FOOD NETWORK OBSESSED PODCAST PICKED UP FOR EXTENDED SECOND RUN

Host Jaymee Sire Returns to Dish on All Things Food Network

NEW YORK- February 10, 2021- Food Network has picked up Food Network Obsessed, the official podcast of Food Network, for an extended second run with host Jaymee Sire returning. The podcast, which launched in early January and is just midway through its first season, features food blogger, journalist, TV host and Food Network superfan Sire, sitting down each week for a candid and revealing chat with favorite Food Network stars and chefs, dishing on everything from behind-the-scenes secrets of their shows, to how they got their start in food, to sharing some of their secrets for kitchen success, and more.

“Hosting Food Network Obsessed is a dream come true for this superfan, and we are just getting started!” said Sire. “It has been such a blast to sit and chat about anything and everything with our season one guests and I am so excited to continue the conversations with even more of Food Network’s incredible stars.”

The first season of Food Network Obsessed has to-date scored a nearly perfect star rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars and in the first few weeks, landed the #3 spot in the Food category on Apple Podcasts. Guests have included Kalen Allen, Valerie Bertinelli, Kardea Brown, Josh Capon and Jeff Mauro, with forthcoming interviews to feature Ted Allen, Anne Burrell, Alex Guarnaschelli and Ali Khan. New episodes of the Food Network Obsessed podcast launch every Friday and are available on Apple, Spotify, Stitcher and Google Podcasts.

Fans can go to Food Network Obsessed at FoodNetwork.com/FoodNetworkObsessed for more information, and follow Food Network and Jaymee on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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FOOD NETWORK (www.foodnetwork.com) is a unique lifestyle network, website and magazine that connects viewers to the power and joy of food. The network strives to be viewers’ best friend in food and is committed to leading by teaching, inspiring, empowering and entertaining through its talent and expertise. Food Network is distributed to nearly 100 million U.S. households and draws over 46 million unique web users monthly. Since launching in 2009, Food Network Magazine’s rate base has grown 13 times and is the No. 2 best-selling monthly magazine on the newsstand, with 13.5 million readers. Food Network is owned by Discovery, Inc., a global leader in real life entertainment serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world and spanning 220 countries and territories; the portfolio also includes direct-to-consumer streaming services such as discovery+ and Food Network Kitchen, along with premium brands Discovery Channel, HGTV, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia Network as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport.