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Fox Int’l Channels takes “The Taste” for 50 territories

Fox International Channels Latin America has acquired the U.S. version of The Taste (pictured) to air in 50 territories including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela.
August 13, 2014

Fox International Channels Latin America has picked up the U.S. version of The Taste (pictured) to air in 50 territories.

The culinary competition show, which was created by Red Arrow-owned producer Kinetic Content, will broadcast in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela, among other territories.

In the U.S. version, celebrity chefs Nigella Lawson, Anthony Bourdain, Marcus Samuelsson and Ludo Lefebvre mentor and challenge¬† home cooks angling to become America’s next superchef. It is exec produced by Chris Coelen, Matilda Zoltowski, Emma Conway, Bourdain and Lawson.

A local version of the format will air on Brazilian cable channel GNT next year. Networks including Canada’s CTV,¬†Australia’s Nine Network, Germany’s Sat.1, the UK’s Channel 4 and France’s M6 have also bought the format.

Kinetic is currently in production on a third season of the series for ABC.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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