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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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Dynamic Duos

Airing: 12:00 AM/11:00c

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

Fiesta

Airing: 12:30 AM/11:30c

An ex-architect from Sherman, Texas, a bread and dough expert from Montclair, N.J., and a molecular gastronomist from...more

Jungle

Airing: 1:00 AM/12:00c

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

Circus

Airing: 1:30 AM/12:30c

A culinary arts teacher from Newfoundland, an ex-daycare owner from Ottawa and a third-generation donut-maker from Cincinnati...more

Picnic

Airing: 2:00 AM/1:00c

An ex-private investigator from Tampa, a brioche specialist from Chicago and a farm-born pastry chef from Toronto compete...more

Great Outdoors

Airing: 2:30 AM/1:30c

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

Circus

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

A culinary arts teacher from Newfoundland, an ex-daycare owner from Ottawa and a third-generation donut-maker from Cincinnati...more

Jungle

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

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

Masquerade Ball

Airing: 9:00 PM/8:00c

A vegan rebel from Toronto, an executive pastry chef from Sunrise, Fla., and a beer aficionado from Cleveland, compete...more

Bejeweled

Airing: 9:30 PM/8:30c

A quirky cowgirl from Toronto, an executive pastry chef from New York and a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America...more

Masquerade Ball

Airing: 1:00 AM/12:00c

A vegan rebel from Toronto, an executive pastry chef from Sunrise, Fla., and a beer aficionado from Cleveland, compete...more

Bejeweled

Airing: 1:30 AM/12:30c

A quirky cowgirl from Toronto, an executive pastry chef from New York and a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America...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

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

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