Screaming Matches and Food Fights: ‘Bar Rescue’ Host Jon Taffer Breaks Down the 96-Hour Marathon of Saving a Business
On any given episode of Paramount Network’s “Bar Rescue,” the establishments featured are in a catastrophic state of disrepair
“Bar Rescue,” the bar makeover show born just a handful of years after the Great Recession, is now entering its eighth season — and hitting a milestone 200th episode — as a battered hospitality business once again attempts to emerge from another economic downturn, this time caused by the devastating COVID-19 pandemic.
While details on the talk show are scarce, Taffer will serve as an exec producer on the potential series, in addition to appearing on camera. He is under a first-look deal with Spike. 3 Ball Entertainment, which is behind “Bar Rescue,” will produce the late night series. Taffer, a renowned bar and nightlife expert, is currently […]
The Viacom-owned cabler has greenlit a pilot for an untitled late night talk show, hosted by “Bar Rescue’s” Jon Taffer, Variety has learned exclusively. While details on the talk show are scarce, Taffer will serve as an exec producer on the potential series, in addition to appearing on camera. He is under a first-look deal with Spike. […]
If Spike had a signature cocktail, it would be the “Bar Rescue.” The recipe: equal parts straight-talking bar expert, failing bar owners, hardworking crew and supportive network. Stir them together and you’ll get 100 episodes.