Premiering Sunday, November 19th at 8pm ET! For the first time ever, confectionery artists enter the fantastical world of The Elf on the Shelf in the five-episode event The Elf on the Shelf: Sweet Showdown hosted by Duff Goldman and premiering on Sunday, November 19th at 8pm ET/PT. Santa and his loyal Scout Elves, along with the help of legendary cake master Goldman, will challenge six teams of Sweetmakers in a competition full of surprises. Each week, the teams must create edible showpieces that bring the holiday season to life. Only one team will win over judges Kardea Brown and Ashley Holt to earn the ultimate Christmas gift of $25,000 and the title of The Ambassadors of Confectionery Concoctions. Viewers can visit Food Network’s social pages to watch a digital-exclusive video series hosted by Ashley Holt in which she makes fun, family-friendly holiday treats with a little “help” from a real-life Scout Elf. Plus, fans will get an insider’s look at the Enchanted Cottage with Duff Goldman and learn holiday frosting hacks from Kardea Brown. They also can enter for a chance to win one of five Elf on the Shelf prize packs by tuning in to each week’s premiere, and they can follow #ElfOnTheShelf to chat with fellow fans.