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[01/13/14 - 12:01 PM]
Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay Are Back to Transform Kitchen Disasters Into Skilled Cooks in Fifth Season of "Worst Cooks in America"
Premiering on Monday, February 17 at 9:00/8:00c, the seven-episode season pits formerly undefeated series champ Anne against last season's winner Bobby.

[08/19/13 - 10:06 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Production Team with the Addition of Leslie Farrell and Jeff Oliver
Leslie Farrell will serve as executive producer on "The Millionaire Matchmaker" and "Extreme Guide to Parenting" with Jeff Oliver on "Fashion Queens" and "Game of Crowns."

[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.

[04/23/13 - 09:11 AM]
Food Network and Cooking Channel Prepare a Feast - On the Menu, Mouth-Watering New Programs and Second-Helpings of Fan Favorites
The former has 15 new and 11 returning series on tap for the coming year.

[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.

[01/10/13 - 09:07 AM]
Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay Return for "Worst Cooks in America" Season Four on Sunday, February 17th
This season's 14 cooking-challenged contestants are split into two teams, one led by Anne and one by Bobby, for a grueling seven-episode competition.

[12/10/12 - 07:36 AM]
The Weather Channel Makes Big Catch with "Reel Rivals"
Produced by Optomen, the six episode series will premiere in May 2013.

[04/10/12 - 11:13 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: Food Network, FX, G4, HBO, History & Lifetime
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[03/26/12 - 12:00 PM]
Food Network Delivers Best Quarter in History
Food Network spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[01/03/12 - 08:09 AM]
Superstar Chefs Anne Burrell And Bobby Flay Transform Kitchen-Challenged Contestants In Season Three Of Primetime Competition Series "Worst Cooks In America"
The new season kicks off Sunday, February 12 at 9:00/8:00c and runs through Sunday, April 8.

[04/13/11 - 01:38 PM]
Scripps Cooks the Competition in the Food Category: 2 Networks - 20 New Series and 22 Returning Shows
Food Network and Cooking Channel detail the programming plans for the rest of 2011 and beyond.

[12/16/10 - 09:38 AM]
Food Network Rings In 2011 With Star Chefs Anne Burrell and Robert Irvine
Said lineup includes the return of "Worst Cooks in America" plus the debut of "Restaurant: Impossible."

[11/15/10 - 10:07 AM]
The "Worst Cooks in America" Invade Food Network - Again!
The eight-week competition returns Sunday, January 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/20/10 - 09:29 AM]
Food Network and Cooking Channel Announce New Programming
"The Next Iron Chef," "Worst Cooks in America" and "The Next Food Network Star" are all due back next season.

[01/05/10 - 02:46 PM]
Food Network Kicks Off 2010 with Highest-Rated Night Ever!
Food Network spins the numbers for Sunday, January 3.

[12/09/09 - 08:15 AM]
Food Network Kicks Off 2010 with a Huge Night of Culinary Competition!
"Super Chef Battle" and "Worst Cooks in America" will both launch Sunday, January 3 at 8:00/7:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[11/10/09 - 05:58 AM]
Food Network Transforms Kitchen Zeros Into Kitchen Heroes on "Worst Cooks in America"
The five-week competition series premieres Sunday, January 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/21/09 - 10:00 AM]
Food Network Is a Brand for Life!
The category leader in the food programming genre has all burners lit with eight new primetime series and six daytime, "In the Kitchen" programs.







WORST COOKS IN AMERICA (FOOD)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/3/10 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (7 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its fifth season on 3/31/14; has yet to be renewed for a sixth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Food Network's press release, January 2014) Hit primetime series Worst Cooks in America is back for a fifth season this winter, with superstar chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay returning for a brand-new battle to turn kitchen disasters into culinary success stories. Premiering on Monday, February 17th at 9pm ET/PT, the seven-episode season pits formerly undefeated series champ Anne against last season's winner Bobby, each leading a team of disastrous cooks in an intense culinary boot camp designed to turn them into confident kitchen heroes. A $25,000 grand prize will be awarded to the contestant who achieves the most impressive culinary transformation, in addition to delivering a victory and bragging rights for their team leader.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anne Burrell as Team Leader
· Bobby Flay as Team Leader (Season 3- )
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Beau MacMillan as Team Leader (Season 1)
· Robert Irvine as Team Leader (Season 2)
CREW INFORMATION:
· no information is available
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Optomen Productions