A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Contestants learning baking tips and techniques from coaches Robert Lucas and Erin McDowell and judge Jacques Torres.
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Positive Role Models
Contestants display perseverance and concentration as they work hard to complete baking challenges that are above their current skill level. Most of the contestants show compassion as they share what they want to use the prize money for, and how they're inpired by their families and identified charities. As the competition continues they gain more confidence in their abilities.
Competitors, judges, and mentors are different ages, races, body sizes, and nationalities. They come together because of their shared passion of baking.
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Mention of the need for cocktails to get through the competition.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that The Big Nailed It! Baking Challenge is a spin-off of Nailed It! The reality competition series stars Nicole Byers as the host and French pastry chef and chocolatier Jacques Torres as the head judge. Several actors, including Ron Funches, Bobby Moynihan, and Angela Kinsey, pop in as guest judges. The series consists of 10, 48-minute shows, culminating in an ultimate winner of the competition. Themes of the show include baking skills, competitiveness, and perseverance.
Is It Any Good?
This is an entertaining baking experiment that puts inexperienced competitors to the ultimate test. The Big Nailed It! Baking Challenge is funny, unpredictable, and somewhat inspiring. Watching people try to fulfill their dreams in the kitchen is encouraging for viewers, even more so because the cast is diverse. Fans of the original Nailed It! series won't be disappointed, as Nicole Byers and Jacques Torres' banter is in full force and competitors are easy to love. This is an easy watch for the whole family.
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