The king of "Bam!" and "Kick it up a notch!" has inked a deal to premiere new episodes of Emeril Live! on the Fine Living Network starting July 7. Of course, the folks who made Emeril the TV star that he is today, aka Food Network, will continue to air repeats of the popular cooking show during their daytime schedule.FLN president Bob Baskerville is "very excited and proud" to have Emeril on his menu, and plans to lead out of the program with no less than The Martha Stewart Show. This is a powerhouse pairing with a pinch of spice and a dash of class. Queen Martha herself commented graciously, "I'm thrilled to have Emeril join me." Mega-foodie star Emeril promises that his show will maintain its goal of blending cooking and entertainment to reach a wide demographic, adding, "It will be fun to kick things up a notch with Martha!" (You knew he had to sneak one of those in somewhere.)Are you foodies ready to make the switch over to FNL to watch Emeril? Do you think Emeril and Martha mak...
Food Network is looking for its next star with a second round of (c'mon, guess the title...) The Next Food Network Star, premiering March 19 at 9 pm/ET. Again hosting the so-much-more-than-a-cook-off is Marc Summers, whom you either know from his "scintillating snack-making secret spilling" on Unwrapped or from his former gig on Nickelodeon's Double Dare. TVGuide.com chatted with Summers about the hunt for another Star — and not just because this writer (plug-plug) appears on the April 16 episode.
TVGuide.com: Well, I just finished watching the Season 2 premiere....Marc Summers: For my money, the big difference this year is that the show moves a lot quicker&n
Henry James' classic thriller The Turn of the Screw is being modernized as a feature called The Turning. (Longish titles are so 19th century.)… NBC is turning Peter Berg's Friday Night Lights feature into a weekly drama, but to me, the filmmaker-actor will always be Linda Fiorentino's "designated [you-know-what]" from The Last Seduction.... Catherine Zeta-Jones will play a female Emeril (because playing a male one would have been quite a stretch for her) in the romantic comedy Mostly Martha, which, though it's an adaptation of the German movie by the same title, desperately needs a name change. Zeets, as Miss Piggy and I call her, can be a Mariel or a Margaux or even a Martine. But Martha? No.