Emeril Lagasse

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  • Birth Name: Emeril John Lagasse III
  • Birth Place: Fall River, MA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/15/1959, Libra
  • Profession: Chef; TV host; author; restaurateur
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VIDEO: Sudden Death

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Sudden Death
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Length: 54:15
Aired: 10/15/2014

Top Chef heads to Boston as 16 chefs compete in the first ever "Top Chef Food Festival." watch

VIDEO: Sudden Death

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Sudden Death
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Length: 12:25:33
Aired: 10/15/2014

The wicked-awesome supersized season premiere introduces the 16 chefs from across the country who will be battling it out in Boston. Richard Blais (“Top Chef All-Stars” winner) joins Tom, Padma and Gail at judges table. The chef’testants are immediately thrown into hot water with the series’ first ever Sudden Death Quickfire Challenge where one chef is forced to cook for their life to stay in the competition. For the Elimination Challenge, the chefs must cook and serve a re-imagined version of the first dish they ever remember making, but will this trip down memory lane be a dream come true or a nightmare for the chefs? The challenge plays out at the first ever “Top Chef Food Festival” alongside some of Boston’s most prominent culinary stars including Barbara Lynch, Ming Tsai, Lydia Shire, Jasper White, Todd English, Ken Oringer, Jamie Bissonnette, Kristen Kish and Tiffani Faison. watch

VIDEO: Sudden Death

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Sudden Death
Free | Xfinity
Length: 54:15
Aired: 10/15/2014

Top Chef heads to Boston as 16 chefs compete in the first ever "Top Chef Food Festival." watch

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Fresh Food Fast with Emeril TV Show Series, Host
2014 On the Menu TV Show Series, Host
2014 Fresh Food Fast with Emeril TV Show Series, Producer
2013 Supermensch Movie, Actor
2013 Sammy Hagar and Friends Annual Cabo Wabo Birthday Bash TV Show Series, Appearing

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News

Wednesday Playlist: Not So Fun Night, Ironside Premiere; Ovation's Starry Young Doctor

After her breakthrough performances in Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect, no one would question why Rebel Wilson has become a sought-after star, or why ABC would want to build a show around her ample and fearlessly outrageous talents. But Super Fun Night hasn't been much of a joyride so far.

The original pilot, which has been replaced by another episode for its official premiere (9:31/8:31c), elicited this reaction from me in the Fall Preview issue: "The grotesque extremes to which Wilson stoops to get laughs in this frenetic vehicle have a whiff of desperation. It might also be more fun if she used her authentic Aussie accent." The objection stands about her Americanized speech (her choice), and while the new opener is a little less degrading — instead of exposing her body on a city street with flashing lights on her underwear, a new gag involves an office elevator door shredding her dress, revealing her Spanx at work — it's not much funnier.

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Guide to Holiday Weekend TV: Liz & Dick, Downton Salute, SpongeBob Christmas

What unbecomes a legend most? Look no further than this long weekend's well-timed candidate for the TV Turkey Hall of Fame: Liz & Dick (Lifetime, Sunday at 9/8c), an epic of stunningly cynical and pathetic miscasting, a TV-movie so laughably inept it doesn't deserve to be on a first-name basis with anything resembling humanity. read more

Bravo SetsTop Chef: Seattle Premiere Date, Adds New Judge

We're sensing some smoked salmon in our future. Top Chef: Seattle will premiere... read more

Top Chef's Sarah: I Feel Like I Won Too

Sarah Grueneberg came up short to Paul on the Top Chef finale, but if you ask her, she did win. "I feel like I won too," she tells TVGuide.com. "I truly believe that. I woke up [the day after the finale aired] with this great calm. There is no more nervousness and nothing to be ashamed about. I'm really excited for my career now. It was overall a positive experience. I can't be more proud of how I did. If I'm going to be second, I couldn't think of a better way and a better place to be." But what part of her final meal cost her the title and $125,000? See what she thinks below. Plus: What's up with her and Beverly?
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Critic's Guide to Wednesday TV: Reality Wars (X Factor, Survivor, Top Chef)

They say "Everything's Bigger in Texas," which happens to be the episode title for the premiere of Bravo's Texas-set ninth season of Top Chef (10/9c). And it also may explain why a ginormous platoon of 29 chef-testants descends on the historic Alamo for the first round of competition, and why the process of narrowing the field to a Top 16 can't even be contained within the first pulse-pounding episode.

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Watchlist

American Idol
""I love music and seeing these new aspiring talents. It's a great show. I've have kind of gotten hooked this past season.""

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