TLC's 'BBQ Pitmasters': The mouth of 'Deadwood,' the stomach of Bobby Flay
TLC’s newest reality show, BBQ Pitmasters, debuts tonight at 10 p.m. ET, and judging from the following video, it’s going to be a tasty treat. The eight one-hour episodes dive into the world of competitive barbecue, where the men (and one woman the men respect) are “part chef, part athlete, and part five-star general,” and the customized “pits” have developed “their own personalities, with names and sometimes even genders.”
Below, meet “The King,” Myron Mixon, the three-time world champion from Unadilla, GA (WARNING: LANGUAGE!). Get to know “The Queen of Q,” Lee Ann Whippen, owner of Wood Chick’s BBQ in Chesapeake, VA, here.