Pin It

Canned Emeril 

"He tried to present himself as all business, but he was hurting and stayed that way for a very long time. Asked four years later why he thought the show had been canceled, he said, 'I still don't know why.' He still believed the network had gone nuts at some point."

— Allen Salkin, in his new book From Scratch: Inside the Food Network, describing Emeril Lagasse's reaction to the network canceling his show Emeril Live after 10 years. According to Salkin, executives thought Lagasse's audience was aging and preferred to go with a new evening schedule of cooking competitions hosted by personalities like Guy Fieri and Rachael Ray.


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Pin It

Speaking of Emeril Lagasse, Allen Salkin

Latest in New Orleans Food News

Spotlight Events

  • Close Me Out @ Hi-Ho Lounge
    2239 St. Claude Ave.

    • First Saturday of every month

© 2018 Gambit
Powered by Foundation