OXYGEN GETS "FIRED UP" WITH THE PREMIERE OF "THE NAUGHTY KITCHEN WITH CHEF BLYTHE BECK" AIRING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 AT 10PM ET/PT
Oxygen.com Features Newly Launched Exclusive Web Series, "Recipes From The Naughty Kitchen With Chef Blythe Beck"
New York, NY � August 24, 2009 � Oxygen whips up a tasty treat every Tuesday with the premiere of its new docu-series, "The Naughty Kitchen With Chef Blythe Beck" on September 22 at 10pm ET/PT. Chef Blythe Beck, a fiery young chef and Texas native, shows off her distinctive sexy American cuisine, her cutting edge Dallas restaurant, Central 214, and her loud and flamboyant staff. "The Naughty Kitchen With Chef Blythe Beck" is certain to cook up the drama both in and out of the kitchen.
Her unparalleled restaurant staff:
� Megan (General Manager of Central 214) � The multi-tasking diva in heels
� Eric "Jimmy" (Sous Chef) � Blythe's "monkey" and go-to-guy
� Emily (Hostess/"Door Whore") � The carefree, spontaneous and "down for whatever" hostess
� Curtis (Host/"Door Whore") � The sarcastic, social, flirtatious host
� Kerri (Event Coordinator) � The country girl who hates health food
� Sam (Cocktail Server) � The single, social and sassy cocktail server
� Robyn (Cocktail Server) - Central 214's queen of cocktails
� Calvin (Waiter) � Blythe's favorite hunky waiter
In the first episode, viewers are introduced to Chef Blythe Beck as she "fires up" her staff and prepares for the clientele to come in to Central 214--giving viewers a glance of just how "naughty" her food really is. Suddenly, Blythe's world comes to a halt when she gets word that the food critic from the Dallas Morning News has come in to review her new menu. Not even a busy schedule of charity events and wine tastings can distract her from thinking about the critic's looming verdict. Viewers will not want to miss what happens when Blythe reads the review and finds out what the critic had to say about her New American cuisine.
In addition, Oxygen.com's newly launched webisodes whet viewer's appetites with an exclusive online series--"Recipes from The Naughty Kitchen with Chef Blythe Beck" (http://naughty-kitchen.oxygen.com/)--that will bring out the naughty in everyone. In each webisode, Chef Blythe Beck and a rotating cast member will demo some of Beck's favorite and "dirtiest" kitchen tactics. Also, www.oxygen.com offers more "dirty little secrets" with all new photos, cast member's blogs, naughty food quizzes and message boards. Fans on the go can also keep up with Blythe and the gang via their mobile phones at http://wap.oxygen.com where they can watch webisodes, exclusive video, and more.
From Authentic Entertainment ("Flipping Out," "Ace of Cakes"), "The Naughty Kitchen with Chef Blythe Beck" is executive produced by Lauren Lexton, Tom Rogan, Brandy Menefee, Brad Hall and Rick Berg and Larry Kennar of Code Entertainment.
About Authentic Entertainment
Founded in 2000 by Lauren Lexton and Tom Rogan, Authentic Entertainment, Inc. is a leading producer of non-fiction television programming. Named to Realscreen magazine's "Global 100" list in 2007, 2008 and 2009, Authentic produces such hit series as "Aces of Cakes," "Flipping Out," "Toddlers & Tiaras" and "Best Thing I Ever Ate," as well as numerous other specials and series. In current and upcoming projects, Authentic brings its unparalleled storytelling techniques and production values to networks like Bravo, Showtime, Food Network, Discover, TLC, Planet Green, National Geographic Channel, Science Channel and Oxygen. Authentic Entertainment, Inc. is represented by Alan Braun at CAA in Beverly Hills, California.
About Code Entertainment
Code Entertainment finances, develops and produces feature films and television series. Company credits include "Barbershop," "Spring Breakdown," "50 First Dates," and Showtime's "The L Word." Through its Code Management division, Code manages writers, directors, on-air talent, and entertainment-related estates.
About Oxygen Media
Oxygen Media is a multiplatform lifestyle brand that delivers relevant and entertaining content to young women, wherever they are. Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women's media, with a vast array of unconventional and original content including "Bad Girls Club," "Dance Your Ass Off" and "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood." Popular features online include makeOvermatic, tweetOverse and hormoneOscope. Available in 74 million homes, online at www.oxygen.com, or on mobile devices at wap.oxygen.com, Oxygen Media is a service of NBC Universal.