SILVER SPRING, Md. June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The secret's within the sauce! Around the heels of unparalleled ratings success for BBQ PITMASTERS. Destination America greenlights another season of barbecue bliss. Because the network's debut on Memorial Day weekend, on which was formerly Planet Eco-friendly, BBQ PITMASTERS helps drive record-setting nights in June. BBQ PITMASTERS is Destination America's #1 original series ever of all key demos: P/W/M25-54, P/M18-49, HH, and P2+ delivery. Furthermore, the 9-10 PM timeslot has fueled the prosperity of the network, launching Destination America to position 21st on Sunday nights of all ad-supported cable for M25-54 delivery, beating systems for example TRAV, ADSM, NGC, G4, H2, VH1, CMT, BBCA, BIO, NBC Sports, NGWD, yet others.
This is actually the third season from the popular barbecue competition series, whose first couple of seasons aired on sister network TLC, and it is first season airing being an original program on Destination America. The series pits America's best hard-core barbecue grillers against one another every week, as well as their cured creations are blind-judged by three pitmaster professionals, including series veteran Myron Mixon. Each week's champion earns a location within the champion-take-all-finale that will air this Sunday, This summer, 1, in which the coveted prize includes $50,000. a place within the first annual Kingsford Invitational. and also the ultimate title of BBQ PITMASTERS Grand Champion is at risk. The prepare-off finale of BBQ PITMASTERS airs on Sunday, This summer 1 from 9-10 PM (E/P), following an exciting-day marathon beginning at 11 AM on Destination America.
"Whenever you uncover a recipe as effective as BBQ PITMASTERS. you retain on cooking for an additional season!" stated Marc Etkind. SVP of content technique for Destination America. "We are excited to obtain around the board so early hanging around once we establish ourselves because the home for Americana content, and pleased to give fans more access in to the niche realm of the burgeoning barbecue circuit."
To understand more about BBQ PITMASTERS in order to find Destination America in your cable provider, please stop by our site at destinationamerica.com.
BBQ PITMASTERS is created for Destination America by Original Media. For Original Media, Jay Peterson. Charlie Corwin. and John Markus are executive producers. For Destination America, Ron Simon and Fay Yu are executive producers, Sara Kozak is SVP of production, Marc Etkind is SVP of content strategy, and Henry Schleiff is president and gm.
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