It is a "September of Surprises" when ABC's Emmy Award-winning talk show "The Chew" launches its sixth season with a star-studded, surprise-filled week of new programming, filled with food and fun galore. The co-hosts - Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly, Daphne Oz and Carla Hall - reveal how they spent their summers and welcome celebrities, including country superstars Florida Georgia Line, Justin Bartha, Regina Hall and Freddie Prinze Jr.
On Tuesday, Sept. 6, the co-hosts will announce how to obtain free audience tickets for shows being taped at Epcot International Food & Wine Festival in Orlando. Taping dates are Oct. 5-7. The programs will air on ABC the following week at 1 p.m. (check local listings). Plus, every day, "The Chew" is surprising a lucky viewer with the trip of a lifetime to sit at the IKEA Tasting Table at Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.
Listings for Sept. 5-9 (subject to change; 1 p.m. weekdays on ABC) are as follows:
Monday, Sept. 5 - "Labor Day Blowout" - Freddie Prinze Jr. (author, "Back to the Kitchen"); holiday cocktails.
Tuesday, Sept. 6 - "Ultimate Season Six Celebration" - The co-hosts share summer stories.
Wednesday, Sept. 7 - "Fantastic Food Fantasies" - Justin Bartha.
Thursday, Sept. 8 - "Brand New Go-Tos" - Regina Hall.
Friday, Sept. 9 - "Great American Road Trip" - Florida Georgia Line ("Dig Your Roots").