That said, if you don’t live somewhere like New York or Los Angeles, where television tapings are common, you might never have had the chance to see it. If you’re curious about what happens behind-the-scenes at those tapings, these 15 people are here to tell you what they saw. There is a vetting process, but you don’t know you are going to be on the show so the reaction is genuine. Was in the audience at a Food Network taping and Iron Chef America really is a 60-minute competition. If you’ve ever had the chance to sit in on a television show taping, tell us a story in the comments about your experience!