November 22, 2011 10:51am PT by Lesley Goldberg
BBC America Orders Cooking Adventure Series
BBC America is cooking up something special for spring.
The cabler has ordered 10 episodes of No Kitchen Required, a cooking adventure competition series in which three chefs will be dropped in remote locations each week where they'll hunt, forage and create locally inspired meals that will be judged by its residents.
Set to bow in the spring, chefs Michael Psilakis, Chopped Grand Champion Madison Cowan and Kayne Raymond leaving their respective kitchens and taken to locations including Thailand, belize, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Australia and New Zealand as well as the Louisiana Bayou, South Carolina's Outer Banks, Big Cypress, Florida and Hawaii.
BBC World News' The Health Show will host the unscripted aventure series, which is being produced by IAC's Notional, with Kevin Greene and Notional's Chachi Senior and Dave Noll on board as executive producers.
No Kitchen Required joins a BBC America slate of original programming that includes Would You Rather … ? With Graham Norton and its Chris Hardwick-hosted The Nerdist, which will bow Dec. 3 and Dec. 24, respectively.