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[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.

[07/17/13 - 06:14 AM]
Destination America Adds Sizzle to the Line Up with New Series "Deep Fried Masters" Premiering Monday, August 5 at 10PM E/P
This new series features frying competitions at local state fairs, including the Georgia State Fair, the Got to Be NC Festival and the Fiesta San Antonio.







DEEP FRIED MASTERS (DA)
Returns in Q2 2014 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/5/13 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2013-14 season (the show's second) on 4/3/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from Destination America's press release, April 2014) After deep-fried Oreos, Twinkies and the latest craze, Cronuts, what could be the next deep-fried sensation? Destination America transports viewers to a classic American tradition - the state fair - with DEEP FRIED MASTERS. This series features frying competitions at local state fairs and spotlights a revolving cast of talented fry cooks, each on a mission to prove, once and for all, that everything tastes better battered. Corn dog king Jim Stacy and Big Tex legends Abel Gonzalez and Butch Benevides serve as the judges overseeing three rounds of competition. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to survive the deep-fry circuit as these golden fry prodigies are graded on their expertise in creativity, marketability, and skill level.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Abel Gonzalez as Judge
· Butch Benavides as Judge
· Jim Stacy as Judge
CREW INFORMATION:
· Donna MacLetchie as EP
· Linda Lee as EP
· Sara Helman as EP (DA)
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Jane Street Entertainment