The Ultimate King of Cake is Crowned
Plus, find out what other premieres and finales are hitting your screens this fall.
Buddy vs Duff: After seven weeks of intense competition, the ultimate cake competition concludes with a special two-hour finale. For the final competition, Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman create monster cakes. Team Buddy works on a radioactive dinosaur, and Team Duff makes a Frankenstein's monster cake of mismatched doll parts.
Chopped: In this fiery tournament finale, four winners return with their sights set on taking the title of Chopped Grand Champion. The appetizer round has the chefs working with a meat not found in the grocery store. A bucket of something frozen is part of the entree basket puzzle, and the two finalists who make it to the dessert round endeavor to give it their all with corn on the cob and an unconventional cheesecake.
Halloween Baking Championship: This season pays tribute to 1980s classic slasher movies, kicking off with host John Henson welcoming the competitors to Camp Devil’s Food Lake where only their baking skills will help them survive. Each week the bakers must create killer cakes, creepy cupcakes, and more, to showcase their skills in challenges that pay homage to quintessential horror films. Judges Stephanie Boswell, Carla Hall and Zac Young determine whose devilishly delicious desserts earn $25,000 and the title of Halloween Baking Champion!
Halloween Wars: Paranormal investigator Zak Bagans has spent the last fifteen years experiencing the scariest supernatural encounters ever recorded, and for the first time he shares those experiences with the eight Halloween Wars teams of expert cake and sugar artists. Over the course of the season, Zak takes inspiration from his collection of dangerous and mysterious artifacts from his Haunted Museum in Las Vegas to challenge the teams to create frighteningly intricate cakes that are as spooky as they are tasty. One team will be eliminated in each episode by a panel of judges featuring award-winning cake decorator Shinmin Li, and chefs and cookbook authors Aarti Sequeira and Eddie Jackson, and the last team standing will earn $25,000.
Battle of the Brothers: Three chefs have made it to the finale for their chance to take over a Voltaggio restaurant, but only two can face off for the grand prize. All that stands in their way is guest judge Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli. In the epic three-course challenge to end it all, Michael and Bryan Voltaggio join forces with the two finalists to create an unforgettable meal and crown the series champion.
Worst Cooks in America: Four ghoulishly disastrous Worst Cooks recruits return for another stab at Boot Camp and they will once again face their fears in the kitchen and tackle terrifying ingredients. Under chefs Anne Burrell’s and Michael Symon’s coaching, the culinary hopefuls will create a Spooktacular feast for a panel of culinary experts. The recruits start by making a dish using a mystery ingredient they have been assigned; after Anne and Michael pick their teams, the chefs will teach them to make a buffet for a Halloween gathering for a chance to win a kitchen upgrade worth $5,000.
Chocolate Meltdown: Hershey's After Dark: Skilled pastry chefs enter the famed Hersheypark after dark and compete to create the most mind-bending chocolate showpieces. Host Sunny Anderson challenges the brave and talented pastry artists to create some of the most incredible chocolate creations we've ever seen! Working at breakneck speed with the help of just an assistant within Hershey’s largest candy store, Chocolate World, the competitors race against the clock as judges Ralph Attanasia and Maneet Chauhan keep a watchful eye to determine who was the most successful at molding chocolate and spinning sugar into works of art. The winner of each episode earns a year's supply of Hershey’s candy, a Hersheypark vacation and a cash prize.