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List of popular Food Network shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled Food Network TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Food Network TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on Food Network, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

List is made up of a variety of shows, including Iron Chef America and Chopped.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with Food Network on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite Food Network TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top Food Network television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Food Network network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Food Network TV 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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Chopped is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Food Network TV 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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Good Eats is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Good Eats Alton Brown, Vickie Eng, Deb Duchon Good Eats is a former television cooking show, created and hosted by Alton Brown, which aired in North America on Food Network Cooking Channel. Likened to television science educators Mr. Wizard ...more

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Iron Chef America is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Iron Chef America Bill Murray, Anderson Cooper, Giada De Laurentiis Iron Chef America: The Series is an American cooking show based on Fuji Television's Iron Chef, and is the second American adaptation of the series, following the failed Iron Chef USA. The show ...more

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Iron Chef is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Hiroyuki Sakai Iron Chef is a Japanese television cooking show produced by Fuji Television. The series, which premiered on October 10, 1993, is a stylized cook-off featuring guest chefs challenging one of the ...more

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Barefoot Contessa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Barefoot Contessa 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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Throwdown! with Bobby Flay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Throwdown! with Bobby Flay Bobby Flay, Stephanie Banyas, Miriam Garron Throwdown! with Bobby Flay is a Food Network television program in which celebrity chef Bobby Flay challenges cooks renowned for a specific dish or type of cooking to a cook-off of their ...more

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Chopped Champions is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows

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The Best Thing I Ever Ate is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
The Best Thing I Ever Ate The Best Thing I Ever Ate is one of two flagship shows of the Food Network which premiered on June 22, 2009. The program originally aired as a one-time special in late 2008. The program consists ...more

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Food Network Star is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Food Network Star Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis 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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Worst Cooks in America is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Food Network TV 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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Unwrapped is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Unwrapped Marc Summers Unwrapped, also known as Unwrapped with Marc Summers is an American television program on Food Network that reveals the origins of sponsored foods. It first aired in June 2001 and is hosted by ...more

The Best Current Food Network Shows

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Ace of Cakes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Ace of Cakes Duff Goldman, Geoffry Manthorne, Mary Alice Fallon Yeskey Ace of Cakes was an American reality television show that aired on the Food Network. The show focused on the daily operations of Duff Goldman's custom cake shop, Charm City Cakes, in Baltimore, ...more

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Emeril Live is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Emeril Live Patton Oswalt, Emeril Lagasse Emeril Live is a television program that aired on the Food Network from 1997 to 2007 and then The Cooking Channel from 2008 to 2010. Hosted by Emeril Lagasse, Emeril Live featured many of the ...more

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The Next Iron Chef is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
The Next Iron Chef Alton Brown, Simon Majumdar, Donatella Arpaia The Next Iron Chef, is a limited-run series on the Food Network, airing its fifth season in 2012. Each season is a stand-alone competition to select a chef to be designated an Iron Chef, who ...more

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30 Minute Meals is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
30 Minute Meals Rachael Ray 30 Minute Meals is a Food Network show hosted by Rachael Ray. Her first of four shows on Food Network debuted in the fall of 2001. The show specializes in convenience cooking for those with ...more

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Cupcake Wars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Cupcake Wars 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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Essence of Emeril is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Essence of Emeril Emeril Lagasse Essence of Emeril is a Food Network show hosted by chef Emeril Lagasse. In each episode, Emeril shares with his viewers some of his 'kicked-up' recipes, similar to those on Emeril Live, but with ...more

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Tyler's Ultimate is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Tyler's Ultimate Tyler Florence Tyler's Ultimate is a television show on The Food Network hosted by Tyler Florence. The show focuses on making "ultimate" versions of popular or common dishes. The show began as a ...more

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Restaurant: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Restaurant: Impossible Robert Irvine, Tom Bury, Taniya Nayak Restaurant: Impossible is an American reality television program aired by the Food Network. It is jointly produced by Marc Summers and Shooters TV and stars British chef and restaurateur Robert ...more

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Paula's Home Cooking is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Paula's Home Cooking Paula Deen, Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen Paula's Home Cooking is a Food Network show hosted by Paula Deen. Deen's primary culinary focus was Southern cuisine and familiar comfort food that is popular with Americans. In the show, ...more

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Food Network Challenge is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Food Network Challenge Keegan Gerhard, Kerry Vincent, Claire Robinson Food Network Challenge is a competitive cooking television series that currently airs on the Food Network. Each episode, professional chefs compete in a timed competition in their professional ...more

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Guy's Big Bite is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Food Network TV 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

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Giada at Home is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Giada at Home Giada De Laurentiis, Todd Thompson, Jade Thompson Giada at Home is a television show hosted by Giada De Laurentiis. It first aired on October 18, 2008 on the Food Network. The show was nominated for two Daytime Emmys in 2009: for Outstanding ...more

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BBQ with Bobby Flay is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
BBQ with Bobby Flay Bobby Flay BBQ with Bobby Flay is a travelogue series, in which celebrity chef and restaurateur Bobby Flay travels around the USA in search of the best and most delectable grilled barbecued food. The chef ...more

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Everyday Italian is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Everyday Italian Giada De Laurentiis, Todd Thompson, Igor De Laurentiis Everyday Italian is a Food Network show hosted by Giada De Laurentiis. In the show, De Laurentiis focuses for her viewers on traditional Italian cuisine with an American flair, such as ...more

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FoodNation With Bobby Flay is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
FoodNation With Bobby Flay Bobby Flay FoodNation with Bobby Flay (Food Network, 2000) is a food and lifestyle show. Traveling by bus, chef Bobby Flay goes coast to coast through the heartland of the nation, sampling the culinary ...more

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Food 911 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Food 911 Tyler Florence Food 911 is a 30-minute-long show hosted by Tyler Florence that has aired on the Food Network since 1999. The premise of the show involves Florence traveling across the United States to help ...more

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Grill It! with Bobby Flay is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Grill It! with Bobby Flay Bobby Flay Grill It! with Bobby Flay lets fans live out their ultimate culinary fantasy. Through audition tapes and casting calls, lucky Food Network viewers, known for their own mastery of the grill, vied ...more

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Molto Mario is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Molto Mario Mario Batali

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Sara's Secrets is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Sara's Secrets Sara's Secrets was a Food Network show hosted by Sara Moulton who was the executive chef of Gourmet magazine. Filming for Sara’s Secrets began the next day which last for 5 years from 2002 until ...more

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Cake Boss is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
abbylovescandy added Cake Boss Buddy Valastro Cake Boss is an American reality television series, airing on the cable television network TLC. The show follows the operations of Carlo's Bake Shop, an Italian American family-owned business in ...more

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Secrets of a Restaurant Chef is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Secrets of a Restaurant Chef Anne Burrell Like your own private window into the kitchen of your favorite restaurant, Secrets of a Restaurant Chef reveals the concise, easy-to-master techniques of a top-level chef. By showcasing ...more

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Dinner: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Dinner: Impossible Michael Symon Dinner: Impossible is an American television program broadcast by the Food Network. The first episode aired on January 24, 2007 and the last episode aired in 2010. Food Network began airing the ...more

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Easy Entertaining with Michael... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows

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Nigella Feasts is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Nigella Feasts Nigella Lawson

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Semi-Homemade Cooking with San... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee In an atmosphere as inviting as her recipes, Sandra Lee, author of the best-selling cookbook Semi-Homemade Cooking, shares her techniques for combining fresh ingredients with specially selected ...more

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The Next Iron Chef America Int... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
The Next Iron Chef America International

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Big Daddy's House is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Big Daddy's House Big Daddy's House is a cooking show on the specialty channel Food Network. The show stars Aaron McCargo, Jr., the winner of the fourth season of the network's reality television series, The Next ...more

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East Meets West is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
East Meets West Ming Tsai East Meets West is a popular cooking show on the Food Network hosted by the renowned Chinese American chef Ming Tsai. During the half-hour show, Tsai cooked Asian-European fusion cuisine. East ...more

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Boy Meets Grill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Boy Meets Grill Bobby Flay Boy Meets Grill is a show on the Food Network. This show, hosted by Bobby Flay, features grilling tips for people with any level of experience in the kitchen. It was first aired in 2002. Boy ...more

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Mexican Made Easy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Mexican Made Easy Professional chef and cookbook author Marcela Valladolid prepares a fresh take on Mexican food and shares simple and authentic recipes in her series, Mexican Made Easy. Marcela, inspired by her ...more

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Paula's Best Dishes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Paula's Best Dishes Paula Deen Paula's Best Dishes is a cooking show hosted by Paula Deen on Food Network On June 21, 2013, the Food Network announced that they would not renew Deen's contract due to controversy surrounding ...more

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Paula's Party is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Paula's Party Paula Deen, Katie Lee, Nabil Abou-Harb Paula's Party is a show on the Food Network hosted by Paula Deen. Unlike her other show on the Food Network, Paula's Home Cooking, Paula's Party was originally taped in front of a small audience ...more

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Restaurant Makeover is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Restaurant Makeover Restaurant Makeover was television series on HGTV Canada which currently airs as reruns on the Food Network Canada and HGTV Canada, as well as the Fine Living channel and Food Network in the ...more

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Cooking for Real is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Cooking for Real Sunny Anderson Cooking for Real is a cooking show starring Sunny Anderson.

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The Cooking Loft is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
The Cooking Loft Alex Guarnaschelli

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Ten Dollar Dinners is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Ten Dollar Dinners Ten Dollar Dinners is a television program hosted by Melissa d'Arabian. It debuted August 9, 2009 at 12:30 PM EST. Melissa d'Arabian is the winner of the fifth season of The Next Food Network ...more

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Aarti Party is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Food Network TV Shows
Aarti Party Aarti Party is a Food Network television program in the USA, starring Aarti Sequeira, the sixth season winner of the reality series The Next Food Network Star. The program focuses on sharing ...more