Fox is booking a second season of Gordon Ramsay’s Hotel Hell. The network is ordering another round of the summer’s highest-rated new broadcast series.
For Ramsay, the show marks his fourth successful Fox show, and all are on the air the same year — that must be some kind of record. The media often calls X Factor judge Simon Cowell TV’s biggest reality star. But you could make an argument that Ramsay deserves that title. The chef is star of three series on the top-rated network (Hell’s Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares and Hotel Hell), and is the lead judge on a fourth (MasterChef). All will return for another season (Hell’s is actually renewed for two more). Plus, MasterChef rose 12 percent in the ratings for its current well-received third edition — the only broadcast show this summer to grow its adult-demo rating. READ FULL STORY