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1 May 6th, 2010 Is Emeril Lagasse cooking show the replacement for ATWT?
now been learned that CBS has ordered a pilot for a daytime cooking show starring Emeril Lagasse. The untitled project would be produced by FremantleMedia, and will be filmed in front of a live audience, and will feature members of the studio audience competing against each other for a prize in preparing a dish under the supervision of the famous TV chef. The pilot, based on an original concept, is eyed as a replacement for CBS’ departing daytime soap As The World Turns. Also vying for World’s 2 PM time slot in the fall are two other pilots recently greenlighted by the network, a View-type daytime panel talk show executive produced by Tom Forman and Sara Gilbert and starring Gilbert and Julie Chen, and a reboot of the classic game show Pyramid. “CBS is trying to recalibrate its daytime,” a source says. “The potential for there to be more than one time slot is very good.”And yes… still there is more candidates for the daytime slot soon to be vacated by As the World Turns. It has