The HISTORY® Channel bites into Sunday nights with food writer and culinary entrepreneur Adam Richman as he travels the country to relive his childhood and sample some of the most iconic and forgotten foods of the 1980s in the new half-length series. -time “Adam Eats the 80s” premieres Sunday, Feb. 27 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
The 1980s was a decade when food was all about flavor and this ten-episode series follows Richman as he delves into the most nostalgic and notorious foods of the decade to prove that flavors lost in the 80s are worth worth seeking out and savoring. Do you remember the first time you walked into a mall and smelled a Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll? Or maybe Domino’s long-lost breakfast pizza was the key to your heart and stomach? And did fries really taste better in the 80s?
In “Adam Eats the 80s,” viewers will relive that tubular decade as they join Richman on a journey back to where these brands all began, uncover the incredible secrets never revealed, and watch Richman try versions of products that were never before. intended for the public.
Additionally, the third season of the network’s popular non-fiction series “The Food That Built America” will serve as a thread for the premiere of “Adam Eats the 80s” on Sunday, February 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT and explore the Fascinating story behind a bold new group of food industry titans whose innovation, courage and entrepreneurial savvy have secured them a place at the top of the food chain.
“The 80s was a loud, lovable, vibrant and delicious neon explosion of a decade: the music, the times, the fashion and of course, the food! As someone who grew up in the 80s and who is still obsessed with the decade, working on ‘Adam Eats the 80s’ was the best adventure ever, going back in time (yes, we even have the DeLorean!) to rediscover and relive those iconic tastes and treats,” Richman said “And doing this with my HISTORY Channel family makes this moonwalk even sweeter. I guarantee that viewers – young and old, whether they lived through the 80s or not – will love the food, fun and nostalgia of the freshest, coolest, most awesome 80s show ever. time !”
The 1980s were a time of extreme creativity and innovation, especially in food. The availability of cheap capital led to a wave of corporate takeovers, but the most decadent dough of the decade was made by some of America’s best-known food brands.
Featuring tours of iconic ’80s brands and paired with nostalgic commercial references, products and slogans unique to the decade, “Adam Eats the 80s” follows Richman across the country as he unboxes forgotten favorites such as the Nintendo cereal, hunt down rarities such as Pepperidge Farm’s famous Star Wars cookies and the largest collection of Ghostbusters memorabilia, and taste the most iconic products and memorable foods from the era.
Brands like Domino’s who, after realizing breakfast was the fastest growing segment of the restaurant industry, offered their first-ever breakfast pizza, at Auntie Anne’s whose recipe for perfect, unaltered pretzel has been a mall staple for decades, right down to baseball-inspired chewing gum. , Big League Chew, which is still the best-selling shredded chewing gum in the world, these iconic brands with unique tastes helped define the palette of the decade.
The third season of the popular non-fiction series “The Food That Built America” will satisfy viewers’ appetites as it shares the origin stories of a bold new group of pioneers behind America’s most iconic food empires such as Orville Redenbacher, Ettore “Chef” Boiardi, Wally Amos, Debbi Fields and Tom Carvel among others.
Before these brands became household names, they came from brilliant—sometimes ruthless—visionaries who revolutionized food and forever changed the American culinary landscape. Through dramatic recreations, fascinating facts and expert commentary, this season delves into the incredible stories of courage, creativity and determination of these culinary entrepreneurs whose relentless innovation has helped them win.
“Adam Eats the 80s” is produced for The HISTORY® Channel by Six West MediaTM. Steve Ascher, Matthew J. Braley, Matt Pearl, Adam Richman and Kristy Sabat are the executive producers of the Six West MediaTM group. Steven C. Lawrence serves as co-executive producer. Jim Pasquarella and Jordan Harman are executive producers of The HISTORY® Channel.
“The Food That Built America” is produced for The HISTORY® Channel by Lucky 8. Kim Woodard, Greg Henry, Isaac Holub, George Kralovansky, Irfan Rahman, Jerry Carita and Harry Courniotes are executive producers of Lucky 8. Jim Pasquarella and Mary E. Donahue is executive producer of the HISTORY® channel.
A+E Networks has worldwide distribution rights for “Adam Eats the 80s” and “The Food That Built America.”