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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.

Get the Dish

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 2, Episode 2

Battle of the Vampire Killer

Four remaining teams made up of a pumpkin carving expert, cake artist, and candy craftsman must capture an epic battle in which a vampire killer slays his prey. In the end, one team will be eliminated.

Sunday
Oct 14
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 3

Science Gone Wrong

Three remaining teams made up of a pumpkin carving expert, cake artist, and candy craftsman must capture the terrifying moment when a mad scientist's creation goes horribly wrong. At the end, one team will be eliminated.

Sunday
Oct 14
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 4

Zombie Wedding

In the epic finale, two teams made up of a pumpkin carving expert, cake artist, and candy craftsman must evoke the scene of a romantic yet horrific zombie wedding. At stake is the Halloween Wars championship and $50,000 grand prize.

Sunday
Oct 14
5pm | 4c
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 14
6pm | 5c
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 14
9pm | 8c
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.

Monday
Oct 15
12am | 11c
Season 6, Episode 1

Witches vs. Warlocks

Six 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 an epic and terrifying clash between witches and warlocks. At the end of this battle, one team will be eliminated with help from special guest judge Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Monday
Oct 15
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 2

Haunted Motel

Five remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist go to battle to create delicious Halloween displays that capture the scariest haunted roadside motel ever seen. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated with help from special guest judge Sid Haig, actor and horror icon who has appeared in several hits, including Halloween and The Devil's Rejects.

Monday
Oct 15
4pm | 3c
Season 6, Episode 3

Two-Faced

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 that capture the horror of a two-faced monster. Carlson Young, actress from MTV's Scream, joins the judging panel to help decide which team will be eliminated and which will move on to the final battle.

Monday
Oct 15
5pm | 4c
Season 6, Episode 4

Mausoleum Mayhem

The final three teams of expert pumpkin carvers, cake decorators and sugar artists go to battle to create mind-blowing displays that capture the horror that unfolds inside of a crypt after dark. Three teams start this battle, but only two will earn their way into the Halloween Wars finale. Greg Plotkin, director of Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, joins the judging panel.

Monday
Oct 15
6pm | 5c
Season 6, Episode 5

Demonic Wedding

It's the horrifying finale of Halloween Wars! After taking down the competition one by one, the final two teams made up of a pumpkin carving expert, cake artist and sugar artist go to battle one last time. The team that can best capture the scariest and most demonic wedding ever imagined will be crowned Halloween Wars champion and win $50,000. Bitsie Tulloch, actress from the hit series Grimm, joins as special guest judge.

Monday
Oct 15
7pm | 6c
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.

Monday
Oct 15
10pm | 9c
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.

Tuesday
Oct 16
1am | 12c
Season 0, Episode 7

Even More Monstrous Scares

Every Halloween for nearly a decade, the world's greatest pumpkin carvers, cake artists and sugar artists have joined forces to bring to life the most terrifying Halloween creations imaginable as they compete for a $50,000 Halloween Wars grand prize. It's time to dig up even more of the creepiest ghosts, scariest witches, wooliest werewolves, yummiest treats and most mind-blowing displays in the history of Halloween Wars.

Thursday
Oct 18
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 7

Even More Monstrous Scares

Every Halloween for nearly a decade, the world's greatest pumpkin carvers, cake artists and sugar artists have joined forces to bring to life the most terrifying Halloween creations imaginable as they compete for a $50,000 Halloween Wars grand prize. It's time to dig up even more of the creepiest ghosts, scariest witches, wooliest werewolves, yummiest treats and most mind-blowing displays in the history of Halloween Wars.

Friday
Oct 19
3am | 2c
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.

Saturday
Oct 20
2pm | 1c
Season 0, Episode 7

Even More Monstrous Scares

Every Halloween for nearly a decade, the world's greatest pumpkin carvers, cake artists and sugar artists have joined forces to bring to life the most terrifying Halloween creations imaginable as they compete for a $50,000 Halloween Wars grand prize. It's time to dig up even more of the creepiest ghosts, scariest witches, wooliest werewolves, yummiest treats and most mind-blowing displays in the history of Halloween Wars.

Saturday
Oct 20
4pm | 3c
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.

Sunday
Oct 21
2pm | 1c
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.

Sunday
Oct 21
3pm | 2c
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.

Sunday
Oct 21
4pm | 3c
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.

Sunday
Oct 21
5pm | 4c
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 21
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.

Sunday
Oct 21
9pm | 8c
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.

Monday
Oct 22
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 5

Hayride of Horror: Possessed Zoo

Another $15,000 is at stake as two teams of master food artists face off in another Hayride of Horror battle. To win, they'll have to combine cake, sugar and carved pumpkin to show how to survive a night escaping the demonic inhabitants of a possessed zoo.

Monday
Oct 22
5pm | 4c
Season 0, Episode 4

Hayride of Horror: When Pumpkins Fight Back

The Hayride of Horror continues as two teams of master food artists face off in another spooky battle. To win, they'll have to combine cake, sugar and carved pumpkin to show what happens when the pumpkins they're carving come to life, turn the tables and take revenge on the unlucky carvers! In the end, one team walks away with $15,000.

Monday
Oct 22
6pm | 5c

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

Chocolate Feuilletine Dipped in Dark Chocolate

Chocolate Covered Salted Caramel Peanut Bacon Chew

"Eyeball" Cherry Cordials

Chocolate Explosion Candies

Spicy Cherry Token Cookies

Alien Cookie Surprise

Red Chili Raspberry Bites

Pacoca

Cayenne Ganache and Lemon Jelly Filled Chocolate Bonbons

Bloody Suckers

5 Taste Lime Slime Garnished with Mad Rocks

Sour Passion Gummi Entrails

Chocolate Peanut Butter Peanuts

Chocolate Irish Cream Candies

Southwest "Dug-Up" Brownies

Zombie Eyeball Punch

Spicy Cherry Brownies

Churros with Dulce de Leche Ganache

Fried Crispy Brain with Marrow Cream

Chocolate Banana Cake-sicles

Banana-Habanero Chocolate Cockroaches

Cassis Bonbon Sandwich

Marzipan and Jam Filled "Bones"

Infested Coconut Tapioca-Filled Chocolate Spiders

Dark Chocolate Log Roll

Gianduja Caramel "Mud"

Zombie Drink in Edible Glassware