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Season 17, Episode 5

Viva Mexico!

The recruits return to boot camp and find themselves south of the border. Things start with a game where the recruits must smash pinatas filled with various ingredients before making their own tostadas. Next, chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay teach them how to make a mole dish for the main dish challenge. Those who can't master their mole will be asked to leave.

Sunday
Sep 1
9pm | 8c
Season 17, Episode 5

Viva Mexico!

The recruits return to boot camp and find themselves south of the border. Things start with a game where the recruits must smash pinatas filled with various ingredients before making their own tostadas. Next, chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay teach them how to make a mole dish for the main dish challenge. Those who can't master their mole will be asked to leave.

Monday
Sep 2
12am | 11c
Season 17, Episode 5

Viva Mexico!

The recruits return to boot camp and find themselves south of the border. Things start with a game where the recruits must smash pinatas filled with various ingredients before making their own tostadas. Next, chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay teach them how to make a mole dish for the main dish challenge. Those who can't master their mole will be asked to leave.

Sunday
Sep 8
6pm | 5c
Season 17, Episode 6

A Very Brady Brunch

Boot camp has gone retro and the recruits must work together as a family while tasting and describing dishes while blindfolded. The retro theme continues as the recruits learn how to make fondue and receive a visit from Cindy Brady herself, Susan Olsen. Chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay teach the recruits how to make a beautiful brunch but those who aren't having a sunshine day will be sent home.

Sunday
Sep 8
9pm | 8c
Season 17, Episode 6

A Very Brady Brunch

Boot camp has gone retro and the recruits must work together as a family while tasting and describing dishes while blindfolded. The retro theme continues as the recruits learn how to make fondue and receive a visit from Cindy Brady herself, Susan Olsen. Chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay teach the recruits how to make a beautiful brunch but those who aren't having a sunshine day will be sent home.

Monday
Sep 9
12am | 11c
Season 17, Episode 6

A Very Brady Brunch

Boot camp has gone retro and the recruits must work together as a family while tasting and describing dishes while blindfolded. The retro theme continues as the recruits learn how to make fondue and receive a visit from Cindy Brady herself, Susan Olsen. Chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay teach the recruits how to make a beautiful brunch but those who aren't having a sunshine day will be sent home.

Sunday
Sep 15
2pm | 1c
Season 17, Episode 6

A Very Brady Brunch

Boot camp has gone retro and the recruits must work together as a family while tasting and describing dishes while blindfolded. The retro theme continues as the recruits learn how to make fondue and receive a visit from Cindy Brady herself, Susan Olsen. Chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay teach the recruits how to make a beautiful brunch but those who aren't having a sunshine day will be sent home.

Sunday
Sep 15
6pm | 5c
Season 17, Episode 7

A Little Goes a Long Way

In the penultimate week of boot camp, the remaining recruits battle it out for their spot in the finale. First, they're each given $15 and 20 minutes to scour Aldi supermarket for the ingredients to make a meal of their choice. For the main dish challenge, the recruits attempt to replicate dishes created by chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay that utilize high-end ingredients. After the tasting, the chefs decide which recruits are going to the finale!

Sunday
Sep 15
9pm | 8c
Season 17, Episode 7

A Little Goes a Long Way

In the penultimate week of boot camp, the remaining recruits battle it out for their spot in the finale. First, they're each given $15 and 20 minutes to scour Aldi supermarket for the ingredients to make a meal of their choice. For the main dish challenge, the recruits attempt to replicate dishes created by chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay that utilize high-end ingredients. After the tasting, the chefs decide which recruits are going to the finale!

Monday
Sep 16
12am | 11c
Season 17, Episode 7

A Little Goes a Long Way

In the penultimate week of boot camp, the remaining recruits battle it out for their spot in the finale. First, they're each given $15 and 20 minutes to scour Aldi supermarket for the ingredients to make a meal of their choice. For the main dish challenge, the recruits attempt to replicate dishes created by chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay that utilize high-end ingredients. After the tasting, the chefs decide which recruits are going to the finale!

Sunday
Sep 22
8pm | 7c
Season 17, Episode 8

Two Cooks, One Prize

The final two recruits return to boot camp to face one last Skill Drill. They attempt to create impressive dishes that require skills they've learned in boot camp while their mothers secretly watch from the next room. Next, chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay teach their recruits how to make a three-course, restaurant-quality meal they'll have to recreate in order to impress a panel of culinary experts. Judges Vivian Chan, Martina McBride and Donal Skehan taste the dishes in a blind taste test to determine the winner of the $25,000 grand prize.

Sunday
Sep 22
9pm | 8c
Season 17, Episode 8

Two Cooks, One Prize

The final two recruits return to boot camp to face one last Skill Drill. They attempt to create impressive dishes that require skills they've learned in boot camp while their mothers secretly watch from the next room. Next, chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay teach their recruits how to make a three-course, restaurant-quality meal they'll have to recreate in order to impress a panel of culinary experts. Judges Vivian Chan, Martina McBride and Donal Skehan taste the dishes in a blind taste test to determine the winner of the $25,000 grand prize.

Monday
Sep 23
12am | 11c
Season 17, Episode 7

A Little Goes a Long Way

In the penultimate week of boot camp, the remaining recruits battle it out for their spot in the finale. First, they're each given $15 and 20 minutes to scour Aldi supermarket for the ingredients to make a meal of their choice. For the main dish challenge, the recruits attempt to replicate dishes created by chefs Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay that utilize high-end ingredients. After the tasting, the chefs decide which recruits are going to the finale!

Monday
Sep 23
3am | 2c
Season 0, Episode 6

Thanksgiving Redemption 2

Four former Worst Cooks recruits return to boot camp for a shot at culinary redemption in a competition focused on the toughest meal of the year: Thanksgiving dinner. Chefs Anne Burrell and Scott Conant kick things off by asking the recruits to make a side dish using a Thanksgiving ingredient. After picking teams, the chefs teach them how to make a Thanksgiving feast. The recruits must impress culinary expert judges Esther Choi, Clifford Crooks and Jonathan Waxman to win kitchen upgrades worth $5,000.

Sunday
Nov 10
10pm | 9c
Season 0, Episode 5

Thanksgiving Redemption

Hosts Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence welcome back four former Boot Camp recruits for Worst Cooks in America: Thanksgiving Redemption. The much-improved recruits team up to make a Thanksgiving feast for a chance at culinary atonement and $5,000 worth of kitchen equipment.

Sunday
Nov 10
11pm | 10c
Season 0, Episode 6

Thanksgiving Redemption 2

Four former Worst Cooks recruits return to boot camp for a shot at culinary redemption in a competition focused on the toughest meal of the year: Thanksgiving dinner. Chefs Anne Burrell and Scott Conant kick things off by asking the recruits to make a side dish using a Thanksgiving ingredient. After picking teams, the chefs teach them how to make a Thanksgiving feast. The recruits must impress culinary expert judges Esther Choi, Clifford Crooks and Jonathan Waxman to win kitchen upgrades worth $5,000.

Monday
Nov 11
1am | 12c
Season 0, Episode 5

Thanksgiving Redemption

Hosts Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence welcome back four former Boot Camp recruits for Worst Cooks in America: Thanksgiving Redemption. The much-improved recruits team up to make a Thanksgiving feast for a chance at culinary atonement and $5,000 worth of kitchen equipment.

Monday
Nov 11
2am | 1c

Meet the Mentors

Anne Burrell

Anne Burrell has worked at some of New York's top restaurants and hosts Chef Wanted, Worst Cooks in America and Secrets of a Restaurant Chef.

Bobby Flay

Our resident grill master is always on the move with his hit show Beat Bobby Flay.