The first generation "Good Eats" aired for 14 seasons on Food Network over 244 episodes from 1999 to 2011. It was one of the few shows shot out of Atlanta in its early days long before tax incentives came into play. His quirky nerd-like obsession with food and scientific approach toward everything from eggs to beef created a devoted following.
Brown has been a staple on Food Network for years on shows such as "Iron Chef America" and "Cutthroat Kitchen."
Lucky Yates, a regular character on the original "Good Eats," said he's "absolutely thrilled to don the ol' Dungeon Master's robe again."
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