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‘Top Chef’ Leads Critics Choice Real TV Awards Nominations

The Critics Choice Association (CCA) has announced its nominees for the fourth annual Critics Choice Real TV Awards, which honors programs in the nonfiction, unscripted and reality space. Top Chef leads the nominations with five nominations including best competition series, best culinary show and best ensemble cast in an unscripted series. Padma Lakshmi earned best […]

Peacock Adds Next-Day Streaming for All Bravo Shows

Bravo already has a hub on its NBCUniversal sibling, Peacock, but it’s about to get considerably busier. Starting Monday, Peacock will feature next-day streaming of shows currently airing on Bravo, including The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Top Chef and Watch What Happens Live. That’s a few months ahead of a previously announced September timeline for […]

‘Top Chef’ and ‘Nailed It!’ Producers Reflect on Filming and Evolving Their Series Amid Pandemic

A series with 15 straight Emmy nominations for outstanding reality competition — and one win, in 2010 — may not want to tamper with a foolproof recipe, but the COVID-19 pandemic forced Top Chef to tinker with its format. In addition to the general protocols taken by every production — bubbling, social distancing, daily testing […]

‘Top Chef’ Winner Gabe Erales Breaks Silence on Firing and Harassment Controversy

Top Chef season 18 winner Gabe Erales has issued an apology for his personal and professional conduct following news in early July that he was fired from Austin restaurant Comedor over violations of the company’s ethics policy around sexual harassment. In the lengthy statement posted to his Instagram on Friday, the chef acknowledged having an […]

Padma Lakshmi on Facing Her Anxiety: “A Dam Broke Inside Me”

The Taste the Nation host talks about the negative effects of trying

to contain anxiety and emotions and her 20 minutes-a-day self-care practices

to maintain mental health during the pandemic.

‘Below Deck,’ ‘Top Chef’ Spinoffs Set at Peacock

Peacock is continuing to bulk up its unscripted catalog, giving series orders to four spinoffs of shows from other NBCUniversal properties. The streamer has picked up the kids version of American Ninja Warrior, an Australia-set version of Below Deck, a baking-themed take on DIY competition Making It and a family edition of Top Chef. The […]

Five Nights of Creative Arts Emmys?! Here’s a Cheat Sheet to Help Sort It Out

Longer than a political convention, the crafts show will hand out 101 awards in a week.

Randall Park Talks ‘Top Chef’ Guest Judge Spot and Cooking in Quarantine

'Always Be My Maybe' star Randall Park talks to The Hollywood Reporter about guest judging on 'Top Chef.'

Hollywood Reporter TV Critics: 10 Shows to Watch for Home-Cooking Inspiration

Critics from The Hollywood Reporter choose their "Netflix & Grill" list of 10 food-centric shows that'll make your quarantine slightly more delectable, no matter your definition of food.

‘Top Chef’ Judge Tom Colicchio on ‘All-Stars’ Premiere and Current State of the Food World

'Top Chef: All-Stars L.A.' premiere, explained: Tom Colicchio weighs in on Bravo series' return.

‘Top Chef,’ ‘Project Runway’ Producer Magical Elves Names Co-CEOs

Magical Elves, the production company behind 'Top Chef,' 'Project Runway' and 'Nailed It,' has named Casey Kriley and Jo Sharon as co-CEOs.

Welcome to Peak Food TV: Inside Hollywood’s Growing Hunger for Culinary Shows

In response to a global appetite, networks and increasingly streamers are battling for camera-friendly chefs — from Gordon Ramsay to Padma Lakshmi — and serving up more than 100 shows in production for television's fastest-growing subgenre. Get ready to binge.