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Hey, How'd You Get a Travel Channel Show Reviewing Fast Food, Daymon "Daym" Patterson?

How one guy with a YouTube channel landed his own TV show

By Janelle Harris - July 29, 2013
Fifteen million YouTube views of a guy experiencing his inaugural Five Guys burger in the front seat of his SUV seems a bit excessive, maybe even unwarranted. Perhaps it should rank right up there with the nonsensical online celebrity of an opera-singing tabby cat or a guy playing cricket on a unicycle.

But then you actually watch the clips of Daymon "Daym" Patterson musing about carryout on his Daym Drops YouTube channel and find yourself hooked. On second thought, you think, this guy is made to be on TV. And the execs at Travel Channel would agree with you -- the network is putting the former Wal-Mart assistant manager front and center with Best Daym Takeout, premiering July 31.


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