FYI Network Launches 3 New Food Series

FYI Network Launches 3 New Food SeriesA+E’s new lifestyle channel, FYI will debut on July 8 with a slate of new programs including some upcoming food series you may be interested in, from Food Championships to a talk show/road show with Top Chef” judge Gail Simmons; rock star super-chef and “The Taste” judge Marcus Samuelsson; and comedian and food writer Max Silvestri to Epic Meals with YouTube sensation Harley Morenstein.

“World Food Championships”
6 one-hour episodes / Premieres Thursday, July 10 at 10pm ET
Hosted in Las Vegas, The World Food Championships is one of the most ambitious and authentic food competitions held annually. This series follows talented home cooks and professional chefs from across America as they compete to create dishes mouth-wateringly creative enough to win their food category. From burgers, BBQ, sandwiches, bacon and family recipes – there is a winner for each competition, culminating in a grand finale with a shot at winning a $50,000 prize. Co-hosted by Jeffrey Saad, a chef, author and LA-based restaurant owner; and Tiffany Derry, a Dallas-based chef and “Top Chef” alum.

FYI Network Launches 3 New Food Series“The Feed”
6 one-hour episodes / Premieres Saturday, July 12 at 9pm ET
Part road show, part food adventure, part talk show – this is a deliciously inventive new series celebrating food in all its creative, ingenious glory. Three unique and distinctly opinionated hosts – culinary expert and “Top Chef” judge Gail Simmons; rock star super-chef and “The Taste” judge Marcus Samuelsson; and comedian and food writer Max Silvestri – anchor a rollicking adventure into the creative world of cooking, food trends and food culture in America. With celebrities and famed chefs making guest appearances, the hosts debate what’s trending in the food world, which food traditions and institutions need to be rewritten and what’s lurking on the culinary horizon. From edible fireworks, organic gum to the next big food mash-up, they don’t just talk about what’s happening right now in the food world; they get their hands dirty and challenge themselves to push the food culture forward. “The Feed” is filmed around New York City and in front of a studio audience.

FYI Network Launches 3 New Food Series“Epic Meal Empire”
16 half-hour episodes / Premieres Saturday, July 26 at 10pm ET
With more than 600 million views in weekly webisodes and 6 million YouTube subscribers to date, Harley Morenstein, aka the “Sauce Boss,” and his kitchen crew are ready for primetime television. The Epic Meal Time team delivers recipes that are visually mind-blowing spins on food preparation and presentation. This FYI series will follow the ingenious group as they invent spectacular new dishes, on a whole new “epic” level.

About FYI
FYI is a contemporary lifestyle network set to debut on July 7, 2014. For your inspiration, for your imagination or for your innovation, the network embraces an adventurous, personalized and non-prescriptive approach to lifestyle content. From our viewer’s taste, space, look, journey and more – FYI covers a range of experiences that reflect how people actually live their lives today, not defined by one passion or interest. FYI is a division of A+E Networks, a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation. For more information please visit