Fresh Food on TV: Weekday Edition

NOMTVWith all the channels on broadcast TV and cable and the inevitable episode repeats, it's hard to sort out what's new or worthwhile. Let us sort it out for you so you don't miss anything worth watching. Times may vary with region; check your local listings for exact hour and channels.

Monday (January 10)

Early Show: Chef Marcus Samuelson is a guest. 7 a.m. ET, CBS

Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives: Guy Fieri does po-boys, pulled pork, and pasta. 9 p.m. ET, Food Network

House Crashers: How to make an eclectic wooden kitchen out of an old space. 10 p.m. ET, DIY

Tuesday (January 11)

Early Show: Chef Bobby Flay is a guest, cooking up some grilled cheese. 7 a.m. ET, CBS

Today Show: Chef Todd English is a guest. 7 a.m. ET, NBC

Dirty Jobs: The host works at a rum distillery turning molasses into rum. 9 p.m. ET, Discovery

Ramsay's Best Restaurant: French restaurants face off this week for the title of Ramsay's Best Restaurant. 9 p.m. ET, BBC

Chopped:Can mussels and waffles meet on a plate? For the chef contestants, they will have to. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Wednesday (January 12)

Early Show: Gail Simmons of Top Chef is a guest. 7 a.m. ET, NBC

Man v. Food: The Carnivore Chronicles: More meat! Including hot dogs, burritos, and burgers from across the country. 9 p.m. ET, Travel Channel

Top Chef: All Stars: It's all fish all the time in this week's episode. 10 p.m. ET, Bravo

Thursday (January 13)

Early Show: Chef Daisy Martinez cooks up arroz con pollo. 7 a.m. ET, CBS

Today Show: Chefs David Walzog and Jim Nuetzi are guests. 7 a.m. ET, NBC

Diner Paradise: Some of the best diners in the U.S. are featured. Who doesn't love a good old-fashioned diner? 4 p.m. ET, Travel Channel

Ace of Cakes: Betty White orders a cake for an animal charity. Come on. It's Betty White. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Friday (January 14)

My Life in Food: Al Roker chips in to give a tour of New York City neighborhoods through food. 12:30 p.m., Cooking Channel

Kitchen Nightmares: Gordon Ramsay whips into shape a Brooklyn Cuban restaurant. 9 p.m. ET, FOX

Unwrapped: Foods that are "on a roll" are featured--including everything from Tootsie rolls to sushi rolls. 11 p.m., Food Network

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