Top Chef Texas adds two new judges

Bravo officially announced Top Chef Texas today, and for the show’s ninth season, it is adding two new judges in addition to Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons: Emeril Lagasse and Hugh Acheson, who was on the most-recent season of Top Chef Masters.

Bravo notes that the season will move between Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio. Word that the show is filming in Texas already leaked, thanks to a confrontation between the judges and a tweeter.

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.


Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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