[04/15/13 - 11:08 PM] Development Update: Monday, April 15 Updates include: Esquire Network to postpone launch until the summer; NBC casting a kids version of "The Voice"; and David Feeney to join FOX's "New Girl."
DESCRIPTION: (from Esquire Network's press release, April 2013) KNIFE FIGHT (18x30) - It's cook or be cooked as chefs face off in underground, after-hours cooking bouts in a gritty new cooking competition show hosted by Top Chef Season 2 winner Ilan Hall. For each half-hour episode, two chefs go head-to-head, making at least two dishes in one hour from a combination of two to three secret ingredients. Each match-up takes place at The Gorbals, Hall's downtown L.A. restaurant, where chefs feel the heat as they're cheered and heckled by a rowdy crowd - including an eclectic group of celebrities, food professionals and die-hard foodies who serve as judges and timekeepers, including Drew Barrymore, Elijah Wood, Jason Lee, Bijou Phillips, Erika Christensen and more. Executive produced by Drew Barrymore, Flower Films and Authentic Entertainment.