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[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[04/04/13 - 09:35 AM]
A Brand New Episode of E!'s Reality Series "Playing with Fire" Sizzles on Friday Nights at 8:00PM ET/PT
The newcomer had been airing on Sunday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/02/13 - 06:07 PM]
Q1 in Review: How 280 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date for the first quarter of 2013.

[03/12/13 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 12
Updates include: James Spader to head NBC's "The Blacklist"; Tom Berenger joins FOX's "Gang Related"; and Stephen Lang to get "Reckless" at ABC.

[03/06/13 - 08:50 AM]
E! Turns Up the Heat on New York's Culinary Scene When "Playing with Fire" Debuts Sunday, March 17 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Candice Kumai, Daniel & Derek Koch, Anna Boiardi and Julie Elkind star in the series, which also feature appearances by Jennifer Esposito and Todd English.

[01/07/13 - 01:42 PM]
E! Serves Up New Series "Playing with Fire" Going Inside the Spicy Professional and Personal Lives of The Chefs, Stars and Tastemakers Who Make Up New Year's Culinary World
The six-episode series began production in fall 2012 and is set to premiere April 2013.







PLAYING WITH FIRE (E)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/17/13 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 4/26/13; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from E!'s press release, March 2013) E! Entertainment's newest series focuses on the tastemakers of New York's culinary scene, who (literally) rub elbows with Manhattan's movers and shakers and are at the epicenter of the city's nightlife. The stakes are high for these incredibly driven individuals, who make their own rules and work tirelessly in an effort to achieve long term success. However, honing in on their careers with a laser-like intensity often wreaks havoc on their personal lives. Playing with Fire premieres Sunday, March 17 at 10:00 PM ET/PT, only on E! The series features Candice Kumai, a sexy California girl, author, and former Top Chef competitor who aims to keep foodies' waistlines trim with her calorie-conscious cuisine while feeding her desire for a solid romantic relationship; fiery nightlife impresarios-turned-food-entrepreneurs Derek and Daniel Koch who are simultaneously each other's best friends and worst enemies; brand ambassador and cookbook author Anna Boiardi whose sweetness belies her unrelenting passion food, business and family; and the executive pastry chef Julie Elkind, whose delicate desserts reveal nothing about the headstrong young woman who created them. Actress and bakery owner Jennifer Esposito, who lives with Celiac disease and advocates for Gluten-free cooking, will also make appearances in the series, as will celebrity Chef/Restaurateur Todd English.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anna Boiardi
· Candice Kumai
· Daniel Koch
· Derek Koch
· Julie Elkind
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bruce David Klein as EP
· Joseph Eardly as CO-EP
· Lorri Leighton as CO-EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Atlas Media Corporation