The third season of Rachael Ray's talk show starts tomorrow. Some of the images from the episodes make it look like her talk show set got a little makeover, too. Here's what the show says is in store for this week:
Monday: Rachael vs. Simon: Our Idol Set Crash
We're kicking off Season 3 in a very big way! Hop on board as Rachael cruises through the streets of New York City on a double-decker bus with TV legend Ed McMahon as your tour guide. Plus, Rachael faces off with Simon Cowell when she crashes the set of American Idol, and don't miss the ultimate barbeque in Central Park!
Tuesday: Paula Abdul
American Idol's Paula Abdul goes "straight up" with our audience as she tackles their personal questions and reveals the one thing she just can't live without. Then, it's Rach to the Rescue as an all-star team of chefs heads across the country to solve America's cooking problems. Find out how you can get your town involved and the team may be pulling up at your front door!
Wednesday: Rachael's 40th Birthday Surprise
Shhh ... it's a surprise 40th birthday party for Rachael and you're invited! It's an hour filled with the biggest celebrity guests, a surprise chef, and a TV cast reunion from one of your favorite shows! Plus, a very special birthday message from Oprah.
Thursday: The Hills Fashion on a Budget
You know that The Hills' Whitney Port is a fashionista ... but did you also know that she's a bargain shopper!? She's sharing her biggest fashion secrets and then helping a teenage fan go back to school in style on a budget! Plus, how to get the most for your money when you're grocery shopping in the meat department.
Friday: Jerry Springer
We're all in for a shock as Jerry Springer, host of America's Got Talent, pulls no punches in our first-ever round of "The Audience Has Talent!" He's bringing his buzzer for the intense showdown and no one is safe from the judging ... including Rachael! Then, waitresses confess how your behavior could be sabotaging your meal, and Rachael turns a dish you already love into an all-time favorite!