Behind the Scenes of Candy Land

Candy Cane Challenge

The judges experience all-new candy cane flavors.

About the show

Host Kristin Chenoweth guides teams through the edible regions of Candy Land, challenging them to create eye-popping and heavenly confectionary showpieces as they seek out different flavors and unique ingredients to use every step of the way. The teams journey to the Peppermint Forest, Gumdrop Mountains, Chocolate Mountain, the Lollipop Woods and Lemon Lime Springs while presenting themed sugar masterpieces for judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira, who determine which teams advance down the board game path. The teams navigate surprises and curve balls as they attempt to make it to King Kandy's Castle to win the game and earn the grand prize of $25,000.

About the Host

Kristin Chenoweth

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth’s career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. In 2015, Chenoweth received a coveted star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, she received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in “Pushing Daisies.” In 1999, she won a Tony Award for “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” and she was also nominated for her original role of Glinda the Good Witch in “Wicked” in 2004. Chenoweth has been nominated for two Emmy Awards and for a People’s Choice Award for her role on “Glee.”

Meet the Judges

Aarti Sequeira

This Food Network Star winner is a cookbook author and TV show host.

Get to Know Aarti

Nacho Aguirre

Nacho is a Spring Baking Champion and a pastry chef and chocolatier.

More About Nacho
Season 1, Episode 1

Magical Creatures

Unique and colorful creatures call the villages of Candy Land home. Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges five teams of cake and sugar artists to create mystical and magical creatures the likes of which have never been seen before in Candy Land. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira determine which team will not advance in the competition, and David Bromstad shares a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Candy Land.

Sunday
Nov 15
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 1

Magical Creatures

Unique and colorful creatures call the villages of Candy Land home. Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges five teams of cake and sugar artists to create mystical and magical creatures the likes of which have never been seen before in Candy Land. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira determine which team will not advance in the competition, and David Bromstad shares a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Candy Land.

Monday
Nov 16
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 1

Candy Creatures

Host Kristin Chenoweth welcomes five teams of cake and sugar artists and challenges them to create mystical and magical creatures the likes of which have never been seen before in Candy Land. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira decide which team gets sent home.

Thursday
Nov 19
10pm | 9c
Season 0, Episode 1

Behind the Build

Host David Bromstad treats viewers to an exclusive peek into the making of each land, including giant candy cane forests and chocolate mountains that the competitors can actually walk through, along with learning the history of the iconic Hasbro game and the creative process of the minds that are undertaking this monumental challenge to bring America's favorite board game to fruition.

Thursday
Nov 19
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Candy Creatures

Host Kristin Chenoweth welcomes five teams of cake and sugar artists and challenges them to create mystical and magical creatures the likes of which have never been seen before in Candy Land. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira decide which team gets sent home.

Friday
Nov 20
1am | 12c
Season 0, Episode 1

Behind the Build

Host David Bromstad treats viewers to an exclusive peek into the making of each land, including giant candy cane forests and chocolate mountains that the competitors can actually walk through, along with learning the history of the iconic Hasbro game and the creative process of the minds that are undertaking this monumental challenge to bring America's favorite board game to fruition.

Friday
Nov 20
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

On the Go

The people of Candy Land have things to do and places to be, but there's no mode of transportation! Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges the four remaining teams to build an inventive way for the locals to get around. Whether by land, air or sea, the teams must consider the unique terrain of their assigned lands to help their citizens stay on the go and impress judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira, who decide which team is transported home.

Sunday
Nov 22
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 2

On the Go

The people of Candy Land have things to do and places to be, but there's no mode of transportation! Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges the four remaining teams to build an inventive way for the locals to get around. Whether by land, air or sea, the teams must consider the unique terrain of their assigned lands to help their citizens stay on the go and impress judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira, who decide which team is transported home.

Monday
Nov 23
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 2

On the Go

The people of Candy Land have things to do and places to be, but there's no mode of transportation! Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges the four remaining teams to build an inventive way for the locals to get around. Whether by land, air or sea, the teams must consider the unique terrain of their assigned lands to help their citizens stay on the go and impress judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira, who decide which team is transported home.

Tuesday
Nov 24
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 2

On the Go

The people of Candy Land have things to do and places to be, but there's no mode of transportation! Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges the four remaining teams to build an inventive way for the locals to get around. Whether by land, air or sea, the teams must consider the unique terrain of their assigned lands to help their citizens stay on the go and impress judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira, who decide which team is transported home.

Wednesday
Nov 25
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 3

Carnival Exhibits

The carnival is rolling into Candy Land, and the locals are excited for an entertaining night out with their friends. Host Kristin Chenoweth presents the remaining teams with a challenge to create an element of a Candy Land carnival that will delight the citizens of their chosen land. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira have the final word on which team's exhibit is not up to par.

Sunday
Nov 29
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 3

Carnival Exhibits

The carnival is rolling into Candy Land, and the locals are excited for an entertaining night out with their friends. Host Kristin Chenoweth presents the remaining teams with a challenge to create an element of a Candy Land carnival that will delight the citizens of their chosen land. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira have the final word on which team's exhibit is not up to par.

Monday
Nov 30
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 3

Carnival Exhibits

The carnival is rolling into Candy Land, and the locals are excited for an entertaining night out with their friends. Host Kristin Chenoweth presents the remaining teams with a challenge to create an element of a Candy Land carnival that will delight the citizens of their chosen land. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira have the final word on which team's exhibit is not up to par.

Tuesday
Dec 1
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 3

Carnival Exhibits

The carnival is rolling into Candy Land, and the locals are excited for an entertaining night out with their friends. Host Kristin Chenoweth presents the remaining teams with a challenge to create an element of a Candy Land carnival that will delight the citizens of their chosen land. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira have the final word on which team's exhibit is not up to par.

Wednesday
Dec 2
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 4

Sports

Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges the remaining teams to create the signature sport that makes their part of Candy Land unique. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira decide which teams move along in the competition and which sport you wouldn't see in Candy Land.

Sunday
Dec 6
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 4

Sports

Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges the remaining teams to create the signature sport that makes their part of Candy Land unique. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira decide which teams move along in the competition and which sport you wouldn't see in Candy Land.

Monday
Dec 7
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 4

Sports

Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges the remaining teams to create the signature sport that makes their part of Candy Land unique. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira decide which teams move along in the competition and which sport you wouldn't see in Candy Land.

Tuesday
Dec 8
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 4

Sports

Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges the remaining teams to create the signature sport that makes their part of Candy Land unique. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira decide which teams move along in the competition and which sport you wouldn't see in Candy Land.

Wednesday
Dec 9
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 5

Town Square

King Kandy and the Candy Council have generously approved upgrades for the town squares of each area of Candy Land. Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges the remaining teams to create beautiful new items to help their town square stand above the rest. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira decide which teams move on to the finale.

Sunday
Dec 13
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

Town Square

King Kandy and the Candy Council have generously approved upgrades for the town squares of each area of Candy Land. Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges the remaining teams to create beautiful new items to help their town square stand above the rest. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira decide which teams move on to the finale.

Monday
Dec 14
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 5

Town Square

King Kandy and the Candy Council have generously approved upgrades for the town squares of each area of Candy Land. Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges the remaining teams to create beautiful new items to help their town square stand above the rest. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira decide which teams move on to the finale.

Tuesday
Dec 15
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 5

Town Square

King Kandy and the Candy Council have generously approved upgrades for the town squares of each area of Candy Land. Host Kristin Chenoweth challenges the remaining teams to create beautiful new items to help their town square stand above the rest. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira decide which teams move on to the finale.

Wednesday
Dec 16
2am | 1c
Season 0, Episode 1

Behind the Build

Host David Bromstad treats viewers to an exclusive peek into the making of each land, including giant candy cane forests and chocolate mountains that the competitors can actually walk through, along with learning the history of the iconic Hasbro game and the creative process of the minds that are undertaking this monumental challenge to bring America's favorite board game to fruition.

Sunday
Dec 20
3pm | 2c

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