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Sprout Rebranding as Universal Kids; 'Top Chef Junior' Spinoff Ordered

The rebranding will go live Sept. 9, anchored by the spinoff of the long-running Bravo hit. ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/x3Vtl2OeRKU/sprout-rebranding-as-universal-kids-top-chef-junior-spinoff-ordered-998892

Fire Destroys Part of Set for AMC's 'Turn: Washington's Spies'

No one was on the set, but two buildings on property owned by the Virginia Department of Corrections were completely destroyed by the fire. ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/95Vqs40lHOA/fire-destroys-part-set-amcs-turn-washingtons-spies-998059

Where Are the 14 Top Chef Winners Now? (PHOTOS)

  For a chef, winning  Top Chef  is like winning the lottery — the Bravo show is  that  much of a boost to a culinary career. Any windfall can quickly become a curse, however, and the cheftestants face a pressure cooker of fame and expectations after their victories. As a result, some of the winners’ careers are at a rolling boil… while others are merely simmering. ...Read More... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/-1t9D9tvOhk/

Top Chef Finalists Brooke Williamson and Shirley Chung on the Finale, the Judges Criticism, and Their Favorite Dishes

And whether theyve been underestimated as women in the kitchen. ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/03/top-chef-brooke-shirley-on-season-14-finale.html?mid=full-rss-vulture

Top Chef Season 14 Crowns a Winner After the Best Finale Ever: Was It Brooke Williamson or Shirley Chung?

Best. Finale. Ever. One of the the best seasons of Top Chef came to a close on Thursday night, with season 14 ending in a culinary battle between Brooke Williamson and Shirley Chung, both... ...Read More... http://www.eonline.com/news/833456/top-chef-season-14-crowns-a-winner-after-the-best-finale-ever-was-it-brooke-williamson-or-shirley-chung?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews

Boston Teamsters In Top Chef Extortion Case Get Trial Date

Four Boston Teamsters who allegedly terrorized the cast and crew of Top Chef back in 2014 will go on trial this summer on charges that they tried to extort jobs on Bravos hit TV show. U.S. District Court Judge Douglas Woodlock today set July 31 as the start date for the trial of Local 25 members Michael Ross, John Fidler, Robert Calarelli and Daniel Redmond. Mark Harrington, the local's former secretary-treasurer, pleaded guilty to the same charges in December and is ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/01/teamsters-top-chef-extortion-trial-date-boston-local-25-1201896002/

Top Chef Renewed For Season 15 By Bravo

Bravo has renewed its veteran culinary competition series Top Chef for a 15th season. Auditions for the fifteenth cycle of the show, Emmy winner for best competition reality series, will be held in Chicago, Dallas, New Orleans, New York, Pittsburgh, Portland, San Francisco and Washington D.C. Fourteen seasons in, Top Chef is still a solid ratings performer. In its current 14th season, the series is averaging more than 2 million total viewers, up +4% from Season 13. The ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/01/top-chef-renewed-season-15-bravo-1201893144/

Boston Teamster Sentenced In Top Chef Extortion Case

Mark Harrington , one of five Boston Teamsters who were indicted for the attempted extortion of the Top Chef TV show back in 2014, has been sentenced to two years of probation and six months of home confinement. Harrington, who pleaded guilty to the charge last month, also was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine and restitution of $24,023. As first reported by Deadline, Harrington was one of about a dozen members of the Teamsters Local 25 who had had set up a picket line on ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2016/12/top-chef-teamster-sentenced-extortion-case-1201871927/

Tom Colicchio Gives Holiday Preparation Tips and Talks Top Chef Alumni

Everyone is gearing up for the holidays, including chef Tom Colicchio. The restaurateur and Top Chef head judge opened up to E! News about getting ready for the holidays and dished (pun... ...Read More... http://www.eonline.com/news/816273/tom-colicchio-gives-holiday-preparation-tips-and-talks-top-chef-alumni?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews

'Top Chef's' Tom Colicchio Responds to Criticism Over Plantation Setting: "We Certainly Didn't Mean to Disrespect Anyone"

The Bravo series was called out by Twitter users for shooting an episode at a Charleston plantation. ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/HA00UkmPNHc/top-chefs-tom-colicchio-responds-criticism-plantation-setting-clearly-people-are-upset-i-apolog