Top Chef alum and chefs Nyesha Arrington and Richard Blaise join Gordon Ramsay for Fox’s Next Level Chef, a competition that has an amazing three-story set and doesn’t use it any interesting ways.
Alter Ego, Fox’s new reality competition, uses motion capture technology to allow contestants to perform as digital characters, but has an insufferable format and no reason for existing.
Big Brother producers Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan’s new baking competition, Crime Scene Kitchen, has borrowed its central idea with Quibi’s Dishmantled and turned that into an excruciatingly boring hour of television that doesn’t even have fun with the title.
Fox’s Name That Tune returned earlier this year, with a full, real studio audience! I talked to its executive producer about everything from filming in Australia to casting Jane Krakowski and Randy Jackson to updating a classic game show and its rules.
Within one week, Netflix and Fox premiered similar shows—so similar, they even shared a contestant. But both have unnecessarily filler crowding out some really fun parts.
Fox’s Ultimate Tag, hosted by JJ, TJ, and Derek Watt, is significantly better than similar reality shows that came before it. But it’s also not the next American Ninja Warrior or American Gladiators.
Fox announced a host for its adaptation of Flirty Dancing, which will add a twist to the UK format. Will the Fox version cast a range of people like Channel 4’s did?