EMMYS: For Food Shows, It’s More Than What’s In The KitchenDiane Haithman is a contributor to Deadline Hollywood

Could this year’s Emmy Reality and Reality-Competition categories turn into a food fight?

Perhaps more important: Should there be a law preventing a chef from wrapping zucchini around a toasted marshmallow, creating the S’More from hell (observed in a recent installment of Chopped)?

The stage — or should we say table — has been set. In 2010, Bravo’s Top Chef  knocked The Amazing Race off its 7-year pedestal by taking home the Emmy for best Reality-Competition program (Race came back for another two wins before being unseated by The Voice in 2013).  “I believe it was the first prominent, prime time food show to win the category,” says Primetime Emmy Award chair Bob Boden. Read More »