'The Chew' throws a baby shower for first-time mom Daphne Ozby jmaloni
"The Chew" premieres an exclusive sneak peek of Little Big Town's new music video, "Sober"
"The Chew Search for the Weight Watchers Chef" continues
"Shake" (that bottle), "Rattle" (that toy) and "Roll" out the guest of honor: its Daphne Oz's baby shower on "The Chew." It's an hour of laughter and fun so big it has its own hashtag. Viewers are invited to join the celebration via Facebook and Twitter using #BunInTheOven when posting their well wishes to Daphne.
Before an entire studio audience of pregnant moms, uncles Clinton, Mario and Michael and auntie Carla surprise Daphne with exclusive, personalized video messages for "Baby Oz," leaving the first-time mom-to-be in tears. The co-hosts reveal their own baby photos and create mouthwatering brunch recipes perfect for showers and visits from a "stork" named Paul.
See it first on "The Chew," when country superstars Little Big Town - Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman and Phillip Sweet - debut an exclusive sneak peek of their new music video for their song, "Sober." The band mixes it up with the co-hosts for the entire hour in the kitchen and while crafting with Clinton Kelly.
From now until the champion is crowned Feb. 19, culinary professionals from around the country will appear weekly on "The Chew" to showcase their skills in developing and preparing healthy, delicious dishes for a chance to win $75,000 and one-year consulting contract with Weight Watchers as the Weight Watchers chef. This week, the three semi-finalists - Ryan Hutmacher (Chicago), Lisa Fontanesi (Los Angeles) and Michelle Dudash (Scottsdale, Ariz.) - face-off in a comfort food battle.
For the week of Feb. 3-7 (subject to change; weekdays, 1 p.m. on ABC):
•Monday, Feb. 3 - "Pour Some Sugar On Me" - Country music superstars Little Big Town spend one-hour in "The Chew" kitchen teaming up with Chef Mario Batali to make sticky sweet cinnamon buns and help Clinton with Valentine's Day Garland in "Clinton's Craft Corner." The band debuts an exclusive sneak peek of their new music video, too. Carla Hall travels to her hometown of Nashville to share the inspirational work at Cupcake Collection bakery.
•Tuesday, Feb. 4 - "Super Soul Food" Michael Ealy ("Almost Human") cooks a dish with Mario, and Carla dishes up her favorite soul food recipe. Michael Symon travels to his hometown to cook up a breakfast for heroes at the Cleveland Fire Department.
•Wednesday, Feb. 5 - "Cold Weather Cooking - Singer/songwriter Colbie Caillat joins Michael to whip up a mouth-watering meal. "The Search for the Weight Watchers Chef" continues, and Daphne recommends breakfast foods that help cure wintertime ailments.
•Thursday, Feb. 6 - "Bucket List Meals" - Regular guest co-host Curtis Stone takes viewers behind-the-scenes of his dream restaurant, Maude, in Los Angles. Mario and Michael make dishes everyone should have at least once.
•Friday, Feb. 7 - "Extra Value Friday: Daphne's Baby Shower" - It's Daphne's big day as the co-hosts celebrate with tasty brunch dishes including Mario's Swiss chard and sausage frittata, and Michael's banana bread pudding. Carla and Clinton make baby cucumber sandwiches and baby chicken salad puffs.
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.