Food Network Renews “Trisha’s Southern Kitchen”
FOOD NETWORK PICKS UP SECOND SEASON OF HIT
DAYTIME SERIES TRISHA’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN
NEW YORK – June 20, 2012 – Food Network has ordered a new season of the hit daytime series Trisha’s Southern Kitchen, starring music superstar and best-selling cookbook author Trisha Yearwood. The show’s thirteen-episode, second cycle will begin production this summer and is slated to premiere in the fall. In Trisha’s Southern Kitchen, she shares her food traditions, updates classic dishes and displays her southern hospitality, cooking family-inspired, down-home recipes with her friends and family. Each themed episode invites viewers into Trisha’s kitchen for favorite meals and beloved family stories.
“Our viewers loved seeing a different side of Trisha. Her impressive cooking skills and family recipes, coupled with her natural southern charm, really resonated with our audience,” said Bob Tuschman, General Manager and Senior Vice President, Food Network. “We’re thrilled Trisha will be returning for a second season with more delicious dishes and family traditions.”
“I had so much fun doing the first season of the show. It was such a great experience, and the positive response from viewers was overwhelming and truly gratifying. I’ve always believed that food brings people together. I can’t wait to share more family memories and recipes with Food Network fans,” said Yearwood.
Trisha Yearwood, who has won three Grammy Awards®, two Academy of Country Music Awards, three Country Music Association honors and had 19 top-ten singles, released her first best-selling cookbook “Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen” (Clarkson Potter) in 2008. Her second book “Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood” (Clarkson Potter) followed in 2010. Both books reached the #1 position on the New York Times best-seller list in the Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous category.