Halloween Frights and Delights You Don't Want to Miss

Tune in for spooktacular treats, over-the-top ghoulish displays, and star-hosted devilish competitions.

Set details for episode 402, as seen on Food Network's Halloween Baking Championship, Season 4.

Our lineup features new seasons of fan favorites Halloween Baking Championship and Halloween Wars, along with new Halloween-themed specials featuring some of Food Network's biggest stars, including Duff Goldman and Trisha Yearwood. And don't miss the new series Haunted Gingerbread Showdown, hosted by Sandra Lee, as we celebrate the scariest and most wickedly-delicious holiday of the year.

Halloween Baking Championship - Premieres Monday, September 24 at 9|8c

Comedian John Henson, along with judges Carla Hall, Lorraine Pascale, and Zac Young test the skills of eight talented bakers as they show off their creepiest, scariest skills over six episodes with bone-chilling challenges. From spider web desserts to towering confections of terror, only one will frighten the competition for a chance to be featured in Food Network Magazine as the winner of Halloween Baking Championship, along with the $25,000 grand prize! Learn more.

Comedian John Henson, along with judges Carla Hall, Lorraine Pascale, and Zac Young test the skills of eight talented bakers as they show off their creepiest, scariest skills over six episodes with bone-chilling challenges. From spider web desserts to towering confections of terror, only one will frighten the competition for a chance to be featured in Food Network Magazine as the winner of Halloween Baking Championship, along with the $25,000 grand prize! Learn more.

Take a look back at some of the most outrageous moments and disgustingly-decadent desserts from seasons past on Best of Halloween Baking Championship. Host John Henson counts down all the diabolical desserts and creepy ingredients that viewers have come to love.

Photo by: Sarrah Danziger

Sarrah Danziger

Best of Halloween Baking Championship - Monday, October 1 at 10|9c

Take a look back at some of the most outrageous moments and disgustingly-decadent desserts from seasons past on Best of Halloween Baking Championship. Host John Henson counts down all the diabolical desserts and creepy ingredients that viewers have come to love.

Halloween Wars - Premieres Sunday, September 30 at 9|8c


Jonathan Bennett returns to host as six teams each made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist, and a sugar master battle it out over five episodes to create Halloween-themed edible displays that are as scary as they are delicious. Each teams' creations are judged by award-winning cake decorator Shinmin Li, horror film special effects master Todd Tucker, and a rotating panel of celebrity guest judges, including movie director Mick Garris, Gaten Matarazzo (Stranger Things), and more. See which team takes home the grand prize of $50,000! Learn more.

Photo by: Michael Moriatis

Michael Moriatis

Jonathan Bennett returns to host as six teams each made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist, and a sugar master battle it out over five episodes to create Halloween-themed edible displays that are as scary as they are delicious. Each teams' creations are judged by award-winning cake decorator Shinmin Li, horror film special effects master Todd Tucker, and a rotating panel of celebrity guest judges, including movie director Mick Garris, Gaten Matarazzo (Stranger Things), and more. See which team takes home the grand prize of $50,000! Learn more.

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Road to Halloween Wars - Sunday, September 30 at 8|7c

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how the best pumpkin carvers, cake and sugar artists prepare for Halloween Wars. Year round, these gleefully ghoulish geniuses work to hone their craft, with dreams of supreme victory. From points near and far around the globe, find out who has what it takes to be chosen to compete!

Photo by: Zac Hahn

Zac Hahn

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how the best pumpkin carvers, cake and sugar artists prepare for Halloween Wars. Year round, these gleefully ghoulish geniuses work to hone their craft, with dreams of supreme victory. From points near and far around the globe, find out who has what it takes to be chosen to compete!

Halloween Wars: Even More Monstrous Scares - Sunday, September 30 at 10|9c

Each Halloween for nearly a decade, the world's greatest pumpkin carvers, cake and sugar artists have joined forces to bring to life the most mind-blowing and terrifying Halloween creations imaginable, as they compete for the grand prize. It's time to dig up even more of the creepiest ghosts, scariest witches, werewolves, yummiest treats, and most mind-blowing displays in the history of Halloween Wars.

Photo by: Zac Hahn

Zac Hahn

Each Halloween for nearly a decade, the world's greatest pumpkin carvers, cake and sugar artists have joined forces to bring to life the most mind-blowing and terrifying Halloween creations imaginable, as they compete for the grand prize. It's time to dig up even more of the creepiest ghosts, scariest witches, werewolves, yummiest treats, and most mind-blowing displays in the history of Halloween Wars.

Chopped: Halloween Hijinks - Tuesday, October 2 at 9|8c.

Martha Stewart is celebrating her favorite holiday, Halloween, as a judge in the Chopped kitchen. All manner of spooky fun is found in the first basket, including a scary sight in a martini glass and macaroni and cheese in a clever package. A witch's cauldron holds a green, savory surprise in the entree basket, and it's demolition day at the haunted gingerbread house as the final two chefs make their desserts. Learn More.

Photo by: Jason DeCrow

Jason DeCrow

Martha Stewart is celebrating her favorite holiday, Halloween, as a judge in the Chopped kitchen. All manner of spooky fun is found in the first basket, including a scary sight in a martini glass and macaroni and cheese in a clever package. A witch's cauldron holds a green, savory surprise in the entree basket, and it's demolition day at the haunted gingerbread house as the final two chefs make their desserts. Learn More.

Haunted Gingerbread Showdown - Sunday, October 7 at 10|9c

Over four episodes, host Sandra Lee pits nine of the best gingerbread artists in the country against each other to create spooky gingerbread masterpieces. Judges Jamika Pessoa and Jason Smith are joined by rotating judges, including the "Mistress of the Dark" herself, Elvira, to determine the winners of the first three heats. They'll square off against each other in the finale for a chance to win the ultimate Halloween treat -- $25,000 and to be featured in Food Network Magazine.

Over four episodes, host Sandra Lee pits nine of the best gingerbread artists in the country against each other to create spooky gingerbread masterpieces. Judges Jamika Pessoa and Jason Smith are joined by rotating judges, including the "Mistress of the Dark" herself, Elvira, to determine the winners of the first three heats. They'll square off against each other in the finale for a chance to win the ultimate Halloween treat -- $25,000 and to be featured in Food Network Magazine.

Halloween Cake-Off - Monday, October 8 at 10|9c

In this hour-long special, Duff Goldman hosts an unconventional competition where four professional bakers must prove their expertise in the studio kitchen and in their own bakeries. For the first challenge in the studio, the bakers create cakes incorporating a surprise selection of candies and treats, but one will be ghosted from the competition. With three remaining bakers, they head back to their bakeries to design, bake, and construct an elaborate Halloween-themed showpiece cake that transforms from good to evil by either moving, bursting, shattering or even melting. The one that impresses judges Waylynn Lucas and Pichet Ong with presentation, transformation, and taste, will take home $10,000 and be crowned winner of the Halloween Cake-Off!

Photo by: Anders Krusberg

Anders Krusberg

In this hour-long special, Duff Goldman hosts an unconventional competition where four professional bakers must prove their expertise in the studio kitchen and in their own bakeries. For the first challenge in the studio, the bakers create cakes incorporating a surprise selection of candies and treats, but one will be ghosted from the competition. With three remaining bakers, they head back to their bakeries to design, bake, and construct an elaborate Halloween-themed showpiece cake that transforms from good to evil by either moving, bursting, shattering or even melting. The one that impresses judges Waylynn Lucas and Pichet Ong with presentation, transformation, and taste, will take home $10,000 and be crowned winner of the Halloween Cake-Off!

Trisha's Halloween Spooktacular - Monday, October 15 at 8|7c


Trisha Yearwood is throwing her biggest party ever for her favorite holiday. Join Trisha as she shares eye-popping tricks and treats for the ultimate Halloween party. Along with her best friends, Trisha goes into full preparation mode for the ghoulish gala, from trying on costumes and preparing her most elaborate Halloween-themed dishes to checking out Nashville's most popular Halloween-themed bar. Trisha's guests will experience a night they will never forget, ending with a Zombie-filled, candy-coated Halloween jam!

Trisha Yearwood is throwing her biggest party ever for her favorite holiday. Join Trisha as she shares eye-popping tricks and treats for the ultimate Halloween party. Along with her best friends, Trisha goes into full preparation mode for the ghoulish gala, from trying on costumes and preparing her most elaborate Halloween-themed dishes to checking out Nashville's most popular Halloween-themed bar. Trisha's guests will experience a night they will never forget, ending with a Zombie-filled, candy-coated Halloween jam!

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