EXCLUSIVE: BBQ Brawl has been picked up for a fifth season by Food Network.
The series’ fourth season saw over 16 million total viewers across Food Network/Max/Discovery+ and posting a series best rating across men 25-54 (up 10% vs. prior season). The September 4th finale, during which Chicago’s Dominique Leach was named Master of ‘Cue, earned the show’s highest rating of the season –.82 among women 18+.
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Over the 10-episode season which premiered July 10th, chefs Bobby Flay, Anne Burrell and Sunny Anderson each led a team of top-tier pit masters from across the country in high-stakes challenges to determine who will be named Master of ‘Cue.
“BBQ Brawl had a raucous and action-packed season and I’m thrilled that Chef Dominique got to raise the trophy,” said Flay. “Inviting Sunny Anderson to the BBQ party proved to be a great addition. Rest assured, next year we’ll be throwing in even more surprises. See you at the smoker!”
The fifth season of BBQ Brawl will air next summer. It’s produced by Rock Shrimp for Food Network.
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