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 21, Episode 6

21st Century Chocolate

Today on Unwrapped, we're looking at companies who are putting new twists on a favorite dessert -- chocolate! First up, Malt-o-Meal is bringing dessert to the breakfast nook with their Chocolatey Mini Spooners, and at Max Brenner's chocolate restaurant, you can get the delicacy almost every way imaginable! Then, dip into the Mrs. Field's factory with their new chocolate-covered cookies, and watch how Simply Divine Brownies is using technology to make a personalized treat! Later, the mystery ingredient that makes P2C2 so good, and find out why Gifford's Chocolate Lovers Ice Cream was voted the world's best!

Thursday
Dec 22
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 22, Episode 8

Supersized

Bring along your appetite as Unwrapped goes supersized! First, Great American Cookies are always big, but one cookie is so huge you'll need friends to help eat it! Tornado Fries are a new, twisty take on french fries, and they're already as popular as they are giant! How do you eat a 2-pound bar of chocolate? At Dylan's Candy Bar, you can find out! Cupcakes used to be single-serving ... until Wilton came up with a way to make one cupcake serve 15 people! Later, we found a gummy bear so huge, you have to see it to believe it, and the biggest cheese in America!

Thursday
Dec 29
11am | 10c
Season 13, Episode 3

Outdoor Cooking

Fire up the grill because in this episode of Unwrapped, we're celebrating cooking in the great outdoors! Take lessons from CharBroil Grilling University, check out what a shot of marinade does for meat and see how barbecue is done Mongolian-style. Next, discover the art of making kabobs and get some barbecue tips from a master. Finally, see what perks up a Cajun barbecue sauce.

Sunday
Jan 1
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 13, Episode 10

Chocolate Creations

We're looking a all things chocolate in this episode of Unwrapped. Discover the latest trend in drinking chocolate with Schokinag, see how Sam Adams mixes a chocolatey brew and watch how Schwartz Candy makes chocolate marshmallows. Plus, visit Doc Choc, an expert on all things chocolate and check out how Dove moved from ice cream to chocolate miniatures. Lastly, take a look at chocolate made especially for women.

Thursday
Jan 5
10am | 9c
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.

Thursday
Jan 5
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 15, Episode 4

Caffeinated

Time to perk up and stay alert as host Marc Summers unwraps the American obsession called caffeine. First, Millstone gives us the story behind grocery store coffee beans and we check out Shock-A-Lots, chocolates with an extra boost inside. Then, Rishi educates us on the fine art of chai tea and we head to New York, for the annual Coffee and Tea festival. Just when you thought you'd seen everything, the Lipton research and development lab explains their new line of pyramid teas and finally, how about pepping up with some peppermint? Jolt mints gives us a caffeine option that doesn't need to be percolated.

Thursday
Jan 19
10am | 9c
Season 16, Episode 7

Cherry

Stand by for sweet treats that are red, ripe and delicious because Marc Summers unwraps that All-American crop, the cherry. Simply Divine Brownies and their heavenly Chakra Cherry Crumbles, Food For Thought's snappy cherry salsas and the syrupy cherry cordials from Queen Anne Candy. Then, Bing Energy Drink offers up a cherry "pick me up," and the history behind America's favorite cherry-flavored candy bar, Cherry Mash. Finally, Michigan, the cherry capital of the U.S. and the National Cherry Festival.

Sunday
Jan 29
7am | 6c
Season 17, Episode 1

Fan Fare

Join the crowd as host Marc Summers tackles fan fare at ballparks and arenas. With a look at Cracker Jacks, Klement's Sausage in Wisconsin, Superpretzels, Gehl's ooey-gooey nacho cheese sauce, churros and Minute Maid soft frozen lemonade.

Monday
Jan 30
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 17, Episode 6

Lolli-Palooza

Discover just how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop, then see how See's Candies creates their legendary square shape pop. Also, Three Lollies has developed a lolly that's sure to soothe your tummy. Plus discover far-out facts at the Dum Dum factory and slow down with Sugar Daddies.

Sunday
Feb 5
7am | 6c
Season 19, Episode 11

Lots of Chocolate

Join Host Marc Summers as we dish up lots of chocolate. Check out Gelazzi for chocolate gelato; Ferrera Pan Candy, Sterling Truffles, the Ghiradelli festival, learn the story of Yoo Hoo, plus the Hershey Spa.

Wednesday
Feb 8
1am | 12c
Season 18, Episode 7

Peanut Butter Bites

Grab a glass of milk, peanut butter lovers, 'cause today host Marc Summers is spreading it on thick. First, we'll see what's shakin' at Reese's, where they turn piles of peanut butter into their famous cups. Then, it's off to Late July to see just how their pint-sized sandwiches get stacked up. If gourmet is your way, then you'll love PB Loco, a restaurant that caters to the PB adventurer, or you can keep it old school with the darling of peanut butter bites, Mary Jane. Plus, we'll trek to Denali and get the lowdown on their popular ice cream Moose Tracks and find out how Tastykakes doubled up on their popular PB favorite the Kandy Kake.

Sunday
Feb 12
8am | 7c
Season 19, Episode 5

Mini Munchies

Join Marc Summers for a look at some snack size favorites including White Castle, Ben and Jerry's Cherry Garcia, the Wellshire Cocktail Frank factory, Mt. Olive's Pickle Packs, Nancy's Petite Quiche!

Sunday
Feb 19
7am | 6c
Season 20, Episode 4

Honey

Get ready for a sweet and sticky treat straight from Mother Nature. Today we're exploring foods made with honey! First up, visit Wisconsin Natural Acres bee farm and learn how the bees' wings help turn the nectar into honey! Then, discover why these skinny little Glory Bee honeysticks taste like strawberry and sour cherry. And find out why Duchess Honey Buns uses dry honey to make their cinnamon rolls. Plus, the secret to adding the all-natural sweetener to this Malt-O-Meal's Honey & Oat Blenders cereal is in the spray! And find out what kind of honey adds just the right flavor to an old-time Annabelle's, "Big Hunk" candy bar.

Sunday
Feb 26
8am | 7c
Season 0, Episode 26

Unwrapped: Fried Favorites

From French fries to corn dogs, potato skins to appetizers, Unwrapped celebrates America's deep feelings for all things deep-fried! We'll see how McDonald's creates their famous French fries, from potato field to crispy side dish. Schwan's puts their mini-corndogs through an acrobatic dance to coat the much-loved snacks. TGIF brings their potato skins into potato chip form, and Cheesecake Factory turns mac and cheese into a fried ball of joy. All this and much more on a special hour-long, batter-dipped, sizzling edition of Unwrapped.

Sunday
Feb 26
10pm | 9c
Season 0, Episode 26

Unwrapped: Fried Favorites

From French fries to corn dogs, potato skins to appetizers, Unwrapped celebrates America's deep feelings for all things deep-fried! We'll see how McDonald's creates their famous French fries, from potato field to crispy side dish. Schwan's puts their mini-corndogs through an acrobatic dance to coat the much-loved snacks. TGIF brings their potato skins into potato chip form, and Cheesecake Factory turns mac and cheese into a fried ball of joy. All this and much more on a special hour-long, batter-dipped, sizzling edition of Unwrapped.

Monday
Feb 27
2am | 1c
Season 20, Episode 6

Marshmallow

Get ready for a mouthful of marshmallow! Today we've got plenty of sticky stories about the white stuff. First, remember Snoballs? Find out how Hostess covers these creamy cakes and discover the fluffy favorite inside every box of See's Candies. Then, we visit Torani's to learn how you can drink a toasted marshmallow in the form of a delicious gourmet syrup. And see how Plush Puffs makes a monster-sized mallow. Plus, follow millions of Moon Pies through the factory. Finally, find out the secret to filling one of America's favorite marshmallow candies, the Mallo Cup. Those and more gooey stories are on Unwrapped!

Monday
Feb 27
2pm | 1c
Season 20, Episode 7

Famous Foods

Grab your VIP pass because today we're rolling out the red carpet for some famous foods! First, Ben and Jerry give you the scoop on celebrity ice cream. Then, head to Sonoma Valley where you're sure to recognize the name the Ernest and Julio Gallo winery. Watch Wolfgang Puck dish up his famous pizza for your freezer. Plus, the secret to serving up Tony Roma's baby back ribs. And flash back to a group of fruity superstars, The California Raisins. These and more celebrity food sightings are on this episode of Unwrapped.

Monday
Feb 27
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 20, Episode 8

Ice Cream Dreams

Grab a spoon because today we're scoopin' up some fun facts about ice cream! First up, watch how Ben & Jerry's swirl together their famous funky flavors. Then, the secret ingredient that turns colorful candy spaghetti into Signature Brand's ice cream sprinkles ... and check out how Blue Bunny triple-dips their Chocolate Champ Cones! Plus, Too Tarts candy creates a new way to eat your ice cream ... and it comes in a spray bottle! Ice Cream Alchemy is serving up savory ice cream that tastes like cracked pepper, cumin, or capers and Ashby's Sterling Ice Cream devotes a day to ice cream lovers with samples of their latest, greatest flavors. Those cold creations and more on Unwrapped!

Monday
Feb 27
3pm | 2c
Season 20, Episode 9

Big Chill

Pull on your parka and get ready for some teeth-chattering treats! Today we're exploring our favorite foods from the freezer! First up, you don't have to go to a restaurant to get these famous fast food burgers. See how White Castle makes them for your freezer section! Then, watch how Palermo's Pizza makes 150 frozen pizzas every minute! And check out a special freezer used to make Rita's Italian Ice treat. Plus, see how this petite tortellini pasta gets stuffed, wrapped and rolled out at the Armanino factory. And the secret to Choctal Ice Cream lies in the jungle! These stories and more frozen favorites on Unwrapped!

Monday
Feb 27
3:30pm | 2:30c
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!

Thursday
Mar 2
10am | 9c
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Thursday
Mar 2
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 20, Episode 12

Budget Bites

Dig into your pockets for spare change because today we're checking out some cheap eats! Discover how Trader Joe's grocery store keeps its prices so low. Then, Mom's Best Honey Toasted O's costs half that of a brand name box, find out if they make them the same way. And learn how one company lets you bake a whole plate of Jiffy muffins for less than a buck! Plus, watch Hungry Man puts together the TV dinner -- it's a good deal for a full meal. And Sonic restaurant that serves up plenty of options under one-dollar! These foods and more that won't break the bank on this episode of Unwrapped.

Thursday
Mar 2
11am | 10c
Season 20, Episode 13

Black and White

Time to get down to business with some black and white delights. First, watch how mint-makers turn out millions of Pearson's Peppermint patties in these familiar wrappers. And learn how Signature Brands bottles up Oreo Cookies and Cream Cows. Then, check out a classic Annabelle's Rocky Road candy bar, built by hand. And discover Sweet & Sara's S'mores that come without the campfire. Plus, order up some art inside your coffee cup at Seattle's Barista Academy. And see how they get all those tiny marshmallows into Honeyville's Hot Cocoa Mix. It's all here in black and white! These stories and more on this episode of Unwrapped!

Thursday
Mar 2
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 21, Episode 1

Deli

Grab a seat at the sandwich counter; Unwrapped is serving up some deli favorites! Join host Marc Summers as he shows you all the fixin's for a famous, southern deli sandwich: the Muffaletta! Then, the Mt. Olive Pickle Company cranks out 200,000 spears an hour! See how the pickle people pack 'em by hand! Next, watch how S. Rosen's kneads their deli bread from a batch called a "sponge!" You can't have a sandwich without chips! But not every potato makes the grade; scientific testing is used to find the best kettle chips. The popularity contest between turkey and ham wages on as Columbus Foods fuels the fire with 35-million pounds of meat a year! Finally, we visit a deli in New York, known for more than just its food.

Sunday
Mar 5
7am | 6c
Season 21, Episode 2

Citrus Sensations

Pucker up! Today we're unwrapping some sour citrus! First up, see how Lemonheads spin in giant pans and find out what color lemons really are! Then, indulge in a tart lemon treat at Village Inn, and watch as ReaLemon bottles thousands of gallons of lemon juice. And don't forget about limes! Tostitos is giving their chips an extra zing with a splash of lime juice, and Dreyer's frozen lime bars are a cool snack for a summer day.

Sunday
Mar 5
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 21, Episode 3

Feel-Good Foods

Snuggle up with Unwrapped as host Marc Summers takes a look at foods that make you feel good! First, watch how Schwan's delivers the ultimate comfort food right to your front door. Then, meet Sister Schubert to find out what makes her rolls so rich, and sail over to Popeye's for a bite of their famous fried chicken! Next, we'll see the sweet side of Hershey's chocolate, and discover why Celestial Seasoning's Sleepy Time Tea really lives up to its name! Finally, Nothing Bundt Cakes is bringing this classic cake back in a big way!

Sunday
Mar 5
8am | 7c

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.