Super-mean superchef Gordon Ramsay turns up the heat again as host of Fox's Hell's Kitchen (premiering tonight at 8 pm/ET), in which cafeteria cooks, prison chefs, pizza makers and deli workers toss their pots and pans into the ring, this time with their eyes on a bigger and better prize —an executive-chef gig at the Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa in Las Vegas.
Seeing as, judging by the premiere episode, Ramsay is his same gruff self, what is new for this second helping? For one thing, the dozen would-be restaurateurs are split into men's and women's teams. "It's the most amazing sort of scenario," says Ramsay, "because it raised the bar in terms of competitiveness. The guys hate losing against girls in a way that m
Naomi Campbell's arrest on charges of assaulting her maid may have kept her out of the reality-TV kitchen for now, but not forever. Explaining the supermodel's last-minute replacement by Patti LaBelle on NBC's Celebrity Cooking Showdown (premiering April 17), exec producer Ben Silverman tells TVGuide.com, "Naomi clearly has a lot of stuff going on, so it was definitely her decision." He then adds, "Hopefully, she'll be on in our next [round], because she likes to cook."