Fox extends stay in ‘Hotel Hell’

Latest Gordon Ramsay series gets second-season order

Fox has booked a return visit to “Hotel Hell,” giving a second season greenlight to Gordon Ramsay’s latest reality skein.

The renewal comes as no surprise. “Hotel Hell’s” Aug. 13 bow made it the highest-rated new series of summer frame for the Big Four nets. Ramsay has been on a roll for Fox this summer with strong perfs from his two other cooking competish shows, “Hell’s Kitchen” and “MasterChef.”

“Hotel Hell” borrows the format of yet another Ramsay series, “Kitchen Nightmares,” by sending Ramsay out to rehabilitate failing hotels and inns around the country. The show’s first cycle wraps Sept. 3 with a two-hour finale.

“The response to ‘Hotel Hell’ has been truly extraordinary, and we’re really excited to have the opportunity to turn around many more hotels in dire need of intervention,” Ramsay said of the renewal.

Fox alternative chief Mike Darnell praised Ramsay as “one of the most successful and appealing personalities on television.”

“Hotel Hell” hails from the UK’s Optomen and Ramsay’s One Potato Two Potato banner. Ramsay exec produces with Ben Adler, Patricia Llewellyn and Adeline Ramage Rooney.

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