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BBQ Pitmasters is an American reality television series which follows barbecue cooks as they compete for cash and prizes in barbecue cooking competitions.
In Season 1, the right episode series was filmed in a docu-reality format as it followed several competing BBQ teams around the country to various BBQ contest.
In Season 2, a completely new competition game show-based format was created. Each week, four teams competed against each other. Challenges included a common protein and more exotic meat. Weekly winners faced-off against each other in the season finale as they vied for $100,000 and the Kingsford Cup.
In Season 3, three teams competed in each episode. The winning team advanced to the championship round, where they competed for $50,000.