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 13, Episode 2

Spreadable Edibles

Join host Marc Summers for this episode on all things spreadable and edible. Watch Nutella get whipped up, discover the secrets behind the spatula spreader and visit the Swiss Colony to see them prepare their Incredible Spreadables. Then, visit an art studio for kids where the paint actually has flavor and discover the secrets behind creating over one hundred flavors of nut butter. Plus, see the magic of the Butter Bell.

Sunday
Jan 1
7am | 6c
Season 13, Episode 11

The Inedibles

Stop! Don't eat that! Today on Unwrapped we're delving into all things inedible. First, see how Sterno is made, visit a Freaky food Lab by Dr. Dreadful and check out a water bottle made from corn that biodegrades in just eighty days. Then, test your knowledge of food witht he Eat It Trivia Game and watch how fake food is made to look just like the real thing. Finally, figure out just what those pillowy packets are in the botom of your bags of munchies.

Thursday
Jan 5
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 15, Episode 7

Apple

From the orchard to your stomach, we're taking a bite out of the forbidden fruit with host Marc Summers. First, Stemilt shows us the apple's high-tech journey from the grove to the store and a company called Essn turns Fuji apples into sparkling soda. Plus, Chudleigh's gives the low-down on folding a perfect apple blossom, Mussleman's explains how apple butter got its name and more!

Thursday
Jan 19
11:30am | 10:30c
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 15, Episode 8

Hamburgers

Host Marc Summers gets out the grill and grabs the spatula as we fry up the facts about hamburgers. First, have it your way with the Whopper, Bison Ridge ranch is making buffalo the new beef and the secrets to making the best burger from the chefs at the National Beef Association. Then, a hamburger festival in Akron and the giant recipe for Fuddrucker's record-setting meat sandwich. Plus, a burger joint called The Shack in New York lets you check how long their line is online!

Monday
Mar 27
2am | 1c
Season 0, Episode 20

Munchies Unwrapped

Host Marc Summers takes a bite out of munchies. Find out the history of 7-11 and learn how Cheez-its get cooked up. Get a taste of Pork Rinds, Cheese Straws, tortilla chips, Pace Salsa, Buffalo wings, Pringles and twisted pretzels. All this and more as we unwrap the magic behind our favorite munchies.

Monday
May 1
5pm | 4c
Season 0, Episode 18

All American Eats

Coca Cola. Girl Scout Cookies. Twinkies. There are some foods that are just part of the American experience; on a special one-hour Unwrapped, we explore these "All-American Eats." For the first time, Coca-Cola opens its doors to our cameras to reveal the secrets of America's number one soft drink. With 500 million Twinkies coming off the line each year, we'll answer the question, "how do they get that filling into those tiny cakes?" If you grew up with Nestle Drumsticks, you might want to hear the new way they're making them even more tasty! Plus, we'll get all red, white and blue over Hungry Jack, Starbucks, Little Debbie and Jack Daniels! Marc Summers hosts "All-American Eats" on Unwrapped.

Monday
May 8
5pm | 4c
Season 18, Episode 4

Breakfast Buffet

Rise and shine, cause it's time to hit the breakfast buffet with your host, Marc Summers. First, we'll take a dunk into the world of Dunkin' Donuts and then go to the grove to see how TexaSweet gets grapefruit to the breakfast table. Next, Mrs. Butterworth is on hand to give us all the sticky facts about syrup, and do you know the muffin man? We'll get the answer from our resident expert, Uncle Willy. Plus, we've got bagels by the bushels! Einstein's lets us roll into their factory to discover how they make them by the millions and Hindsdale Farms offers breakfast wraps on a stick for when you're on the run.

Thursday
May 11
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 19, Episode 3

BBQ Bonanza

Join a barbecue with host Marc Summers as we slather on the sauce. First stop is Seattle to see how they treat their meat with Rub With Love. Next, we discover how Lay's makes their special barbeque-flavored chips. Then, what's a BBQ without coleslaw? We go to Dole to find out how slaw is sliced. Ever heard of white Bar-B-Q sauce? It's the specialty of the house at Big Bob's in Alabama. Next up: Reser's, for a side of Macaroni Salad. Finally, bring your bib to the Texas Roadhouse to see how they cook ribs low and slow.

Tuesday
Jun 6
2am | 1c
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.

Monday
Jun 12
5pm | 4c
Season 20, Episode 1

Toasted

Plug in your toasters and bring on the bread because today we're serving up some toasty treats! First up, see how Ian's Natural Foods makes French toast you can eat on-the-go, and Sonic restaurant shares the secret of their Texas Toaster Sandwich. Then, watch the making of the ultimate toast-topper, Land 'O Lakes Butter and lift a glass and propose a toast to ... Sutter Home's FRE alcohol-free wine! Plus, watch how one factory turns out millions of Wolferman's English muffins every year. Then we head to Frito-Lay's True North to see how they create their Almond Clusters.

Sunday
Jun 25
9am | 8c
Season 19, Episode 1

Summer Snacks

On this episode of Unwrapped, it's summertime for host Marc Summers! First, find out how Blue Bunny puts Strawberry Shortcake on a stick. Next, we'll get the story on summer sausage at Wisconsin River Meats and then discover the secret of the stripes on a Tuscan Cantaloupe from Dulcinea Farms. Still hot? Try a Slurpee as we learn the surprising history of this super summer drink. Finally, we'll go to the source for some sweet sippin' at Sweet Leaf Tea.

Sunday
Jul 30
9am | 8c
Season 22, Episode 3

Hot & Spicy

Grab a glass of water -- today's Unwrapped is hot and spicy! First, we'll set our mouths on fire with Atomic Fireballs like you've never seen before! Then, check out a hot Korean side dish that's a hot hit in America, and find out how Frank's Red Hot Sauce fills up 500 fiery bottles every minute! At Xan's Confections, a sparkly caramel has a surprise inside, and Eichten's Hidden Acres is turning up the heat with their Chipotle Pepper Gouda. Later, The Cheesecake Factory is famous for its sweets, but did you know their most popular dish is spicy?

Sunday
Sep 24
9am | 8c
Season 0, Episode 9

Wintertime Treats Unwrapped

Get cozy for a full hour of Wintertime Treats Unwrapped. Visit Harry and David, Swiss Colony and Martinelli's sparkling cider for a look at how they prepare for the holidays. See how Candy Cane trees, ribbon candy and Yule logs are made. Join in a fruitcake toss and see how popcorn is prepared for pails and in a kettle. Warm up with a visit to the Campbell Chicken Soup factory and a restaurant serving up only grilled cheese. Plus, see how Halls drops are cooked up for coughs.

Saturday
Feb 24
7am | 6c
Season 0, Episode 15

Cookies Unwrapped

Join host Marc Summers for a full hour of cookies. Find out how animal crackers, sugar cookies and ginger snaps are made. Get a bite out of a spicy cookie called sparks and jelly filled Pepperidge farm treat. Then see how cookies are combined into ice cream and candy. Plus, take a look at how the world's largest cookie is created and discover how chocolate chips and fortune cookies come together.

Saturday
Mar 3
7am | 6c
Season 0, Episode 18

All American Eats

Coca Cola. Girl Scout Cookies. Twinkies. There are some foods that are just part of the American experience; on a special one-hour Unwrapped, we explore these "All-American Eats." For the first time, Coca-Cola opens its doors to our cameras to reveal the secrets of America's number one soft drink. With 500 million Twinkies coming off the line each year, we'll answer the question, "how do they get that filling into those tiny cakes?" If you grew up with Nestle Drumsticks, you might want to hear the new way they're making them even more tasty! Plus, we'll get all red, white and blue over Hungry Jack, Starbucks, Little Debbie and Jack Daniels! Marc Summers hosts "All-American Eats" on Unwrapped.

Saturday
Mar 10
7am | 6c
Season 0, Episode 21

Kiddie Cravings Unwrapped

In this hour-long special, Marc Summers explores his inner child with a look at Kiddie Cravings. Visit a cereal icon museum, see how Kool Aid is created and learn how SpagettiO's, tater tots and Cracker Jacks are made. Then check out the secrets behind cooking up animal crackers and gummi bears. Next, break out the kids cookbook and discover how the Easy-Bake Oven was concocted for kids. Plus, discover how kid candy contraptions are designed and see how Safe-T-Pops and Fruit Leather make the cut.

Saturday
Mar 17
7am | 6c
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.

Saturday
Mar 31
7am | 6c

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.