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Guy Fieri on `Guy's Ultimate Game Night.` (Food Network photo)
Guy Fieri on "Guy's Ultimate Game Night." (Food Network photo)

'Guy's Ultimate Game Night': Fieri hosts new game show featuring celebrity contestants competing in fun, food-related games, challenges & trivia


Mon, Jul 25th 2022 03:20 pm

Premieres Wednesday, Aug. 31, on Food Network and discovery+

It's all fun and games as host and executive producer Guy Fieri welcomes his celebrity and chef friends to the “Flavortown Lounge” for outrageously fun and entertaining food-inspired games on “Guy’s Ultimate Game Night,” premiering Wednesday, Aug. 31 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network and discovery+.

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.

“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,’ ” Fieri said. “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."

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 Fieri and LoFaso draw; to “Dish Pics,” where they must solve a 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.”

“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.

Fans can play along with the games at home and watch the celebrity guests compete in additional challenges at FoodNetwork.com/GuysUltimateGameNight. Follow #GuysUltimateGameNight on social media to find out which games are the hosts’ favorites.

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