Food Network’s ‘Halloween Baking Championship’ Host Is From CT


The comedian began hosting the show in 2017 for its third season and has returned to the role every year except for season six.

The eighth season of the baking show kicked off Monday night with a new series of 12 bakers competing for the Halloween Baking Champion title and a prize of $25,000. The winner must survive their stay at the “Henson Hotel” and impress the judges Stephanie Boswell, Carla Room and Zac Young with their spooky and spooky desserts.

Henson was born in Stamford in 1967, according to IMDB and morning call. He attended St. Luke’s School and graduated in 1986.

The comedian has been in the television industry for over 20 years as an actor, writer, host and producer, according to the food network.

He started his career as a stand-up comedian and made his breakthrough as co-executive producer of E ! Entertainment’s “Talk Soup” which earned him three Emmy nominations. Henson also co-hosted and produced ABC’s “Wipeout” play in NBC’s “My Name is Earl” and hosted truTV’s “Funniest Commercials”. In 2016, he was also a celebrity guest on Food Network’s “America’s Worst Cooks: Celebrity Edition” and reached the semi-finals.

During the Halloween Baking Championship’s two-hour premiere, Henson had contestants bake pies topped with scary faces and a blood-splattered sponge cake. The baker who lost was told to “check it out” and take the elevator to the mysterious 13th floor from where customers never return. In addition to the championship prize, the winner will also receive a trip to the 10 most haunted hotels in America.

The next episode of “Halloween Baking Championship” will air at 9 p.m. on Monday, September 19 on the Food Network or is available to stream on Discovery+.

According to IMDBcontestants must bake cat-sized cakes and “transform a croquembouche into ‘croquem-boots’ before reimagining an old-fashioned dessert to represent a method of death”.


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