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.
S01, E09 (First Aired: Jul. 13, 2009)
Buddy and the team are asked to make a toyshop-themed cake based on FAO Schwarz for twins' birthday party; beach-themed cake; Carlo's team has a weight-loss challenge.
S01, E10 (First Aired: Jul. 20, 2009)
The team takes on the challenge of making a traditional Chinese dragon cake for a dragon boat racing team; the bakery prepares hundreds of cannoli shells for the annual 25-Cent Throw Back Cannoli Day.