Guy Fieri has signed a new three-year deal with the Food Network, the Discovery, Inc.-owned cable channel announced Monday.
The “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” host debuted on the Food Network in 2006, when he won the second season of “The Next Food Network Star.” Along with “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” Fieri’s other popular Food Network shows include “Guy’s Grocery Games” and “Tournament of Champions.”
Per the cable channel, the new deal will include more episodes of those series, as well as new projects that Fieri is already plotting out for both Food Network as well as Discovery, Inc.’s newly launched Discovery+ streaming service, With this new agreement, “Fieri will continue to take an active role in the development and production of his own series through his Knuckle Sandwich production banner and continue to partner with the network and producers from his long-running series.”
“Guy Fieri infuses his unmatched energy and passion into every show he makes,” Food Network president Courtney White said in a statement Monday. “He is truly one-of-a-kind, adored globally for his own love of food and his deep appreciation for the people behind the restaurant scenes. I am beyond thrilled to be able to continue this extraordinary, creative partnership.”
Fieri added: “Food Network is my home and I’m stoked to continue the partnership with the entire Discovery family. The world of food is the ultimate unifier so having a global platform to share real-life stories of some of the most deserving chefs, restauranteurs, home cooks, entrepreneurs and anyone who just loves a good meal is an incredible opportunity. I can’t wait for everyone to see what we’re cookin’ up next.”
Fieri’s new deal will bring him close to two decades at the cable channel.
He is repped by WME.
The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news that Fieri had extended his pact with the Food Network.