Anthony Bourdain


News brief: Channel 4 gets Taste for Nigella cooking series

The UK’s Channel 4 has secured broadcast rights to Nigella Lawson-fronted US cooking competition series The Taste and ordered a local version of the format. CPL Productions, the UK prodco owned by Taste rights holder Red Arrow Entertainment, will create the UK show, which will pair celebrity chef Lawson with Anthony Bourdain and Ludo Lefebvre. […]

RTL and VTM get The Taste for Nigella cooking show

RTL4 in the Netherlands and VTM in Belgium have acquired format rights to The Taste and will make a joint version of the the cooking competition series from Red Arrow. The joint Dutch/Belgian version of The Taste will be made by Red Arrow-owned production company Sultan Sushi. It will launch this autumn. The original US […]

CTV buys ABC version of The Taste

CTV has acquired The Taste, the cooking competition format fronted by Nigella Lawson and Anthony Bourdain. The Canadian free-to-air broadcaster has bought the US version of the format, which is on US network ABC. “The Taste is a great twist on the traditional culinary series.” Said Mike Cosentino, senior VP, programming, CTV Networks, Bell Media. […]

M6 producing local version of Red Arrow’s The Taste

French commercial broadcaster M6 is to produce a local version of Nigella Lawson and Anthony Bourdain-fronted cooking series The Taste, marking the latest international sale for the Red Arrow International format. US network ABC ordered eight seasons of the series, which sees Lawson and Bourdain head of panel of judges to pit America’s most skilled […]