I'm on board for the new format but I'm still not sold on Jaymee Sire as floor reporter. I've been rewatching through all 12 seasons of ICA and it just seemed like Alton hit it off with Kevin Brauch a lot faster than he seems to with Jaymee. She worked in sports TV, but I think Kevin's food TV experience was more beneficial. She seems so stiff in comparison, not playing into Alton's obvious jokes.
I LOVE Behind the battle, I hope they keep making more of those.
We've had 4 battles on IC: Showdown so far, any thoughts? I think the format is a nice adjustment, though I do miss some things from the old show. Kevin Brauch was a far better floor reporter, I think he and Alton had a better chemistry.