TLC Adds a New Ingredient to Tonight’s Premiere of ‘Next Great Baker’

Next Great BakerFans of Cake Boss and Next Great Baker have something to be thankful for this post-Turkey Day Monday, as both series return with new episodes tonight on TLC.

Next Great Bakerpremieres at 9pm ET/PT and, with 13 new contestants vying for the coveted title, there is already no shortage of drama. But tonight’s episode is baking in a new ingredient: a live Twitter ticker featuring Tweets from Buddy and YOU throughout the episode. Tweet with the hashtag #NGB and you could see yours appear live on air! Bonus? Mario Lopez and Courtney Mazza guest star, as the first challenge the bakers face is creating a Mexican fiesta-themed grooms cake for the duo’s nuptials.

Still in the mood for something sweet? Stay tuned for a new episode of Cake Boss at 10:30pm ET?PT, right after the 90-minute premiere of Next Great Baker. Tonight, Buddy gets the chance of a lifetime when he’s asked to create a life-size cake replica of Betty White — in less than 24 hours.