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'Battle of the Ages': New Season of 'Hell's Kitchen' pits youth against experience

Gordon Ramsay hosts "Hell's Kitchen"

Gordon Ramsay hosts "Hell's Kitchen"
Viewers can expect more fast-paced challenges, more cooking blunders and, of course, more blunt takedowns delivered by Gordon Ramsay as a new season of "Hell's Kitchen" kicks off Thursday, Sept. 29, on Fox. Season 21 of Ramsay's flagship series has been dubbed "Battle of the Ages," which means the initial men vs. women team division has been replaced by a veterans vs. up-and-comers format — or "Oldies vs. Newbies," according to a tweet from the show's official Twitter account. The contestants will be split into two groups according to their age, with 40-somethings on the blue team and 20-somethings on the red team. The last time "Hell's Kitchen" took this approach was in Season 18. Kitchen veteran (...