Gordon Ramsay


The studio on Ramsay’s street – celebrity chef on his next moves

In two decades, Gordon Ramsay has gone from making food programming a staple diet for the mainstream to hard-hitting documentaries. The celebrity chef talks to Kaltrina Bylykbashi about his journey in television and what’s coming next with his new All3Media-backed studio venture With 20-plus years in the television industry under his belt, Gordon Ramsay has […]

Optomen’s Patricia Llewellyn passes away aged 55

Patricia Llewellyn, the British TV executive behind now-famous chefs Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver, passed away last week aged 55. Llewellyn joined Optomen in 1994 and led the business as managing director since 2005. The prodco was responsible for top cooking shows such as Two Fat Ladies, Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares and Naked Chef. All3Media acquired […]

CEE nets gobble up All3 factual

Hungary’s TV2 has become the new local home of Gordon Ramsay series The F Word, as buyers in Central and Eastern Europe snap up All3Media International programming. TV2 has bought long-running UK series The F Word, which was for Channel 4 and from Optomen Television, along with other Ramsay-fronted programmes. These are two 1x90mins specials […]

ITV greenlights three Gordon Ramsay offerings

ITV has ordered a primetime doc series and a daytime cooking series from celebrity chef and presenter Gordon Ramsay. The UK broadcaster has also named Ramsay as one of the presenters of its upcoming late night talk show. Ramsay launched his own prodco, Studio Ramsay, last year, and sealed a distribution pact with All3Media. He […]

Asian ambitions: All3Media International

All3Media International has opened up in Asia ahead of ATF and now has a local team pushing drama, factual and, increasingly, factual entertainment. TBI speaks to local boss Sabrina Duguet about the base, and how All3 wants to be at the forefront of a fact-ent revolution in the region All3Media’s new Asian office is just […]

Fox will transmit The F Word live on air

Fox has ordered Gordon Ramsay format The F Word and will put the US broadcast version out live. Sweary chef and presenter Ramsay’s new prodco, Studio Ramsay, will make the Fox series, which will debut in 2017. In the show, families battle it out in a cooking competition, serving up dishes for Ramsay and a […]

Gordon Ramsay prodco hires Brogden

Gordon Ramsay prodco Studio Ramsay has brought in Tinopolis entertainment chief Chris Brogden as chief creative officer. He joins the UK-based producer next month, joining from production group Tinopolis where he was creative director of entertainment. At Tinopolis he oversaw development of formats across the US and UK prodcos in the group, and played a key role […]

Gordon Ramsay creates prodco, All3 JV

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has created a studio and scored a joint venture production pact with All3Media. Studio Ramsay will focus on developing and producing unscripted and scripted television. According to a spokesperson, the prodco’s establishment does not effect Ramsay’s existing prodco, One Potato Two Potato, which is operated as a joint venture with All3-owned […]

CEE broadcasters cook up Kitchen Nightmares formats

Several broadcasters in Central and Eastern Europe have acquired the Kitchen Nightmares format made famous by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. The format is distributed by Optomen International, which has struck a deal with free-to-air broadcaster Nova in Bulgaria. In Romania, free-to-air broadcaster Pro TV will also run a local version of Kitchen Nightmares, in which […]

Ramsay has final Kitchen Nightmares

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has brought his restaurant-in-trouble series Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares to an end after 10 years on Channel 4 in the UK. The show, which comes from All3Media’s Optomen Television and Ramsay’s One Potato Two Potato, first broadcast in 2004 and has spawned 123 episodes and a successful American remake for Fox, Kitchen […]