The cast and crew of Top Chef were not greeted with a tea party upon arriving in Boston to film the show's upcoming 12th season, which debutsWednesday, Oct. 15 on Bravo.
According to a new report from Deadline, host Padma Lakshmi and other Top Chef crew members were verbally attacked by picketing Teamsters in June after the series hired local production assistants to drive cast and crew vehicles.
Knife Fight is back and more bacon-y than ever. Esquire Network kicks off the second season of its culinary smackdown series Tuesday at 9/8c. First up is ...
Bravo is segueing into the scripted world with two new series, while also bringing back familiar faces, including Caroline Manzo and Tom Colicchio for spin-offs of their successful shows, the network announced Tuesday at its upfront presentation.
Slated to premiere in 2015, Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce stars Lisa Edelstein as a self-help book author who hides the fact that she's separated from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in Los Angeles. Janeane Garofalo and Beau Garrett play her best friends and Paul Adelstein plays her soon-to-be ex-husband.
[Warning: The following article contains spoilers from Wednesday's Top Chef finale. Read at your own risk!]
Gail Simmons is a mom!
The Top Chef judge and her husband Jeremy Abrams welcomed their first child on Dec. 29, People reports.
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It's like Fight Club ... but for chefs. On Esquire Network's new culinary battle series Knife Fight, which premieres with two back-to-back episodes Tuesday at 9/8c, chefs put their reputations -- and egos -- on the line when faced with a talented opponent and uniquely challenging ingredient.
Gail Simmons is moving to the head of the table on Top Chef Masters — the judges' table, that is. The longtime Top Chef judge is the new head critic of Season 5 of Masters (premieres Wednesday, 10/9c, Bravo) which means more Gail, all the time. "I'm there for every challenge now. Just what the world needs!" Simmons jokes to TVGuide.com. "Me in every single episode! What the world was waiting for."
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The Food & Wine editor's presence isn't the only change to the show. Season 5, which includes such chefs as David Burke, Douglas Keane and Top Chef: Las Vegas runner-up Bryan Voltaggio, also features a brand new online companion show on BravoTV.com — not unlike Top Chef proper's Last Chance Kitchen — dubbed Battle of the Sous Chefs. Hosted by Hugh Acheson, the show will feature the 13 Masters' right-hand men and women cooking to secure...
This week, the major networks unveiled trailers for their new series at the upfront presentations in New York City. Ahead of the American Office finale this week, Ricky Gervais resurrects the original inspiration for Michael Scott: David Brent from the show's British version. Top Chef Season 8 winner Richard Blais debuted Season Two of his web series Burger Lab, and Hannah Hart, the creator of web series "My Drunk Kitchen," posted more video diaries to her new YouTube channel about her cross-country road trip adventures. Check out those clips in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
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Brooke Williamson was riding a three-elimination challenge win streak heading into the Top Chef finale, but the Los Angeles-based chef came up short to Kristen — or more specifically, two rounds short after Kristen took the title 3-1 in a best-of-five contest. "I didn't love the format of how they judged in rounds," she tells TVGuide.com. "I felt like it should've been a collective judging based on an entire meal. It would've been nice to actually put my dessert out." What was her planned dessert? Does she regret making those fried chicken wings? And does she have any more phobias? Find out below.