Is The Future Of HGTV In Jeopardy?

Renovating is never easy—just ask HGTV. When it was announced on Sept. 26 that the cable channel’s reigning darlings, Fixer Upper stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, would be leaving the home improvement network after their upcoming fifth season, it sent shock waves through the ultra-loyal fanbase. Making the news that HGTV’s No. 1-rated show is on the way out an even bigger deal? Another tentpole series, the original Flip or Flop, is undergoing some major retooling of its own: Hosts Tarek and Christina El Moussa have opted to move ahead with their divorce — and the filming of Season 7, premiering next June.

‘Fixer Upper’ To End After Season 5 On HGTV