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Halloween Wars is a baking competition series produced annually by Food Network. The show features contestants, grouped into teams, compete against one another by creating Halloween-themed edible displays that are evaluated by a panel of expert and celebrity judges. The winning team is awarded a cash prize, which in the most recent season was a total of $50,000. The 2016 edition of the series featured judging by cake decorator Shinmin Li, film director Don Mancini, director Greg Plotkin, and actors Sid Haig, Elvira, Bitsie Tulloch, and Carlson Young. The series was hosted by Jonathan Bennett and aired throughout the month of October.

Sunday 9:00 PM et/pt on Food Network
7 Seasons, 32 Episodes
October 2, 2011
Family, Food, How To
7.9/10
Cast: Shinmin Li, Justin Willman, Brian Kinney
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  • It's the spine-tingling finale of Halloween Wars! The final two teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar artist have slaughtered their competition and must face off in one last epic showdown. The team that can best illustrate the final seconds before a deadly danger strikes will be crowned Halloween Wars champion and win $50,000! Fiona Dourif, actress from the hit horror franchise Child's Play, joins host Jonathan Bennett and judges Shinmin Li and Todd Tucker.

  • The three remaining teams go into battle to create stunning and scrumptious Halloween-themed displays that imagine what happens when a horrifying undead ghoul hosts their own zombie cooking show. Bryan Fuller, executive producer and creator of "Hannibal" and "American Gods," joins the judging panel.

  • The final four teams, consisting of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist, and a sugar artist, compete to create unique and appetizing Halloween-themed displays that capture what occurs when all of the most macabre monsters throw their own party.

  • Five remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar artist go into battle to create amazing and tasty Halloween-themed displays that show the horrific, hideous monsters that disguise themselves with normal, human faces. Actor Robert Patrick, known for his portrayals in The X-Files and Terminator 2: Judgement Day, joins host Jonathan Bennett and judges Shinmin Li and Todd Tucker.

  • Six teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, a cake artist and a sugar artist go into battle to create mind-blowing Halloween-themed displays that depict what happens when hitchhikers find themselves driving towards disaster after accepting a ride from a terrifying stranger. Shane West, star of Salem and front man for horror-themed band The Twilight Creeps, joins host Jonathan Bennett and judges Shinmin Li and Todd Tucker.

  • Halloween Wars is back, with six ovens and seven tons of pumpkins ready and waiting, but one's thing's missing -- the competitors! Join in as the Halloween Wars crew hits the road on the hunt for eighteen of the greatest pumpkin carvers, cake artists and sugar artists in America. They'll meet dozens of talented hopefuls who dream of creating gleefully ghoulish and frightfully fun Halloween-themed displays, all for a shot at the $50,000 grand prize

  • It's the terrifying finale of Halloween Wars! After taking down the contest one by one, the remaining two teams composed of a pumpkin carving expert, cake artist and sugar artist go to battle one more time. The group that can best display the scariest and most demonic wedding ever thought of will be crowned Halloween Wars victor and win $50,000. Bitsie Tulloch, actress from the popular series Grimm, joins as special guest judge.

  • The remaining three teams of specialized pumpkin carvers, cake decorators and sugar artists go head to head to prepare mind-blowing displays that seizes the horror that unfolds inside of a crypt after dark. Three teams begin this battle, but only two will make their way into the Halloween Wars finale. Greg Plotkin, director of Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, joins the judging panel.

  • Four remaining teams composed of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist go to war to make mind-blowing Halloween-themed showcases that capture the horror of a two-faced monster. Carlson Young, actress from MTV's Scream, pairs with the judging panel to help choose which team will be eliminated and which will move forward to the final battle.

  • Five remaining teams made up of an expert pumpkin carver, cake decorator and sugar artist go to battle to create delicious Halloween displays that capture the scariest haunted roadside motel ever seen. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated with help from special guest judge Sid Haig, actor and horror icon who has appeared in several hits, including Halloween and The Devil's Rejects.

  • Revisiting the most monstrous scares, greatest Halloween heartbreaks, trickiest treats and most amazing designs of all time on Halloween Wars.

  • Six 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 an epic and terrifying clash between witches and warlocks. At the end of this battle, one team will be eliminated with help from special guest judge Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

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