25 JUL 2022

Food Network and discovery+ to launch "Guy’s Ultimate Game Night"

The show is scheduled to debut on Wednesday, 31st August at 9pm ET/PT on both platforms.

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Food Network and discovery+ will soon air "Guy’s Ultimate Game Night," starring host and Executive Producer, Guy Fieri. The show is scheduled to debut on Wednesday, 31st August at 9pm ET/PT on both platforms. “'Guy’s Ultimate Game Night' is a culinary game show unlike any other. Audiences will love playing along at home, trying to guess the answers, and will pick up new food facts too,” said Jane Latman, President, Home & Food Content and Streaming, Warner Bros. Discovery. “We get to join the party and enjoy the hilarious games led by the game master himself, Guy Fieri.”

"Guy’s Ultimate Game Night" is produced by Knuckle Sandwich and Lando Entertainment for Food Network and discovery+. “If you put a game show, late night talk show, and a food competition show in a blender, you get Guy’s Ultimate Game Night,” said Fieri. “It’s the best dinner party you’ve ever been to…filled with food, booze, off-the-hook games and the funkiest live soundtrack around.”

The new game show puts a culinary twist on classic party games as the celebrity contestants compete in front of a live studio audience for the chance to win prizes for their favorite charity. Chef Antonia Lofaso assists with all the action of the competition, as the celebrities play with food in the hands-on challenge and test their culinary knowledge with trivia and word puzzles. They must stay on their toes as they never know what Guy will throw their way. Let the games begin!

In each episode, three celebrity teams compete in five rounds of games that are all about food, from Cooktionary, where they must guess the food item Guy and Antonia draw, to Dish Pics, where they must solvea picture puzzle of images that when correctly combined represents a popular dish. There is also Some Assembly Required, where the celebrities must use their creativity in challenges from designing pizza that looks like Guy, to blindly decorating cakes, and to constructing houses made from breakfast ingredients. Plus, there are wild games of Hot Potato, Charade the Pantry, Cloche Encounters, and Shop ‘Til You Drop. Fans can contribute to the games at home and watch the celebrity guests compete in additional challenges on social media.

"Guy’s Ultimate Game Night" contestants include chef Nyesha Arrington, actress Lauren Ash, chef Maneet Chauhan, actor Ben Feldman, actress Vivica A. Fox, television host Kevin Frazier, comedian Ron Funches, actor Billy Gardell, sports reporter Jay Glazer, television host Matt Iseman, magicians Penn Jillette and Teller, chef Troy Johnson, television personality Carson Kressley, actress Natasha Leggero, Olympian Tara Lipinski, comedian Cheech Marin, television personality Ross Matthews, chef  Aaron May, television host Maria Menounos, musician Brett Michaels, actress  Alyssa Milano, comedian Bobby Moynihan, actress Francia Raisa, filmmaker Kevin Smith, television host Charissa Thompson, chef Jet Tila, television host Nischelle Turner, DJ tWitch, chef Michael Voltaggio, Olympian Johnny Weir, comedian Kym Whitley, and musician Carnie Wilson.

 

'Guy’s Ultimate Game Night' is a culinary game show unlike any other. Audiences will love playing along at home, trying to guess the answers, and will pick up new food facts too. We get to join the party and enjoy the hilarious games led by the game master himself, Guy Fieri.” Jane Latman President, Home & Food Content and Streaming, Warner Bros. Discovery