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.
Season 22, Episode 4

Zoo Foods

Marc Summers takes Unwrapped 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
Apr 1
8:30am | 7:30c
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
Apr 4
8am | 7c
Season 22, Episode 5

Disney Delights

Discover the magic of Disney cuisine today on Unwrapped. Venture inside the Disney Bakery, where they cook up more than 2,000 cookies for Disneyland guests every day. Then, travel to Japan, Germany, and China without leaving Orlando. We sample the best dishes from the Epcot World Showcase. Learn how the experts eat a Mickey Bar, then get ready for the royal treatment! Ever wonder where the princesses eat? We'll reveal the best spots to dine with your favorite characters. Later, create your perfect treat at Goofy's Candy Shop and get a rare peek inside Disney's most mysterious restaurant, the members-only Club 33.

Thursday
Apr 4
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 21, Episode 7

Tubular Treats

Today we're unwrapping some fun food tubes on your tube! See how Nestle pushes out millions of Pushups every year. Then, have a taste of the old world with Columbus salami, and put on your pucker face for Sweetarts! Next, a crazy concoction called Monster Goo comes in three flavors. And hand-rolling a tornado might sound hard, but these workers do it every day! Plus, put the finishing touches on your sweets with Betty Crocker's Icing in a Tube!

Monday
Apr 8
8am | 7c
Season 22, Episode 6

Happy Birthday

Unwrapped celebrates with all things birthday! First, Swiss Colony makes a birthday hat that's too tiny to wear, but it's the perfect size for snacking! Roses blossom at Signature Brands so you can decorate your own cake, and Dreyer's uses a little flavor magic to turn ice cream into cake. You can't have birthday cake without plates! Find out how Hallmark turns sheets of paper into festive napkins, cups, and plates. Later, Dominos delivers 400 million pizzas a year, and the twist on M and M's is making them a party favorite all over again!

Monday
Apr 8
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 21, Episode 8

Wild & Crazy Candy

Welcome to the world of wild candy! Prepare yourself, because today we're going crazy with Nerds Ropes and old-fashioned candy figurines that take tools to eat! Then, an enormous jawbreaker that takes three weeks to make! See the silly side of candy with these gummy eyeballs, and be careful not to swallow a Razzle -- it's not just candy, it's gum! Plus, a chocolate-covered snack...with legs!

Thursday
Apr 11
8am | 7c
Season 22, Episode 7

Galactic Goodies

Blast off with Unwrapped to explore the universe's most fantastic galactic goodies. First, chocolate, caramel, and nougat form a candy bar that's out of this world in Mars' Milky Way. Next, see how NASA prepares its space food at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Space-age robots have a hand in producing Dairy Queen's StarKiss bars, and Galaxy Desserts' mousses have a swirl of milk chocolate and a swirl of dark chocolate to send your taste buds into orbit. Later, Campbell's stirs an astronomical amount of stars into their Chicken and Stars soup, and discover how the classic snack, Spacefood Sticks, relaunched for a new generation.

Thursday
Apr 11
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 21, Episode 9

At the Movies

Grab a bowl of popcorn and check out these film favorites! First, movie goers are no strangers to frozen snacks, but Dibs are a new way to enjoy ice cream at the theater. Then, Goobers and Raisinets are cinema classics -- but did you know they're related? And popcorn is a must-have, whether you're cozying up at home or waiting in line at a premiere. We'll show you some secrets behind both the home-cooked and theater-popped varieties! Up next, Cookie Dough Bites are a sweet treat from previews to credits, and if you'd rather have a whole meal at the theater, stick around to see the Movie Tavern!

Monday
Apr 15
8am | 7c
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!

Monday
Apr 15
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 21, Episode 10

American Classics

Get ready to wave the flag as Unwrapped goes back in time with America's first soda pop and the first sliced bread! Then, Nestle settles some bets about Baby Ruth, and Five Guys have a fresh take on the old classic: hamburgers. Later, Ho-Hos have been around since 1967, and you might be surprised which all-American football city eats the most. Plus, a visit to Colonial Williamsburg reveals the ways coffeehouses have (or haven't) changed since the 18th century.

Thursday
Apr 18
8am | 7c
Season 22, Episode 9

Food Physiology

Unwrapped is up to our necks in body parts as we examine food physiology. First, Nestle reveals some surprising ingredients in an old favorite, the Butterfinger. Then, crab legs aren't the only things hopping at Joe's Crab Shack; the servers like to dance around, too. And what kind of company produces elbows and hair? If you're using your noodle, you might say pasta! We check in with the Philadelphia Macaroni Company to see how they do it. Later, discover a yellow fruit that's quite a handful, and find out how it's used to make citrus-flavored vodka! Sara Lee bakes up some adorable mini-buns, and Eat Yer Face lets you come face to face with a most unusual dessert!

Thursday
Apr 18
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 21, Episode 11

Brunchables

Today, Unwrapped is waking up early with the best brunch has to offer! Get off to a sweet start with Hostess Donettes, and see how Sunkist Naturals is changing traditional orange juice into a smoothie! Next, millions of people get their morning coffee at Starbucks every day. Find out how they keep the hot stuff flowing! Grape-nuts don't have grapes or nuts inside! We'll show you how Post makes 'em, then we're heading over to Schwan's to try a new frozen breakfast sandwich. Later, bagels are popular day and night, but wait'll you watch how Bruegger's bagels hit the oven before dawn!

Monday
Apr 22
8am | 7c
Season 22, Episode 10

Cookie Jar

We can't keep our hands out of the cookie jar on today's Unwrapped. First up, don't have time for breakfast cereal? Quaker Oats delivers breakfast in a cookie. Then, Grandma's bakes old-fashioned cookies by the millions, and see how Dreyer's turns cookie dough into ice cream. Cookies by Design has an army of artists who decorate up to 500 cookies per hour, and Harry and David's has a cookie collection to suit any sweet tooth. Finally, what's the next-best thing to a fresh baked cookie? Hat Creek Candles has the sweet-smelling answer.

Monday
Apr 22
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 21, Episode 12

Rainbow Foods

Follow the rainbow to your favorite colorful creations! Unwrapped travels to Post Foods to see how they get seven colors into their Fruity Pebbles cereal. Next, watch how Terra Chips turns vegetables into a crunchy, chromatic snack. Then, discover the shocking secrets of how Mountain Dew turns blue, and, ever seen carrots that are red or purple? Check out how carrots can grow beyond their ordinary orange. Later, see how the Willy Wonka Candy Factory shrinks your favorite fruits into their tiny Runts candies, and cool off with over 20 fruit flavors of Slush Puppies.

Thursday
Apr 25
8am | 7c
Season 22, Episode 11

Half & Half

Half of this and half of that adds up to many crazy combinations on Unwrapped. First, witness the clash of two titanic flavors with Doritos Collisions chips. Next, how do cream and milk come together to create the essential coffee complement? The Sassy Cow Creamery shows how they produce half and half. Zatarain's spices things up with their version of a classic Louisiana mishmash -- red beans and rice. Also, see how Extinguishers candy seizes with sour, then pleases with sweet. Learn the legend of how the black and white cookie began at Zaro's bakery in New York. Then, Cushman's Honeybells are half tangerine, half grapefruit, and totally delicious.

Thursday
Apr 25
8:30am | 7:30c
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
Apr 29
8am | 7c
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.

Monday
Apr 29
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 17, Episode 2

Top Dog

Marc Summers investigates that American icon, the hot dog. With a tour of the Sabrett factory in the Bronx, learn about sauerkraut at the Fremont Company in Ohio, corn dogs at Hinsdale Farms in Indiana, Buffalo dogs in Colorado, French's yellow mustard and an American hot dog eating champion as he shares his speed-eating secrets.

Thursday
May 2
8am | 7c
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.

Thursday
May 2
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 17, Episode 3

Old School

On this episode of Unwrapped, we're traveling back in time to re-visit some old school snacks we remember well, like Jell-o, Funyuns, Dairy Queen and Marshmallow Fluff.

Monday
May 6
8am | 7c
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!

Monday
May 6
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 17, Episode 5

Cozy Cuisine

Today Marc Summers is unwrapping cozy cuisine with visits to Campbell's Soup, the Boston Chowda Company, the American Pie Bakery, Manischewitz for matzo ball soup, macaroni and cheese at Amy's Kitchen and Thee's Continental Pastries.

Thursday
May 9
8am | 7c
Season 21, Episode 4

Crazy Containers

Grab a bite from some of the most-peculiar containers. First, PEZ produces 500,000 candy tablets a day and manages to put all the PEZ heads on straight! Then, it's off to see how Danimals is ridding the yogurt world of spoons. Ever heard of pancake batter that comes in a can? Breakfast just got a whole lot more creative! Sushi can be tricky to eat while on the move, but a nifty tube can solve all your problems. Pancakes and bacon is a typical breakfast, but not a typical ... cupcake!? Finally, proving that pizza doesn't have to be flat, one company serves it in a cone.

Thursday
May 9
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Monday
May 13
8am | 7c
Season 21, Episode 13

Fire It Up

Fire up the barbecue and get grilling with Unwrapped! First up, we'll see how KC Masterpiece transforms tomato paste and molasses into a mouth-watering sauce, then head over to B&G Foods where they're baking up thousands of pounds of beans using brick ovens! Next, you can have barbecue anywhere, anytime with Bar-B-Q Fritos. Cookshack Smokers serves up home-use smokers for backyard cooks, and Sadler's Smokehouse supplies premium smoked meat for barbecue enthusiasts who crave the flavor without the hard work! Later, we take a trip to the legendary Big Bob Gibson's to sample their award-winning barbecued pork!

Monday
May 13
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 17, Episode 7

Can It

Join host Marc Summers as he gets candid about canned classics. Learn about V8 Juice, Vienna Sausages, Bush's Baked Beans, Ice Cream in a Can from SheerBliss and Amy's Organic's canned chili.

Thursday
May 16
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.