Magnolia Network's "Home Work" renovation show has won a Daytime Emmy award.
Homeowners previously said projects weren't completed and cost them thousands of dollars.
The series was temporarily pulled from Magnolia Network in January; the hosts deny the allegations.
Magnolia Network's "Home Work" won a Daytime Emmy award on Saturday.
"Home Work," an original series for Chip and Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Network, stars Utah-based couple Andy and Candis Meredith, spotlighting their renovation of a school into a home for their large family, as well as their transformations of other people's homes in their area.
On January 5, the day Magnolia made its cable debut, some homeowners said that the Merediths had gone over budget by tens of thousands of dollars and damaged their homes during the renovation process.
In a statement provided to Insider on January 13, Magnolia Network President Allison Page said, "After speaking with homeowners as well as Candis and Andy Meredith regarding renovation projects for 'Home Work,' and hearing a mix of both positive and negative experiences, we do not believe there was ill or malicious intent."
Page said the network was now committed to providing "appropriate resolutions for those whose experience with 'Home Work' fell short of our network's standards."
"While 'Home Work' will return to Magnolia Network, we recognize the responsibility we have to act on how we can better support not only our talent, but those who put their trust in them and this brand," she added.
The Merediths returned to Instagram after their months-long hiatus on June 3 to announce that "Home Work" had been nominated for two Daytime Emmy awards: Outstanding Instructional and How-To Program, and Outstanding Main Title and Graphic Design.
On Saturday, the series won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Instructional and How-To Program. The Emmys did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment.
The Merediths took to Instagram again to celebrate the win with a photo of themselves holding their award, saying they were in "shock."
"The walk up to the stage was a blur," they captioned the post. "We made the lady back stage show us the paper just to make sure, and we are on cloud nine…probably forever."
"Thank you @daytimeemmys for having us and thank you to all of you for you LOVE, your SUPPORT and your kindness," the Merediths added. "This is a moment we will never forget for the rest of our lives. To our team who gave EVERYTHING for this show — we love you ❤️ To our kids who sacrificed so much for this show—we love you ❤️ And to everyone who has been with us through it ALL—we love you."
Magnolia Network had not posted about the series' Emmy win at the time of writing.
Chip and Joanna Gaines announced they would be launching their own network on Disovery+ in 2019, two years after their hit series "Fixer Upper" stopped airing on HGTV. The network originally became available for streaming on Discovery+ in 2021, but when Magnolia Network launched on cable in January, it combined the network's original shows with series from the pre-existing DIY network, which were rebranded as part of Magnolia Network.
Despite the "Home Work" controversy, Magnolia's cable debut was largely a success, with 3 million people tuning into the channel on the day of its launch, according to a Magnolia press release shared with Insider.
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