Genre: Reality, Cooking
Premise: Buddy Valastro's family-owned business, Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, N.J., is booming, and it's bound to get even busier after viewers get an inside look at how Buddy and his staff, including his mom, four sisters and three brothers-in-law, produce thousands of wedding cakes, specialty cakes (as in Britney Spears' circus-theme 27th birthday cake) and pastries every week.
S05, E19 (First Aired: Dec. 3, 2012)
Buddy plays mediator to an argumentative couple trying to decide on a cake design for their party planning business; Buddy makes a cake for Petfinder.com to celebrate 20 million adoptions.
S05, E26 (First Aired: Jan. 28, 2013)
Buddy must create a 5-tier Bollywood wedding cake that incorporates special lighting effects; Marissa tries out her cookie recipe at the bakery.