17 April 2017
Season Two Premieres Tuesday, May 2nd at 10pm ET/7pm PT on Cooking Channel 
 
 
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BROOKLN MAVERICK SHANNON AMBROSIO TAKES HIS BBQ SKILLS 
CROSS-COUNTRY IN NEW SEASON OF BIG BAD BBQ BRAWL
 
Season Two Premieres Tuesday, May 2nd at 10pm ET/7pm PT on 
Cooking Channel 
 
NEW YORK - April 17, 2017 - Shannon Ambrosio takes his Brooklyn-born BBQ skills back on the road this spring to test his 'cue against some of the country's best pit masters in a new season of Big Bad BBQ Brawl, premiering Tuesday, May 2nd at 10pm ET/7pm PT on Cooking Channel. Over eight episodes, Shannon sets out to prove his skills on the grill as he visits some of the best BBQ scenes around, including Phoenix, Arizona; Little Rock, Arkansas; Long Beach, California; Kansas City, Missouri; Las Vegas, Nevada; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Memphis, Tennessee.
 
Episodes Include:
"Big, Bad Sandwich Slam" Premieres Tuesday, May 2nd at 10pm ET/7pm PT
Shannon turns up the heat as he heads to Albuquerque, New Mexico to challenge local barbecue favorite Pepper's BBQ to a sandwich slam. Both teams decide to use peppers in their dishes - will Shannon's northern take on southern barbecue be enough to set the judges' taste buds on fire?
"Over-The-Top Burger and Booze Brawl" Premieres Tuesday, May 9th at 10pm ET/7pm PT
Shannon heads to Las Vegas to bet big on a win against local barbecue favorites Pot Liquor BBQ in an over-the-top burger and booze brawl. Will his Northern-style barbecue be enough of a gamble to win over these judges?
 
"Schoolyard Lunch Bag Brawl" Premieres Tuesday, May 16th at 10pm ET/7pm PT
Shannon heads to Las Vegas to bet big on a win against local barbecue favorites Pot Liquor BBQ in an over-the-top burger and booze brawl. Will his Northern-style barbecue be enough of a gamble to win over these judges?
 
"Smokin' Sausage Showdown" Premieres Tuesday, May 23rd at 10pm ET/7pm PT
Shannon heads to Phoenix to challenge local favorites Pork on a Fork BBQ to a serious smokin' sausage showdown. If Shannon wants to smoke the competition in this battle, he'll have to find some inspiration from the local flavors.
 
"Breakfast for Dinner BBQ Brawl" Premieres Tuesday, May 30th at 10pm ET/7pm PT
Shannon is heading to Memphis to challenge local favorite Jessie B's to a Southern-style barbecue showdown. Since Jessie and Shannon both have boxing backgrounds, this brawl is going to be all about a boxing staple - steak and eggs. Shannon may be the barbecue king up North, but he's going to need to find some inspiration from the local cuisine to reign triumphant.
 
Viewers can visit CookingChannelTV.com/BBQBrawl to learn more and join the conversation on social media using the hashtag #BBQBrawl.
 
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