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Here are the very best cooking shows on television, ranked from best to worst. Including shows from the Food Channel, Bravo, and the Travel Channel, this list of the greatest cooking shows ever features chefs like Gordon Ramsay, Bobby Flay, Rachael Ray, and many more. Popular cooking TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining cooking show of all time is. Don't let your favorite cooking television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of cooking television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

The list has shows like Chopped, MasterchefGood Eats, and other popular cooking shows. If you see one of your favorite cooking shows missing, add it to the list and vote it up!

This list answers the questions, "What is the best cooking show of all time?" and "What are the greatest cooking shows?"

These are some of the most famous cooking shows of all time!

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Good Eats is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Good Eats Alton Brown, Vickie Eng, Deb Duchon

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Iron Chef is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Hiroyuki Sakai

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Guy Fieri, Duff Goldman, Michael Symon

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Chopped is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Chopped Ted Allen, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy

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The French Chef is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
The French Chef Julia Child

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MasterChef is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
MasterChef Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, Joe Bastianich

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Barefoot Contessa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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Iron Chef America is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Iron Chef America Bill Murray, Anderson Cooper, Giada De Laurentiis

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Unwrapped is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Unwrapped Marc Summers

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Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares Gordon Ramsay, Neil Farrell, Daniela Bayfield

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No Reservations is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
No Reservations Marc Summers, Lee Anne Wong

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America's Test Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
America's Test Kitchen Christopher Kimball

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Top Chef is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Top Chef Emeril Lagasse, Gail Simmons, Padma Lakshmi

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Everyday Italian is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Everyday Italian Giada De Laurentiis, Todd Thompson, Igor De Laurentiis

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Junior Masterchef is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Junior Masterchef Loyd Grossman, John Torode, Donal Skehan

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Jamie at Home is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Jamie at Home Jamie Oliver

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Top Chef Masters is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Top Chef Masters Gail Simmons, Ruth Reichl

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Two Fat Ladies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Two Fat Ladies Jennifer Paterson, Clarissa Dickson Wright

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Essence of Emeril is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Essence of Emeril Emeril Lagasse

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Cupcake Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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Cutthroat Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Cutthroat Kitchen Alton Brown, Simon Majumdar, Jet Tila

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Yan Can Cook is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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Emeril Live is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Emeril Live Patton Oswalt, Emeril Lagasse

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Dinner: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Dinner: Impossible Michael Symon

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The Great British Bake Off is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
The Great British Bake Off Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc

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The Frugal Gourmet is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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Hell's Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay, Jean Philippe Susilovic, Scott Leibfried

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Nigella Feasts is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Nigella Feasts Nigella Lawson

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Restaurant: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Restaurant: Impossible Robert Irvine, Tom Bury, Taniya Nayak

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Masterchef (UK) is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Masterchef (UK) Loyd Grossman, Gary Rhodes, Gregg Wallace

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Throwdown! with Bobby Flay is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Throwdown! with Bobby Flay Bobby Flay, Stephanie Banyas, Miriam Garron

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Oliver's Twist is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Oliver's Twist Jamie Oliver

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Ree Drummond - the Pioneer Wom... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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The Next Iron Chef is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
The Next Iron Chef Alton Brown^! Simon Majumdar^! Donatella Arpaia

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East Meets West is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
East Meets West Ming Tsai

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Guy's Big Bite is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Guy's Big Bite Guy Fieri

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30 Minute Meals is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
30 Minute Meals Rachael Ray

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The Chew is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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Sandra's Money Saving Menus is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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Paula's Home Cooking is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Paula's Home Cooking Paula Deen, Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen

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The Urban Peasant is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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5 Ingredient Fix is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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Quick Fix Meals with Robin Mil... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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Simply Delicioso is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Simply Delicioso Ingrid Hoffmann

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Come Dine With Me is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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Worst Cooks in America is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time
Worst Cooks in America Anne Burrell, Bobby Flay, Tyler Florence

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Semi-Homemade Cooking with San... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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Ten Dollar Dinners is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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Beat Bobby Flay is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time