So many people commenting here are saying the same thing. My family and I aren't on Facebook but were wondering if there's a Facebook page for Food channell? If so, have people commenting there had the some of the same complaints?
Yesterday afternoon and evening was another 14 hour marathon of DDD repeats. Guy F. is supposedly a chef and has restaurants but they never show him cooking. I guess if he cooks the same way he hosts DDD, it'd be an immediate loss of appetite for most viewers. Totally uncouth, loud, licks his fingers, I"m surprised they don't show him belching after stuffing his face, but maybe they have.
Shame on those in charge who are knowingly allowing this lazy and talentless programing, and especially that there is nothing new offered except for more "contests".
Food Network has been my go to channel for years but I just cannot watch several times a week with DDD and Guy's other shows taken over. Did he buy the Network or major stock holder? I have viewers in all age groups in my family and we all like some of the same shows and some different ones but none of us like Guy. He is a one trick pony, is obnoxious and full of himself. I understand that ratings run these things but it is hard to believe Guy is really that popular.
Seriously, Giada has got to go! At least get her OFF "The Next Food Network Star". She is the most annoying egotistical rude snotty b-?3%* on TV. I do not watch ANYTHING that she is on except NFNS and I truthfully hit the mute whenever she is talking. Yeah, Guy is annoying and all the stupid "cake" shows are annoying but she is the worst. Another thing, if celebrities need a job, let them find one elsewhere, I personally don't care about any celebrity "cooking". I think the Food Network could use a total re-vamping or at least a return to the way it used to be. No more games shows, cake wars, or crap.
Yes yes yes, please get rid of the "celebrities" REALLY!?!
Bring back Ina Garten.Food Network used to be a n entertaining show and a learning experience. Now it is a disgusting joke. Your experiment is not working. No wonder you are losing viewers. Bring back the dignity and CLASS of the good chefs. I can't watch it anymore. Admit your mistake!
Get our shows back on the afternoon,
If not I'm cancelling my subscription
Can't get you on the phone.
You have a number not in service!
Food network should be a classy representation of great business people. Not a bunch of cussing rednecks. Please edit the foul language before running an episode. This is supposed to be a family friendly show. At least, you tell the contestants to tell about family, etc. Come on , keep it classy & clean. It's about the food!
I enjoy the food net work, but don't like all the competition shows, chopped is stupid, the pioneer woman can stay out west, Bobby flay is pretty good, guy f. Is really good but all the shows are no where near me. I liked iron chef, but that is no longer on, I like Paula dean because she lives in the same city as I do. How about developing a show for the scouting community both boy and girl scouts , cooking over open fires, using cast iron cookware, etc..., how about a show about cooking for picky eaters? Cooking with kids with autism?
Get rid of chopped, giada, kids BBQ show. Show shows of kids working together, instead of divide and conquer that food network love to show.
Whathaveyou done to the afternoon lineup of great shows? Why would you change my enjoyable afternoon of interesting cooking for a silly competition of child cooking? I have stopped watching as I see by the reviews a lot of people have. Please listen to your public and bring back the real cooking shows!
I agree with all the other reviews, I use to like watching the Food Network but not anymore. It is so boring and the shows they do show I can't stand.
Why don't you bring back Ina, Giada and all the others. I like Guy Fieri but not the entire day.
I do not watch Food Network anymore. If you bring back all the good shows I may watch again.
Chopped and Cake Wars and the others are terrible.
I no longer enjoy the food channel.
All the Chefs are gone. Tired of pioneer women, Guy and the farm women.. Your shows are BORING!
You keep showing the same repeats over and over again.
Put the real chefs back.
Till then I will no longer be watching the food channel.
I love to cook, and have watched the network for a long time. I have found it a tremendous resource, and thank you.
However, after a couple of years of Giada DeLaurentis, I can't look. She is the phoniest woman alive. Those teeth are a result of Bulimia: that little doll hasn't let a morsel settle for years...
And Bobby Flay? A great Chef, narcissistic, mean and just a Rude man with too much facial surgery.
You keep running Giada at Home, - with Todd - who, I'm sure , didn't get the house. Swinging Jade on the beach... Really??? And she and Flay now together. Can't think of a couple more deserving of one another!
There are a lot of fine Chefs around, who are real people. Please, a little more attention to that.
What has happened to the Food Network? No wonder the ratings are so bad. Where is Ina Garten and so many of the cooks who entertained us as well as taught us? These new shows are a joke. Why is Guy on all the time, especially with Diners,Drive-Ins and Dives? They are basically the same all the time. The other new shows are a joke and very boring.The viewers who have been watching the show for many years know how special the shows were. What is the matter with you? When are you going to bring back the real cooking shows and please your viewers? Those people were like family to us. Your experiment is not working. Please read all these reviews and elevate the /Food Network so we can enjoy and learn once again.
can't believe that we have Guy marathons on all of the time. What's with that?
I don't know why I bother to write over and over again but PLEASE get rid of the celebrity cooking shows!!! Patricia Heaton has been picked up for a second season and I just want to barf! She does nothing interesting or new in any way. Just shows off her celebrity friends and family. Then there's The country singer who does old stuff that's out of date and shows off her celebrity friends and family! Also, Valerie Bertanelli who is better than the other two but WHY NOT PUT SOME REAL CHEFS ON AND LET THE COOK AND TEACH! Good Lord, Ina Garten was not renewed and I have learned so much from her. It all makes no sense!!!
I hate all the celebrity cooks """ cooks not chefs!!!
DISAPPOINTED....programming is NOT great. Used to watch cupcake wars all at the time in the morning, now after
re-runs, substitute programming is terrible. The farmhouse rules program is awful, and I can't stand her voice.
Can't you get more suitable "stars", and programs? MORE? Love the Kitchen! Love Marcella's new show! Love Giada,
Love Chopped and the kids baking championship. Other stations carry great cooking shows now, like ABC's the Chew
Hallmark at home program always has different cooking ideas.You all have to be more creative! There is an audience! Vegan, healthy...think people! You are missing out!
Showing Chopped during the late afternoon is horrible programing. Ina and Ree and Giada teach cooling. Chopped shows freaky tattooed weirdoos with phony cloying personal stories who teach nothing. I don't want to learn how to cook snails and chocolate sauce and sheep brains. Bring back teaching chefs or you will lose hundreds of thousands of viewers. Too much Chopped and Diners etc. we were loyal viewers but not we will no longer watch Food Network channel. There are several other cooking shows on other channels. You made a huge programing mistake. Fix it.
RS in Columbus Ohio
What is going on with this channel! Barefoot Contessa is gone, Pioneer womans gone, those are favorite programs at our house, in Naples fl. Use to come on at 4:00 p.m. with Ina, and than pioneer women also cooking Italian program. Please let me know. Bummed!!
I feel the same way!
I'm very disappointed with the day time line up latley. Won't be watching anytime soon.
I'm not much for writing letters, infact I never do. But I'm so disapointed in the Food Network and the shows that are be broadcasting. I wonder what Julia Childs would think? There are so many fine Chefs in the world and you provide us with this garbage you call Food Network Stars. Well they suck..From Guy, Tia, all the game shows and so many more. I wish you guys would get your act together. I'm sure my opinion does not mean much But for myself I've stopped watching your Network. Get it together
Please go back to the type of programming that made Food Network - chefs and cooks who welcomed and engaged the viewer. Maybe the intent was for serious viewers to switch over to the Cooking Channel. FN is part of my basic cable package; I will not pay for a premium package just to get CC. As many others have said, the hours and hours of DDD, Chopped, Cutthroat Kitchen, Cupcake Wars, etc is too much. I now prefer PBS cooking shows - AKT, Cooks Country, Martha Bakes, Sara's Weeknight meals, Project Smoke - they are far superior.
Bring back re-runs of Ina, Tyler's Ultimate, Alton's Good Eats, $40 a Day...anything to break up the current schedule! I hope Ina's new book "Cooking for Jeffrey" will bring new episodes. In my opinion, she set the bar for FN and the new schedule fails miserably.
This Sunday I was at a group lunch of women consisting of over 30 of us. Of course we started talking about the Food Channel. We are all extremely disappointed in your programming change. Nobody wants to watch all day long baking shows or kid cook off 4 hours of chopped as we are never going to go into a grocery store and buy duck and Licorice and try to figure out what to do withand. an hour or two of each would do but your programming has changed to the point where none of us are really watching you that much anymore . we watch triple D, but where is Ina and everybody else who used to be on in the afternoon? HGTV at least has some new programming but we are kind of feeling the same about them as well hours of Love It or List It things like that, hours of property brothers getting very very boring. What's going on with the programming these days?