The Bellas take part in the new E! Network Serial
WWE Hall of Famers The Bella Twins (Nikki and Brie Bella) are set to feature in a new show on E! Network – a channel they’ve worked with in various ways since 2013. This time around, they’ll be guests on “Celebrity Beef,” hosted by Joel McHale. The show’s press release says viewers “will follow two celebrity contestants each week as they face off in a kitchen and mash up their beef with knives in hand, spices on the grill and ready to cook the best flat this side of the hollywood hills.
Other celebrities included in this year’s season include Cheryl Hines and Rachael Harris, Ben Higgins and Nick Viall, Cynthia Bailey and Todd Bridges, Andy Grammer and Justin Baldoni, Justin Sylvester and Loni Love, Dolores Catania and Caroline Manzo, Missi Pyle and Jeff Lewis, and Nikki & Brie Bella. With the way the guests are formatted, Nikki and Brie are expected to go head-to-head in the cooking-style competition.
You can see the full press release below:
THE KITCHEN WILL HEAT UP AS E!’S “CELEBRITY BEEF,” HOSTED AND PRODUCED BY JOEL MCHALE, PREMIERE TUESDAY, AUGUST 2 AT 10 PM ET/PT
Los Angeles, Calif. – July 5, 2022 – Joel McHale returns to E! as host and executive producer of “Celebrity Beef,” the cooking show that turns pop culture feuds into a food fight, premiering Tuesday, August 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. This comedy competition series will follow two celebrities each week as they face off in a kitchen and mash up their beef with knives in hand, spices on the grill and ready to whip up the best dish this side of Hollywood. Hills. As the celebrities try to settle scores in the kitchen, things get spicy as they reveal the inside scoop on their rivalry. As host, Joel acts as prosecutor, judge and jury, creating twists and turns with various challenges throughout the showdown. The winner of each challenge will have an advantage over their competitor, such as being treated with exclusive ingredients, while the loser will receive cruel punishment, such as trading in their knives for gardening tools. At the end of each episode, the contestants present their final meal to Joel for the ultimate taste test, as he crowns one person the winner and helps the duos mash their beef once and for all. The winner will also receive a trophy and receive $10,000 for the charity of their choice.
Famous contestants include: Cheryl Hines and Rachael Harris, Ben Higgins and Nick Viall, Cynthia Bailey and Todd Bridges, Andy Grammer and Justin Baldoni, Justin Sylvester and Loni Love, Dolores Catania and Caroline Manzo, Missi Pyle and Jeff Lewis and Nikki and Brie bella .
“Celebrity Beef” airs immediately following the current season of “Celebrity Game Face” hosted and executive produced by Kevin Hart, on Tuesdays for a night of comedy competition for a cause beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
“Celebrity Beef” is produced by The Content Group, part of Asylum Entertainment Group, with Joel McHale, Rebecca Hertz, Steven Michaels, Jodi Flynn, James Macnab, Andi Walker Ochoa and Ariel Brozell serving as executive producers.
“Celebrity Game Face” is produced by Critical Content and HARTBEAT with Kevin Hart, Jenny Daly, Tom Forman, Jon Beyer, Bryan Smiley, Mike Stein, Michael Canter and Jeff Krask serving as executive producers.
E ! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture and streams some of the most sought-after reality series on television, including “The Bradshaw Bunch”, “Botched”, “Celebrity Game Face”, “Relatively Famous: Ranch Rules.”E! News” is the leading multi-platform publisher providing up-to-the-minute entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 on “EOnline.com” and across all digital and social media. The brand’s lineup includes “Daily Pop,” “Nightly Pop” on linear and “E! News’?The?Rundown” on Snapchat. “Live From E!” covers iconic red carpet events, keeping fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture’s biggest nights and the “People’s Choice Awards” celebrate the best in pop culture and are the only awards show for the people, by the people. E! is part of the NBCUniversal Television portfolio and Streaming, which includes NBCU’s broadcast, cable and streaming platforms: NBC, Bravo, ?E!, ?Oxygen, SYFY, Universal Kids, USA Network and Peacock. For more information, visit ?EOnline.com .
About Content Group
Launched by award-winning producer Steve Michaels, The Content Group (TCG) is a content production collective dedicated to building fair and growth-oriented partnerships with producers, filmmakers and talent across the spectrum of entertainment. Part of Asylum Entertainment Group, TCG has co-founded and financed projects with top producers including Big City TV (Lori Rothschild Ansaldi), Breaklight Pictures (Dan Johnstone) and 72 Steps Media (Ben Salter). Recent TCG productions include Shaq Life for TNT, King of the Con for discovery+ and Sins of the Amish for Peacock. Other titles include Breaklight Pictures’ premium series and specials Breaking Hillsong: A Megachurch Exposed, American Cartel and Detective Diaries for Discovery+ as well as Big City TV’s hit series Doubling Down with the Derricos for TLC as well as The Program: Prison Detox for Discovery +.
As mentioned, the Bellas worked with E! Network for nearly a decade now through the shows “Total Divas” and “Total Bellas” – two reality TV series that followed WWE’s two Hall of Famers, and in the former’s case, others Popular WWE Divas too, as they navigate their busy WWE lives. Since “Total Bellas” was pulled from the E! Network in January 2021, the two women continued to stay in the spotlight with their podcast, and they also made a surprise appearance to prank the judges on a recent edition of “America’s Got Talent.”
Nikki Bella made her return to WWE television alongside her sister, Brie Bella, last January at the Royal Rumble. The duo also attended the WWE Hall of Fame 2022 ceremony last April and enjoyed WrestleMania weekend in Dallas alongside other WWE stars.
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