[05/27/14 - 11:17 AM] A+E Networks' FYI Channel Unveils Primetime Lineup for July Premiere "Reflecting FYI's mission of inspiring personal creativity across all aspects of viewers' lives, the network will premiere with an authentic slate of series that embrace FYI's adventurous, personalized and non-prescriptive approach to programming," says Jana Bennett.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its first season on 8/14/14; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION: (from FYI's press release, May 2014) Hosted in Las Vegas, The World Food Championships is one of the most ambitious and authentic food competitions held annually. This series follows talented home cooks and professional chefs from across America as they compete to create dishes mouth-wateringly creative enough to win their food category. From BBQ, to bacon to family recipes - there is a winner for each competition, culminating in a grand finale with a shot at winning a $50,000 prize. Co-hosted by Jeffrey Saad, chef, author and LA-based restaurant owner; and Dallas-based chef, Tiffany Derry. Produced for FYI by Sharp Entertainment. Dan Adler, Jennifer O'Connell, Larry Hochberg and Matt Sharp are Executive Producers for Sharp Entertainment. Executive Producers for FYI are Gena McCarthy and Toby Faulkner.