HGTV has set a March premiere date for Fixer to Fabulous: Italiano, starring home reno experts Dave and Jenny Marrs. The Italian-set six-episode Fixer to Fabulous spinoff will debut Tuesday, March 12 at 8 pm on HGTV.
The spinoff sees the Marrs heading to Italy’s Tuscan countryside to renovate a centuries-old villa for longtime friends. The series follows the Marrs, as they return to Italy where they first visited as newlyweds, to restore the villa with the help of local builders, architects and artisans to meet historic building regulations and source authentic materials such as handmade terracotta tiles, olive wood floors and Carrara marble.
In the premiere episode, Dave and Jenny will meet up with their longtime friends, Pierre and Rebecca, who are investing their life savings to renovate the timeworn villa into a charming vacation rental for tourists.
As demolition gets underway, the Marrs run into a slew of challenges including a sudden snowstorm, permit delays and building restrictions. “Renovating a house in Italy has always been a dream,” said Dave. “But it’s very overwhelming,” added Jenny. “This is a 200-year-old house in a foreign country, and we can’t take unlimited trips to Italy with our business and kids back home.Read more on deadline.com