Discovery Delays Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Network Debut Due to Pandemic

Company will offer 4-hour preview of upcoming slate this Sunday on DIY Network

Chip and Joanna Gaines
'We look forward to the days ahead when we can get back to work,' said Chip and Joanna Gaines. Mike Davello

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As Hollywood productions remain shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, network schedules have been ripped up as content pipelines begin to dry up. The novel coronavirus has caused countless films and TV shows to be delayed—and now, for the first time, it is postponing an entire network.

@jasonlynch jason.lynch@adweek.com Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.