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[08/17/10 - 01:51 PM]
The Next Food Network Star Is Number One with Fans!
Food Network spins the numbers for Sunday, August 15.

[via press release from Food Network]

THE NEXT FOOD NETWORK STAR IS NUMBER ONE WITH FANS!

Number One Show on Cable Sunday Night

Season Six Watched By 36 Million Viewers

NEW YORK - August 17, 2010 - Sunday night's season six finale of The Next Food Network Star was number one with fans, attracting an average of 4.6 million viewers on a total viewer 2+ basis, and 2.6 million adults 25-54, according to Nielsen Media Research. The finale posted a 2.4 rating for adults 25-54, and a 3.3 household rating, making the show the highest-rated program on cable Sunday night among Food Network's target adult 25-54 and women 25-54 demos. Additionally, The Next Food Network Star ended the season as the number one food show on cable.

Season six of The Next Food Network Star was watched by a cumulative total of 19 million adults 25-54 and 36 million total viewers 2+, making it the most-watched season in the show's history. The series ended with a 2.4 household rating and 1.8 adults 25-54 rating for its premiere plays on Sundays at 9pm.

Following the finale, Food Network's newest series The Great Food Truck Race also had a strong premiere. The series was watched by an average of 2 million viewers on a total viewer 2+ basis and 1.2 million adults 25-54. The show also posted a 1.2 adults 25-54 rating, and a 1.5 household rating. Hosted by Tyler Florence, the series moves to its new time of Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on Sunday, August 22nd.

The Next Food Network Star announced winner Aarti Sequeira on Sunday night after a star-studded sixth season on Food Network. Her new daytime series Aarti Party, premieres this Sunday, August 22nd at 12pm ET/PT. Aarti invites viewers to join her for a playful Aarti Party, where she shares approachable and delicious ways to enhance American favorites with simple but unique Indian influences. CBS EYE too Productions has produced all six seasons of the hit Food Network reality series.

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FOOD NETWORK (www.foodnetwork.com) is a unique lifestyle network, website and magazine that connects viewers to the power and joy of food. The network strives to be viewers' best friend in food and is committed to leading by teaching, inspiring and empowering through its talent and expertise. Food Network is distributed to more than 99 million U.S. households and averages more than 9.9 million unique web users monthly. Since launching in 2009, Food Network Magazinehastripled its rate base and delivers a circulation of 1.25 million. Headquartered in New York, Food Network has a growing international presence with programming in more than 150 countries, including 24 hour networks in Great Britain, India, Asia and Africa. Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), which also owns and operates HGTV (www.hgtv.com), DIY Network (www.diynetwork.com), Great American Country (www.gactv.com) and Cooking Channel (www.cookingchanneltv.com) is the manager and general partner.





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