What happened to all the good cooking shows with chefs who really had the chops? It's frustrating to always find a show on kitchen shortcuts or "how it's made" type fare on the food network. I miss Mario Batali, Melting Pot, and heavens, I can't believe I'm saying this, even Emeril!
Food Network is a brilliant concept due to one simple fact: we all eat. Maybe we don't all wanna watch "Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?" on LifeTime. Perhaps a few don't want to see pundits scream on CNN. I know I have no interest in anything ESPN has to offer. But we all need food- and so, Food Network is the network for the masses. There are some really great personalities on Food Network. There's a chef for every home-cook's taste. While Aida might get on my nerves, … more
Food Network is a television specialty channel that airs specials and recurring (episodic) programs about food and cooking. Scripps Networks Interactive owns roughly two thirds of the network, and Tribune Company owns the rest.
The network is seen in more than ninety million households.