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[06/25/15 - 11:49 AM]
Destination America Kicks Off Fourth of July Week with an All-Week Programming Stunt "Red, White and You Week!"
From new episodes of the hit property shows to creepy and crawly Friday night ghost stories, Destination America is sure to pack the star-spangled heat next week every night with a new theme in prime.

[06/17/15 - 10:49 AM]
Destination America Is Serving Up a Spread of Dad's BBQ Favorites - Binge Watch "BBQ Pitmasters" During the Father's Day All-Day Buffet!
These episodes are dishing out a fiery line-up of competition, with chefs from coast-to-coast ready to duke it out from behind the grill.

[06/05/15 - 01:30 PM]
Destination America Records Best May Ever in Prime
Destination America spins the numbers for the month of May.

[05/06/15 - 10:16 AM]
Destination America's Finger Lickin' Series "BBQ Pitmasters" Returns with an All-Star Cast
Blind judging has left the circuit this season with competitors receiving immediate praise or heat from the judges for the first time ever.

[07/01/14 - 11:00 AM]
Destination America Records Best Quarter Ever in Prime and Total Day Delivery
Destination America spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2014.

[05/28/14 - 02:58 PM]
Discovery Communications Records Delivery Gains Across U.S. Portolio in May 2014
Discovery Communications spins the numbers for the month of May to date.

[05/28/14 - 12:08 PM]
Destination America Records Best May Ever in Prime and Total Day
Destination America spins the numbers for the month of May to date.

[04/29/14 - 08:36 AM]
Destination America Rings the Backyard BBQ Dinner Bell with a Serving of "Meat Week" Beginning on Memorial Day
Highlights include the launch of "BBQ Pit Wars" on Monday, May 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/08/14 - 09:56 AM]
Watch and Win During the Season Premiere of Destination America's Smokin' Hot Series "BBQ Pitmasters" on April 12
One lucky viewer will have the chance to learn from judge Myron Mixon at his very own cook school in Atlanta.

[04/03/14 - 08:53 AM]
Destination America's 2014-15 Upfront Programming Slate Puts Food, Fun and Fireworks on the Map
After a stellar year of smoking-hot ratings that have earned the network nine consecutive quarters of year-over-year gains in all key demos, Destination America is already up 30 percent among P25-54 in 2014.

[03/19/14 - 10:29 AM]
Destination America's Smokin' Hot Series "BBQ Pitmasters" Is Back with a New Judge on April 12
The latest installment gets a jump on summer and introduces fresh meat when favorite contestant, Moe Cason joins Myron Mixon and Tuffy Stone at the judge's table.

[05/06/13 - 09:13 AM]
Attention Americarnivores: Destination America Serves Up "Meat Week" Beginning on Memorial Day
Highlights include the return of "BBQ Pitmasters" and "United States of Bacon."

[04/04/13 - 09:00 AM]
Destination America Presents 2013-14 Programming Slate Capturing All Things Americana
Returning series include "BBQ Pitmasters," "Hillbilly Blood," "Epic" and "Buying Alaska."

[03/26/13 - 09:41 AM]
Rand McNally and Destination America Team Up to Provide Expanded Travel Content for Series Favorites
The trips and tips will be made available to the public via e-mails and a link to Rand McNally's blog from the Destination America site.

[01/15/13 - 09:42 AM]
"BBQ Pitmasters: Father vs. Son" Special Premieres January 27 on Destination America
Plus: look for the season finale of "BBQ Pitmasters" on Sunday, January 20.

[11/02/12 - 11:25 AM]
Season 4 of "BBQ Pitmasters" Will No Longer Premiere on November 17 Due to Production Delays Caused by Hurricane Sandy
The competition series will instead return at a later date.

[10/24/12 - 11:21 AM]
All-New Season of Competition Series "BBQ Pitmasters" Returns November 17 on Destination America
Plus: look for the new special "Ultimate Barbeque Showdown" on Saturday, December 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/27/12 - 12:45 PM]
Destination America and Major League Eating Partner for First Annual "Apple Pie Dive" at the 4th of July Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island
"Fast Food Mania" host Jon Hein will Emcee the event.

[06/27/12 - 10:12 AM]
Destination America Has Recipe For Ratings Success -- Fires Up The Grill For Another Season Of "BBQ Pitmasters"
The show's third season finale airs this Sunday, July 1 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/03/12 - 11:40 AM]
Summer Sizzles with an All-New Season of "BBQ Pitmasters," Exclusively on Destination America
The new season premieres with a sneak peek episode airing Wednesday, May 30 at 10:00/9:00c on the former Planet Green home.

[04/04/12 - 07:35 AM]
Planet Green Becomes "Destination America," the First and Only Network to Celebrate the Stories of America's Past, Present, and Future
The Discovery sibling will make the moniker switch on Monday, May 28.

[12/08/11 - 07:15 AM]
Spike Makes Its Mark With Premiere of New Original Series "Ink Master" on Tuesday, January 17 at 10 PM, ET/PT
Dave Navarro hosts the eight-episode series with Chris Nunez and Oliver Peck serving as judges.

[03/16/11 - 08:18 AM]
Spike TV Picks Up New Original Series "InkMasters" and "Car Boss"
"InkMasters" is the first-ever tattoo competition series while "Car Boss" showcases renowned auto dealership "doctor" Tom Stuker.

[01/27/11 - 02:12 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: TLC
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[11/02/10 - 09:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 2
Updates include: Kurtwood Smith joins "Chaos" at CBS; Liz Tigelaar confirms "Life Unexpected" to wrap season at 13 episodes; and Meryl Streep to visit Showtime's "Web Therapy."

[09/15/10 - 09:50 AM]
TLC Summer Smoked the Competition
TLC spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[07/29/10 - 12:22 PM]
Hot Off the Grill - 'Bbq Pitmasters' Is Back on August 12!
The first five of the series' six episodes feature different competitions, each one selecting a winning team that moves to the grand finale.

[06/14/10 - 11:56 AM]
TLC Announces Judging Panel for "Bbq Pitmasters"
Myron Mixon, Warren Sapp and Art Smith are on board for the second season, due Thursday, August 12.

[05/27/10 - 11:25 AM]
Kevin Roberts Joins TLC as Host of "Bbq Pitmasters"
The "Next Food Network Star" alum will topline the new season, due Thursday, August 12.

[05/10/10 - 03:53 PM]
TLC Goes "Kate Plus 8" on June 6
Plus: the network renews "19 Kids & Counting," "Lottery Changed My Life," "BBQ Pitmasters"; orders "Fabulous Cakes" and "Snow Men."

[05/10/10 - 09:35 AM]
Get a Taste of TLC This Summer
Due in the coming weeks are MEGA BITES, FOOD BUDDHA, INEDIBLE TO INCREDIBLE and CUPCAKE DREAMS.

[11/23/09 - 09:30 AM]
TLC Orders New Series 'Craving Comfort'
Art Smith hosts the series, which "explores the obsessions, triumphs, and secrets behind some of America's favorite comfort foods."

[11/18/09 - 12:23 PM]
TLC to Premiere New Series 'Bbq Pitmasters' on December 3
The eight-part series "takes viewers into the high-stakes world of competitive barbecue."

[09/29/09 - 06:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 29
Updates include: TLC orders "BBQ Pit Masters"; Barry Sonnenfeld inks a first-look deal with ABC; and Craig Wright, Mark Burnett team for scripted drama at CBS.







BBQ PITMASTERS (DA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/3/09 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2015)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
7 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
DESCRIPTION:
(from Destination America's press release, May 2015) Fire up those grills and get the smokers ready! Destination America has ordered up another mouth-watering season of the hit competition series BBQ PIMASTERS with BBQ PITMASTERS ALL-STARS premiering Thursday, May 28 at 10/9c. This year, it is an all-star event bringing back the greatest competitors from previous seasons serving up the best rivalries in season six of BBQ PITMASTERS. America's favorite World Champions Myron Mixon, Tuffy Stone and Moe Cason are back at the judges' table, and this year they are in on the action more than ever before. With their front-row seats to the hottest BBQ battles in the country, the judges will be analyzing and 'grilling' the competitors on their noteworthy barbeque from the second it sizzles on the grill to the moment it lands on the judges' plates. Blind judging has left the circuit this season with competitors receiving immediate praise or heat from the judges for the first time ever. Destination America lights up the summer season with a BBQ PITMASTERS ALL-STARS sneak peak premiere on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 at 9/8c rolling into the annual BBQ's ULTIMATE CHAMPIONSHIP: The 2015 Kingsford Invitational at 10/9c. BBQ PITMASTERS ALL-STARS moves to its regular timeslot on Thursday, May 28 at 10/9c.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Moe Cason as Judge
· Myron Mixon as Judge (Season 2- )
· Tuffy Stone as Judge (Season 3- )
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Aaron Franklin as Judge (Season 3-5)
· Art Smith as Judge (Season 2)
· Kevin Roberts as Host (Season 2)
· Warren Sapp as Judge (Season 2)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Fay Yu as EP (DA)
· Frank Matson as EP
· Tim McOsker as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Citizen Pictures