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Will You Watch Top Chef Junior?

This morning Bravo announced its plans for Top Chef Junior. Similar to Top Chef, the eight-episode series will feature teens battling it out in the kitchen and competing in culinary challenges. Frances Berwick, the general manager of Bravo Media, explains the network's decision to expand the Top Chef brand:

With Top Chef as the No. 1 food show on cable comes the natural expansion in our food domain. With Top Chef Junior we're reaching a growing market and are developing a series that will teach and test the skills of younger aspiring chefs and appeal to the whole family.

Bravo is also planning another untitled, food-related reality series highlighting the life of "the world's sexiest chef," Jean-Christophe Novelli.

Knowing Bravo's track record, these shows have the potential to be smashing hits. Will you watch?


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sheshell sheshell 8 years
no way... who wants to watch little kids cooking brownies? my sister's boyfriend is on the unnamed jean-christophe novelli show, and i would much rather watch him any day!
SugarFreak SugarFreak 9 years
Sure! Little ppl need love too.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 9 years
Um, isn't Top Chef already filled with high-school style drama? I think I'll pass.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 9 years
Nope - I'll stick with the grown-up chefs.
Kristykitten Kristykitten 9 years
I think this is kind of a stupid idea and a weird step for Bravo to take. That being said, I'll probably end up watching it, I'm such a sucker for Bravo...I watch even the worst shows of the bunch.
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
to be honest, i don't think that i'm going to watch it. i LOVE TC but to think about watching teens battle it out - i don't think so. it's different when it's someone's occupation and their passion etc, and it's another when there's a really talented teen that's doing it for now...
HappyKate HappyKate 9 years
NO! not a fan of kids
Kate-Marie Kate-Marie 9 years
I'm 17, can I sign up?! I do love to cook, but I don't think I could do it under pressure the way the Top Chef challenges demand. I'm still learning.
Gabriela14815884 Gabriela14815884 9 years
I'll definitely watch! I love top chef, I think its going to be really interesting to see what these teens can do and how much training they have/don't have.
shoneyjoe shoneyjoe 9 years
I think it's going to suck, and I think Bravo's viewers will let them know. Without mercy. Which will likely damage the children psychologically.
Melo-D Melo-D 9 years
Lol Lickety! :LOL: I don't know if I would.
fuzzles fuzzles 9 years
lickity, Hopefully, the toddlers would wrap the network editors in foil and cook them properly for the crap that they offer as something worth watching! :)
lickety-split lickety-split 9 years
can't wait for the "top chef toddler: easy bake oven edition".
BostonChick BostonChick 9 years
Not sure if I'd watch it... For right now. I'm anxiously waiting for the Top Chef finale post because I can't wait to discuss it all!!
foxie foxie 9 years
Hecks yeah.
Kaciegrrl Kaciegrrl 9 years
It will probably suck me in, lol. Counting down the minutes until the finale tonight! :D Geaux Stephanie :)
WineUnleashed WineUnleashed 9 years
oooh Can't wait. I think I might have to "groom" my daughter for this.
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