A favorite is coming back on October 6th, so mark your calendars for Halloween Wars. The Food Network reality show that focuses on spinning new life into everyone’s favorite holiday is heading into its third season.
There are a ton of reality competition shows out there, and even a lot of them that are specifically focused on food, but none of them manage the fun and sheer craziness of coming up with the spooky, terrifying, and fun Halloween creations that we get to see with this one.
Make sure you tune in, and check out some more info below.
Halloween Wars is back for a third hair-raising season on Sunday, October 6th at 9pm ET/PT. Over the course of four deliciously frightening episodes, five teams consisting of a pumpkin carving expert, a cake artist, and candy craftsman battle it out to create heart-stopping Halloween themed displays out of pumpkin, cake, and sugar. Each week, one team is eliminated by the judging panel, made up of renowned cake decorator Shinmin Li and Emmy®-nominated make-up artist Brian Kinney.
The last team standing wins the $50,000 grand prize. Hosted by Justin Willman(Cupcake Wars), each episode also features a rotating celebrity guest judge, including author Charlaine Harris, (Sookie Stackhouse novels), actor Danielle Harris (Halloween), actor Tony Todd (Candyman) and actor Derek Mears (Friday the 13th).
Premiering Sunday, October 6th at 9pm ET/PT – SEASON PREMIERE
In the first of four battles, five teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator, and sugar artist compete to create displays that depict a scene from a Zombie Prom. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated.
Special Guest Judge: Danielle Harris
Premiering Sunday, October 13th at 9pm ET/PT
“Twisted Nursery Rhymes”
Four remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator, and sugar artist must create a twisted version of a fairy tale. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated.
Special Guest Judge: Tony Todd
Premiering Sunday, October 20th at 9pm ET/PT
“Swamp Creatures Attack”
Three remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator, and sugar artist go to battle to create 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
Premiering Sunday, October 27th at 9pm ET/PT
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 the terror of nightmares. In the end, one team will become the Halloween Wars champion and win a $50,000 grand prize.
Special Guest Judge: Derek Mears