#9 Bravo’s Top Chef: 3.02 Million Viewers from 10 Most Watched Cooking Shows Slideshow

10 Most Watched Cooking Shows Slideshow

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#9 Bravo’s Top Chef: 3.02 Million Viewers

The combination of genuinely talented professional chefs, the excitement of quickfire challenges, and amazing celebrity guest judges have made Top Chef a ratings bonanza for Bravo. It has also produced several spin-offs: Top Chef Masters, Top Chef All Stars, and Top Chef Just Desserts. According to Nielsen, at its peak in 2009, Top Chef had an average of 3.02 million viewers.