Photographs: Left: Doug Quint/Bryan Petroff for Eat Me Daily; Right: nbc.com
Guy Fieri is going primetime on a major network! Fieri has been signed on to host the new NBC gameshow Perfect 10, reports The Wrap. The program will feature "ten deceptively simple games that require savvy contestants to complete under pressure with a prize of [...]
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NBC greenlit a pilot for a new culinary restaurant reality show from Magical Elves, the producers Top Chef. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the prize is "among the biggest in reality show history," the winner receiving a restaurant chain with four locations in various U.S. cities. Contestants will have [...]
NBC might have stopped airing The Chopping Block, but it looks like they're going to run the episodes online — last week's unaired episode is on Hulu and also on NBC's website. We watched most of the episode, and it's pretty uneventful, ie, just as bad as previous episodes.
Highlights of the episode include Marco Pierre [...]
NBC has rejected a Super Bowl ad from animal rights group PETA due to its sexy vegetable nature. Part of their "Veggie Love" campaign, the ad carries the tagline, "Studies Show Vegetarians Have Better Sex," and features various lingerie-clad women getting a little frisky with broccoli, asparagus, a pumpkin and other vegetables, going so far [...]
Last week, NBC announced that their foray into food reality television Chopping Block, with host Marco Pierre White, will premiere March 11th.
Based on an Australian program of the same name, and produced by the team behind Hell's Kitchen, the show will have eight couples, split into two teams, with each team assigned side-by-side restaurant spaces [...]
2009 is poised to be the year that food reality TV is going to peak. Besides the classic stalwarts (Top Chef, Hell's Kitchen, etc.) there are so many new food competitions hitting the cable box that we can't help but be reminded of the famous line by the radio comedian Fred Allen, "imitation is the [...]