Move over mom and dad, the barbecue now belongs to a new generation of creative and innovative grillers, and they're all under 13 years old! Eight kids will enter the BBQ Ranch, and after six grueling weeks of competition, hosts Camila Alves and Eddie Jackson will crown the champion of barbecue and award a $20,000 cash prize.

Episodes

Season 1, Episode 1

Meat the Chefs

Hosts Camila Alves and Eddie Jackson meet the eight fiercest kid barbecue cooks in the country, and the competition kicks off with each cooking his or her famous flavors atop chicken and a signature side. With special guest chef Tim Love judging the final plates, competitive spirits ignite right from the start and there is no room for mistakes!

Friday
Jun 8
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 2

Backyard BBQ

The competition heats up with two rounds of head-to-head barbecue battle. Based on the results of the first challenge with hot dogs, one kid earns a major advantage in the elimination round of stuffed burgers. Chef Kardea Brown joins the judging panel to help decide which young barbecue cook will be sent home.

Friday
Jun 8
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 3

Luau Feast

The barbecue arena is transformed into a Polynesian paradise for the third week of competition, as the kids are challenged to make the perfect luau pork dish with a tropical fruit side. A major tropical twist sends some of the kids for a loop, and barbecue pro Danielle Bennett, aka Diva Q, steps in to help determine which young cook landed at the bottom.

Friday
Jun 8
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 4

State Fair

Step right up to see the final five kid chefs grilling their blue ribbon-worthy foods in two barbecue rounds! The first challenge dares the kids to make on-the-go fair food, while the elimination challenge pushes them to their culinary limits with grilled desserts. Special guest, pitmaster Adrian Davila, awards the blue ribbon to the best dessert while the bottom performer is sent home.

Friday
Jun 8
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 5

Cowboy Campfire

There's nothing small about this cowboy campfire competition -- from big hearty breakfasts to giant steaks the size of your head, the kids are challenged with creating meals worthy of a starving cowboy. Special judge and grilling cowboy, chef Kent Rollins, helps determine which young chef will be sent riding off into the sunset.

Friday
Jun 8
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 6

The Big Smoke

Three kids will enter the barbecue arena, but only one will emerge victorious! A real-deal pitmaster event is in full swing as the final three kid cooks battle one last time to prove they are truly the best in show. Special guest judge Graham Elliot awards the winning kid with a feature in Food Network Magazine's Kid Edition, $20,000 and the title of Kids BBQ Champion.

Friday
Jun 8
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

Cowboy Campfire

There's nothing small about this cowboy campfire competition -- from big hearty breakfasts to giant steaks the size of your head, the kids are challenged with creating meals worthy of a starving cowboy. Special judge and grilling cowboy, chef Kent Rollins, helps determine which young chef will be sent riding off into the sunset.

Saturday
Jun 9
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 6

The Big Smoke

Three kids will enter the barbecue arena, but only one will emerge victorious! A real-deal pitmaster event is in full swing as the final three kid cooks battle one last time to prove they are truly the best in show. Special guest judge Graham Elliot awards the winning kid with a feature in Food Network Magazine's Kid Edition, $20,000 and the title of Kids BBQ Champion.

Saturday
Jun 9
1am | 12c