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'Kitchen Nightmares' to get fifth season on Fox
Fox and Gordon Ramsay will continue their romance for the foreseeable future.
The network announced Thursday that it has renewed “Kitchen Nightmares” for a fifth season.
Based on a British series of the same name and airing on Fridays, “Nightmares” accompanies “Masterchef,” “Hell’s Kitchen” and the upcoming “Hotel Hell” in Mr. Ramsay’s large section of the Fox stable.
“Kitchen Nightmares” follows Mr. Ramsay to restaurants on the brink of closure. Through his guidance, intervention and fondness for four-letter words, he tries to revitalize the small businesses. So far, the show has taken him to 54 cities across America.
Katy Perry to perform on Grammy Awards
Katy Perry is set to perform on the 54th annual Grammy Awards, it was announced Wednesday.
The first presenters also were unveiled: Gwyneth Paltrow, Miranda Lambert, Drake and Dierks Bentley will take the stage Feb. 12 in the live telecast honoring the best in music.
Ms. Perry’s performance would mark the singer’s first televised gig since announcing her breakup with husband Russell Brand late last year. She is up for two Grammy Awards, record of the year and best pop solo performance.
She joins previously announced performers Adele, Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson, Glen Campbell with the Band Perry and Blake Shelton, Paul McCartney, Nicki Minaj, and Taylor Swift.
“NCIS: LA” star LL Cool J is hosting the awards show, which will air on CBS.
• Compiled from Web and wire service reports.
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