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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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Pajama Party

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

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

Carnival

Airing: 6:30 PM/5:30c

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

Zombies

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

A diner gal from Connecticut, an executive chef from Toronto and a vintage vixen from Minneapolis compete in a speedy...more

Chinatown

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

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

New York City

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

An amateur comedian from Denver, a corporate-defector from Dallas and an ex-fashion designer from Minneapolis compete...more

1950s

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

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

Cinco De Mayo

Airing: 9:00 PM/8:00c

Donut-makers Jasmine from Colorado, Martin from Georgia and vegan food trucker Ambergre from South Carolina compete...more

Cinco De Mayo

Airing: 1:00 AM/12:00c

Donut-makers Jasmine from Colorado, Martin from Georgia and vegan food trucker Ambergre from South Carolina compete...more

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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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