Network feeds lineup with reality fare
Bravo is nourishing its lineup with two more food-related programs.Cabler announced it has given an eight-episode order to “Top Chef Junior,” a spinoff of popular series “Top Chef.” “Junior” will test the cooking skills of contestants between the ages 13 and 16. No air date has been set. Magical Elves will produce, while Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz serve as exec producers. Second skein is tentatively titled the “Jean-Christophe Novelli Project,” about the Michelin-winning chef’s move to Los Angeles to run a cooking school. Eight episodes were ordered. Novelli has restaurants in London, France and South Africa, and runs a cooking school in the U.K. Mentorn USA will produce, with Greg Johnston, Hannah Wyatt and Dan Barraclough exec producing.