The Taste

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Ratings: Leno Draws Biggest Audience Since Seinfeld Finale; Olympics Opens Big

Jay Leno went out (again) on a high note.

The host's final Tonight Show Thursday drew 14.6 million viewers and a 3.8 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, making it the show's biggest audience since Jerry Seinfeld visited the night of the sitcom's ...
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Season 2, Episode 8
It's all come down to this. With only four cooks remaining in "The Taste" kitchen, the mentors give their teams their final group challenge: creating Rich and Poor dishes inspired by various ingredients including tripe, liver, wagyu beef, scallops and foie gras. This week the finalists have the added pressure of cooking for a culinary legend, the one and only, Chef Jacques Pepin.

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Season 2, Episode 7
Beer is the featured ingredient of this week's challenge. With six remaining cooks in the kitchen, the mentors and their teams get out of the studio and into some of their favorite Los Angeles-area restaurants for beer and food pairings. From salty animal flesh and shellfish to spicy and exotic foods, the competitors are feeling the pressure knowing that this week's challenge will determine who will be sent home and who will move on to the finale. Chef Jonathan Waxman is the guest judge for this challenge and serves the remaining cooks a curve ball they never saw coming as time ticks down during the group challenge. Who will hit a homerun and who will strike out?

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Season 2, Episode 6
Who doesn't love dessert? Bring your sweet tooth this week as the eight remaining competitors are given the challenge to create mouthwatering desserts highlighting ingredients like fruit and sweet and savory combinations. Chef Christina Tosi guest judges a delicious battle in which two competitors will be sent home, and the remaining six will head to the semi-finals.

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Season 2, Episode 5
The heat in the kitchen is definitely on as the remaining nine competitors continue to fight to stay in "The Taste" kitchen one more week. But in a shocking and unexpected turn of events, one cook decides to mysteriously leave the competition, leaving everyone wondering what happened. With this week's challenge centered on vegetarian cooking, some mentors are taken out of their comfort zone as the teams create dishes inspired by things like curry and pasta when Chef Yotam Ottolenghi guest judges.

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Ratings: Leno Draws Biggest Audience Since Seinfeld Finale; Olympics Opens Big

Jay Leno went out (again) on a high note.

The host's final Tonight Show Thursday drew 14.6 million viewers and a 3.8 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, making it the show's biggest audience since Jerry Seinfeld visited the night of the sitcom's ...
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Ratings: Rake Opens Soft, Vampire Diaries Up for 100th Episode

Rake failed to hook viewers Thursday.

The Greg Kinnear drama premiered to a modest 7.1 million viewers and a 1.7 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, losing ...
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Ratings: Big Bang Draws Biggest Audience Ever; Parks and Rec Hits Season Highs

The Big Bang Theory dominated Thursday with its biggest audience ever.

The comedy drew 20.1 million viewers and a 5.6 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic to post its largest viewership for a regularly scheduled episode and an 11-month high in ...
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Ratings: Community Returns Down; The Assets Bombs

Here's some not-so good news, Human Beings: Community returned down for its fifth season premiere Thursday.

The NBC comedy's first episode drew 3.7 million viewers and a 1.3 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, down six tenths from last season's opener, but it was on par with its May finale. The second episode bagged ...
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The Taste Season 2: Chef Ludo Says New Mentor Marcus Is "Competitive"

Let the second annual Tasting Games begin! May the odds be ever in your flavor. read more

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Premiered: January 22, 2013, on ABC
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: A cooking-competition show featuring celebrity chefs who mentor groups of cooks and then do blind taste tests to determine who moves on to the next rounds.

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