Fuse Stirs 'The Sauce' and Food Network Heralds Its 'Next Iron Chef'

Also, GQ, Wired and the UFC

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NEW YORK -- Will.i.am (left) of the Black Eyed Peas and Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx (right) pose with Fuse President Eric Sherman after appearing on an episode of "The Sauce," a daily live music show on Fuse.

LONDON -- The first UFC title fight from the O2 Arena in London, and broadcast on Spike TV between UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Pride champ Dan Henderson, drew 4.7 million viewers, making it the most watched UFC event ever and the most watched mixed martial arts event ever in North America. From left to right: Brian Diamond, Spike TV's senior VP-sports and specials; Mr. 'Rampage'; and Marshall Zelaznik, president, UFC U.K. | Photo: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images.

NEW YORK -- Guests turned out to herald the premiere of Food Network's "The Next Iron Chef" at the famed Kitchen Stadium. Among those present were (from left to right) "Next Iron Chef" Chairman Mark Dacascos, host Alton Brown, Food Network Senior VP-Programming Bruce Seidel and Food Network President Brooke Johnson.

ATLANTA -- Food & Wine magazine and restaurateurs from Atlanta teamed up to host local culinary events to raise support for the magazine's Grow for Good campaign, an effort to raise $1 million for Farm to Table, a national initiative dedicated to supporting local farms and sustainable agriculture. On hand were Katie Bayne, chief marketing officer, Coca-Cola Co.; Chef Linton Hopkins, Restaurant Eugene; Sam Bayne, founding partner, Atlanta Fine Homes/Sotheby's International Realty; and J.P. Kyrillos, VP-publisher, Food & Wine.

NEW YORK -- As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, GQ hosts a benefit concert featuring John Legend, for The Gentleman Fund at Joe's Pub. From left: Grammy winner John Legend, photographer Nigel Barker and GQ VP-Publisher, Peter Hunsinger.

LOS ANGELES -- Wired magazine held its version of a mini world's fair, the fourth annual NextFest, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. From left: Jay Lauf, publisher, Wired; actor Eric Szmanda (CBS's "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"); Gerard Corbett, VP-corporate communications group, Hitachi America; and Drew Schutte, publishing director, Wired Media.
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