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[10/09/17 - 08:32 AM]
Iron Chefs Return to Legendary Kitchen Stadium for Reimagined Take on Fan-Favorite Franchise in "Iron Chef Showdown"
Hosted by the inimitable Alton Brown and set in the newly renovated Kitchen Stadium, each standalone episode pits two up-and-coming chef competitors against each other.







IRON CHEF SHOWDOWN (FOOD)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/8/17 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 1/10/18; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Food Network's press release, October 2017) The elite Iron Chef culinary society is back on Food Network full-force with fresh competitors, secret ingredients and over-the-top action in the new series Iron Chef Showdown, premiering Wednesday, November 8th at 9pm (all times ET/PT). Hosted by the inimitable Alton Brown and set in the newly renovated Kitchen Stadium, each standalone episode pits two up-and-coming chef competitors against each other, but only one earns the right to face a legendary Iron Chef and answer life's most savory question: "whose cuisine reigns supreme?" The Chairman (Mark Dacascos) and floor reporter Jaymee Sire join Alton as the culinary drama unfolds each week, with Iron Chefs Bobby Flay, Jose Garces, Alex Guarnaschelli, Michael Symon and newest member Stephanie Izard each taking on talented, determined challengers over the ten-episode season. Preceding Showdown's premiere is the one-hour special Iron Chef: Where Are They Now at 8pm, which explores the latest and greatest achievements of favorite Iron Chefs, followed by the debut of retrospective series Iron Chef: Behind the Battle at 10pm. Online, digital companion series Alton's Ingredient Alchemy rolls out simultaneously with a closer look at some of the latest Iron Chef secret ingredients.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alton Brown as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· no information is available
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fuji Television Network