Halloween-Inspired Recipes

About the show

A traditional Halloween pastime is taken to the next level as host Alyson Hannigan welcomes seven expert pumpkin carvers to compete for the title of Outrageous Pumpkins Champion and a sweet $25,000 Halloween treat. The carvers face off in outrageous challenges that test their creativity and pumpkin prowess as they sculpt gravity-defying scenes that celebrate Halloween and impress judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane.

About the Host

Alyson Hannigan

Born in Washington, D.C., Alyson Hannigan began appearing in commercials at the age of four and then moved to Hollywood at age 11. She hosts the new Food Network series Girl Scout Cookie Championship and can also be seen in Penn & Teller: Fool Us and in the upcoming Flora and Ulysses for Disney+.
Season 1, Episode 1

7 Deadly Jack-o'-Lanterns

Host Alyson Hannigan welcomes seven expert pumpkin carvers to battle it out for the title of Outrageous Pumpkins Champion! Their first challenge is to master the classic Halloween jack-o'-lantern and feature a dynamic use of light. In the Quick Carve round, the competitors must depict the struggle between good and evil. For the Big Carve round, each competitor is given one of the seven deadly sins to inspire their truly horrifying creation. Elimination is on the line as judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which carvers advance in the competition.

Monday
Oct 12
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 2

Trick-or-Treating Nightmare

Host Alyson Hannigan challenges six expert carvers to display their pumpkin-sculpting abilities with depth-defying 3-D creations. In the Quick Carve round, the competitors have to create frightening science experiments gone horribly wrong! Things literally heat up in the Big Carve round as the carvers must incorporate an element of fire in a 3-D diorama depicting pumpkin trick-or-treaters. Judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which carver is sent home.

Monday
Oct 12
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 3

Zombie Beasts

Host Alyson Hannigan challenges five expert pumpkin carvers to build spooky structures. In the pet cemetery-themed Quick Carve round, the competitors feature animals returning from the dead, and their structures must be at least two pumpkins tall and include everything from stem to seed. For the Big Carve round, the carvers create enormous prehistoric animals, and wind, rain and snow make the challenge extra difficult. Elimination is on the line as judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which carvers advance to the finale.

Monday
Oct 12
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 4

Giant Monster Bash

In the final challenge, host Alyson Hannigan tasks the remaining four pumpkin carvers with their most-monstrous carves yet. For the Quick Carve round, they have to create a terrifying monster-in-law. In the Big Carve round, they have to make a 5-foot-tall monster bash scene using Atlantic Giant pumpkins weighing in at over 1,000 pounds each! Judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which monster is the life of the pumpkin party and which carver takes home the $25,000 prize.

Monday
Oct 12
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 1

7 Deadly Jack-o'-Lanterns

Host Alyson Hannigan welcomes seven expert pumpkin carvers to battle it out for the title of Outrageous Pumpkins Champion! Their first challenge is to master the classic Halloween jack-o'-lantern and feature a dynamic use of light. In the Quick Carve round, the competitors must depict the struggle between good and evil. For the Big Carve round, each competitor is given one of the seven deadly sins to inspire their truly horrifying creation. Elimination is on the line as judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which carvers advance in the competition.

Saturday
Oct 17
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 2

Trick-or-Treating Nightmare

Host Alyson Hannigan challenges six expert carvers to display their pumpkin-sculpting abilities with depth-defying 3-D creations. In the Quick Carve round, the competitors have to create frightening science experiments gone horribly wrong! Things literally heat up in the Big Carve round as the carvers must incorporate an element of fire in a 3-D diorama depicting pumpkin trick-or-treaters. Judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which carver is sent home.

Saturday
Oct 17
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 3

Zombie Beasts

Host Alyson Hannigan challenges five expert pumpkin carvers to build spooky structures. In the pet cemetery-themed Quick Carve round, the competitors feature animals returning from the dead, and their structures must be at least two pumpkins tall and include everything from stem to seed. For the Big Carve round, the carvers create enormous prehistoric animals, and wind, rain and snow make the challenge extra difficult. Elimination is on the line as judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which carvers advance to the finale.

Saturday
Oct 17
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 4

Giant Monster Bash

In the final challenge, host Alyson Hannigan tasks the remaining four pumpkin carvers with their most-monstrous carves yet. For the Quick Carve round, they have to create a terrifying monster-in-law. In the Big Carve round, they have to make a 5-foot-tall monster bash scene using Atlantic Giant pumpkins weighing in at over 1,000 pounds each! Judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which monster is the life of the pumpkin party and which carver takes home the $25,000 prize.

Saturday
Oct 17
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 2

Trick-or-Treating Nightmare

Host Alyson Hannigan challenges six expert carvers to display their pumpkin-sculpting abilities with depth-defying 3-D creations. In the Quick Carve round, the competitors have to create frightening science experiments gone horribly wrong! Things literally heat up in the Big Carve round as the carvers must incorporate an element of fire in a 3-D diorama depicting pumpkin trick-or-treaters. Judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which carver is sent home.

Sunday
Oct 18
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 3

Zombie Beasts

Host Alyson Hannigan challenges five expert pumpkin carvers to build spooky structures. In the pet cemetery-themed Quick Carve round, the competitors feature animals returning from the dead, and their structures must be at least two pumpkins tall and include everything from stem to seed. For the Big Carve round, the carvers create enormous prehistoric animals, and wind, rain and snow make the challenge extra difficult. Elimination is on the line as judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which carvers advance to the finale.

Sunday
Oct 18
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 4

Giant Monster Bash

In the final challenge, host Alyson Hannigan tasks the remaining four pumpkin carvers with their most-monstrous carves yet. For the Quick Carve round, they have to create a terrifying monster-in-law. In the Big Carve round, they have to make a 5-foot-tall monster bash scene using Atlantic Giant pumpkins weighing in at over 1,000 pounds each! Judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which monster is the life of the pumpkin party and which carver takes home the $25,000 prize.

Sunday
Oct 18
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 1

7 Deadly Jack-o'-Lanterns

Host Alyson Hannigan welcomes seven expert pumpkin carvers to battle it out for the title of Outrageous Pumpkins Champion! Their first challenge is to master the classic Halloween jack-o'-lantern and feature a dynamic use of light. In the Quick Carve round, the competitors must depict the struggle between good and evil. For the Big Carve round, each competitor is given one of the seven deadly sins to inspire their truly horrifying creation. Elimination is on the line as judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which carvers advance in the competition.

Sunday
Oct 18
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 4

Giant Monster Bash

In the final challenge, host Alyson Hannigan tasks the remaining four pumpkin carvers with their most-monstrous carves yet. For the Quick Carve round, they have to create a terrifying monster-in-law. In the Big Carve round, they have to make a 5-foot-tall monster bash scene using Atlantic Giant pumpkins weighing in at over 1,000 pounds each! Judges Terri Hardin and Ray Villafane decide which monster is the life of the pumpkin party and which carver takes home the $25,000 prize.

Sunday
Oct 18
2pm | 1c