Magnolia Network has greenlit three new series and renewed nine other series as part of its fall programming slate announced Monday.
New shows created by the joint venture between Discovery and Chip and Joanna Gaines that will stream on Discovery Plus and the Magnolia app include The Katie Button Project, featuring award-winning chef and restaurateur; An American Story (debuting Sept. 24), which celebrates remarkable people hidden in the fabric of America; and In With The Old (Oct. 1), which follows designers, builders and old-home enthusiasts in small towns and big cities across America reimagine and transform abandoned structures, said officials.
The network has also renewed Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines for a fourth and fifth season. Other shows gaining renewals are Family Dinner; First Time Fixer; Homegrown; Inn the Works; The Lost Kitchen; Point of View: A Designer Profile; Restoration Road with Clint Harp and Super Dad.
Magnolia Network also will will debut on Sept. 7 on Discovery Plus the documentary Rebuilding Hope: The Children of 9/11, following the families of children who were born after their fathers died on Sept. 11, 2001.
"On the heels of a successful July 15 launch on discovery+, we are pleased to announce renewals of nine Magnolia Network originals in addition to three new titles slated to drop later this year," said Allison Page, Global President of Magnolia and DTC in a statement. "We are thrilled to welcome these new stories and their storytellers to Magnolia Network. Whether it’s restoring homes and abandoned structures, cooking new dishes or exploring and uncovering hidden gems throughout the country, these new shows and workshops celebrate experiences we can share with one another––the kinds of shows you can watch with friends and family alike!"
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