Kristin Dowling (Rude Boy Cookies co-owner in Albuquerque)
Julia Ramos Perugini (Julia’s Cookies online bakery owner in Maricopa, AZ; orig. from Brazil)
Bret Vandermark (assistant GM at Cliffhouse Restaurant in Aspen)
Ginny Etienne (professional Mrs. Claus)
J: Ree, Damiano & Jamika
Decorating Challenge T: Christmas windows
Display Challenge T: 3-D representations of Christmas Eve traditions
-There will be a “Millionaire” marathon early on Christmas Eve.
-Mario Batali has been accused of sexual misconduct (& therefore has been FIRED from “The Chew”) & Al Franken recently resigned from his Senatorial position.
-In early-taped eps. of “The Joker’s Wild”, Snoop explained the rules to Face the Devil; later, Jeannie did that.
Anastasia Adelman (Cookie Doe Bakery & Silly Goose owner/chef in Augusta, MO)
Kristie Mass (Peapods Cookies owner- at-home business)
Robert Duensing (Best Regards Bakery & Cafe owner in K.C.)
Andrew Han (exec. pastry chef in Vancouver, BC)
Cecily Pettigrew (Uncle Willie’s Pies owner in TX)
J: Ree, Dan Langan & Aarti
ELIM. IN R1- Cecily & Robert
Display Challenge T: Edible box of filled cookies
-NEITHER wk. of this season’s Secret Santa Holiday Giveaway will be a Family Wk. unlike prev. seasons.
-After tonight, “The Wall” returns on New Yr.’s Night at 8PM.
-“The Amazing Race” begins its 30th season on 1/3.
-Celebrity “Big Brother” will actually air on CBS & NOT CBS All Access.
11/6-12: Hunter McIntyre
11/13-19: Buzzy Cohen- PLAYER OF THE MONTH
11/20-26: Jordan Wiseley & Camila Nakagawa
11/27-12/3: Mike Duval
-The way the new Face the Devil rd. has been going reminds me of that “audience game” on Net Poker w/ an outlaw in that 3rd window.
-A sneak preview of “ellen’s Game of Games” will air after “the Voice” on 12/18.
-On some eps. of “Child Support” the top prize will be $150K; on others, it’ll be $200K.
-By the time “Iron Chef Showdown” began, Alton’s pretty much gone bald.
-LeBron was EJECTED from an NBA game for the very first time last night.
Marcia Moreno (custom cake shop owner in BKN who was born in Trinidad)
Robert Teddy (custom cake shop owner in Vegas who also has been a Santa for three yrs.)
Tammi Arender (news anchor/TV host)
Tina Braun (custom cake shop owner in TOR who’s a healthcare facility worker by day)
Dylan Humphrey (bakery owner in Tyler)
J: Ree, James Briscione (former two-time “Chopped” champ) & Jordan Pilarski
Decorating Challenge: Mug topper cookies & dunker cookies
L- Tammi & Tina
Display Challenge: Cocktail party