Saturday, May 9, 2020

Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition Cast 2020

Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition will be returning to Food Network on Sunday, May 10th at 9pm on Food Network. The season will be six-episodes long and Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence will once again be mentoring the celebrities on their challenges. The celebrities competing for a chance to win $25,000 for charity are: Wells Adams, Johnny Bananas, Dave Coulier, Bridget Everett, Robin Givens, Sonja Morgan and Brian Posehn.


If you don't recognize the names of the celebrities, here is what they are most known for:

  • Wells Adams - Contestant on The Bachelorette. Engaged to Modern Family's Sarah Hyland
  • Johnny Bananas - Real name Johnny Devenanzio, MTV's Real World  Competing on MTV's The Challenge
  • Dave Coulier - Actor of Full House (Joey Gladstone), Stand-up comedian, dated Alanis Morissette
  • Bridget Everett - Stand-up comedian, opening act for Amy Schumer (who now has a show on Food Network)
  • Robin Givens - Actress on Head of the Class, Formerly married to boxer Mike Tyson, posed for Playboy
  • Sonja Morgan - Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City
  • Brian Posehn - Actor/comedian, has appeared on many Comedy Central shows and had recurring role on CBS's Big Bang Theory


This year there are six episodes and seven celebrities participating, while last year there were seven episodes and eight celebrities. Feel free to discuss this season in the comments and I will do another post for the finale.



The press release from Discovery about the show is below:


NEW CROP OF CELEBRITY COOKING DISASTERS ENTER CULINARY BOOT CAMP IN RETURN OF WORST COOKS IN AMERICA: CELEBRITY EDITION


Chefs Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence Mentor Kitchen-Challenged Cast Beginning Sunday, May 10th at 9pm ET/PT

NEW YORK – April 1, 2020 – World-renowned chefs Anne Burrell and Tyler Florence are back to whip a fresh cast of all-star cooking nightmares into culinary shape in a brand-new season of Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition, premiering Sunday, May 10th at 9pm (all times ET/PT) on Food Network. In the six-episode season, Anne and Tyler each lead a team of celebrity recruits through a series of intense cooking challenges to transform their kitchen skills. Only the most-improved star left standing at the finale wins $25,000 for the charity of their choice and bragging rights for their team mentor. From a seafood challenge with live fish tanks to a rowdy dessert scramble game, anything can and does happen in Worst Cooks boot camp. This season’s recruits are: Wells Adams, Johnny Bananas, Dave Coulier, Bridget Everett, Robin Givens, Sonja Morgan and Brian Posehn.

“Worst Cooks: Celebrity Edition is fun, unpredictable and a great show for the whole family to enjoy together,” said Courtney White, President, Food Network. “Watching these celebs transform from hilariously horrible in the kitchen to quality cooks is an enjoyable and inspirational ride.”

In the season premiere, Anne and Tyler welcome seven of the worst celebrity cooks in the country to boot camp. Before the chefs pick their teams, they want to see what skills or lack thereof they are working with. For the baseline challenge, the recruits are tasked with making their go-to dinner party dish. Once the recruits are split into teams, Anne and Tyler show them how to cure those dinner party dish-asters, with a delicious boozy brunch, which they must replicate in order to stay in boot camp. Upcoming episodes feature a day-at-the-races competition, nautical-themed ceviche challenge, fan-favorite game “Remote Control Chef” and the return of former competitor Carson Kressley. In the finale on Sunday, June 14th at 9pm, the two most-improved recruits must create a three-course restaurant quality meal for guest judges Dan Churchill, Jeff Mauro and Grace Mitchell. After a blind tasting, the judges determine who is awarded $25,000 for their charity and bragging rights for their team leader.

Fans can meet the new celebrity recruits, relive the top moments from boot camp and get an exclusive, extended look at Anne and Tyler’s cooking demos at FoodNetwork.com. Viewers can also share their biggest kitchen disaster and follow the competition on social using #WorstCooks.

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