"The Chew" returns live Jan. 9 on ABC with superstar guests, useful tips, recipes to shed holiday pounds and ways to get energized in 2012. Actor Hugh Jackman (promoting The Laughing Man Coffee), chef Bobby Flay, Lana Parrilla (ABC's "Once Upon A Time"), chef Bobby Deen, plus Harley Pasternak (ABC's "The Revolution") are confirmed guests.
"The Chew" airs weekdays at 1 p.m.
"The Chew" features hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz who invite viewers into their kitchen weekday afternoons to celebrate life through food and dish about everything from entertaining meals on a budget.
Guests for the week of January 9-13 are as follows (and are subject to change):
Monday, Jan. 9 - "Cooking off the New Year" - Jackman; a new installment of Symon's signature series "Five in Five."
Tuesday, Jan. 10 - "Out with the Old, in with 'The Chew' " - Chef Deen; a new installment of Chef Batali's "Simple-Special-Spectacular" recipes.
Wednesday, Jan. 11 - "Staying in" - Chef Flay.
Thursday, Jan. 12 - "Let's Get Physical" - Celebrity trainer Pasternak; low calorie recipes.
Friday, Jan. 13 - "In the Kitchen of Good & Evil" - Parrilla; "Mama T" returns to cook an Italian dish with Chef Batali.
About "The Chew"
Celebrating and exploring life through food, "The Chew" is an innovative and groundbreaking daytime series from Times Square Studios co-hosted by a dynamic group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle, and entertaining.
Follow "The Chew" (@thechew) and hosts Mario Batali (@mariobatali); Michael Symon (@chefsymon); Clinton Kelly (@clinton_kelly); Carla Hall (@carlahall) and Daphne Oz (@DaphneOz) on Twitter