about her pregnancy, even as Joanna takes more control over how and when that information gets covered. She revealed the first official Joanna Gaines baby bump photos this week — though you might have a hard time finding them.

FIXER UPPER Copp family mortgage paid off, house made wheelchair accessible thanks to Chip & Joanna’s visit

Though Chip and Joanna Gaines are known for telling heartwarming stories, the Fixer Upper Copp family episode might be the most feel-good of them all. Find out how Chip and Joanna’s visit with the Copp family was a little bit different than most renovations — and how a little help from the Gainses’ fans got them to go above and beyond what most families receive.

Joanna Gaines has a $150,000-per-hour appearance fee

Fixer Upper star Joanna Gaines has seen her net worth explode over the past two years, thanks in large part to a five-fold increase in her appearance fee. The surprising disclosure came as part of a back-and-forth between Joanna and the lawyers trying to get her to sit for a deposition in a lawsuit involving her furniture company; read on for the details.

Does Fixer Upper renovate every room? Joanna Gaines on process, Season 5 changes

Now that Fixer Upper is airing its final episodes, Joanna Gaines is dropping more and more hints about how the show actually works. She recently spilled the beans on whether or not she and Chip actually work on every single room in the homes they renovate — and then revealed a major change to the show’s formula for Season 5.