NOMTVWith all the channels on broadcast TV and cable—and the inevitable episode repeats—it's hard to sort out what's new or worthwhile. Let us sort it out for you so you don't miss anything worth watching. Times may vary with region; check your local listings for exact hour and channels.

Monday (October 31)

The Today Show: Planning to collect or give out crazy amounts of Halloween candy? On this segment the hosts share good tips and strategies for handling leftover treats. 7 a.m. ET, NBC

Martha Bakes: Martha re-creates a classic almond cake with meringue buttercream frosting on top. 11:30 a.m. ET, Hallmark Channel

Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn: Lucinda prepares an NY-inspired menu filled with the city's standard cart fare like hot dogs with onion relish. 12 p.m. ET, Hallmark Channel

The Nate Berkus Show: Nate presents new design tips for building a candy bar in the family room. 5 p.m. ET, Hallmark Channel

Tuesday (Nov 1)

The Today Show: Food Network Star Giada de Laurentis is a guest on the show. 7 a.m. ET, NBC

Kitchen Crashers: Host Alison Victoria performs an extreme makeover to an old fashioned kitchen by transforming the space into a massive Vegas-style outdoor kitchen. 6:30 p.m. ET, DIY

Chopped: This week, the chef contenders must prepare multiple dishes while incorporating three main ingredients: sweet bread, unripened almonds, and doughnut dough. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Mario Batali discusses his new cookbook, Molto Batali! 12:35 a.m. ET, NBC

Wednesday (Nov 2)

Cake Boss: Buddy and his team construct a life-size cake version of a NASCAR race car for a celebration. 5 p.m. ET, TLC (Repeat)

Kitchen's Cousins: Hosts renovate a rundown space and construct a dream kitchen for a family. 9:30 p.m. ET, HGTV Channel

The Today Show with Jay Leno: Martha Stewart visits the show and helps Jay with a fun segment interacting with the audience. 11:35 p.m. ET, NBC

Thursday (Nov 3)

The Today Show: Mark Bittman visits the show and leads the discussion on food culture in New York. 7 a.m. ET, NBC

The Nate Berkus Show: Nate welcomes Guy Fieri to the show who gives us an exclusive look at his sparkling restaurant, Tex Wasabi. Later, Nate and Guy discuss their favorite, must-haves in the kitchen. 4 p.m. ET, Hallmark Channel

Sweet Genius: This week, cheese puffs and a Mexican delicacy are the two challenges. Each contestant has to creatively incorporate these ingredients into their dishes. 10 p.m. ET, Food Network

Friday (Nov 4)

The Martha Stewart Show: Martha brings Lidia Bastianich on board to help her celebrate this pasta-themed episode with plenty of huge family-style portions of gnocchi marinara. 10 a.m. ET, Hallmark Channel


Crave: This week food journalist Troy Johnson samples a selection of chocolate-inspired desserts in San Francisco and explores the history of cocoa in Seattle. 11:30 p.m. ET, Food Network

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