Carnival Eats celebrates today's modern gastronomic freak show and takes you on an international, food-frenzied roller coaster of culinary delights, to the new epicenter of carnival life - food! Food of every imaginable shape, size, color and taste are being created specifically for the connoisseurs who ply midways and fairgrounds, and Carnival Eats is there for every delicious bite.

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Season 1, Episode 1

89er Days/Pungo Strawberry Festival

Funnyman host Noah Cappe indulges in America's favorite carnival eats at the 89er Days Festival celebrating the land run in Oklahoma's historic first capital, Guthrie. He meets a fourth generation Cherokee who teaches him the secret to authentic fry bread for Indian Tacos. He loosens his belt to take on the Giant Texas Tenderloin Sandwich and begs for more as he wolfs down the delightfully decadent Fudge Puppy. Next, he takes his pick from a field of flavours at the Pungo, Virginia Strawberry Festival where he finds himself getting sweet on Strawberry Arugala Pizza, supersizes a Strawberry Shortcake and puckers up with giant Deep Fried Pickles. Finally, it's a race against time as he discovers the crunchy creamy goodness of the Soft Shell Crab Sandwich.

Wednesday
Dec 1
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 6, Episode 1

Garlic's Angels

Noah Cappe packs his breath mints and heads to the South Florida Garlic Festival in Lake Worth, Fla., where the stinking rose makes an appearance in fair foods like the Claw Cake Burger and Mojo Pork Pockets. But it's the Toasted Garlic Donuts that get Noah's taste buds tingling. Then he's off to enjoy America's favorite ballpark snack at the National Peanut Festival in Dothan, Ala., where he finds high school band boosters hard at work serving fair food classics with a peanutty twist.

Wednesday
Dec 1
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 7

Carnival Eats

In this episode, host Noah Cappe arrives at the Stanislaus County Fair in Turlock, CA. He gets his paws into homemade fries topped with lobster claws and tail meat, and devours a delicious donut ice cream sandwich. Finally, he sizes up an 18" corn dog big enough to feed a family and dips his tongue into Cajun cuisine with Deep Fried Frogs Legs. Then it's down to the Gulf Coast for the Texas Crab Fest. Noah savors a soft shell crab taco, coconut encrusted shrimp and gooey Grasshopper pie while enjoying the hospitality of Crystal Beach, Texas.

Wednesday
Dec 1
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Some Like It Popped

Noah Cappe hits the Big Butler Fair in Prospect, Pa., where he tears into the Conevore, filled to the brim with smoked brisket, pork and chicken. Then, Noah feels the fire with the Ragin' Cajun Hoagie before sampling a Fried Fruit Tart and Big Banana Pop. The folks at the San Mateo County Fair in California have a grand slam with the World Series Burger, then Noah gets wrapped up in a Chile Relleno Burrito and celebrates with Birthday Cake Popcorn Balls.

Wednesday
Dec 1
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 18

Carnival Italiano

Don't tell Nona, but in this episode, Noah says Mangia! Mangia! as everyone's favorite Italian food gets a carnival makeover. In this special episode, Noah tries a clever calzone/Lasagna hybrid and a special pizza/pasta combo. Finally Noah tries a delicious deep fried cannoli at the Delaware County Fair. You won't want to past-a these dishes up!

Wednesday
Dec 1
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Some Like It Popped

Noah Cappe hits the Big Butler Fair in Prospect, Pa., where he tears into the Conevore, filled to the brim with smoked brisket, pork and chicken. Then, Noah feels the fire with the Ragin' Cajun Hoagie before sampling a Fried Fruit Tart and Big Banana Pop. The folks at the San Mateo County Fair in California have a grand slam with the World Series Burger, then Noah gets wrapped up in a Chile Relleno Burrito and celebrates with Birthday Cake Popcorn Balls.

Thursday
Dec 2
12am | 11c
Season 4, Episode 18

Carnival Italiano

Don't tell Nona, but in this episode, Noah says Mangia! Mangia! as everyone's favorite Italian food gets a carnival makeover. In this special episode, Noah tries a clever calzone/Lasagna hybrid and a special pizza/pasta combo. Finally Noah tries a delicious deep fried cannoli at the Delaware County Fair. You won't want to past-a these dishes up!

Thursday
Dec 2
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

Clams and Cannoli

Mouthwatering midway munchies are on the menu at the Delaware County Fair in Walton, N.Y., where Noah Cappe goes wild for the Spaghizza, packs on the pork with Freshman 15 Fries, snaps to attention for the Veteran's Clam's n' Corn and communes with the Holy Cannoli. Then at the North Georgia State Fair in Marietta, Noah's day starts off just right with the Slammin' Salmon Breakfast Biscuit, then the Bird Dog has Noah begging for more and the Dirt Road Banana Split makes him lick his bowl clean.

Thursday
Dec 2
1pm | 12c
Season 9, Episode 4

It's a Wonderful Bite

Noah Cappe enjoys the holiday magic and a Pepperoni Pillow Pretzel, among other treats, at Winter Fest OC in Costa Mesa, California. Then he heads to the Ostrich Festival in Chandler, Arizona, and starts the day off right with a Breakfast Funnel Cake.

Thursday
Dec 2
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 20

The Heat Is On

Hot, hot, hot carnival treats are the stars of this episode. From pleasingly piquant pretzels in California, to sweet and fiery desserts in New York, Noah gets up the courage to sample seven of the spiciest midway munchies from coast to coast.

Thursday
Dec 2
2pm | 1c
Season 5, Episode 26

Seafood Sampler

Noah Cappe dives into the fairground for some of the yummiest seafood snacks on the midway.

Thursday
Dec 2
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 5, Episode 12

The Waffle Truth

Noah Cappe welcomes the changing of the seasons at the Circleville Pumpkin Show in Ohio, where pumpkin stars in both savory and sweet treats like Pumpkin Chili Dogs and Fall Favorite Taffy. Across the country at the North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh, he finds some Southern favorites that have gotten the midway makeover, including True Grits and Banana Split Pudding Bites.

Thursday
Dec 2
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 8

Deliciously Doughy

Noah Cappe rolls across America with a list of deliciously doughy midway munchies that he "kneads" to try. From the OMG Pretzel Bomb in Florida to the Pumpkin Pie Beignet in California, these treats are perfect for all the gluten gluttons and yeasty boys and girls.

Thursday
Dec 2
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

From Cornfields to Canada

In Fertile, Minn., imaginations have run wild, dreaming up some of the freshest fair eats around. Beginning with the Dynamite Dog and the North Woods Sandwich, piled high with prime rib and finishing the day with Barbe'chos, a barbecue-nachos fusion, host Noah Cappe has a field day. Later, he heads north of the border to the Red River Exhibition in Manitoba, Canada, where quintessential Canadian cuisine gets a carnival twist with Prairie Poutine and a Habanero Crunch Burger.

Sunday
Dec 5
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 3

Carnival Classics Gone Wild

Noah Cappe crosses America in search of classic carnival snacks gone wild! From a pumped-up corn dog at Indiana's Porter County Fair and a funnel cake-blooming onion mashup at Alabama's Greater Gulf State Fair, to a crazy candy apple at Florida's Pasco County Fair and a cotton candy burrito at the Tennessee State Fair, all of these midway masterpieces are daringly delicious.

Sunday
Dec 5
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

From West Coast to Wisconsin

Noah Cappe says good morning to the California sunshine at the Sonoma Marin Fair with Breakfast on a Stick, and chows down on another West Coast classic-turned-carnival eats: the Green Goddess. Then it's off to Wisconsin for the Racine County Fair's Classic Cheese Curds and The Pink Taco.

Monday
Dec 6
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 14

From Fertile Fields to the Red River Valley

Noah Cappe kicks things off in Polk County, Minnesota where he goes local with the North Woods Sandwich and Barbe-chos, and feels right at home at the Red River Valley Fair with the Redneck Taco.

Monday
Dec 6
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 20

Fully Loaded

Festivals and fairs are the places to pile the yumminess HIGH and host Noah Cappe has found the best examples around. There are savory treats like BBQ Baked Potatoes, fries topped with lobster and a double decker Colossal Grilled Cheese, plus a decadent dessert that combines an ice cream sundae with mini funnel cakes to create a tower of taste.

Monday
Dec 6
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 1

Hogs and Dogs

Host Noah Cappe sets sail for The Great Frederick Fair in Maryland, where he goes all in for The Whole Hog, finds his sea legs with The Crabby Dog and rounds out his plate with Cake-a-Dilla and dances for joy with the Hula Boat. At New York's Wyoming County Fair the specialties include the mouthwatering Monster Veggie Wrap, the Mexita and the Exploding Fireball Taffy.

Monday
Dec 6
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Illinois State Fair/Erie County Fair

The Illinois State Fair is one of the longest running fairs in the U.S. and luckily for host Noah Cappe, he's able to sample a taste of Illinois history with the Horseshoe Sandwich: a deep fried pork tenderloin topped with French fries and creamy cheese sauce. Then he puts together an over-the-top deep fried peanut butter sandwich, topped with homemade fluff. Next, Noah travels to New York for the Erie County Fair where he chows down on some local Buffalo favourites like Buffalo Chicken Wing Pizza, Beef on Weck Eggrolls and the Bacon Bomber.

Monday
Dec 6
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 3

From Derby Day to Down State

Host Noah Cappe is off to the races in Louisville, Ky., at the Kentucky Derby Festival. First he chows down on a custom made pizza, the Kentucky Hot Brown. Then it's time to get a little bit country with Ozark Style Loaded Fries, piled high with pork, baked beans and cheddar cheese. Ending the day are two sweet treats: Festive Funnel Cake made with pumpkin and Kentucky's Fried Cookie Dough. Next he heads to Beaumont, Texas, for the South Texas State Fair where local specialties are The Swamp Thing and Hush Kitties.

Monday
Dec 6
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

From Crawfish to California

Noah Cappe goes coastal at the Louisiana Crawfish Festival. From Crawfish Cakes to Oyster Rolls, to a pair of classic carnival desserts, this festival covers all the bases from seafood to sweets. Then it's off to Porterville, California where they've got a uniquely savory funnel cake, deep fried pizza and an Inside Out Pineapple Upside Down Cake on a stick makes this event a fork-free food frenzy.

Wednesday
Dec 8
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 10

Super Sandwiches

From monster subs to high-stacked clubs, Noah Cappe bites into the best sandwiches on the midway. He even dives into the debate about what really makes a sandwich with two unexpected sweets. Packed with meats, cheeses and even pasta, these massive treats are fork-free carnival eats.

Wednesday
Dec 8
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Sweet 'n' Savory Sensations

Noah Cappe hits the fairgrounds to sample midway munchies that satisfy every taste bud, from sweet to savory. From a bratwurst topped with sauerkraut and apple pie to garlic enhanced doughnuts, these crazy combos sound so wrong but taste just right.

Wednesday
Dec 8
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 14

North Dakota State Fair/PrairieFest

In North Dakota, host Noah Cappe chows down on Wild Rice Burgers, Idaho Tacos and Kettle Corn, which make up the regional fare in this western state. Then it's off to PrairieFest in Oswego, Illinois, where Noah indulges in a Chicago-style Beef and Sausage extravaganza, a Kimchee Korean Dog and some homemade Churros with Deep Fried Ice Cream.

Wednesday
Dec 8
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 4, Episode 13

The Good, The Bacon, The Ugly

Noah Cappe heads for the Lone Star state to eat his way through the Texas State Fair in Dallas, featuring some inventive foods like the Bacon-tilla and the indulgent masterpiece of Chicken Fried Lobster. For dessert, Noah feeds his sweet tooth with a pair of earthy treats, the Carrot Cake Roly and the creamy Deep Fried Sweet Potato Pie. Later, Noah heads to the Oakland County Fair in Davisburg, Mich. to eat the Cheeseburger Crunch Wrap, the Rodeo Pizza, and The Whole Farm, a sandwich loaded with farm-fresh favorites.

Wednesday
Dec 8
8pm | 7c

About the Host

Noah Cappe

Noah Cappe is a charismatic, versatile actor of stage, television and screen.

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