About the Host

Danielle Dimovski aka Diva Q has a passion for barbecue that knows no boundaries; she lives breaths and eats barbecue. Diva Q travels all over North America competing in a variety of sanctioned barbecue competitions, writing about barbecue and eating anywhere barbecue is served. 

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Season 1, Episode 7

Kentucky Competition

Danielle heads to Kentucky to compete in the Owensboro Grillin' and Chillin' BBQ cookoff. Then it's off to Ol' Hickory Pit BBQ to eat some mutton, and try out their family recipe of barbecued beans.

Monday
Mar 27
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 8

Po Boys, Shrimpin', Trawlin' and BBQ Crawin'

The BBQ Diva hits up New Orleans to feast on shrimp and pork belly, and goes shrimpin' with the best shrimp trawler down South. Then, she competes in the Jim Bowie BBQ Throwdown with her "brother from another mother."

Monday
Mar 27
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 9

Smoked Tofu, Flyboys and Fun

Danielle crawls to Georgia to chow down on slow-smoked BBQ and tofu. Later, at a local airshow, she competes in the Smoke-n-Thunder BBQ Classic. She wagers a bet with her neighbor, Bubba Q, on who will score better in brisket.

Monday
Mar 27
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

Route 66 and Big Money BBQ

Danielle hits Route 66 for juicy tri-tip covered in swiss cheese, then hangs out with a captain on the Colorado River. It's competition time! She competes in The Smoke on the Water BBQ Contest for prizes worth $100,000.

Monday
Mar 27
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 5

BBQ Crawl

Diva Q blazes through Utah, trying a meaty brisket pizza cooked in a giant bull's head oven. Then she's off to a pro-surfer shop that serves brisket tacos covered in feta. She caps it off with delicious meats from a dutch oven.

Monday
Mar 27
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

BBQ Crawl

Danielle sinks her teeth into a Baltimore staple, juicy pit beef. Then she heads to Washington D.C. for a lesson in carving meats and a taste of jerked goat and tender pulled duck. She dines on a Diva Q favorite, "The Diva."

Monday
May 1
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 11

Carolina Whole Hog and Q'n for a Cause

Danielle hits up the only BBQ joint in Johns Island, SC, for smoked ribs and a taste of their 32 side dishes. Then, she wakes up at the crack of dawn to cook a whole hog and take part in a BBQ fundraiser for a local charity.

Monday
May 1
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

KC Strip Steak, Burnt End Chili and Team Diva Q

Danielle crawls her way to Kansas City, MO, to prep for her next BBQ contest. She starts by feasting on an unbelievable KC strip steak. Then, she hits the woodlot to study up on smoke woods and noshes on 'competition-style' BBQ.

Monday
May 1
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 13

The American Royal

Danielle is up against 150 of the world's grand BBQ champions at the American Royal BBQ competition. With a storm coming and 13 BBQ categories to turn in, Danielle turns up the heat for the judges.

Monday
May 1
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 9

Korean BBQ, Candied Pork, and Whole Hog BBQ

Danielle stops in Raleigh, North Carolina, to visit her friend and RV builder George Campeau. Before they crawl their way through town, George installs a couple of new bells and whistles on her trailer to help her out at the next competition. First stop on the crawl, Clyde Cooper's BBQ, a place that's been around for 80 years. Next, Danielle visits 'Que, a whole hog BBQ joint owned by South Carolina BBQ legend, Ed Mitchell. Ed's method may be old school, but the menu and the decor are modern. Next, Danielle explores fusion BBQ at the Bulkogi Korean BBQ truck. Danielle samples some spicy Korean-Mexican dishes like the Bulkogi Korean BBQ Bowl and the Bulkogi taco. Lastly, Danielle heads to Charlotte, NC, to Midwood Smokehouse. They have created a lot of fun items like BBQ tacos, pork burnt ends, and cubes of smoked pork candied in cola sauce.

Monday
Jun 26
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 3, Episode 10

Beer, BBQ and Bratwurst

Diva Q parks in South Carolina for grilled venison and German pork and sauerkraut sliders with her buddy Chad. They run into some trouble at the Squealin' Square BBQ Contest when their generator breaks, leaving them powerless.

Monday
Jun 26
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 11

BBQ Crawl

Danielle gets a taste of the South Carolina farm-to-table movement, feasting on local pork and cuddling with baby hogs. She learns how to make, and eat, a Gullah rice and shrimp dish, then heads out to the Boone Hall Plantation.

Monday
Jun 26
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 12

BBQ Crawl

Diva Q prepares for the World Food Championships, Las Vegas style. It's a BBQ bonanza, from fresh cut steaks to giant beef ribs. She bites into the biggest, baddest burger in Vegas and takes her team to the shooting range.

Monday
Jun 26
11am | 10c