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The F Word with Gordon Ramsay
by Chico Alexander
Host: Gordon Ramsay
Ten teams came out of The F Word
kitchen a winner. Now two of those teams will cook for $100,000
and the title of F Word season 1 champions.
Traci (captain), Jessica, Leah & Terri
Navy wives from week 7
assisted by sous-chef Whitney Webster
Melissa (captain), Christine, Dawn, Rob
Italian cousins from Long Island, NY from week 1
assisted by sous-chef Ben Kronick
Tonight on the menu: the hardest
dish yet... Surf & Turf - Filet Mignon & Butter-Saffron-Poached
Lobster Glazed Baby Carrots & Turnips with Cognac Sauce. Recipe is available on the site. This week, the teams can
choose their own element that makes the dish their own.
VIPs at the F Word this week include Eva Longoria and Tony Hale.
Among the extra-curricular...
- Eva pours out a champagne with a sword
- Gordon is going to try for a Guinness record for longest sheet
of pasta rolled in 60 seconds. The mark to beat is 3'3.4". His
mark... 4'9"! After a season of watching other people smash
records, Gordon Ramsay is OFFICIALLY AMAZING!
- The Ultimate RECIPE CHALLENGE: Gordon vs. David Beckham. They're
cooking risotto. Judging: Laila Ali. For queen, country and
kitchen, the winner.... GORDON!
- Tony decorates a cake
- A few pint-sized Gordon wannabes deliver their best "F Word"
moments as we review season 1.
After the kitchen closes and the comment cards are filled out, the
winner ... of $100,000 and the title of the F Word championship...
MILITARY WIVES CLUB!
America's Got Talent
by Chico Alexander, Jason Block & Gordon Pepper
Host: Tyra Banks with Mel B, Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum & Howie
The first wave of performers showed
their stuff yesterday. Tonight, we have the results.
First, we reveal the acts that came in sixth, seventh, and eight
place in the public vote. They will be up for the Dunkin Donuts
Dunkin Save tonight. In no particular order:
- Christian Guardino
- Just Jerk
- Yoli Mayor
First group: Artyon and Paige... In the Stairwell...
- ADVANCED: In the Stairwell
Second group: The Singing Trump... Puddles Pity Party... Preacher
- ADVANCED: Preacher Lawson
Next is a performance from the reigning champion of AGT: the
beneficiary of Howie's Golden Buzzer... Grace Vanderwaal singing
her single "Moonlight".
Before we get to the third group, a look behind the scenes at the
check-in table courtesy Howie in drag.
Third group: Darci Lynne... Angelica Hale
- ADVANCED: BOTH!
The Dunkin Save is now CLOSED.
The final group: Bello Nock... Billy and Emily England.
- ADVANCED: Billy and Emily England
DUNKIN SAVE: Christian Guardino
That leaves Just Jerk and Yoli Mayor. The judges will decide which
of these two will go to the semifinals.
- Heidi: YOLI MAYOR
- Mel B: JUST JERK
- Simon: YOLI MAYOR
- Howie: JUST JERK
And the vote is split. So America has the final decision.
- ADVANCED: Yoli Mayor
- Johnny Manuel
- Light Balance
- Demian Aditya
- Merrick Hanna
- Celine Tam
- Pompeyo Family
- Evie Clair
- Brobots & Mandroidz
- The Masqueraders
- Eric Jones
- Mirror Image
- Mandy Harvey
by Chico Alexander & Jason Block
Host: Julie Chen
THE STORY SO FAR! Alex wants to use
two expendable pawns to try and take out Cody. She ends up
nominating Jason and Elena. They join Matt, who loses the
Temptation Challenge. Meanwhile, Mark is sitting pretty doing the
safety dance, while Cody decides to stir the pot.
Elena knows that Cody is the target, but she's not above
suspicions that she too may be a possible target.
POWER OF VETO: As HOH and nominees, Alex, Jason, Elena & Matt
must choose who gets to play with them in the Power of Veto. They
chose Mark and Paul (Alex's choice), so Cody will not get a chance
to save himself (C-Note: DEAD MAN WALKING!).
VETO COMPETITION #7: BB Adventure Tour (powered by Outback
Steakhouse). In each round, each Houseguest will have a shot at a
map with numbers on them. The Houseguest with the lowest score is
eliminated, but with elimination comes a parting gift. Future
eliminees will get a shot to swap their gifts a la White Elephant
with anyone else's. Whoever holds the Power of Veto at the end
wins it and the opportunity to take five of their fellow
houseguests to dinner on Outback.
- Elena: $5000
- Alex: Camp Guide
- Paul: Skydiving outfit to share with another houseguest
- Mark: Trip to Colorado
- Jason: "The Extreme-itard"
- Matt: Power of Veto
VETO MEETING #6: Matt uses the Power of Veto to save Jason, while
Alex puts her plan into motion and nominates CODY in his place.
It's no surprise that he'll be on his way out Thursday, but on a
fast-forward night, who will join him?
Cooks vs. Cons
by Chico Alexander
Host: Geoffrey Zakarian
Four cooks think they've got what
it takes to survive a pro kitchen, but only two of them are paid
to do so on the regular. Here to try and split the real from the
fake are our judges: Beau Macmillan and Aarti Sequeira.
ROUND 1: The cooks are going to have 30 minutes to make their best
PO'BOY. Sounds easy, right? Tomato, ground beef, bread, some eggy
binding agent. Let's see you do it with SESAME.
- Greg: Duck Po'Boy
- Lisa: Creole Shrimp Po'Boy
- Brittany: Fried Catfish Po'Boy
- Josh: Po'Boy Banh Mi
WINNER: Lisa (C-Note: of course)
ELIMINATED: Greg, who is a .... CON! Wrestling fans recognize Greg
Hamilton, the voice of the WWE Smackdown and WWE NXT!
ROUND 2: three cooks left in the hunt for $10,000. You'll have 30
minutes and free reign to do what you wish... but you'll have to
use BLUE CHEESE.
- Lisa: Crawfish Mac'n Cheese
- Brittany: Steak & Eggs Benedict
- Josh: Filipino Meatloaf
The other con in this lineup... Brittany, who is a writer & PR
specialist at West Virginia University. Lisa is a certified
personal chef in Mansfield, TX. Josh is the sous chef at Chao Chao
Who just got a hot check for $10,000? Congratulations... BRITTANY!
Emogenius Season Finale
by Chico Alexander
GSN: 9p/8c & 9:30p/8:30c
Host: Hunter March
Sarah & Adham
Joshua & Betina
GET THE MESSAGE
- Paranormal Survivalists: Yo, Cole. Thinking of cutting an album.
What can I do to make it sound dope? (car/notes) Nobody gets
- Flying Carpets: Getting totes jelly. What can I buy to get a bod
like yours? (shake/weight). They pick up $100 from SHAKE WEIGHT.
- Paranormal Survivalists: Hey baby, what reality show do you
wanna curl up with tonight? (wall/burger/burger). They get
WAHLBURGERS for $200.
- Flying Carpets: Sorry about last night. What was I doing when
you woke me up? (sleep/walking) They get SLEEPWALKING for $300 to
- Flying Carpets: SINGER (notes/punch/baby/time) (barber/girl/clippers/bald
(Vegas/dice/drink/dance/sing/stage) - No one gets BRITNEY SPEARS.
The clues: "Sings 'Hit Me Baby One More Time'", "shaved her hair
off", "Vegas show".
- Paranormal Survivalists: MOVIE (rocket/Mars/astronaut/boom) - They
watch THE MARTIAN for $300.
- Flying Carpets: APP (man/computer/talking/woman/cell
(apple/camera/talking) - Paranormal Survivalists steal FACETIME
- Paranormal Survivalists: FOOD (break, stick, red cross, plate)
(pot, fire, cheese) - They get FONDUE for $200 to make it $900 to
- Paranormal Survivalists (Sarah gives).... get Tinder and March
Madness for $800, $1700 total.
- Flying Carpets (Joshua gives) ... need four to win. They get
Dallas Cowboys, Empire, 3D printer... and that's it. Paranormal
Survivalists win, $1700 to $1500!
MASTERS OF TEXT: Sarah & Adham get pasta, Rubik's cube,
Robocop, concession stand, and GPS for the sweep and the $10,000
In the nightcap, Alley Cats Paigion
& Christian and Team Tough Love Amanda & Jessica are tied at $500.
Alley Cats lead off Hit Send, getting sunburn, Ant-Man, and attic
for $1200, $1700 total. Team Tough Love need three to tie, four to
win. They get stand-up comic... and that's it. Alley Cats win,
$1700 to $900!
MASTERS OF TEXT: Paigion & Christian get Cosmopolitan, Dwyane Wade,
skinny dipping... and that's it for $600, $2300 total.
by Chico Alexander
GSN: 10p/9c & 10:30p/9:30c
Host: Ben Gleib
high school teachers
high school students & twins
Kicking things off with Teachers
- Teachers: Touch the one that has an elephant's butt. They find
the elephant for $160.
- Students: Touch the compact car. They get the model car in the
kid's hands for $220.
- Teachers: Welcome to Mardi Gras! Who's doing the worst job of
concealing their identity? They go with the person whose mask is
on backwards for $40 more.
- Students: These kids find these places boring, but which place
can hold their interest? They miss the bank... and also got the
question wrong with a cell phone guy. They still lead by $20, $220
- Sam: In which category would you not find a book about the horse
Secretariat: History, Nonfiction, Sports, Animals, Autobiography,
or Business? She picks Business, but a horse can't write. It was
- Heaven: Just cut and paste (repeated ad nauseum). She touches
the scissors and glue for $175.
- Ashlea: How many students have their hands raised: 6, 7, 8 or 9?
She counts 7... and she's right for $325 more.
- Lali: Follow what the instruction would be if he'd button his
shirt correctly. It said "touch smooch with king". She does for
$75, and the teachers lead, $525 to $470.
- $1000 (Ashlea vs. Lali): Touch the face on the face that's been
defaced. Ashlea hits Abraham Lincoln with the moustache for $500.
Lali... missed with George Washington.
- $2500 (Sam vs. Heaven): How would the letters look after making
a rubbing on the gravestone (DAVID)? Both Sam and Heaven miss the
actual name on the gravestone, so Ashlea & Sam win, $1025 to $470!
The students end up with $500 for their college education.
SMART MONEY: How many books are pictured here: 9, 10, 11, or 12?
- Ashlea misses with 9, but Sam counts the book-shaped bookcase to
In the nightcap, bad girls Jasmine
& Teresa trail nice guys (and brothers) Nick & Frankie, $345 to
$375. Head-to-Head for $1000: Gus enters his password 100 times a
day. Based on what you see, what is most likely his password? No
one hits "red" (the letters on the keyboard are worn). For $2500:
which one starts like lion and ends like lamb? No one hits the
lamb, so the scores remain the same. Nick & Frankie win!
SMART MONEY: Logically, which item below should replace the
question mark: Bell, pearl, pacifier, or pin?
PEA - PEAR - ?
- Nick went with "pearl", while Frankie went with ... the question
mark? Nick's right for another $1000, $1375 total.
- Sade says "This is a sign!". Von went with "Have you seen this
billboard?!" But "Potholes 2 Miles Back" has no points,
exclamation or question.
by Chico Alexander
Hosts/Judges: Gordon Ramsay, Aaron Sanchez & Christina Tosi
Last week, the home cooks cooked from
the MasterChef himself Shaun O'Neale. Reba sang her swan song, and
we're down to 12.
Our team challenge takes us to Vegas, where we celebrate the 50th
anniversary of Caesars Palace.
ROUND 4 TEAM CHALLENGE: Both teams will be cooking for 50
entertainment & hospitality VIPs. Elimination Test winners Dino
and Daniel will captain the teams. Dino can choose either the team
or the protein. Dino chooses... the team. Daniel will choose the
RED TEAM (Dino): Jason, Eboni, Adam, Jenny, Cate.
BLUE TEAM (Daniel): Caitlin, Yachecia, Jeff, Gabriel, Newton -
they pick sea bass over rib cap.
RED: Rib Cap with Parsnip Puree, Chanterelle Mushrooms & Romanesco
with Hazelnut Crumble
BLUE: Poached Sea Bass with Pickled Leeks, Turnip Puree and
Tomato-Stuffed Squash Blossom with Purple Basil Vinaigrette
- WINNER: RED (68% to 32%)
ROUND 4 PRESSURE TEST: Then and there, the judges announce the
Pressure Test, and only two will compete - Newton and Yachecia.
They will cook... a champagne-poached oyster in 45 minutes.
TO BE CONTINTUED.
The Price Is Right
by Chico Alexander
Host: Drew Carey with Manuela Arbelaez, Rachel Reynolds & George Gray
Record today: 2-4
Record for week 42: 2-4
Record this season: 520-537-71
Total today*: $26,356
Total this week*: $26,356
Total this season*: $14,406,202
Perfect bids: 21/1038
Perfect Shows/Skunks: 0/3
$11K/$26K SCSD Spins: 5/1
Best week: Week 6 - Big Money Week: $707,684
$14 million passed: 6/20/17
*totals are based on the MSRP of the prizes on the tape day and rounded
to the nearest dollar.
(C-Note: the following is a make-good
episode preempted from June 14)
Imani Cabezas, Alexis Bujosa, Randy Love, and Raeann Alger get the
calldown with a set of Kate Spade accessories. The $1555
accessories go to Randy, who gets to play for a trip to the
Dominican Republic (6n @ Alsol Tiara Cap Cana) in Range Game. He
stops it at $9194. The price.. $9308 for the win and the worm!
Imani wins a $799 quadcopter and a chance at $10,000 in 1/2 Off.
She gets an $80 hair dryer and a $70 thermometer. She picks #8...
Nothing doing. It was #4.
Andrew Pack packs in a $1300 set of amethyst jewelry. He'll pack
it in a Toyota Corolla if he wins Pocket Change. The $20,619 car
will cost him $1.25. He has a quarter... and a dime... and
another... and another quarter... and a nickel. He's 50 cents
Imani wins $1000 off of the Big Wheel. Meanwhile, Alexis gets a
$2179 chair & ottoman with pillow & Kindle. She'll play for
surfboards, a refrigerator-freezer, and an iMac with printer in
Eazy as 1-2-3. iMac... $2079. Surfboards... $1020.
Theresa Carrillo wins a $699 DJ station and a shot at a Nissan
Versa in Hi-Lo. Lowest in the Hi-Row: $3.99 for Kaboom cleaner.
French's fried onions... $4.99.
Raeann gets last bid last chance with coffee maker, espresso
machine, and kitchen cart. The price: $1077. The winner.. RAEANN!
She'll add a treadmill, 3DTV, and sauna if she wins Squeeze Play.
7 9 2 8 9
She pulls the 9... $7289 is a winner!
Alexis spins out $1000 and meets Imani in the Showcase. First up,
fun and games with a game room with Ms Pac-Man/Galaga Class
Reunion cabinet, foosball table & skeeball, a trip to Hersheypark
(5n @ The Inn & Westmynd Farm, day-passes), and ski boat. Top
winner Alexis passes and Imani bids $28,000. Alexis gets a
made-in-Germany Showcase of a trip to Germany (6n @ Novotel
Munchen City Arnulfpark), a pair of bicycles, and a VW Jetta. She
bids $28,500. Actual price: $27,725. Actual price of Imani's
Showcase... $24,637. And we end with a Double Overbid.
Hopefully we can do better as we school a few people NEXT FRIDAY!