or


[12/14/09 - 09:48 AM]
Cedric the Entertainer, Alyson Hannigan and Leann Rimes Step Into the Kitchen with Chef Ramsay for "Gordon Ramsay: Cookalong Live" Tuesday, December 15, on Fox
The live one-hour special airs tomorrow night at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from FOX]

HOT FROM FOX...

CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER, ALYSON HANNIGAN AND LEANN RIMES STEP INTO THE KITCHEN WITH CHEF RAMSAY FOR "GORDON RAMSAY: COOKALONG LIVE" TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, ON FOX

Shopping List Outlines All Ingredients Necessary To Participate in the Live Nationwide Event

Comedian Cedric the Entertainer, actress Alyson Hannigan and Grammy Award-winning artist LeAnn Rimes will strap on their aprons and step up to the stovetop as they join Chef Gordon Ramsay in-studio for GORDON RAMSAY: COOKALONG LIVE Tuesday, Dec. 15 (9:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. During the live one-hour special, Chef Ramsay will guide America and his special celebrity guests through step-by-step instructions on how to cook three fresh and easy dishes, including Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp, Chili Peppers and Tomatoes appetizer; Steak Diane with Saut´┐Żed Potatoes and Peas as the main course; and Quick Tiramisu for dessert.

As a reminder, participants will need to be armed with all the ingredients before the COOKALONG, so Chef Ramsay has provided this shopping list to assist in preparation for the cooking event:

SHOPPING LIST (Serves 4)

PRODUCE

· 1 red chili pepper

· 5 large garlic cloves, peeled

· 1 large tomato (heirloom, beefsteak or a few smaller roma tomatoes)

· 1 lemon

· Small handful of fresh basil leaves

· 3 scallions

· 4 ounces crimini mushrooms, cleaned (can also use button mushrooms instead)

· 3 shallots, peeled

· Small handful of flat-leaf parsley

· 3 small sprigs of rosemary

· 1 pound small waxy potatoes (Yukon Gold or any small potato, cut in half)

· 2 cups peas, defrosted if using frozen

MEAT/FISH

· 1/2 pound medium-size raw, peeled shrimps

· 4 small sirloin steaks (approx. 7 ounces each)

DAIRY

· 1 3/4 cups heavy cream

· 1 cup mascarpone

· 2 1/2 tablespoons salted butter

PASTA/BREAD

· 7 ounces angel hair pasta

· 4 Italian Ladyfingers, or Savoiardi

BAKING

· 1/4 cup powdered sugar

· 1 vanilla bean, or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

· Piece of chocolate (to grate as garnish)

LIQUOR/COFFEE

· 4 tablespoons Marsala, or sweet dessert wine such as Vin Santo

· 1/4 cup brandy or cognac

· 1/4 cup white wine

· 1 cup cold strong coffee

CONDIMENTS

· Salt and freshly ground black pepper

· Olive oil

· Extra virgin olive oil

· 1-2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce, to taste

· 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

NOTE: You will need to have a pot of boiling water ready for your pasta at the start of the show.

Cedric the Entertainer is best known for his crowd-pleasing roles in such hit films as "Barbershop," "Be Cool," "Madagascar," "Intolerable Cruelty" and Spike Lee's "The Original Kings of Comedy." He will next be seen in "All's Faire in Love" opposite Christina Ricci. Cedric has celebrated many career successes spanning television, live performances and film. Some notable accolades include nabbing the AFTRA Award of Excellence in Television Programming for his television series "Cedric the Entertainer Presents," as well as a record-breaking four consecutive NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his portrayal of the lovable "Coach Cedric Robinson" on the top-rated "The Steve Harvey Show," which ran for six seasons. In November 2008, Cedric made his Broadway debut in David Mamet's "American Buffalo." Now helming his own production company, A Bird and a Bear Entertainment, Cedric will develop and produce feature films. In the field of philanthropy, Cedric founded The Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation, which provides scholarships and outreach programs to enhance the lives of inner-city youth and their families in his hometown of St. Louis, MO. He plans to extend the foundation nationally.

Alyson Hannigan has captivated audiences in both television and film. She currently stars on the Emmy-nominated comedy series "How I Met Your Mother," which centers around a group of best friends in their 20s who are living in New York and searching for love. Prior to that, Hannigan starred as "Willow Rosenberg" in Joss Whedon's hugely popular "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," and she also guest-starred on a number of popular television shows, including "Picket Fences" and "Roseanne." Hannigan made her breakthrough performance at the age of 13 in "My Stepmother Is an Alien" opposite Dan Aykroyd and Kim Basinger. Her film credits include "American Pie," "American Pie 2," "American Wedding," "Date Movie" opposite Fred Willard and Jennifer Coolidge, "Dead Man on Campus" and "Boys and Girls." Born in Washington D.C., Hannigan grew up in Atlanta and currently resides in Los Angeles.

LeAnn Rimes has sold more than 37 million albums, won two Grammys, three Academy of Country Music Awards and 12 Billboard Music Awards. Rimes is the youngest recipient of a Grammy and the first country recording artist to win in the Best New Artist category. Her current album, "Family," marks the first time Rimes has written or co-written every song on an album. She recently won the CMT Award for Collaborative Video of the Year with Bon Jovi and the Gospel Music Association's Dove Award for her song "Ready for a Miracle." Rimes has scored numerous hit singles in her career, including "Can't Fight the Moonlight," which went to No. 1 in 11 countries and "How Do I Live," the second-longest charting song ever on the Billboard Hot 100. Rimes ventured into acting when she starred in the television movies "Northern Nights" and "Holiday In Your Heart." She also guest-starred on the long-running series "American Dreams" and in an episode of "Days of Our Lives." An accomplished author, Rimes has written two children's books, "Jag" and "Jag's New Friend"; a novel, "Holiday In Your Heart"; and an inspirational book, "What I Cannot Change." Rimes is a long-time supporter of charity organizations, including The National Psoriasis Foundation, The Coalition to Salute America's Heroes and Children's Miracle Network. She is currently in the studio working on her new album, which is due out in summer 2010.

GORDON RAMSAY: COOKALONG LIVE is produced by One Potato Two Potato Inc. and A. Smith & Co. Gordon Ramsay, Ben Adler, Patricia Llewellyn, Arthur Smith and Kent Weed serve as executive producers.





  [december 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2014 Kicks Off September 26
Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become a Friday night fall tradition, reaching more than 33 million viewers since its conception in 2011.

[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of "Call the Midwife" to U.S.
Look for a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 28 followed by season four on Sunday, March 29.

[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces New Series: "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman"
The show will premiere in 2015 as part of the PBS "Think Wednesday" lineup of science and nature programming.

[07/22/14 - 10:29 AM]
New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs
The two-hour special premiers on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Walt Disney" to Premiere Fall 2015
The film features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and includes interviews with animators and artists who worked with him.

[07/22/14 - 10:27 AM]
PBS Station Sites to Stream Ken Burns's "The Roosevelts" in its Entirety Starting Day after Broadcast Premiere
The first two-hour episode will premiere on PBS stations, Sunday, September 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:26 AM]
PBS Announces New Programming During Summer 2014 TCA Session
Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced updates to its fall schedule and new programs for 2015.

[07/22/14 - 09:02 AM]
Syfy, Space and Temple Street Productions Announce Hannah John-Kamen, Aaron Ashmore and Luke MacFarlane Will Star in New Scripted Series "Killjoys"
The series follows a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants throughout the Quad, a distant system on the brink of a bloody, multi-planetary class war.

[07/22/14 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Next Games and AMC Debut Trailer for "The Walking Dead" Mobile Game, "The Walking Dead: No Man's Land"
The game will allow players to experience the world of the iconic show through gameplay exclusively developed for smartphones and tablet devices.

[07/22/14 - 08:47 AM]
"Dark Horse Nation" - New Series Premieres Tuesday, July 29 at 10 p.m. on History(R)
The 12-episode series combines great beer, innovation and renegade entrepreneurialism as it follows the day-to-day adventures of the Dark Horse Brewing Company.

[07/22/14 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Claims Top Spot with "MasterChef," "Hotel Hell"
The network has won the adults 18-49 for four consecutive weeks.

[07/22/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Tops Monday in Viewers/"The Bachelorette" Is Up to Tie a Best-Since-Premiere Adults 18-49 Rating
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 21.

[07/22/14 - 08:24 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Hits a Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 21.

[07/22/14 - 08:11 AM]
Hit Series "Braxton Family Values" and "SWV Reunited" Premiere with Back-to-Back Episodes on August 14
WE tv's originals return to Thursday nights beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 07:57 AM]
National Geographic Channel Heads to Comic-Con San Diego
The panel will highlight NGC's smartertainment programming including returning series "Brain Games" and new series "Going Deep with David Rees" and "You Can't Lick Your Elbow."