This October, "The Chew" co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall and Clinton Kelly are scaring up all the fabulous flavors of fall with stellar guests, spectacularly spooky Halloween ideas and must-know tips for mouthwatering meals and easy entertaining.
"The Chew's" celebrity guests for the week of Oct. 16-20 include music superstar Dolly Parton and fashion icon Zac Posen making their Chew debuts, ESPN's Mike Golic, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Gabrielle Union and "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro.
Listings for "The Chew" (subject to change; 1 p.m. weekdays on ABC) are as follows:
Monday, Oct. 16 - "'The Chew's" Fall Collection"- Posen talks about his new book, "Cooking with Zac," and whips up perfect poached pears with mascarpone cream with Carla. Michael cooks stuffed sweet potatoes with curried yogurt and scallions. Clinton makes a viewer's craft: a foraged fall wreath.
Tuesday, Oct. 17 - "Childhood Faves with a Twist" - Parton chats with Clinton about her new children's album, "I Believe in You"; Golic (ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike") joins Michael in the kitchen with a winning recipe. Carla shares how to make a homemade Halloween craft guaranteed to impress.
Wednesday, Oct. 18 - "Insta-Grub" - Valastro returns to "The Chew" with all the dish on his latest season of the show; Clinton has easy tips for "witch-crafts" to delight Halloween lovers everywhere!
Thursday, Oct. 19 - "Greatest Dishes in History" - Swisher, from ABC's "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World," teams up with Michael in the kitchen, giving the scoop on her new show and whipping up a tasty dish!
Friday, Oct. 20 - "Dinner Dos and Don'ts" - Union talks to Clinton about her new book, "We're Going to Need More Wine"; Michael reveals simple tips for foolproof entertaining; Carla shares her easy pantry dessert, and "The Chew" Crew fixes viewer fails.