Break out your pumpkins and your aprons. This week, Food Network announced season six of Halloween Wars will premiere in October.
Hosted by Jonathan Bennett, the cooking competition show pits teams of dessert experts against each other in a series of Halloween-themed challenges.
The new season of Halloween Wars premieres on October 2nd at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Read more below:
NEW YORK – August 30, 2016 – Halloween Wars is back for a spooky sixth season filled with chilling new challenges, premiering on Sunday, October 2nd at 9pm ET/PT. Six teams composed of a pumpkin carving expert, cake artist and sugar artist will battle it out as they create Halloween-themed edible displays that are so ghostly good, it’s frightening! In each episode, teams will face two grueling challenges. First, they’ll face off in the Small Scare, where they must create a Halloween-themed design in just 45 minutes. One winning team gets an advantage in the big battle – the Spine Chiller. In the end, their creations will be judged by renowned cake decorator Shinmin Li and writer/director of the iconic Halloween horror film Child’s Play, Don Mancini, and a rotating panel of celebrity guest judges who are legends in the horror genre, including Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, Sid Haig (Halloween), Greg Plotkin (Director of Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension), Bitsie Tulloch (Grimm), and Carlson Young (Scream). One team will be eliminated after each episode. In the end, only one team will be declared Halloween Wars Champion by host Jonathan Bennett, and walk away with a $50,000 grand prize.
Premiering Sunday, October 2nd at 9pm ET/PT – SEASON PREMIERE! “Witches vs. Warlocks” Halloween Wars returns, as six teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator, and sugar artist go to battle to create mind-blowing Halloween-themed displays, in hopes of winning the coveted title of Halloween Wars champion and a $50,000 grand prize. For the first challenge, the six go to battle to create displays that capture an epic and terrifying clash between witches and warlocks. In the end, one team will be eliminated. Special guest judge, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark joins host Jonathan Bennettand judges Shinmin Li and Don Mancini.
Premiering Sunday, October 9th at 9pm ET/PT “Haunted Motel” The five remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator, and sugar artist compete to create mind-blowing and delicious Halloween-themed displays of the scariest haunted roadside motel ever seen. Judges Shinmin Li, Don Mancini and special guest judge, actor and horror icon Sid Haig from the classic movie Halloween, will help determine which team will be eliminated.
Premiering Sunday, October 16th at 9pm ET/PT “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. Special guest judge actress Carlson Young from the television series Scream will help judges Shinmin Li and Don Mancini determine the teams that advance.
Premiering Sunday, October 23rd at 9pm ET/PT “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. The decision is made by judges Shinmin Li, Don Mancini and special guest judge Greg Plotkin the director of Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension.
Premiering Sunday, October 30th at 9pm ET/PT -SEASON FINALE! “Demonic Wedding” It’s the horrifying finale of Halloween Wars. The final two teams made up of a pumpkin carving expert, cake artist, and sugar artist go head-to-head one last time. Only the team that can best capture the scariest and most demonic wedding ever imagined will be crowned Halloween Wars champion, and win $50,000. Special guest judge actress Bitsie Tullochfrom Grimm will join judges Shinmin Li and Don Mancini to determine who wins.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Halloween Wars? Will you watch the new season?