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A Vampire in the Wild 5 Videos

Jonathan dons his cape and becomes a new kind of scary.

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The Pumpkin Patch 5 Videos

See how the crew stocks the studio with giant pumpkins.

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A Haunted Set Tour 5 Videos

Join the host for an all-access look at the spooky studio.

In Insider's Perspective

Quiz: Stars' Candy Cravings

Take this trick-or-treat test to see if you know chefs' penchants for sweet treats.

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Eat, Drink and Be Scary

Explore all the fan-favortie recipes, tricks and treats you need for a ghoulish holiday.

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Season 8, Episode 3

Witch Gets a New Ride

Four remaining teams consisting of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master put their skills to the test to create astonishing and delectable Halloween-themed displays that show what happens when a witch trades in her tired old broom for a brand new ride. Writer, director and producer Mick Garris of the iconic film Hocus Pocus joins the judges.

Wednesday
Oct 9
6pm | 5c
Season 8, Episode 4

Halloween Time Travel

The remaining three teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master pull out all the stops to create stunning and scrumptious Halloween-themed displays that bend time and space to show their vision of Halloween time travel. Actor Gaten Matarazzo of Stranger Things serves as special guest judge.

Wednesday
Oct 9
7pm | 6c
Season 8, Episode 5

Outbreak!

It's the spine-tingling finale of Halloween Wars! The final two teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master have slaughtered their competition, and now they're facing off in one last epic showdown. The team that can best illustrate a terrifying worldwide outbreak and the race for an antidote will be crowned Halloween Wars champions and win $50,000! LeeAnna Vamp, actress, model and horror culture icon, serves as guest judge.

Wednesday
Oct 9
8pm | 7c
Season 8, Episode 5

Outbreak!

It's the spine-tingling finale of Halloween Wars! The final two teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master have slaughtered their competition, and now they're facing off in one last epic showdown. The team that can best illustrate a terrifying worldwide outbreak and the race for an antidote will be crowned Halloween Wars champions and win $50,000! LeeAnna Vamp, actress, model and horror culture icon, serves as guest judge.

Thursday
Oct 10
3am | 2c
Season 9, Episode 2

Zombie Dating Show

Five teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master create amazing and tasty Halloween-themed displays that mix fear and romance in a depiction of a zombie dating show. The special guest judge is Fear the Walking Dead's Colman Domingo.

Saturday
Oct 12
2pm | 1c
Season 0, Episode 6

Road to Halloween Season 8

Halloween Wars is back for season 8 with more aspiring Halloween warriors looking to join the battle than ever before! The kitchen is set, the judges are ready -- now all we need are 18 of the best pumpkin carvers and cake and sugar artists in the world. In the weeks and months before they ever set foot in the Halloween Wars kitchen, these gleefully ghoulish geniuses hone their crafts with dreams of victory and a $50,000 grand prize. Follow the Halloween Wars crew as they travel coast to coast -- and even out of the country -- to find the artists who have what it takes to compete.

Sunday
Oct 13
2pm | 1c
Season 8, Episode 1

The Boogeyman's Nightmare

Six teams, each consisting of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master, dive into the first battle of the season. They have to create mind-blowing and yummy Halloween-themed displays that depict a monstrous creature so scary that it's the Boogeyman's greatest nightmare. Actor Sean Gunn of the Guardians of the Galaxy movie franchise joins the judging panel.

Sunday
Oct 13
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 2

Clowns vs. Zombies

Five remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master go into battle to create amazing and tasty Halloween-themed displays that depict an epic face-off between clowns and zombies. The special guest judge is John Kassir, the actor behind the unforgettable voice of the Crypt Keeper on the TV series Tales from the Crypt.

Sunday
Oct 13
4pm | 3c
Season 8, Episode 3

Witch Gets a New Ride

Four remaining teams consisting of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master put their skills to the test to create astonishing and delectable Halloween-themed displays that show what happens when a witch trades in her tired old broom for a brand new ride. Writer, director and producer Mick Garris of the iconic film Hocus Pocus joins the judges.

Sunday
Oct 13
5pm | 4c
Season 8, Episode 4

Halloween Time Travel

The remaining three teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master pull out all the stops to create stunning and scrumptious Halloween-themed displays that bend time and space to show their vision of Halloween time travel. Actor Gaten Matarazzo of Stranger Things serves as special guest judge.

Sunday
Oct 13
6pm | 5c
Season 8, Episode 5

Outbreak!

It's the spine-tingling finale of Halloween Wars! The final two teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master have slaughtered their competition, and now they're facing off in one last epic showdown. The team that can best illustrate a terrifying worldwide outbreak and the race for an antidote will be crowned Halloween Wars champions and win $50,000! LeeAnna Vamp, actress, model and horror culture icon, serves as guest judge.

Sunday
Oct 13
7pm | 6c
Season 9, Episode 3

The Swarm

Four teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master go into battle to imagine their most terrifyingly tasty displays yet: an attack by a swarm. The special guest judge is horror-comedy actress Harley Quinn Smith from the films Tusk! and Yoga Hosers.

Sunday
Oct 13
9pm | 8c
Season 9, Episode 3

The Swarm

Four teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master go into battle to imagine their most terrifyingly tasty displays yet: an attack by a swarm. The special guest judge is horror-comedy actress Harley Quinn Smith from the films Tusk! and Yoga Hosers.

Monday
Oct 14
12am | 11c
Season 4, Episode 1

The Haunted Farm

Five teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist go to battle to create mind-blowing Halloween themed displays that capture a terrifying Haunted Farm. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated. Special Guest Judge: Naomi Grossman, who appeared in American Horror Story: Asylum.

Wednesday
Oct 16
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 2

Don't Go Into The Forest

The four remaining teams go to battle creating mind-blowing Halloween themed displays that evoke the dire warning: whatever you do, don't go into the forest! Special guest judge, film producer Adi Shankar, will help determine which team will be eliminated.

Wednesday
Oct 16
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 3

Mummies vs. Werewolves

Three remaining teams go to battle to create a Halloween display capturing an epic battle between mummies and werewolves. Special guest judge Francia Raisa will help decide which two teams will move on to the $50,000 final battle.

Wednesday
Oct 16
7pm | 6c
Season 4, Episode 4

Haunted Carnival

In the final battle in Halloween Wars, two teams made up of a pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist battle to create a terrifying display that captures the twisted, demonic world of a Haunted Carnival. Horror actor Lew Temple is the special guest judge, helping to determine which team is worthy of the $50,000 grand prize.

Wednesday
Oct 16
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 4

Haunted Carnival

In the final battle in Halloween Wars, two teams made up of a pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist battle to create a terrifying display that captures the twisted, demonic world of a Haunted Carnival. Horror actor Lew Temple is the special guest judge, helping to determine which team is worthy of the $50,000 grand prize.

Thursday
Oct 17
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 1

Zombie Prom

Five teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist go to battle to create mind-blowing Halloween-themed displays that capture a Zombie Prom. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated. Special Guest Judge: Danielle Harris, star of the Halloween franchise!

Thursday
Oct 17
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 2

Twisted Nursery Rhymes

Four remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator, and sugar artist go to battle to create mind-blowing Halloween themed displays of a twisted version of a fairytale. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated. Special Guest Judge: Tony Todd, horror legend and star of Candyman!

Thursday
Oct 17
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 3

Swamp Creatures Attack

Three remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator, and sugar artist go to battle to create mind-blowing Halloween themed displays that capture what happens when swamp creatures attack! At the end one team will be eliminated and two will move on to the final battle. Special Guest Judge: Charlaine Harris, the author of the "Sookie Stackhouse" novels which are the basis for the series "True Blood!"

Thursday
Oct 17
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 4

Nightmares

Two teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist go to battle to create mind-blowing Halloween themed displays that capture nightmares. Special Guest Judge, horror actor Derek Mears, will help choose which team will become the Halloween Wars Champion and win the $50,000 grand prize.

Thursday
Oct 17
8pm | 7c
Season 3, Episode 4

Nightmares

Two teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist go to battle to create mind-blowing Halloween themed displays that capture nightmares. Special Guest Judge, horror actor Derek Mears, will help choose which team will become the Halloween Wars Champion and win the $50,000 grand prize.

Friday
Oct 18
3am | 2c
Season 9, Episode 3

The Swarm

Four teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar master go into battle to imagine their most terrifyingly tasty displays yet: an attack by a swarm. The special guest judge is horror-comedy actress Harley Quinn Smith from the films Tusk! and Yoga Hosers.

Saturday
Oct 19
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 1

Zombie Prom

Five teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist go to battle to create mind-blowing Halloween-themed displays that capture a Zombie Prom. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated. Special Guest Judge: Danielle Harris, star of the Halloween franchise!

Saturday
Oct 19
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 2

Twisted Nursery Rhymes

Four remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator, and sugar artist go to battle to create mind-blowing Halloween themed displays of a twisted version of a fairytale. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated. Special Guest Judge: Tony Todd, horror legend and star of Candyman!

Saturday
Oct 19
4pm | 3c

About the Show

Just when you thought it was safe to walk past that old house or take a shortcut through the cemetery comes this deliciously scary four-part series: Halloween Wars. Five teams of cake decorators, candy makers and amazing pumpkin carvers will unite to prove they are the best, walk home with a big cash prize and scare our pants off with some of the most-amazing horror tales — all made from cake, candy and pumpkins. Grab onto someone you love, and bring your appetite 'cause the cold night of Halloween is about to get heated up.

About the Host

Jonathan Bennett

Though his striking good looks may have made Jonathan Bennett an object of affection for the “plastics” in Mean Girls, his talent and commitment are what have led to his becoming one of the most-sought-after young actors in Hollywood.

Most Popular Recipes

All Halloween Wars Recipes

Cayenne Ganache and Lemon Jelly Filled Chocolate Bonbons

Spicy Cherry Token Cookies

Chocolate Explosion Candies

Chocolate Irish Cream Candies

"Eyeball" Cherry Cordials

Chocolate Feuilletine Dipped in Dark Chocolate

Alien Cookie Surprise

Pacoca

Chocolate Hummus with Candied Bacon

Dark Chocolate Log Roll

Fried Crispy Brain with Marrow Cream

Chocolate Banana Cake-sicles

Chocolate Pecan-Praline Cream Doughnuts

Banana-Habanero Chocolate Cockroaches

Gianduja Caramel "Mud"

Mint Mojito Witch's Broom

Zombie Eyeball Punch

Cassis Bonbon Sandwich

Zombie Drink in Edible Glassware

Spicy Cherry Brownies

Centipede Eggs

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