What to Watch This Weekend: Celebrities Take Over Triple D and Beat Bobby Flay

Break out the popcorn because your favorite Hollywood A-listers are coming to Food Network.

May 08, 2020

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We’re celebrating Mom this weekend with tons of new episodes featuring Mother’s Day recipes, special guests and tips for the whole family. Plus, get ready for big-name celebs like Matthew McConaughey and Tina Fey, as they are set to appear on Triple D and Beat Bobby Flay, respectfully. And, bonus: On Monday night, Amy Schumer and her husband, Chris, will kick off their new show, Amy Schumer Learns to Cook. She’s beginning her culinary education where most people begin the day — breakfast.

Host Guy Fieri at Pete's Breakfast House in Ventura, California, takes a cross-country road trip to visit some of America's classic "greasy spoon" restaurants - diners, drive-ins and dives - that have been doing it right for decades as seen on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.

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Friday, May 8: Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Marathon at 1|12c

Though we’re all hunkering down at home these days, we can still live vicariously through some of Guy Fieri’s best travels on Triple D. Join him as he scours the country for droolworthy favorites on back-to-back episodes all afternoon.

Behind-The-Scenes with Host Guy Fieri Making a Sent Dish in the outdoor kitchen at Guy's House in Santa Rosa, California as seen on Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives: Take Out episode DV3204H.

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Friday, May 8: Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Premiere at 9|8c

We’ve got another installment of the hugely popular virtual Triple D family reunion happening on Friday night. As restaurants shift to takeout and delivery, Guy hosts a video conference hangout to bring Flavortown to his own kitchen. He’s chatting with four DDD alums who have sent him ingredients for their latest top sellers, and they guide him through cooking their knockout dishes.

Ree Drummond, Ladd Drummond, Alex Drummond, Paige Drummond, Bryce Drummond and Todd Drummond, as seen on The Pioneer Woman, special.

Saturday, May 9: The Pioneer Woman Premiere at 10a|9c

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Ree Drummond’s kids will join her in the kitchen for a special self-shot episode on the ranch. They’re cooking up easy-does-it favorites, including Shortcut Tres Leches Cake you’re gonna love.

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Saturday, May 9: The Kitchen Premiere at 11a|10c

Family is the name of the game today, as the crew gets together for a virtual Mother’s Day celebration, featuring some adorable special guests. Plus, Katie Lee is sharing a pancake recipe that will forever change your approach to breakfast. Trust us.

Saturday, May 8: Trisha’s Southern Kitchen Premiere at 12|11c

Trisha is treating her sister, Beth, to a seasonal brunch in honor of Mother’s Day. Get ready for a pancake cake (yes, you read that correctly!) and the creamiest, cheesiest grits ever.

Host Alex Guarnaschelli, as seen on Supermarket Stakeout, Season 1.

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Saturday, May 8: Supermarket Stakeout Marathon at 1|12c

Host Alex Guarnaschelli is redefining grocery shopping when she challenges eager chefs to make wow-worthy dishes with ingredients sourced from random shoppers. Anything can (and will) happen.

Host Guy Fieri and Guest-Host Sammy Hagar Walking into In A Pickle in Waltham, Massachusetts, as seen on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Season 31.

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Saturday, May 8: Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Celebrity Takeover Marathon at 8|7c

What do Matthew McConaughey, Gene Hackman, Brad Paisley, Kid Rock and Sammy Hagar have in common? They’re all going to be on must-see episodes of Triple D Saturday night! You’re in for a treat as these legends join Guy for a journey through Flavortown.

Sunday, May 9: Girl Meets Farm Premiere at 11a|10c

Crispy, crunchy, salty and downright addictive, fried food is exactly what we’re craving these days. Check out some of Molly Yeh’s best-ever fried recipes on today’s indulgent episode.

Sunday, May 9: Valerie’s Home Cooking Premiere at 11:30a|10:30c

Angela Kinsey is joining Valerie Bertinelli for a moms-only day of relaxation and delicious self-care, which includes a sweet and tangy Citrus Upside-Down Cake.

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Sunday, May 9: Beat Bobby Flay Celebrity Takeover Marathon at 2|1c

There’s no such thing as an easy day in the Beat Bobby Flay arena, but competition wizard Bobby Flay is in for a doozy of an afternoon today as A-list celebs join the judges’ panel. Your favorites like Tina Fey, Seth Meyers, Jane Krakowski and Fran Drescher will be on deck, along with Martha Stewart who’s joining back-to-back episodes at 11|10c and 11:30|10:30c.

Host Guy Fieri and the Food Wheels for Game 3, Food Wheel, as seen on Food Network's Guy's Grocery Games, Season 2.

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Jeremiah Alley

Sunday, May 9: Guy’s Grocery Games Marathon at 6|5c

Guy is raising the stakes for the roster of chefs competing in Flavortown Market. He’s got plenty of tricky games up his sleeves, plus a group of honest judges who are looking for top-notch skills.

Mentors Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence pose with recruits Brian Posehn, Robin Givens, Wells Adams, Johnny Bananas, Bridget Everett, Sonja Morgan and Dave Coulier, as seen on Worst Cooks in America, Season 19.

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Jason DeCrow

Sunday, May 9: Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition Premiere at 9|8c

A brand-new season of Worst Cooks in America is kicking off on Sunday night, and yep, things are going to get crazy. Expect laughs, tears, plenty of cocktails and so, so many mess-ups as big names like Sonja Morgan and David Coulier attempt to learn from Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence.

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Monday, May 11: Amy Schumer Learns to Cook Premiere at 10|9c

Comedian and actress Amy Schumer begins her culinary education where most people begin the day — breakfast. While Amy mixes up an Old-Fashioned cocktail, Chris shows her how to make a perfectly Poached Egg, Crispy Bacon, a Celery and Fennel Salad and some Applesauce for their son. Chris and Amy also fry up some Homemade Latkes to channel her Jewish roots. Then Chris teaches Amy how to make some of her favorite late-night treats. While Amy makes the perfect Moscow Mule, she learns the secrets to Homemade Fried Rice, Chicken Wings and Peanut Butter Cup Cookies. Amy also prepares her favorite snack to eat in bed, Matzah with Butter.

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