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 16, Episode 5

Mintastic

Marc Summers goes behind the scenes at the Junior Mint factory and learns the history of the Mentos Freshmaker -- including soda geysers. Then sample Swiss Colony mint bark, Metromint mint water and James and Fralinger's mints.

Thursday
Jan 26
11am | 10c
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.

Tuesday
Feb 7
9pm | 8c
Season 22, Episode 4

Zoo Foods

Today on Unwrapped, join host Marc Summers on a trip to the zoo! First up, one company makes chicken nuggets a little wild, and a Swiss Colony treat that's as much fun as a barrel of monkeys! Then, polar bear paws are huge ... especially at See's Candies! They make 89,000 pounds of them every year! Later, we've all had gummy bears, but how about crunchy gummies? We'll find out how Albanese Confectionery adds that extra kick, then head over to Stauffer's in time to see a stampede of elephants, goats, and camels leaving the factory! Then, a little something for Mom and Dad -- a hopped-up beer with a bark as big as its bite!

Monday
Mar 13
2pm | 1c
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.

Sunday
Mar 19
10pm | 9c
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.

Thursday
Apr 13
12pm | 11c
Season 0, Episode 2

Easter Unwrapped

Marc Summers is checking out marshmallow bunnies and the laying of malted eggs. Find out the secrets behind dying Easter eggs both by hand and by machine. Plus, check out the making of a chocolate bunny, and meet an artist specializing in Peeps.

Sunday
Apr 16
10am | 9c
Season 16, Episode 3

Roughing It

Hit the trail with Marc Summers on an expedition to find treats to eat when you're roughin' it. With a look behind Russell Stover's S'mores, Oregon Freeze Dry gourmet meals, Oceanspray trail mix, the GSI Camp Kitchen, Backpacker's Gourmet Chocolate and the Itty Bitty Kitchen cookbook.

Thursday
Apr 20
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 18, Episode 9

Go Nuts

Sit up and get crackin' as host Marc Summers gives us the inside story on nuts. First, learn the high-flying history of Blue Diamond's famous smokehouse almonds and visit See's Candies, where robots are on peanut brittle patrol. Then, Hawaiian Host makes macadamia nuts chocolaty delicious and Larabar takes trailmix to a whole new level. Also, see what's shakin' at Paramount Farms pistachio plantation and go back in time with an old-fashioned favorite, NECCO's Squirrel Nut Zippers.

Sunday
May 14
9am | 8c
Season 18, Episode 10

Candy Bar Bonanza

Join host Marc Summers as we unwrap our favorite candy bars, starting out with Milky Way. We'll find out how the minis are made and then head to NECCO where we learn the secret of the Clark Bar crunch. Next, Ghirardelli fills us in on they get their filled squares full and we find out about all the new trends at the Candy Expo. Also, Twix shows us the trick for making their crispy biscuits and, if you like your chocolate on the wild side, then Vosges has the perfect bar -- with bacon!

Sunday
May 14
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 19, Episode 6

Blue Foods

Join host Marc Summers on this episode of Unwrapped as we explore foods of a blue hue! First, we visit Tostitos to find how they make their blue corn tortilla chips. Next, we travel to Tootsie Roll to see how they get the blue bumps on Blue Raspberry Gumballs. Then, we go to the Maytag's dairy farm to see how they use penicillin to make blue cheese. Next, we're off to Dole to learn how they freeze billions of blueberries. Then, we fly to the Airheads factory to see miles and miles of gooey blue dough turn into a kid-friendly candy! Finally, we say "hello" to frozen fruit bars at Hola Fruita.

Sunday
May 21
9am | 8c
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
Jun 1
1:30pm | 12:30c
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.

Saturday
Feb 10
7am | 6c
Season 0, Episode 10

Summery Sweets Unwrapped

Join Marc Summers for a search for the Sweets of Summer. Go behind the scenes at the Amusement Park Convention, take a dip with Candied Apples and see how they make the swirl in giant lollipops. Then get your fill of frozen dairy delights. Finally cool off with a taste of Italian Ice, Frozen Lemonade and the original Icee.

Friday
May 25
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 10

Summery Sweets Unwrapped

Join Marc Summers for a search for the Sweets of Summer. Go behind the scenes at the Amusement Park Convention, take a dip with Candied Apples and see how they make the swirl in giant lollipops. Then get your fill of frozen dairy delights. Finally cool off with a taste of Italian Ice, Frozen Lemonade and the original Icee.

Saturday
May 26
12am | 11c

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.