ADDITIONAL NOTES: a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION: (from BBC America's press release, July 2011) Gordon Ramsay returns for an all new season of television's most entertaining food show with a new mission, find the best local restaurant in nine categories: Italian, Indian, French, Chinese, Spanish, Thai, The Americas, British, Rest of the World. Ramsay uses this opportunity to seek out the highest quality food at the affordable prices. The top two restaurants in each category will be challenged with the task of cooking with Ramsay in the F Word restaurant for fifty paying customers, with the best restaurants competing in the grand finale to be crowned The F Word's Best Local Restaurant. Gordon Ramsay's F Word premieres Tuesday, August 9, 9:00pm ET/PT.