TV The Best Current Food Network Shows  

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Wondering what to watch on the Food Network? This list of the best Food Network shows on now in 2018 has you covered. Food Network programs can leave you salivating and provide you with some great ideas for new dishes to try out. For fancy cuisine, simple dishes, delectable desserts, check out some quality Food Network programming. 

Some Food Network series that are on right now have been airing for ages. Barefoot Contessa - featuring tips on decorating, food, and entertaining from Ina Garten - has been on since 2002. The reality competition program Beat Bobby Flay has over 10 seasons and running. These programs usually focus on professional chefs and fancier food. In the mood for something less pristine? Other currently airing programs - like Cupcake Wars and Guilty Pleasures - show you how to make some classic junk food. With so many popular Food Network shows, there's something for everyone on the channel. 

What's the best Food Network show? Vote your favorites to the top of the list! 

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Spring Baking Championship is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Spring Baking Championship Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman, Lorraine Pascale Spring Baking Championship (Food Network, 2015) is an American cooking competition television series. Contestants must create spring themed baked goods for a chance to win $50,000.

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Chopped is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Chopped Ted Allen, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy Chopped is an American reality based cooking television series created by Dave Noll and Michael Krupat, with executive producer Linda Lea, and hosted by Ted Allen that pits four chefs against ...more

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Food Network Star is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Food Network Star Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis, Bob Tuschman Food Network Star (Food Network, 2005) is a reality television series. A contest to find a well rounded great chef with a unique point of view and hosting type of personality to host their own

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Cupcake Wars is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Cupcake Wars Florian Bellanger, Jake Blecha, Justin Blecha Cupcake Wars is an American reality competition series which premiered on June 13, 2010 and aired on the cable television network Food Network. The cooking show is hosted by Justin Willman and ...more

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Beat Bobby Flay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Beat Bobby Flay Bobby Flay, Alex Guarnaschelli, Scott Conant Two talented chefs go head-to-head for the chance to Beat Bobby Flay. To get to Bobby the chefs must first face off against each other, creating a spectacular dish with a secret ingredient of ...more

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Chopped Junior is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Chopped Junior Ted Allen Chopped Junior (Food Network, 2015) is an American reality-based cooking television game show series hosted by Ted Allen that pits four adolescent chefs against each other competing for a chance ...more

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Halloween Baking Championship is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Halloween Baking Championship Richard Blais, Jeff Dunham, John Henson Halloween Baking Championship (Food Network, 2015) is an American cooking competition television series. With a new presenter and judges every season, the show follows seven contestants baking ...more

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Kids Baking Championship is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Kids Baking Championship Duff Goldman, Valerie Bertinelli, Natalie Venable Kids Baking Championship (Food Network, 2015) is a television program hosted by Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli. Talented young bakers compete for the title of Kids Baking Champion, a cash ...more

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Worst Cooks in America is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Worst Cooks in America Anne Burrell, Bobby Flay, Tyler Florence Worst Cooks in America is a reality competition show on the Food Network. The show takes 12 to 16 contestants with very poor cooking skills through an eight-week culinary boot camp, to earn a ...more

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Cake Wars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Cake Wars Jonathan Bennett, Ron Ben-Israel, Waylynn Lucas Cake Wars (Food Network, 2015) is an American reality competition series hosted by Jonathan Bennett. Four bakers face off to have their cakes featured in a special event, in addition to a ...more

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Barefoot Contessa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Barefoot Contessa Ina Garten, Jeffrey Garten, Thomas Pescod Barefoot Contessa is an American cooking show that premiered November 30, 2002 on Food Network. Hosted by celebrity chef Ina Garten, each episode features Garten assembling dishes of varying ...more

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Brunch at Bobby's is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Brunch at Bobby's Bobby Flay, Sophie Flay, Stephanie March Join Bobby in his greatest passion: cooking brunch. With a spatula in one hand and a cocktail in the other, Bobby goes from sweet to salty to savory, drawing inspiration for every-occasion ...more

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The Pioneer Woman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
The Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond, Ladd Drummond, Bryce Drummond The Pioneer Woman (Food Network, 2011) is an American cooking show presented by Ree Drummond. The series features Drummond cooking for her family and friends, primarily at her ranch in Pawhuska, ...more

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Holiday Baking Championship is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Holiday Baking Championship Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman, Lorraine Pascale The Holiday Baking Championship (Food Network, 2014) is an American cooking competition series. Airing from early November through late December, the show features bakers creating holiday themed ...more

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Guy Fieri, Duff Goldman, Michael Symon Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives is an American food reality television television series that premiered on April 23, 2007, on the Food Network. It is hosted by Guy Fieri. The show originally began ...more

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Clash of the Grandmas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Clash of the Grandmas Cameron Mathison Clash of the Grandmas (Food Network, 2015) s an American cooking competition television series, presented by Cameron Mathison. Five grandmas compete to see who can cook the best Thanksgiving

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Valerie's Home Cooking is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Valerie's Home Cooking Valerie Bertinelli, Tom Vitale, Luna The Dog Valerie's Home Cooking (Food Network, 2015) is an American television cooking show. Valerie Bertinelli prepares delicious home-cooked meals for her family and friends.

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Cutthroat Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Cutthroat Kitchen Alton Brown, Simon Majumdar, Jet Tila Just how far is a chef willing to go to win a cooking competition? Cutthroat Kitchen hands four chefs each $25,000 and the opportunity to spend that money on helping themselves or sabotaging ...more

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The Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
The Kitchen Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro, Sunny Anderson The Kitchen (Food Network, 2014) is a cooking-themed talk show. Presented by chefs Sunny Anderson, Jeff Mauro, Katie Lee, and Geoffrey Zakarian, the show looks at the lives of different families ...more

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Halloween Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Halloween Wars Shinmin Li, Justin Willman, Brian Kinney "Halloween Wars" is a four-part series from Super Delicious, the prodco behind Cupcake Wars. The show pits five teams made up of cake decorators, candy makers and pumpkin carvers ...more

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Sweet Genius is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Stevenf.Wayne added Sweet Genius Ron Ben-Israel Sweet Genius is an American reality-based cooking television series on the Food Network. The series is hosted by pastry chef Ron Ben-Israel. It has four chefs, of confectionery and pastry, ...more

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Guilty Pleasures is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Guilty Pleasures Alex Guarnaschelli, Richard Blais, Bobby Flay Guilty Pleasures (Food Network, 2015) is an American food-themed television series. Chefs and other celebrity foodies explore various types of food that are considered a guilty pleasure.

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Chopped After Hours is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Chopped After Hours Ted Allen Chopped After Hours (Food Network, 2016) is an American cooking show hosted by Ted Allen. A spin-off of Chopped, the show features judges c cooking and commentating on their dishes.

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Kitchen Sink is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Kitchen Sink Sunny Anderson, Jeff Mauro, Katie Lee Kitchen Sink (Food Network, 2016) is an American cooking-themed television series. It is presented by a rotating lineup of chefs who teach the viewers how to create different indulgent recipes.

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The Great Food Truck Race is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
The Great Food Truck Race Tyler Florence, Chris Hodgson, Lance Kramer The Great Food Truck Race is a reality television series that originally aired on August 15, 2010, on Food Network, with Tyler Florence as the host. It features competing food trucks. The fourth ...more

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Guy's Grocery Games is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Guy's Grocery Games Guy Fieri, Troy Johnson, Melissa d'Arabian Guy Fieri sends four talented chefs running through the aisles in a high stakes, high skills, grocery store cooking competition. The chefs are hit by real-world challenges like finding ...more

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Top 5 Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Top 5 Restaurants Sunny Anderson, Geoffrey Zakarian Top 5 Restaurants (Food Network, 2015) is an American food-themed television series. Presented by chefs Sunny Anderson and Geoffrey Zakarian, the show features the chefs counting down the top ...more

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Worst Bakers in America is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Worst Bakers in America Duff Goldman, Lorraine Pascale Worst Bakers (Food Network, 2016) in America is an American cooking competition television series presented by chefs Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale. The series is a spin-off of Worst Cooks in ...more

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Food Network Star Kids is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Food Network Star Kids Tia Mowry, Donal Skehan Food Network Star Kids (Food Network, 2016) is an American cooking competition television series presented by Tia Mowry and food critic Donal Skehan. The series is a spin-off of Food Network

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Guy's Big Bite is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current Food Network Shows
Guy's Big Bite Guy Fieri Guy's Big Bite is a Food Network show starring Guy Fieri, winner of the second season of The Next Food Network Star. The inaugural six-episode season premiered on June 25, 2006 in the 10:00 ...more