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They’re Not Here to Make Friends: THR’s 30-ish Most Powerful Producers in Unscripted TV

Examples of unscripted programming’s dominance abound. The genre gave Discovery the money to complete its $43 billion April merger with Warner Bros. In October, it propelled onetime alternative exec Rob Wade to the top post at Fox Entertainment. And as many cable networks wave the white flag, it’s allowed Bravo to thrive and even segue […]

Magnolia Network Shows Go to HBO Max and CNN Originals Go to Discovery+ as Warner Bros. Discovery Keeps Streaming Services Separate, for Now

Warner Bros. Discovery ultimately plans to launch a unified streaming service, one that will carry the full breadth and depth of content from the likes of HBO, Warner Bros. and Discovery Inc. For now, though, the company’s existing streaming services HBO Max and Discovery+ will remain their own products, and on Thursday the company took […]

Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Network Reinstating ‘Home Work,’ Vows to Resolve Remodel Drama

Magnolia Network is keen to quickly move on from a little launch-month drama. The new channel, a joint venture between Chip and Joanna Gaines and Discovery, has reinstated new series Home Work after evaluating accusations of shoddy work on the part of the series’ hosts. “Magnolia Network is dedicated to sharing hopeful and genuine stories,” […]

Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Network Yanks ‘Home Work’ After Hosts Accused of Blowing Budgets and Deadlines: “Remodel From Hell”

Magnolia Network, the new joint venture between Chip and Joanna Gaines and Discovery, has removed one of its series from the air two days after the channel’s launch following allegations that its hosts performed shoddy work and did not finish projects on time or on budget. A rep for the network, which debuted Wednesday, confirmed […]

How to Live Like Chip and Jo Gaines Before Magnolia Network Launches

Ahead of the lifestyle channel's digital debut July 15, 'Fixer Upper' superfans can shop these books, decor and more.

Inside Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Network Strategy

One bonus of Magnolia Network’s extra runway from the COVID-19 delay is that the July 15 bow on Discovery+ brings with it a rather full slate — 26 original series featuring such eclectic makers as interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn, baker and cookbook author Bryan Ford, and Atlanta-based farmer Jamila Norman. “With a lot of […]

Chip and Joanna Gaines on Walking Away From ‘Fixer Upper,’ Launching Magnolia Network and the Criticism That Stings the Most

“Wish me luck,” says Joanna Gaines. Three men, outfitted with skeletal Steadicams, flank her as she places a raw chicken breast into a cast-iron skillet and … silence. It’s not hot enough. Without the sizzle, without a spattering of oil, there’s no shot. The director says to take five, and, for a moment, it’s like […]

Magnolia Workshops: Chip and Joanna Gaines Set Inaugural Slate

With the streaming launch of Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Network almost a month away, the new lifestyles platform has firmed up its slate of courses for its sister platform — Magnolia Workshops. Featuring a slew craftspeople, many of them part of Magnolia’s growing slate of original programming, the courses will focus on home design, […]