Dessert First with Anne Thornton

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Dessert First with Anne Thornton
Dessert First with Anne Thornton intertitle.jpg
Also known asDessert First
Genre
StarringAnne Thornton
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes19
Production
Producer(s)Meetinghouse Productions[1]
Running time22:00
Release
Original networkFood Network
Original releaseOctober 24, 2010 (2010-10-24) –
June 25, 2011 (2011-06-25)[2][3]
External links
Dessert First With Anne Thornton | Food Network
Meetinghouse Productions

Dessert First with Anne Thornton[A] is an American cooking television series that aired on Food Network, and was presented by pastry chef Anne Thornton. The series featured Thornton demonstrating how to prepare different desserts and pastries.[4]

The first season of Dessert First premiered on October 24, 2010 and ended on December 5, 2010.[2][1][5] The second season premiered on April 2, 2011 and concluded on June 25, 2011.[3] The series was not renewed for a third season after it was reported that several of Thornton's recipes featured on the series were plagiarized from other chefs, including fellow Food Network chef Ina Garten.[6][7][8][9][10]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1[edit]

No. Title Original air date[5][11] Production
code
1 "Scary Sweet"[B] October 24, 2010 (2010-10-24) TBA
2 "Breakfast Sweets"[C] October 31, 2010 (2010-10-31)
3 "Caramel" November 7, 2010 (2010-11-07)
4 "Thanksgiving Desserts"[D] November 14, 2010 (2010-11-14)
5 "Fried Desserts"[E] November 21, 2010 (2010-11-21)
6 "Anne's Christmas"[F] December 5, 2010 (2010-12-05)

Season 2[edit]

No. Title Original air date[3][12] Production
code
1 "Sweet Side of Brunch"[G] April 2, 2011 (2011-04-02) TBA
2 "Fancy Finale"[H] April 9, 2011 (2011-04-09)
3 "Springtime Sweets"[I] April 16, 2011 (2011-04-16)
4 "Pudding Party"[J] April 23, 2011 (2011-04-23)
5 "Whipping Up Meringues"[K] April 30, 2011 (2011-04-30)
6 "Blue Ribbon Pies"[L] May 7, 2011 (2011-05-07)
7 "Chocolate Indulgence"[M] May 14, 2011 (2011-05-14)
8 "Ultimate Chocolate Cakes"[N] May 21, 2011 (2011-05-21)
9 "Chocolate Chip Comfort"[O] May 28, 2011 (2011-05-28)
10 "Raise the Dessert Bar" June 4, 2011 (2011-06-04)
11 "Rock 'n' Roll Retro Cakes and Shakes"[P] June 11, 2011 (2011-06-11)
12 "Mini Desserts"[Q] June 18, 2011 (2011-06-18)
13 "Brownie Bonanza"[R] June 25, 2011 (2011-06-25)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Although the series' intertitle simply states Dessert First, the title of the series on the official website is listed as Dessert First with Anne Thornton.
  2. ^ "Scary Sweet" was produced as the sixth episode of the first season, but it aired as the pilot episode.
  3. ^ "Breakfast Sweets" was produced as the fifth episode of the first season, but it aired as the second episode of the season.
  4. ^ "Thanksgiving Desserts" was produced as the second episode of the first season, but it aired as the fourth episode of the season.
  5. ^ "Fried Desserts" was produced as the pilot episode, but it aired as the fifth episode of the season.
  6. ^ "Anne's Christmas" was produced as the fourth episode of the first season, but it aired as the sixth episode of the season.
  7. ^ "Sweet Side of Brunch" was produced as the fourth episode of the second season, but it aired as the first episode of the season.
  8. ^ "Fancy Finale" was produced as the sixth episode of the second season, but it aired as the second episode of the season.
  9. ^ "Springtime Sweets" was produced as the second episode of the second season, but it aired as the third episode of the season.
  10. ^ "Pudding Party" was produced as the eighth episode of the second season, but it aired as the fourth episode of the season.
  11. ^ "Whipping Up Meringues" was produced as the twelfth episode of the second season, but it aired as the fifth episode of the season.
  12. ^ "Blue Ribbon Pies" was produced as the third episode of the second season, but it aired as the sixth episode of the season.
  13. ^ "Chocolate Indulgence" was produced as the eleventh episode of the second season, but it aired as the seventh episode of the season.
  14. ^ "Ultimate Chocolate Cakes" was produced as the first episode of the second season, but it aired as the eighth episode of the season.
  15. ^ "Chocolate Chip Comfort" was produced as the tenth episode of the second season and "Raise the Dessert Bar" was produced as the ninth episode of the season, but the episodes aired in reverse order.
  16. ^ "Rock 'n' Roll Retro Cakes and Shakes" was produced as the thirteenth episode of the second season, but it aired as the eleventh episode of the season.
  17. ^ "Mini Desserts" was produced as the seventh episode of the second season, but it aired as the twelfth episode of the season.
  18. ^ "Brownie Bonanza" was produced as the fifth episode of the second season, but it aired as the thirteenth episode of the season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dessert First (TV Series 2010– ) - IMDb". IMDb. Amazon. Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Dessert First TV Show: News, Videos, Full Episodes and More | TV Guide". TV Guide. CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "Dessert First Episodes | Season 2 | TV Guide". TV Guide. CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  4. ^ "Dessert First With Anne Thornton | Food Network". Food Network. Scripps Networks Interactive. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Watch Dessert First Episodes | Season 1 | TV Guide". TV Guide. CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  6. ^ O'Connell, Michael (February 6, 2012). "Food Network Chef Anne Thornton Accused of Pastry Plagiarism After Series' Cancellation | Hollywood Reporter". The Hollywood Reporter. Eldridge Industries. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  7. ^ Smith, Stephanie (February 16, 2012). "Food Network's 'Dessert First' star axed in recipe-copy flap: sources". New York Post. News Corp. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  8. ^ Myers, Dan (May 25, 2016). "Anne Thornton from The 12 Biggest Food Star Meltdowns and PR Disasters - The Daily Meal". The Daily Meal. Spanfeller Media Group. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  9. ^ "Dessert First Anne Thornton Fired From Food Network – Hollywood Life". Hollywood Life. Penske Media Corporation. February 16, 2012. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  10. ^ "Anne Thornton, 'Dessert First' Star, Reportedly Fired From Food Network For Recipe Plagiarism | HuffPost". The Huffington Post. Oath Inc. February 16, 2012. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  11. ^ "100 SERIES | Dessert First With Anne Thornton | Food Network". Food Network. Scripps Networks Interactive. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  12. ^ "Dessert First Episodes | Dessert First With Anne Thornton | Food Network". Food Network. Scripps Networks Interactive. Retrieved July 20, 2018.


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