Aired: 2008-

Shows like this one, in which host Adam Richman travels around the country gorging himself while trying his hand at various restaurants' gustatory challenges, are why foreign countries hate America. By that same token, it's why we love it.

Although Adam Richman describes himself as a self-educated food expert, he ain't on that Kanye West program: He's got a master's degree from the Yale School of Drama.