COOKING CHANNEL FANS GET FULL-LENGTH EPISODES OF HOTTEST FALL PROGRAMS AT COOKINGCHANNELTV.COM
First- Ever Online Episodes of 'Extra Virgin', 'Nadia G's Bitchin' Kitchen' and
Exclusive First-Look at New Special 'The Culinary Adventures of Baron Ambrosia'
Beginning November 3rd
NEW YORK, NY - October 18, 2011 - For one week only beginning Thursday, November 3rd, Cooking Channel and food fans everywhere can sample full episodes from the network's hottest programs on CookingChannelTV.com, marking the first time Cooking Channel has offered up long-form episodes of their programming online. Following their November 2nd on-air premieres, episodes will be available online from season two of actress Debi Mazar and her Tuscan-born husband Gabriele Corcos' Extra Virgin with a guest appearance by comedian Kathy Griffin and Culinary It-Girl's popular comedy-cooking series Nadia G's Bitchin' Kitchen whips up pizza along with her sharp wit and killer style. Also in the line-up will be an exclusive sneak peek of the premiere of one-hour special, The Culinary Adventures of Baron Ambrosia.
"Our digital engagement with Cooking Channel fans is through the roof, but we realized that many of them - whether on CookingChannelTV.com or connected to us via Facebook and Twitter - have never experienced the network on-air," said Bob Madden, SVP, Digital - Food Category, Scripps Networks Interactive. "As a nod to their loyalty, we decided to offer up a free, easy way for our fans to sample the season of some of our hottest programs. Call it 'Cooking Channel Fan Appreciation Week'."
Full Episodes Include:
NADIA G'S BITCHIN' KITCHEN
"(Dysfunctional) Family Pizza Night"
Nadia throws a make-your-own pizza party and shares her family recipe for Rustic Pan Pizza from scratch. She whips up her childhood favorite Pizza con le Patate, and follows it up with a masterpiece, All-Dressed G-Style Pizza. After the leftover dough is fried to make Fritelle with Chocolate Nougat Fondue, Nadia riffs on family dynamics and embodies the rock-star fantasy most parents had to abandon along the way. After the premiere of her "Flavor of the Week" music video, Nadia is joined by her cast of food correspondents - Panos, The Spice Agent and Hans.
On-Air Premiere: Wednesday, November 2nd at 10:00pm ET/7:00pm PT
"Dog Days of Delores"
It's been a tough year for Debi Mazar, as she's sold her home of 15 years and her beloved poodle, Dolores, passed. In honor of Dolores, she and her husband Gabriele decide to host a fundraiser for a dog charity event in their new home. Comedian and friend Kathy Griffin rolls up her sleeves and helps out in kitchen after Debi and Gabriele teach her how to make an appetizer of Figs and Gorgonzola Wrapped in Prosciutto. Then, they surprise their charity guests with a great meal of Cavatappi al Vino topped off with a Panna Cotta with Chocolate Sauce for a delicious dessert.
On-Air Premiere: Wednesday, November 2nd at 10:30pm ET/7:30pm PT
THE CULINARY ADVENTURES OF BARON AMBROSIA- ONE-HOUR SPECIAL
Culinary adventure-seeker Baron Ambrosia faces banishment from his hometown of the Bronx after being accused of pie theft by Grandmaster Mele Mel. Challenged by an athletic duel, he takes to the streets of Newark, NJ in search of the famed Jersey Devil fajitas, said to bring super-human strength to anyone that consumes them. Along the way, he's distracted by other food delights Newark has to offer including Trinidadian roti, Italian hot dogs and Portuguese dry soup.
On-Air Premiere: Sunday, November 6th at 10:30pm ET/7:30pm PT
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