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"Back with the Ex", an Australian reality TV show starring conpetitive eater Erik Lee, can now be viewed worldwide on Netflix.
Joey Chestnut uploaded a mini-docuemtary about the Day Lee Gyoza Eating Championship held in Los Angeles in August.
In her Instagram story, Leah Shutkever announced her attempt to break the Guinness record for eating chocolate oranges will be televised during "Britain's Favourite Chocolate Bar" on Channel 5 at 9 pm British Time.
The Chicago Tribune has a report on "Mommy's Little PIggy" mashed potato eating contest held as part of "A Christmas Story Comes Home" in Hammond, IN on December 15.
CBR.com has an interview with Fred van Lente and Crystal Skillman about Eat Fighter, a webtoon with a female competitive eater protagonist.
Man v. Food host Casey Webb announced his program will be moving from the Travel Channel to the Cooking Channel.
Sports business reporter Darren Rovell is expected to leave ESPN and join The Action Network, a startup focusing on gambling. Rovell served a sideline reporter on some of the first telecasts of the Nathan's finals (around 2004-2006) and often mentioned competitive eating on his twitter.
Yahoo has an article about how Viggo Mortensen changed his physique to play a big eating driver/bodyguard in Green Book. Director Peter Farrelly estimates he ate 15 hot dogs to film a hot dog eating contest scene.

Clinton Station Diner 105 lb burger conquered

Miki Sudo announced that the 10 person team consisting of herself, Molly Schuyler, Bob Shoudt, Dan Kennedy, Darrron Breeden, Geoff Esper, Brandon Clark, George Chiger, Nick Wehry and Andrew Puhl completed the 105 pound burger challenge at the Clinton Station Diner in Clinton, NJ and claimed a $5,000 prize. Flux Happens has videos of the start and end of the challenge. Molly Schuyler was the last member eating.

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On Thursday night's episode of Jersey Shore Family Vacation, "The Situation" attempted the Super "Brooke Burger Challenge" at the Headliner in Neptune, NJ.
Viggo Mortensen, best known for portraying Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, competes in a hot dog eating contest in an opening scene of the new movie "Green Book".
An emergency at an eating contest will be an incident in tonight's episode of 9-1-1 on FOX.
Homer faced off against the sea monster Cthulhu in the opening segment of last night's Simpsons, which was the 29th installment of the Halloween-themed "Treehouse of Horror" series. A brief clip can be viewed on twitter.
I Am Full, an independent horror movie about a burger challenge has completed filming and will be submitted to film festivals in 2019.
Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark will appear in an upcoming Travel Channel program recorded at Greek Village Grill in Lakewood, OH. LakewoodObserver has pictures of the recording on Tuesday.
The sniper video game Clear Vision 4 has a mission where the player is tasked with an assassination at a hot dog eating contest.
Journalist Gersh Kuntzman announced he was interviewed for an upcoming ESPN documentary about competitive eating, which will include Takeru Kobayashi.
Youtube has a clip from Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party of Martha Stewart, Snoop, Don Cheadle and Sherri Shepherd competing in a hot pepper eating contest.
The 2019 Guinnesss Book of World Records has a page primarily devoted to Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle. Records from Michelle Lesco, Pete Czerwinski and Kevin Medina of the Philippines also appear in the bottom row of the page.
Kent Online reports that Libertines frontman Pete Doherty completed the breakfast challenge at the Dalby Cafe in Cliftonville, England in 19:30, beating the time limit by 30 seconds.
RIP Aretha Franklin. While best known for her musical career, she was also an actress in one of the most famous big eating scenes in American cinema history: "4 fried chickens and a Coke" from The Blues Brothers. (Her husband in that scene, Matt "Guitar" Murphy, passed away earlier this year in June)
The Celebrity Cafe has an interview with Casey Webb, host of Man v Food. He is not sure if he will be brought back for a fourth season.
The Krystal Square Off and Johnsonville Bratwurst telecasts from 2006 will be rerun on ESPN 2 on August 8 as part of its "The Ocho" themed day focusing on rarely televised sports.
Minnesota competitive eater Kai "Kai Eats World" Chan will appear on Wednesay's episode of TKO: Total Knock Out on CBS (trailer).
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