Bakers Journal

Food Network Canada announces Halloween programming

September 6, 2022
By Bakers Journal

Toronto – Food Network Canada’s fall schedule will feature seven consecutive weeks of Halloween competitions, new series and returning fan favourites.

New series include It’s CompliPlated, Guy’s Ultimate Game Night, Bobby & Sophie on the Coast, Bobby’s Triple Threat and Big Bad Budget Battle. Corus Studios’ Big Food Bucket List and Top Chef Canada return as well.

Food Network Canada begins this year’s Halloween event with a new season of Halloween Baking Championship, with Season 8 premiering Sept. 12. In each new episode airing Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, this season’s bakers must create spell-binding treats for a chance to win $25,000 and the title of Halloween Baking Champion.

The Big Bake: Halloween returns with more baking battles beginning Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. ET/ 11 p.m. PT, with new episodes moving to Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/ 11 p.m. PT beginning Sept. 25. Each episode tasks three professional baking teams with designing, baking and decorating a grand-scale cake creation based on eerie themes, including creepy clowns, zombie high school, monsters on the move and more, for a chance to win $10,000. Brad Smith returns as host alongside judges Eddie Jackson,  Ron Ben-Israel and Danni Rose; a self-taught home cook and baker, cookbook author whose recipes have been viewed more than 500 million times online.

On Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Road to Halloween Wars premieres followed by back-to-back new episodes of Halloween Wars beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Come Sept. 25, one new episode airs each Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET/PT, with talented cake decorators, candy-makers and pumpkin carvers competing for a chance to win a big cash prize. A new season of Outrageous Pumpkins will begin Sept. 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, with host Sunny Anderson overseeing a group of seven carvers.

Rounding out the schedule is new series, Halloween Cookie Challenge, with competitors showing off their baking skills. It debuts Sept. 26 at 11 p.m. ET. Kids Baking Championship: Trick or Eat Special will air on Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. ET with judges Duff Goldman and Maneet Chauhan challenging four young bakers to create a show-stopping dessert using Halloween candy.


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