Will a Food Network show be put on ice?

EXCLUSIVE: Co. wants new eps of 'Private Chefs' shelved

A Beverly Hills-based private chef placement company is asking a federal judge to stop the Food Network from airing the second season premiere of "Private Chefs of Beverly Hills."

Private Chefs Inc. sued Food Network in August, alleging that the show violates its trademark and breaches an implied contract. The company claims that in 2002 its president pitched a similar reality concept about chefs who cook alongside celebrity clientele.

Food Network has now submitted its response, attacking the argument that a judge should enjoin the show's second season, scheduled to begin Oct. 12.

Read the full story at the THR, Esq. blog.