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Food Network to Reboot ‘Iron Chef America’

New Series, 'Iron Chef Gauntlet,' Targeted to Launch This Spring

Food Network will revive “Iron Chef America” with Alton Brown as “Iron Chef Gauntlet,” with a debut date targeted to second quarter 2017. In the original series, which was based on the Japanese “Iron Chef” concept and debuted in 2005, two competitors — one an “Iron Chef,” the other a challenger — vied to see which could make the best dishes from a mystery ingredient. “Gauntlet” will “take its cues from the original along with some new twists and turns.”

“Iron Chef Gauntlet” is being produced by Triage Entertainment in conjunction with Food Network. Pre-production is currently underway.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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