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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: 6:30 PM/5:30c

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

Masquerade Ball

Airing: 2:00 PM/1:00c

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

Paris

Airing: 2:30 PM/1:30c

The "donut king" of Hawaii, a best-friend duo from Hamilton, Ontario, and a member of a donut legacy from Kalamazoo,...more

Bejeweled

Airing: 3:00 PM/2:00c

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

Luau

Airing: 3:30 PM/2:30c

A newly-minted shop owner from Columbus, Ohio, an historical guide from Edmonton, Alberta, and a culinary donut-maker...more

Ancient Greece

Airing: 4:00 PM/3:00c

A DJ from Pembroke Pines, Fla., a vegan baker from Ottawa, Ontario, and a vocalist from Somerville, Mass., compete in...more

Picnic

Airing: 4:30 PM/3:30c

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

Bejeweled

Airing: 4:00 PM/3:00c

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

Bollywood

Airing: 4:30 PM/3:30c

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

Jungle

Airing: 11:00 PM/10:00c

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

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