In my "most annoying foodtv host" thread back in '07, I predicted a second food-based channel would be born (post is here) and it finally happened: Fine Living channel became "The Cooking Channel" on Monday. Haven't had a chance to tune in, but the promos look promising! No celebs, no flash, no filler. Straight-up cooking, and at first glance looks more internationally diverse. What the hell took so long? Here's the official website

Anyone check it out yet?