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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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Jungle

Airing: 3:00 AM/2:00c

An ex-lawyer running the family donut business from Nashville, a hipster from Decatur, Ga., and the "pop" in a "mom...more

Royalty

Airing: 6:30 PM/5:30c

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

Carnival

Airing: 3:00 PM/2:00c

Donut-makers Robert from Florida, Carrie from Albuquerque and pastry chef Josie from Montreal compete in a mystery ingredient...more

High School Cafeteria

Airing: 3:30 PM/2:30c

Donut-makers Reeva from Virginia, Laurel from Oakland and Rags from Vancouver compete in a mystery ingredient elimination...more

Underwater

Airing: 4:00 PM/3:00c

An ex-flight attendant from Los Angeles, a 21-year-old wunderkind from San Luis Obispo, Calif., and a foodie from Waterloo,...more

Hollywood

Airing: 4:30 PM/3:30c

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

1950s

Airing: 11:00 PM/10:00c

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

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June 26, 3am 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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