The relationship between the show and the folks who make it began to shift in March, when the latter were informed that Ray would, in response to the rapid spread of COVID-19, shoot the remainder of the 2019-20 season remotely from her house in upstate New York without on-site assistance from anyone beside her husband — and that displaced crew members would not be paid for the five scheduled shoot days remaining in the season. That move prompted a dispute by IATSE, which claimed that its contract with the show covering 18 union camera operators, audio engineers and other technical crew requires producers to pay those furloughed workers for all remote shoot days that had originally been planned for the studio.
LAKE LUZERNE, N.Y. (AP) — A fire that tore through celebrity chef Rachael Ray’s upstate New York home started in a fireplace chimney, state officials said Friday. The state Office of Fire Prevention and Control said the August 9 fire at the house in Lake Luzerne, N.Y., was accidental. The blaze sent flames through the […]
The syndie star and her husband have pared down her talk/cooking show to a minimalist, makeup-free affair from their home kitchen in the Adirondacks. Shooting on iPhones, cooking largely from pantry staples and taking personal questions from viewers in every episode, Ray’s producer says she’s “the right woman for the right moment.” (Photo: Rachael Ray)
Beginning Monday, she will welcome viewers into her home kitchen for an hour of new recipes made with pantry staples, solutions for cooking dilemmas and bit of fun as she’s joined by her husband, John Cusimano.
With The ABC Owned Television Stations reupping the show for two more years, the CBS Television Distribution talk show is renewed in nearly 90% of the U.S. Other station groups on board include CBS Television Stations, Hearst, Post-Newsweek and Sinclair Broadcasting.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rachael Ray is donating $500,000 to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to help pets and families who are struggling to rebound from Superstorm Sandy. The Emmy-winning chef said Friday that her pet food brand, Nutrish, is also shipping 4 tons of wet and dry dog food […]
Less than a year after ending his 28-year stint as the host of Live, 81-year-old Regis Philbin has signed on as a recurring guest on Rachael Ray, the syndicated talk show hosted by celebrity foodie Ray. He will debut on Sept. 24 and appear once a month.
Starting next Monday at 9 a.m. ET, the Oprah Winfrey Network will broadcast two episodes of each show back-to-back.
ABC Owned Television Stations, CBS Television Stations and Gannett Broadcasting are among the station groups reupping through season 8.
Scripps Networks Interactive chief Ken Lowe and Demand Media boss Richard Rosenblatt are in talks about a potential partnership that could unite their respective TV and Web properties to create a digital lifestyle powerhouse.