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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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Hollywood

Airing: 12:00 AM/11:00c

A fun-loving pastry chef from Montreal, a U.S. Army Officer from Atlanta and a pastry scion from Oakland compete in...more

Bollywood

Airing: 12:30 AM/11:30c

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

Vegas

Airing: 1:00 AM/12:00c

A pastry chef from Tucson, a PhD from Toronto, and a donut savant from St. Louis compete in a speedy elimination round...more

Chinatown

Airing: 1:30 AM/12:30c

A film noir nerd from Grand Rapids, Michigan, a diner maven from Windsor, Ontario and a local food evangelist from Nyack,...more

1950s

Airing: 2:00 AM/1:00c

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

Outer Space

Airing: 2:30 AM/1:30c

A donut-obsessed entrepreneur from Port Angeles, Washington, the owner of a 50-year- old donut institution from Rochester,...more

Royalty

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

An executive pastry chef from Atlanta, a punk princess from Albuquerque and an experimental restaurant owner from Cayuga,...more

Land of the Rising Sun

Airing: 6:30 PM/5:30c

Donut-makers Dan from Brooklyn, Shannon from Washington and Amanda from Toronto compete in a mystery ingredient elimination...more

Shipwrecked

Airing: 10:00 PM/9:00c

An artisanal foodie from Toronto, a donut-maker's mum from Charleston, South Carolina and the owner of a cop-themed...more

Retro Diner

Airing: 10:30 PM/9:30c

Donut-maker Barb from Hamilton, pastry chef Mariah from Los Angeles and executive chef Jeremy from Chicago compete in...more

Shipwrecked

Airing: 2:00 AM/1:00c

An artisanal foodie from Toronto, a donut-maker's mum from Charleston, South Carolina and the owner of a cop-themed...more

Retro Diner

Airing: 2:30 AM/1:30c

Donut-maker Barb from Hamilton, pastry chef Mariah from Los Angeles and executive chef Jeremy from Chicago compete in...more

Royalty

Airing: 8:00 PM/7:00c

An executive pastry chef from Atlanta, a punk princess from Albuquerque and an experimental restaurant owner from Cayuga,...more

Land of the Rising Sun

Airing: 8:30 PM/7:30c

Donut-makers Dan from Brooklyn, Shannon from Washington and Amanda from Toronto compete in a mystery ingredient elimination...more

UPCOMING...

September 20, 8pm Donut Showdown Royalty
September 20, 8:30pm Donut Showdown Land of the Rising Sun

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September 20, 2:30am Donut Showdown Retro Diner
September 20, 2am Donut Showdown Shipwrecked

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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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