Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Food Network Related News and Links

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Here is some recent news involving Food Network shows and chefs/personalities from the Food Network:

  • Bobby Flay's apartment is listed for sale at $7.95 million, but you can also rent it for $22,500 a month. (Link)
  • Trisha Yearwood will be playing the role of Mary in Fox's live staging of The Passion hosted by Tyler Perry.  The two-hour telecast is set to air on March 20th live on Fox. (Link)
  • Giada Weekly, which was a digital lifestyle app by Giada De Laurentiis, has been discontinued and the last issue was released this week.  Here is the note about the last issue to the subscribers who paid $16.99 for a yearly subscription.
  • This Saturday, Paula Deen is involved in an odd fundraiser called "Painting, Paula, and a President."  The event is in Georgia and costs $500, where you paint in a class with Paula Deen and former president Jimmy Carter and it includes breakfast and lunch.  You can also do a sleepover package for $2,000 that includes dinner and a room. (Link)
  • Worst Cooks in America season 8 continues to get really good ratings, attracting over 2 million total viewers in recent episodes.  Besides Food Network Star, not many other shows on Food Network get ratings this high. (Link)
  • All-Star Academy returns to Food Network in February with Robert Irvine and Andrew Zimmern as new mentors, replacing Bobby Flay and Michael Symon.  They will be joining returning mentors Alex Guarnaschelli and Curtis Stone.  Plenty more information about the show can be found here.

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