Entertainment Martha Stewart to Return to 'Chopped' as Judge, Lands New Food Network and HGTV Series
Summer Premiere Dates 2020: Here’s What’s On As Lockdown Starts To Lift
With Hollywood production being sideswiped by the coronavirus pandemic, it was a wild spring for the TV world. And there’s still not much clarity as we swing into the summer season. But the shows must go on — most of them, anyway — so here is our annual list of summer premiere dates for new series and new seasons of returning shows. It covers more than 150 broadcast, cable and streaming series bowing from June 1 through August 31 in various dayparts but does not include specials or movies. Please send any additions or adjustments to email@example.com. We’ll update the post regularly as more dates are revealed.
Martha Stewart is set to return to the "Chopped" judges' table — but that's not all. Stewart has also landed a new holiday-themed series on Food Network and outdoor projects show "Martha Knows Best" on HGTV.
"Martha Knows Best," which will follow Stewart doing outdoor projects on her Bedford, New York farm, is tentatively slated to air later this year.
We do not yet have dates or more details for Stewart's return to "Chopped" or her holiday-themed Food Network show.
"I am thrilled to be partnering with HGTV on 'Martha Knows Best' and sharing everything I have been working on at my home during quarantine," Stewart said Wednesday in a statement accompanying the news. "The show focuses on many aspects of everyday living and home keeping with the goal to teach and inspire viewers to incorporate what works for them into their own homes."
Critics Choice Real TV Awards: ‘Cheer,’ ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Lead Nominations
Netflix’s Cheer and VH1’s RuPaul’s Drag Race lead the nominees for the second annual Critics Choice Real TV Awards, announced Monday (June 8). Cheer landed a total of five nominations, including best unstructured series and best limited documentary series.RuPaul’s Drag Race also earned five noms, including best competition series and best host. Spinoff RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked! also landed a nom, for best unstructured series.Other series landing multiple noms include Netflix’s Queer Eye with four and Showtime’s Couples Therapy with three.
"Martha is the most influential voice and recognizable face in the home/lifestyle space — a true talent who perpetually inspires legions of new fans round the world," Kathleen Finch, the chief lifestyle brands officer for Discovery, Inc., added. "Her skills, expertise and ability to connect with audiences in a fun, and sometimes cheeky, way is a good thing, but the best thing about Martha is that she makes everyone believe that they can try her tips and ideas in their own kitchens and gardens too and that makes her the perfect fit for HGTV and Food Network right now."
Food Network Orders Up More Episodes of Amy Schumer's Quarantine-Cooking Show .
Food Network has ordered another helping of Amy Schumer's quarantine cooking show, "Amy Schumer Learns to Cook." The self-shot series features Schumer and her husband Chris Fischer, a James Beard award winning chef. Their nanny and part-time camera operator, Jane, along with their son and dog will continue to make appearances as well. "Amy and Chris deliver a breath of fresh air to viewers, and we could not be more excited that they have continued to allow Food Network to bring our audience a behind-the-curtains look at their lives, with even more laughs and comforting food on the way.