So Brian Boitano has a new show on the Food Network, with a title taken from a South Park gag. Go figure. At this point, anything is possible when it comes to television, although this is really stretching the boundaries.
(Whatever happened to Brian Orser anyway?)
The sports-entertainment TV crossover is nothing new (look no further than Emmitt Smith on Dancing with the Stars, although that’s hardly the start or end of it) but when an Olympic champion figure skater becomes a celebrity chef, we’re clearly on the cusp of either a societal tipping point or the apocalypse.
Assuming it’s the former, here are five new pitches for realitainment shows starring athletes, Tuesday’s Top Five.