Sugar Rush (2018 TV series)

Sugar Rush is an American baking reality streaming television series, released on Netflix on July 13, 2018.[1] The series features four professional teams of two competing in a baking competition for a prize of $10,000.[2] Teams compete in baking cakes, cupcakes, and confections.[3]

Sugar Rush
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Also known asSugar Rush: Extra Sweet (Season 3)
GenreReality competition
Directed byAriel Boles
Presented byHunter March
Judges
ComposerRobert ToTeras
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons3 (+2 holiday seasons)
No. of episodes32 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers
  • Doneen Arquines
  • Dan Cutforth
  • Casey Kriley
  • Jane Lipsitz
  • Candace Nelson
  • Andrew Wallace
CinematographyBurke Heffner
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13) –
present (present)
External links
Website

The show is hosted by Hunter March and judged by professional chefs Candace Nelson and Adriano Zumbo, along with a different guest judge each episode.[4]

EpisodesEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
18July 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
26July 26, 2019 (2019-07-26)
Christmas 16November 29, 2019 (2019-11-29)
36July 31, 2020 (2020-07-31)
Christmas 26November 27, 2020 (2020-11-27)

Season 1 (2018)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleGuest judgeOriginal air date
11"Surprise!"Nancy SilvertonJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
22"Kids in a Candy Store"Jonathan GrahmJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
33"Holiday Celebrations"Thiago SilvaJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
44"Cake by the Ocean"Richard BlaisJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
55"Sweet Geeks"Colin HanksJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
66"Camp Sugar Rush"Michael ShowalterJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
77"Frosted Fashion"Betsey JohnsonJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
88"Get Buzzed"Mindy SegalJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)

Season 2 (2019)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleGuest judgeOriginal air date
91"Trending Treats"Jackie SorkinJuly 26, 2019 (2019-07-26)
102"Light My Fire"Irene ChoiJuly 26, 2019 (2019-07-26)
113"Family That Bakes Together"Carla HallJuly 26, 2019 (2019-07-26)
124"All Things Chocolate"Jacques TorresJuly 26, 2019 (2019-07-26)
135"Made With Love"Nick Lachey and Vanessa MinnilloJuly 26, 2019 (2019-07-26)
146"Science of Sweets"Paris BerelcJuly 26, 2019 (2019-07-26)

Christmas: Season 1 (2019)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleGuest judgeOriginal air date [5]
151"Christmas Spirit"Liza KoshyNovember 29, 2019 (2019-11-29)
162"O Christmas Tree"Amirah KassemNovember 29, 2019 (2019-11-29)
173"Christmas Carols"Donal SkehanNovember 29, 2019 (2019-11-29)
184"The Nutcracker Sweet"Jeanine MasonNovember 29, 2019 (2019-11-29)
195"Here Comes Santa Claus"Tiffani ThiessenNovember 29, 2019 (2019-11-29)
206"Winter Wonderland"Meryl DavisNovember 29, 2019 (2019-11-29)

Season 3: Extra Sweet (2020)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleGuest judgeOriginal air date [5]
211"Junk Foodie"Fortune FeimsterJuly 31, 2020 (2020-07-31)
222"Birds of a Feather"Naya Rivera[a]July 31, 2020 (2020-07-31)
233"Perfect Illusion"Justin WillmanJuly 31, 2020 (2020-07-31)
244"Blackout"Tyler PoseyJuly 31, 2020 (2020-07-31)
255"Tropical Vacation"Garcelle BeauvaisJuly 31, 2020 (2020-07-31)
266"Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner"Ron Ben-IsraelJuly 31, 2020 (2020-07-31)

Christmas: Season 2 (2020)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleGuest judgeOriginal air date [5]
271"A Sugar Rush Christmas[b]"Adam RipponNovember 27, 2020 (2020-11-27)
282"Christmas Countdown"Chris BoshNovember 27, 2020 (2020-11-27)
293"Gift Exchange"Valerie GordonNovember 27, 2020 (2020-11-27)
304"North Pole"Sasha PieterseNovember 27, 2020 (2020-11-27)
315"Songs of the Season"Jordin SparksNovember 27, 2020 (2020-11-27)
326"Deck the Halls"Abigail BreslinNovember 27, 2020 (2020-11-27)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Rivera died in a drowning accident a few weeks before the episode aired. Netflix announced Rivera's involvement on the day before the season was released, adding that the episode would be shown as originally planned. It includes a dedication to the actress.
  2. ^ The theme of the episode was dedicated to A Charlie Brown Christmas, and Snoopy makes an appearance on the first round

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Netflix Continues to Take on Food Network With 'Sugar Rush'". The Daily Meal. July 6, 2018. Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  2. ^ "'Sugar Rush' is Netflix's latest foray into food television", Los Angeles Times, July 6, 2018, archived from the original on November 29, 2020
  3. ^ Gooden, Tai. "Say Goodbye To Your Weekend, Netflix's Newest Baking Show Will Have You Hooked". Bustle. Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  4. ^ "Netflix Bulks Up Food Roster With New Cooking Competition 'Sugar Rush'". Eater. Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  5. ^ a b c "Sugar Rush– Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved July 22, 2019.

External linksEdit