Ever wondered where the tiny marshmallows in your breakfast cereal came from? Have we got a show for you! Each week, Unwrapped uncovers behind-the-scenes details on classic American food, from peanut butter and chocolate syrup to French fries and bubblegum. Join host Marc Summers as he explores the test kitchens and the secrets behind lunch box treats, soda pop, movie candy, and more. Unwrapped--the show for everyone who's ever worn a pair of wax lips.

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Season 13, Episode 12

Sack Lunch

The clock has struck noon, so it's time to reach into the brown bag for a look at sack lunch foods. Discover how Wonder Bread gets its special texture, see how bologna is really made and learn how Deli Express is making sandwiches for on the move. Find out the trick to turning apple sauce red and furry, and see how baby carrots are grown. Plus, fill up a lunch container going well beyond the brown bag.

Thursday
Jan 5
11am | 10c
Season 14, Episode 7

Candy Cravings

Satisfy that sweet tooth and feed those cravings with a look at candy. Discover the secrets of making M&Ms, load up on goodies at the All-Candy Expo and increase the IQ with a bite of Smarties. Next, see the making of personalized handmade lollies and take some time to enjoy a classic caramel sucker. Then, see how one company is turning chocolate into a funny treat.

Monday
Jan 9
3pm | 2c
Season 15, Episode 1

Ice Cream

Join us as Marc Summers introduces you to old favorites and new trends. We'll take you into the test kitchens of DQ where they formulate new Blizzard flavors, show you where you can order unusual ice cream at E-Creamery.com and teach you how to make your own at Cook Street Culinary School.

Sunday
Jan 15
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 16, Episode 11

Gargantuan Goodies

Bigger is better as host Marc Summers loads up on the biggest popcorn ball of them all, visits Big Bar in Chicago, samples Bonerts three-foot pie, Sayklly's Confectionary for turtle size chocolate snappys, colossal treats from Cookie Tree Bakeries, plus the Jolly Green Giant.

Monday
Jan 30
2pm | 1c
Season 16, Episode 12

Easy as Pie

Find out the secret ingredient that gives Edward's Pies their crusty advantage, and the unique technique that makes Mrs. Baird's portable pies so popular. Next, discover what all the whoopie is about at Isamax Snacks and learn how to put Pie in a Bottle -- Weikel Foods does it very carefully.

Monday
Jan 30
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 17, Episode 9

Chip Addiction

Get ready to see some habit-forming foods as Marc Summers examines the snacks that cause chip addiction. Kettle Foods gives us a peek at what makes their Bakes best, See's Candies shows us there's nothing slow about their molasses. Route 29 Napa Confections where chocolate meets chip, Snak King gets the avocado inside their gorgeously green GuacaChips, discover why Frito Lay's Sunchips live up to their name and how bread and butter pickle chips shake things up at Mt. Olive.

Sunday
Feb 5
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 17, Episode 12

Pucker Up

Time to fire up the taste buds as Marc Summers takes us on a tour of all things tart. At Impact Confections, their Warheads really pack a wallop and then frosty Limeade from Minute Maid. Next, American Licorice puts the punch in Sour Punch Straws and DeKuyper makes us pucker with their famous Sour Apple Pucker. Finally, a whole lotta tang in a Margarita tub from On the Border and Bob's Pickle Pops might just be the frozen sour you're looking for.

Monday
Feb 6
3pm | 2c
Season 0, Episode 1

Valentine's Unwrapped

Join host Marc Summers as he explores treats for the most romantic day of the year. See how chocolate is molded into hearts, mixed with champagne, slathered over strawberries and boxed up into the classic Whitman's Sampler, and more.

Wednesday
Feb 8
12am | 11c
Season 20, Episode 5

Candy Counter

Step up to the candy counter with Host Marc Summers to bite into a batch of Ferrara Pan's squishy gummy sharks and try some Tootsie Pop drops. Or how about a candy that comes in a spray? Also, find out the secret to Jelly Belly's big flavors. Take a trip to Taffy Town and watch a company in Texas transform "trash" into sweet, sweet treasure.

Sunday
Feb 26
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 13, Episode 13

Greetings From L.A.

Today, we're heading to the city where the celebrities live and eat. Discover how food becomes the star at a food-styling class, climb aboard a cruise ship to taste California's "best" shake, and visit "the last great hamburger stand." Then, take a trip to the past at a restaurant famous for serving the stars of Hollywood's golden era and shop for a little bit of everything at the original Farmers' Market. Plus, stop by a bakery that's making celebrities' favorite cupcakes.

Sunday
Mar 26
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 14, Episode 12

Food Innovations

It's time to put on your thinking caps and journey through the process of inventing new food products. See how Sharper Image's design team is creating inventive kitchenware, get a taste of how flavors are pouring into a spray bottle and visit a chef creating innovative new dishes. Then, discover the process of energizing Jelly Beans, and tour a laboratory inventing original food products for major companies. Plus, uncover the secrets to designing a baking sheet that doesn't burn cookies.

Thursday
Apr 6
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 15, Episode 8

Hamburgers

Host Marc Summers gets out the grill and grabs the spatula as we fry up the facts about hamburgers. First, have it your way with the Whopper, Bison Ridge ranch is making buffalo the new beef and the secrets to making the best burger from the chefs at the National Beef Association. Then, a hamburger festival in Akron and the giant recipe for Fuddrucker's record-setting meat sandwich. Plus, a burger joint called The Shack in New York lets you check how long their line is online!

Thursday
Apr 13
1pm | 12c
Season 15, Episode 12

Full of Flavor

Join host Marc Summers as we savor the flavors from around the country. The Spicy Buffalo Wing Popcorn at Dale and Thomas, Sweet Peanut Brittle gets a carbonated kick at Anette's Chocolates, at Glaceau we find out why Vitamin Water is tasty and good for you. The unique flavors of LaLoo's goat-milk ice cream, at Pom the pomegranates go from the grove to the bottle and the Brazilian sensation the Acai berry.

Sunday
Apr 16
8am | 7c
Season 16, Episode 9

All About Orange

Time for a little citrus sensation because today Marc Summers is peeling open stories on orange-flavored foods. Why the clementine "Cutie" is so easy to peel, Schwan's for a behind-the-scenes look at Orange Push'ems and what makes Welch's Marmalade so "a-peeling." How Goose Island Brewery brews a popsicle flavored soda and Robinson Dairy turns milk into an orange cream that's a hit with football fans. Finally, check out the truffle with the taste of sunshine inside from Cape Cod Provisions.

Thursday
Apr 27
12pm | 11c
Season 16, Episode 10

Comfort Foods

Cuddle up and break out the blanket because today host Marc Summers is getting cozy with comfort foods. Grandma bringing chicken soup right to your door, edible bouquets from Edible Arrangements, making the best Butterball of them all, Peterson Farms makes baking apple crisp as easy as opening up a bag, the hidden ingredient in Sara Lee's famous white bread and a 24kt brownie at the American Brownie Company.

Thursday
Apr 27
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 16, Episode 11

Gargantuan Goodies

Bigger is better as host Marc Summers loads up on the biggest popcorn ball of them all, visits Big Bar in Chicago, samples Bonerts three-foot pie, Sayklly's Confectionary for turtle size chocolate snappys, colossal treats from Cookie Tree Bakeries, plus the Jolly Green Giant.

Thursday
Apr 27
1pm | 12c
Season 16, Episode 12

Easy as Pie

Find out the secret ingredient that gives Edward's Pies their crusty advantage, and the unique technique that makes Mrs. Baird's portable pies so popular. Next, discover what all the whoopie is about at Isamax Snacks and learn how to put Pie in a Bottle -- Weikel Foods does it very carefully.

Thursday
Apr 27
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 20, Episode 10

Fast Foods

Place your order and start your stopwatch. Today we're watching how fast food is made! First we'll visit Bamn! Automat, a little restaurant that's like a giant vending machine and watch Taco Bell whip together their famous tacos. Then, eat on the go, thanks to Thermos and discover the secret inside Carl's Jr. Hamburgers. Plus, sip on a drink at Squeeze that you can always "squeeze" into your schedule. Super-size your fries, those and more fast food stories on Unwrapped!

Friday
Apr 28
8pm | 7c
Season 19, Episode 3

BBQ Bonanza

Join a barbecue with host Marc Summers as we slather on the sauce. First stop is Seattle to see how they treat their meat with Rub With Love. Next, we discover how Lay's makes their special barbeque-flavored chips. Then, what's a BBQ without coleslaw? We go to Dole to find out how slaw is sliced. Ever heard of white Bar-B-Q sauce? It's the specialty of the house at Big Bob's in Alabama. Next up: Reser's, for a side of Macaroni Salad. Finally, bring your bib to the Texas Roadhouse to see how they cook ribs low and slow.

Friday
Apr 28
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 20, Episode 2

Bacon

Set your skillet to sizzle because today we're frying up a bacon bonanza! First up, it's a sweet and salty combo, bacon ice cream, compliments of Delaware's Woodside Farm Creamery. Then, Lowrey's Pork Rinds pop up inside your microwave! And, ham it up in Seattle at Archie McPhee's bacon boutique! Plus, gourmet pork on your doorstep every month of the year with The Bacon of the Month Club! And what about using crispy bacon on your cupcakes? Tee & Cakes Cupcakes in Boulder, Colo., does! And Big Fat Bacon makes a mouth-watering state fair treat: bacon on a stick. We're bringing home the bacon with these and more savory stories on Unwrapped.

Friday
Apr 28
9pm | 8c
Season 19, Episode 7

Deep Fried

Heat up that hot oil and join Host Marc Summers as we dip into some fun facts about your favorite fried foods. First, we're off to the Minnesota State Fair to learn about the deep fried candy bar craze. Then, uncover the secret ingredient that gives Ian's Chicken Nuggets their crunchy coating and pop into the place where they stuff the centers of Jalapeno Poppers. Then, go to French's factory to find how they put fried onions in a can and come along to KFC, to investigate the Colonel's secret recipe. Finally, travel to the top of Pike's Peak to see how the altitude affects their delicious donuts!

Friday
Apr 28
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 15, Episode 6

Pizza-Rama

Slice it up and grab a seat as host Marc Summers delivers us the dish on pizza. First, we'll visit one of our favorite relatives, Papa Murphy, and find out why take and bake is so hot. Then, we're off to Mozzco where a self-proclaimed cheese whiz shows us how fresh mozzarella is made and we'll meet the chefs at Freschetta, where they're hard at work inventing new frozen pizza flavors.

Friday
Apr 28
10pm | 9c
Season 15, Episode 8

Hamburgers

Host Marc Summers gets out the grill and grabs the spatula as we fry up the facts about hamburgers. First, have it your way with the Whopper, Bison Ridge ranch is making buffalo the new beef and the secrets to making the best burger from the chefs at the National Beef Association. Then, a hamburger festival in Akron and the giant recipe for Fuddrucker's record-setting meat sandwich. Plus, a burger joint called The Shack in New York lets you check how long their line is online!

Friday
Apr 28
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 20, Episode 10

Fast Foods

Place your order and start your stopwatch. Today we're watching how fast food is made! First we'll visit Bamn! Automat, a little restaurant that's like a giant vending machine and watch Taco Bell whip together their famous tacos. Then, eat on the go, thanks to Thermos and discover the secret inside Carl's Jr. Hamburgers. Plus, sip on a drink at Squeeze that you can always "squeeze" into your schedule. Super-size your fries, those and more fast food stories on Unwrapped!

Saturday
Apr 29
12am | 11c
Season 19, Episode 3

BBQ Bonanza

Join a barbecue with host Marc Summers as we slather on the sauce. First stop is Seattle to see how they treat their meat with Rub With Love. Next, we discover how Lay's makes their special barbeque-flavored chips. Then, what's a BBQ without coleslaw? We go to Dole to find out how slaw is sliced. Ever heard of white Bar-B-Q sauce? It's the specialty of the house at Big Bob's in Alabama. Next up: Reser's, for a side of Macaroni Salad. Finally, bring your bib to the Texas Roadhouse to see how they cook ribs low and slow.

Saturday
Apr 29
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 20, Episode 2

Bacon

Set your skillet to sizzle because today we're frying up a bacon bonanza! First up, it's a sweet and salty combo, bacon ice cream, compliments of Delaware's Woodside Farm Creamery. Then, Lowrey's Pork Rinds pop up inside your microwave! And, ham it up in Seattle at Archie McPhee's bacon boutique! Plus, gourmet pork on your doorstep every month of the year with The Bacon of the Month Club! And what about using crispy bacon on your cupcakes? Tee & Cakes Cupcakes in Boulder, Colo., does! And Big Fat Bacon makes a mouth-watering state fair treat: bacon on a stick. We're bringing home the bacon with these and more savory stories on Unwrapped.

Saturday
Apr 29
1am | 12c

ABOUT THE HOST

Marc Summers

Marc Summers covers the sweeter things in life on Unwrapped and as a host and judge of Ultimate Recipe Showdown.