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Donut Showdown takes the donut to epicurean heights. Donuts are the new cupcakes –– the latest trendy treat. Each episode sees three of the best donut makers from across North America test their creativity in our diner kitchen.

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The Competitors' Best Doughtnuts

The Competitors' Best Doughtnuts

From root beer to rum, Sriracha to citrus, the Donut Showdown competitors truly go big or go home.

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The Judges' Own Doughnut Recipes

The Judges' Own Doughnut Recipes

Those who rank the best doughnuts also create the best doughnuts -- Cooking Channel Proverb

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The Judges' Favorite Donuts

The Judges' Favorite Donuts

The judges share the best and worst doughnuts they've ever had, plus the secret to a great doughnut.

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Love

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

Donut-makers Derek from Wyoming, Rachelle from Toronto and Nate from Nebraska compete in a mystery ingredient elimination...more

Bollywood

Airing: 6:30 PM/5:30c

Donut-makers Grayson from Calgary, Alison from Charleston and vegan food trucker Adam from Brooklyn compete in a mystery...more

Football

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

A motorcycle mama from Englewood, Calif., an ex-PR gal from Toronto and a deli owner from Waterloo, Ontario, compete...more

Wild West

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

A Cordon Bleu grad from Denver, a black belt in karate from Ottawa and a French executive chef from Vancouver, British...more

Great Outdoors

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

An organic farmer from Windsor, Ontario, a self-professed nerd from Seattle and a small town boy from Orillia, Ontario,...more

Italian Feast

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

An ex-law enforcement officer from New Haven, Conn., a pastry chef from Toronto and a nose-to-tail food stand owner...more

Pajama Party

Airing: 9:00 PM/8:00c

A master European baker from New Orleans, a vegan baker from Chicago and a bespoke donut-maker from Nashville compete...more

1950s

Airing: 9:30 PM/8:30c

A second-generation donut maker from Stanford, Fla., a cafe owner from New Orleans and an executive chef from San Diego...more

Pajama Party

Airing: 1:00 AM/12:00c

A master European baker from New Orleans, a vegan baker from Chicago and a bespoke donut-maker from Nashville compete...more

1950s

Airing: 1:30 AM/12:30c

A second-generation donut maker from Stanford, Fla., a cafe owner from New Orleans and an executive chef from San Diego...more

Dynamic Duos

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

An Italian food expert from Farmingdale, N.J., an outside-the-box executive chef from Atlanta and a Cordon Bleu chef...more

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August 3, 6pm Donut Showdown
August 4, 6pm Donut Showdown

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August 2, 6:30pm Donut Showdown
August 2, 6pm Donut Showdown

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Alton Brown on Doughnuts

Alton Brown on Doughnuts

Alton Brown answered his fans' questions about  perfecting doughnuts with science.

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