11 Food Shows to Watch This Fall

August 24, 2015

Bourdain, “Bob’s Burgers,” “Baking Show,” and more hit the airwaves this September.

These days, pop-culture obsessives are quick to point out that the ongoing “television renaissance” is actually happening on platforms like Netflix and Amazon, leaving primetime and even cable networks in the dust creatively. But when it comes to food-related television, something odd is happening. It’s the major networks (and notably, the Public Broadcasting Service) that are picking up the slack left by ostensibly food-focused cable channels, where food competitions judged by the same six-person line-up of celebrity chefs are in constant rotation. Quality food programming — both scripted…