On Saturday, February 1, in a surprise victory, Build It Bigger beat out stiff competition (Amazing Race, Iron Chef America, The Dog Whisperer, and an Australian show called 6 Beers of Separation . . . .) to win the DGA (Directors Guild of America) award for outstanding reality TV show.
This year′s award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs was awarded to Craig Borders for exceptional work on Build It Bigger, the "Hong Kong Bridge" episode and was presented by Cheryl Hines, from the hit show Curb Your Enthusiasm.