I started this for a place to compare and talk about all of them. There is little to say in each individual thread, most of the time.
My biggest irritation on all of them is the constant audience clapping. Someone adds wine or hot sauce to a dish and the audience claps and hoots like it is the best thing ever. Clapping for any ingredient is nuts and annoying.
They all have people who signal the audience when to clap and they should be punished or told to cool it. Wendy is on top of this and often tells Suzanne to stop making them clap and asks the audience to only clap if they agree.
Julie Chen is annoying the crap out of me. Miley and her joint on stage is old news and today she said, in her slow and dramatic tone, CBS would not allow them to show the clip but they had a still picture. Oh come on, isn't there something more interesting to talk about other than something that has already been beaten to death? And the clip has been shown on other networks, hardly shocking. Who cares?
Since I let them build up on my DVR and often watch several back to back is probably the reason the clapping drives me as nuts as it does. OH, and clapping for someone's age. ??? How screwy is that?
And hug your guests back stage, don't make us watch them make the rounds and hug 5 hosts! No air kisses, please. Insist on kissing? ..... one cheek only.