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[12/05/14 - 08:19 AM]
Opposite "Peter Pan Live!," ABC's "The Taste" Tops Its Final 3 Telecasts Last Season
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 4.

[10/29/14 - 03:11 PM]
"The Taste" Returns to ABC - Season Three Premieres Thursday, December 4
Returning this season to train the cooks is "The Taste's" all-star team of mentors: Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Marcus Samuelsson.

[05/13/14 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Unveils 2014-15 Primetime Schedule
Among the changes: "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" slide back an hour to make room for "How to Get Away with Murder."

[03/31/14 - 09:57 AM]
ABC's "Binge Watch Week" Is Now Live for Fans to Catch Up on Their Favorite Shows on WATCH ABC and Hulu
"Resurrection," "Grey's Anatomy," "Nashville," "Betrayal," "Killer Women," "The Neighbors," "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland," "Trophy Wife" and "The Taste" are all available March 31-April 6.

[02/25/14 - 09:41 AM]
ABC Grows by 10% Week to Week and Delivers 6 of the Top 20 Non-Olympic Broadcasts in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 17-23.

[02/21/14 - 08:24 AM]
ABC's Season Finale of "The Taste" Is Up 7% in Viewers Against the Final Thursday of the Olympics
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 20.

[02/19/14 - 09:37 AM]
ABC Claims 7 of the Week's Top 20 Non-Sports Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 10-16.

[02/11/14 - 09:42 AM]
Building Week to Week, ABC Airs 5 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/04/14 - 10:33 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Improves by 9% to Deliver Best-Since-Premiere Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 27-February 2.

[01/28/14 - 10:07 AM]
ABC Claims 5 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows in Adults 18-49 with "Modern Family" Finishing as the No. 1 Scripted Series
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 20-26.

[01/24/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "The Taste" Is Up by Double Digits and Continues to Beat NBC's Thursday Comedies
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 23.

[01/22/14 - 10:20 AM]
ABC Delivers 4 of the Week's Top 20 Non-Sports TV Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 13-19.

[01/17/14 - 08:25 AM]
ABC's "The Taste" Dominates NBC's 9pm Comedies and an Encore "Shark Tank" Is #1 at 10pm on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 16.

[01/14/14 - 10:44 AM]
ABC's Prime Grows for the 2nd Week to Its Highest Numbers in 1 Month
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 6-12.

[01/10/14 - 08:29 AM]
ABC's "The Taste" Is Up from Its Week-Ago Premiere Fast Affiliate Delivery
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 9.

[01/07/14 - 10:17 AM]
ABC Claims 7 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Programs in Adults 18-49 Finishing as the Non-Sports Leader for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 5.

[01/03/14 - 08:40 AM]
Fifth Season Debut of "Community" Ranks #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49, Topping ABC's Season Premiere of "The Taste"
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[01/03/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's New Thursday Line-up Finishes #2 - "The Taste" Beats NBC's Comedy Premiere Block and "The Assets" Nearly Ties "Parenthood" at 10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[11/19/13 - 11:47 AM]
ABC Announces 2013-14 Midseason Series Premiere Dates
The Alphabet sets launch dates for "The Assets," "Killer Women," "Mind Games," "Mixology" and "Resurrection."

[09/10/13 - 03:02 PM]
Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson Joins ABC's "The Taste"
He'll join Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson and Ludo Lefebvre for the second season, succeeding Brian Malarkey.

[06/28/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 28
Updates include: NBC's "Assistance" extends cast options; ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" to wrap after its initial run; and "Glee" demotes quartet from series regulars.

[05/14/13 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2013-14 Primetime Schedule
It's here: the Alphabet details its schedule for the upcoming season.

[03/19/13 - 10:51 AM]
ABC Nearly Catches FOX for the Week's Adult 18-49 Lead, Placing 2 of the Top 6 TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 11-17.

[03/13/13 - 09:45 AM]
ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap" Builds Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 12.

[03/12/13 - 11:09 AM]
ABC Delivers 5 of the Top 20 Regular Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 4-10.

[03/05/13 - 10:38 AM]
ABC Claims 6 of the Top 20 Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 25-March 3.

[02/27/13 - 08:50 AM]
ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap" Opens at Series Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 26.

[02/26/13 - 10:20 AM]
ABC Wins in Viewers and Adults 18-49 with Its Strongest Week in 3 Years
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 18-24.

[02/20/13 - 09:56 AM]
ABC Claims 5 of the Week's Top 20 Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 11-17.

[02/20/13 - 08:47 AM]
ABC's Tuesday is Up Year to Year and Earns 2nd Place
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 19.

[02/13/13 - 07:47 PM]
ABC Announces Midseason Scheduling Moves
"Happy Endings" moves to Fridays beginning March 29, while "Celebrity Wife Swap" joins Tuesdays starting February 26.

[02/12/13 - 09:56 AM]
Surging Week to Week, ABC Ties Its Top Adult 18-49 Number Since November
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 4-10.

[02/06/13 - 11:12 AM]
Join Stars from ABC's Hit Shows in Live Twitter Chats, Saturday, February 9 - Friday, February 15
Highlights include a Valentine's Day chat on Thursday, February 14 with the cast of "Zero Hour."

[02/06/13 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's "The Taste" Is Up/"The Bachelor" Wins from 9-11pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 5.

[02/05/13 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Delivers 4 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 28-February 3.

[01/30/13 - 08:39 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Grows from Half-Hour to Half-Hour by 25% in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 29.

[01/30/13 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's "Happy Endings" Catches NBC's "Go On" and Beats "The New Normal"
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 29.

[01/29/13 - 09:37 AM]
ABC Claims TV's No. 1 Scripted Program in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 21-27.

[01/23/13 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Wins Tuesday with "The Taste" Debut and "Private Practice" Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 22.

[01/22/13 - 10:55 AM]
Top Sponsors on the Menu for ABC's New Competition Series, "The Taste," Produced by Kinetic Content
Hellmann's, Ford, Williams-Sonoma, Whole Foods Market, Alamos and Southwest Airlines are among the show's partners.

[01/22/13 - 09:04 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "The Taste" Judges Nigella Lawson & Anthony Bourdain
ABC's new cooking competition series launches tonight at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/21/12 - 12:40 PM]
ABC Puts "666 Park Avenue" on the Bench, May Return This Summer
The Alphabet will fill the Sunday, 10:00/9:00c hour with "Happy Endings" and "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" starting January 6.

[12/04/12 - 11:45 AM]
ABC Announces 2012-2013 Midseason Premiere Dates
"Red Widow," "Zero Hour," "Family Tools," "How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life)," "The Taste" and "Celebrity Diving" will all join the Alphabet's lineup.

[10/17/12 - 02:02 PM]
Ludo Lefebvre and Brian Malarkey Join Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson as Culinary Mentors on ABC's New Reality Series, "The Taste"
The new one-hour alternative series from Kinetic Content will premiere in 2013.

[07/09/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 9
Updates include: Rose McIver to run MTV's "Finishing School for Boys"; ABC orders eight episodes of "The Taste"; and Barry Watson to recur on The CW's "Gossip Girl."

[06/06/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 6
Updates include: John Carroll Lynch in at "Do No Harm," out at "Body of Proof"; Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson team for cooking competition at ABC; and Jon Wellner named series regular on "CSI."







TASTE, THE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/22/13 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2014)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, October 2014) Season Three of ABC's "The Taste" premieres on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET) with the search to find America's best undiscovered cook. Each week, in a fast-paced culinary competition, professional chefs and home cooks go head-to-head in "The Taste" kitchen, and the food is always judged blind. Returning this season to train the cooks is "The Taste's" all-star team of mentors: Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Marcus Samuelsson. Tune in to ABC's "The Taste" to see who can stand the heat in this season's kitchen.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anthony Bourdain as Coach
· Ludo Lefebvre as Coach
· Marcus Samuelsson as Coach (Season 2- )
· Nigella Lawson as Coach
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Brian Malarkey as Coach (Season 1)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anthony Bourdain as EP
· Brian Smith as DIR
· Chris Coelen as EP
· Kathleen Burns as EP
· Nigella Lawson as EP
· Sam Dean as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Kinetic Content