or


· TOP CHEF: SEASON 7
(released: 1/9/11)
· TOP CHEF: SEASON 5
(released: 10/20/09)






TOP CHEF (BRAVO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/8/06 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2016)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
13 (??? episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2016-17 season (the show's 14th) on 2/1/16
DESCRIPTION:
(from Bravo's press release, February 2016) This February, Bravo Media's Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series "Top Chef" is searching the country for the best up-and-coming chefs to compete on season 14 of the high-stakes culinary competition series. This year's casting calls will take place at restaurants from "Top Chef" alumni in Los Angeles, Portland, Las Vegas, Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Philadelphia and New York. Currently in its 13th season and airing Thursday nights at 9pm ET/PT, "Top Chef" is the #1 food program on cable in 2016 among P25-54 with this season averaging 1.8 million total viewers and 1.2 million P25-54, up 5 percent and 6 percent respectively from the prior season (Source: Nielsen L3, #1 cable food program from 12/28/15-1/24/16).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Emeril Lagasse as Judge
· Gail Simmons as Judge
· Padma Lakshmi as Host/Judge
· Richard Blais as Judge
· Tom Colicchio as Judge/Mentor
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Hugh Acheson as Judge
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dan Cutforth as EP
· Jane Lipsitz as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Magical Elves Productions