The Best Cooking TV Shows

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List Criteria: Shows near the top must be only the best Cooking TV series.

The very best cooking shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest cooking shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. 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.

List features shows like Ham on the Street and FoodCrafters and other popular cooking shows.

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

    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

    Masaharu Morimoto, Hiroyuki Sakai

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    Julia Child

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    Chopped is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Ted Allen, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy

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    Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

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    Guy Fieri, Duff Goldman, Michael Symon

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    America's Test Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Christopher Kimball

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    Bill Murray, Anderson Cooper, Giada De Laurentiis

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    Unwrapped is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Marc Summers

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    Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, Joe Bastianich

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    Jamie at Home is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Jamie Oliver

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    No Reservations is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

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    Marc Summers, Lee Anne Wong

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    Everyday Italian is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Giada De Laurentiis, Todd Thompson, Igor De Laurentiis

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    Yan Can Cook is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Two Fat Ladies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Jennifer Paterson, Clarissa Dickson Wright

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    Junior Masterchef is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Loyd Grossman, John Torode, Donal Skehan

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    Gordon Ramsay, Neil Farrell, Daniela Bayfield

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

    Emeril Lagasse

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    Oliver's Twist is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Jamie Oliver

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    Cupcake Wars is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Top Chef Masters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Gail Simmons, Ruth Reichl

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    Loyd Grossman, Gary Rhodes, Gregg Wallace

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    Restaurant: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Robert Irvine, Tom Bury, Taniya Nayak

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    Top Chef is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

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    Emeril Lagasse, Gail Simmons, Padma Lakshmi

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    Dinner: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Michael Symon

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    Hell's Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Gordon Ramsay, Jean Philippe Susilovic, Scott Leibfried

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    Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc

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    Nigella Feasts is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Nigella Lawson

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    30 Minute Meals is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Rachael Ray

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    East Meets West is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Patton Oswalt, Emeril Lagasse

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    5 Ingredient Fix is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Alton Brown^! Simon Majumdar^! Donatella Arpaia

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    Quick Fix Meals with Robin Mil... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Simply Delicioso is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Ingrid Hoffmann

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    Bobby Flay, Stephanie Banyas, Miriam Garron

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    Cutthroat Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

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    Alton Brown, Simon Majumdar, Jet Tila

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    Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Come Dine With Me is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre

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    Hell's Kitchen (U.S.) - Season... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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