Why was Kitchen Nightmares canceled? Discover what Gordon Ramsay has to say about his decision to end the show. Also, find out when the final episode of “Kitchen Nightmares aired.”
“Kitchen Nightmares”, also known as Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA on the U.K. network, is an American television reality series. It was originally broadcasted by the Fox Network. The show follows Gordon Ramsay when he’s invited by struggling restaurateurs to spend a full week at their failing restaurant in an attempt to revive it. The series produced by ITV Studios America is based off the British show Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares.
The show premiered first on Fox, September 19, 2007. Ramsay announced his intention to end the series on June 23, 2014. The final episode of the show aired in September 2012. Fox launched a brand new series in June 2018 called Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back. This series follows a similar plot to Kitchen Nightmares. However, it is a much shorter run.
Despite the ending of the series, the “Kitchen Nightmares'” YouTube channel is still active and has over 6.4 millions subscribers. The channel shows highlights and select episodes. The show is also currently being revived, which indicates a return of the popular culinary program.
Why was Kitchen Nightmares Canceled?
You’re likely to see a Gordon Ramsay show when you flip through the channels. Gordon Ramsay’s TV appearance is indisputable with shows like “Hell’s Kitchen,” MasterChef,” MasterChef Junior,” etc. Ramsay said in an Entertainment Weekly interview that he ended one of the shows he hosted.
Ramsay announced that he had decided to cancel his own Fox show, Kitchen Nightmares. He explained, saying that he hit a breaking-point while dealing with the restaurant featured on his show.
Kitchen Nightmares Cancelled
Gordon Ramsay has announced that he will be embarking on new Kitchen Nightmares episodes. Fox revealed on Monday, as part of their fall schedule announcement, that a new Kitchen Nightmares season will be coming in 2023-24. This marks a return of the series, which was abruptly canceled nine years earlier when Ramsay decided that it was time to call it a night.
Ramsay announced in June 2014 that he was no longer producing new episodes for Kitchen Nightmares. The show has been a hit internationally since it debuted in the UK in 2004, and its popularity is growing. In 2007, Fox brought an American version to the network after its success in the UK. The show ran for a total seven seasons.
In a message posted at the time on his official website, Ramsay said, “I will be filming my last four episodes for Channel 4 [UK]”. I’ve spent 10 years filming 123 episodes over 12 seasons on two continents. Tens of millions have watched and bought the show. It’s a blast, but it’s now time to say goodbye.”
Ramsay shared his experience, saying: “During this time I have visited over 100 different restaurants and I’ve met some of most bizarre and wonderful people, trying to assist or failing to aid them in some instances.” Amy’s Baking Company, Bonaparte’s and Momma’s Cherri’s were all great, but I also had some wonderful times with the lovely sisters from La Galleria.
It’s interesting that four years after Ramsay left Kitchen Nightmares behind, he and Fox created Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back. The show ran for three season. Kitchen Nightmares will be making a return in the near future, giving Ramsay another chance to use his culinary skills and save struggling restaurants.
When Did Kitchen Nightmares End?
Kitchen Nightmares was canceled in 2014. Gordon Ramsay regretted his decision. Kitchen Nightmares had been one of Ramsay’s best-loved shows for a long time. According to The Recipe magazine, the U.K. version aired six seasons and the U.S. version continued for seven additional seasons.
The concept behind the show was straightforward: Ramsay would pick a restaurant to critique and analyze in detail, before taking over and making changes. These included modifying the food menu and improving service.