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Television veteran and host of Halloween Baking Championship, John Henson, talks about how being the youngest of a family of boys shaped his path to comedy and the origin story of his nickname, “Skunk Boy.” He shares some moments that have defined his career over the past three decades and his perspective on his responsibilities as a host. John talks about the immersive environment of the Halloween Baking Championship set and what it feels like for this year’s theme to be “Hotel Henson.” He gives his two cents on classically trained versus self-taught contestants and the number one mishap he observes on the show. John reveals just how long the judges - Carla Hall, Stephanie Boswell and Zac Young - are in hair and makeup and how he manages to keep a straight face when they attempt to give serious critique in costume.
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