Scoop: THE CHEW on ABC - December 3-7, 2012

Scoop: THE CHEW on ABC - December 3-7, 2012 ABC’s “The Chew” (weekdays; 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET; broadcast in stereo) is your Home of the Holidays when hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz share their culinary wisdom and decorating/entertaining ideas all month. Beginning MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, “The Chew” kicks things off with an hour featuring more than 60 tips on ways to celebrate the season in style.

Kermit the Frog (“The Muppet Christmas Carol” 10th Anniversary), Fran Drescher (“Happily Divorced”), stars of Broadway’s “The Lion King,” Andrew McCarthy (“Come Dance with Me”), and Katherine Jenkins (“This is Christmas”) are featured guests DECEMBER 3-7.

For the week of Dec. 3-7 (subject to change):

MONDAY, DEC. 3 – Kermit the Frog (“The Muppets Christmas Carol” 10th Anniversary); a holiday ham recipe.

TUESDAY, DEC. 4 – Fran Drescher (“Happily Divorced”); comfort food recipes; correspondent Jamika Pessoa shares a look at the country’s largest gingerbread house competition.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5 – Musical performance from stars of Broadway’s “The Lion King”; fail-safe holiday dish ideas.

THURSDAY, DEC. 6 – Andrew McCarthy (“Come Dance with Me”); Chef Josh Capon, Billy Harris and Seton Rossini surprise a family with the ultimate holiday meal.

FRIDAY, DEC. 7 – Katherine Jenkins (“This is Christmas”); budget friendly holiday classics.

Celebrating and exploring life through food, “The Chew” is an innovative and groundbreaking daytime series co-hosted by a dynamic group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle, and entertaining. Produced by GorDon Elliott’s Chew Productions for the ABC Television Network, “The Chew” serves up everything food -- from cooking and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays and more -- all aimed at making life better, fuller and more fun. Featuring celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon, and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz, “The Chew” is a leap forward into a delicious new kind of lifestyle series.