The Food Network and Cooking Channel Announce New Shows for 2012

April 1, 2012

The Food Network and Cooking Channel have announced 22 new shows they will be launching in 2012. The new shows will feature Eddie Huang, Pat LaFrieda, Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay. 

Meat Men: Starring Pat LaFrieda, this show will look at the New York butcher's shop and how he keeps the busy store running. The show is scheduled to premiere on the Food Network on April 9. 

Cupcake Champions: On May 13, a new cupcake competition on the Food Network will have 16 winners of the Cupcake Wars going head-to-head for a prize of $50,000.

Blind Dinner Party: Comedian Margaret Cho heads this "social experiment" that puts seven very different people around a family dinner table. The show is scheduled to premiere on the Food Network in October.

The New Sandra Lee Project: Sandra Lee is hosting a brand new daytime show that "will offer fans a new take on her cooking and entertaining tips." The new show will premiere on the Food Network in the fall.  

Bobby Flay's Opening Night: Celebrity Chef Bobby Flay will be lending a hand to new restaurant owners to help make sure they have a successful opening night. The show will begin airing on the Food Network in July.

Eat the Street: The Cooking Channel will premiere a new show in September that explores single streets across America that offer culturally diverse foods.  

Man, Fire, Food: Roger Mooking heads this new Cooking Channel show that "features the cooks who take the fundamental formula of fire and food to make delicious culinary creations." The show is set to premiere in September. 

My Grandmother's Ravioli: Comedian Mo Rocco learns new culinary skills from grandparents across America. 

For an entire listing of the new shows, click here


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