Kick Off Halloween 2020 with Spooky Sweets, Tricks and Treats

Check out our full primetime lineup of brand-new Halloween shows coming up soon.

The contestants with host, Jonathan Bennett, as seen on Halloween Wars, Season 10.

The contestants with host, Jonathan Bennett, as seen on Halloween Wars, Season 10.

Photo by: Erik Voake

Erik Voake

The weather may still be steamy, but the seasons are indeed changing, because Halloween is almost upon us. We’re gearing up for an all-out TV spooktacular this fall, complete with a jam-packed lineup of wow-worthy competitions, ghoulishly good desserts and so. many. costumes. Take a look at what’s ahead and set your DVRs now.

Halloween Wars: Premieres Sunday, Sept. 13 at 9|8c

Host Jonathan Bennett is back to oversee teams of cake artists, sugar masters and pumpkin carvers as they compete to create ghostly scenes inspired by some of the best (and scariest!) Halloween themes. Before the premiere kicks off, tune in to Road to Halloween Wars at 8|7c to meet the warriors for the first time and get a sneak peek at their mad skills.

Host, Alyson, posing for portrait.

Host, Alyson, posing for portrait.

Outrageous Pumpkins: Premieres Sunday, Sept. 13 at 10|9c

These aren’t your typical jack-o-lanterns! The expert pumpkin carvers competing on these four episodes are masters of their craft, able to deliver stunning life-size sculptures as well as itty-bitty devilish details. Host Alyson Hannigan will task them with next-level challenges to gauge their sharp skills, seasonal creativity and Halloween spirit.

Host and Judge Carla Hall Portrait, as seen on Halloween Baking Championship, Season 6.

Host and Judge Carla Hall Portrait, as seen on Halloween Baking Championship, Season 6.

Photo by: Sean Rosenthal

Sean Rosenthal

Halloween Baking Championship: Premieres Monday, Sept. 14 at 9|8c

Some of the top bakers in the country are coming together to whip up desserts with not only scary-good Halloween decorations, but also spot-on flavors and textures. Carla Hall, the host and a judge, will be joined by judges Zac Young and Stephanie Boswell, both pastry pros. And YES… the judges will definitely be in costume. Get ready for some shocking surprises.

Photo by: Jason DeCrow

Jason DeCrow

Worst Cooks in America: Halloween Redemption: Premieres Sunday, Oct. 11 at 10|9c

They’re baaaack! Former Worst Cooks in America recruits are back for a shot at redemption — but have they really improved that much? See what happens when Chefs Anne Burrell and Carla Hall ask the hopefuls to make a scary-good spread in honor of Halloween.

Halloween Wars Legends: Premiering Sunday, Sept. 13 at 8|7c

No doubt about it: You’ll surely recognize the competitors facing off here. They’re indeed legends from past seasons of Halloween Wars, and they’re ready to do battle yet again as they endure spine-tingling tasks over two special episodes. Just wait until you see what these pros put together.

Contestant Tatiana Kovalenko and her assistant Tonya Frankiv race to finish their Snake Charmer cake, as seen on Freakshow Cakes, Season 1.

Contestant Tatiana Kovalenko and her assistant Tonya Frankiv race to finish their Snake Charmer cake, as seen on Freakshow Cakes, Season 1.

Photo by: Scott Gries

Scott Gries

Freakshow Cakes: Double Premieres Sunday, Oct. 18 at 10|9c

The name says it all here. Co-hosts Vivian Chan and Zac Young are dishing out hair-raising challenges to brand-new cake artists — and it’s all going down in a one-of-a-kind side-show tent.

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