Food Network and HGTV are teaming up with two local TV stations, WPIX-TV in
Viewers in the New York Tri-State area will be able to see the unprecedented culinary competition Super Chef Battle: An Iron Chef America Event in a special, one-time airing on Sunday, January 10th from 8-10pm ET on WPIX-TV (New Yorks Channel 11) and on WTXX-TV (Hartfords Channel 20). The special episode, which premiered on Food Network on January 3rd, stars Mario Batali, Bobby Flay and Emeril Lagasse and White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford in an unprecedented culinary competition.
HGTV also is working with the WPIX and WTXX to showcase original, new programming that premiered on that network over New Years weekend, with those details still to be determined.
We have the greatest fans in the world, said Brooke Johnson, president of Food Network. Nobody likes the situation, with Cablevision customers being the only viewers in the country who cant watch our networks as we introduce a number of new special and series in January. These encore presentations are just a small way to say thank you for their support and understanding while we do everything we can to get our networks back on Cablevision.
In Super Chef Battle, Iron Chef America commentator Alton Brown explains that the Chairman has sent the three Food Network chefs to
Installed in the spring of 2009 under the Obama Administration, The White House Kitchen Garden measures approximately 1100 square feet and is located on the west side of the South Lawn. The four-season herb, fruit and vegetable garden features 75 varieties of seeds planted in slightly raised beds using succession planting methods. Cultivated by White House staff and volunteers, produce from the garden and honey from the adjacent beehives are available to the White House Chefs for preparing meals for the First Family and for official functions, and all extra food is donated to Miriams Kitchen, a soup kitchen near the White House.
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Owned by Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), Food Network is headquartered in New York, while HGTV operates out of Knoxville, Tenn. Scripps Networks Interactive also owns Travel Channel, DIY Network (www.diynetwork.com), Great American Country (www.gactv.com) and Fine Living Network (www.fineliving.com).
ABOUT PIX 11
Founded in 1948 and owned by Tribune Broadcasting, a division of the Tribune Company, WPIX-TV has long been regarded as a groundbreaking station in
ABOUT TXX 20
WTXX-TV is owned by Tribune Broadcasting, a division of the Tribune Company, and is an affiliate of the CW Network in