Hot Ones : Season 5

    • Air date: 18 Jan '18 16 episodes
  • List of Episodes (16)

    1. Taraji P. Henson Needs a Stunt Double to Eat Spicy Wings

    • Hot Ones is back, and it's hotter than ever. In the Season 5 premiere, actress Taraji P. Henson—whose roles include bad-b*tch extraordinaire Cookie Lyon on Empire—becomes the first brave celebrity to battle the all-new wings of death. But not everything goes according to plan: After breaking down her Mary J. Blige–approved chili recipe and explaining what Cookie would make of Cardi B, Taraji pulls one of the most unorthodox moves in Hot Ones history, calling in some extra muscle—and a little whi

    2. Sasha Banks Bosses Up While Eating Spicy Wings

    • The Legit Boss herself—WWE superstar Sasha Banks—is no stranger to throwing down in the squared circle. But how will she fare in the Hot Ones terror dome? Find out as Banks battles the wings of death alongside Sean Evans, breaking down wrestling style and explaining how Snoop Dogg helped develop her ring persona along the way.

    3. Von Miller Geeks Out Over Spicy Wings

    • Welcome to the Super Bowl of Spice, Hot Ones fans! In the lead-up to Super Bowl LII this Sunday on NBC (6pm EST), Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller tests his mettle against the wings of death. As the Pro Bowl MVP tackles sauces like Extra Karma and Da Bomb, he opens up about his fanboy moment with Kanye West, his love of obscure YouTube videos, and his thoughts on this year's big game.

    4. Rich Brian Experiences Peak Bromance While Eating Spicy Wings

    • Rap phenom Rich Brian just became the first Asian artist to ever reach #1 on the iTunes Hip Hop Chart with his debut album, "Amen." But how is he with hot food? Find out as Indonesian-born, Internet-bred emcee goes wing for wing with Sean Evans in the Hot Ones terror dome. As he faces down sauces like Extreme Karma and Da Bomb, Brian discusses touring with Joji, his bromance with Post Malone, and the finer points of fanny-pack fashion.

    5. Hannibal Buress Freestyles While Eating Spicy Wings

    • For the momentous 100th episode of Hot Ones, we had to track down one of the most requested, most elusive guests on our wish list: the hilarious Hannibal Buress. While struggling through the wings of death, the comedian pulls back the curtain on the Eric Andre show, discusses his off-piste rap career, and explains the art of wearing a jumpsuit with your face on it. He also tries out some unconventional techniques to tame the heat, including "weird vitamins" and a pre-show cryotherapy session. Th

    6. Michael B. Jordan Gets Knocked Out By Spicy Wings

    • Movie star Michael B. Jordan has the Midas touch with roles—from cult favorites like The Wire and Friday Night Lights, to films like Creed and Black Panther, the actor seems to only get better with age. But how is he with hot food? Find out as MBJ battles through the wings of death, opening up about his hangouts with Jay Z, his 7-11 snack hacks, and more as he succumbs to the Scovilles.

    7. Ty Burrell Fears Sudden Death While Eating Spicy Wings

    • Ty Burrell is one of TV's most iconic dads, playing Phil Dunphy on ABC's Modern Family. Unfortunately, that in no way prepares him for the wings of death. Fearing for his life, the actor gamely navigates the Scoville obstacle course, discussing everything from fry sauce, to Karl Malone, to his Mouth Feelings podcast along the way.

    8. Charlize Theron Takes a Rorschach Test While Eating Spicy Wings

    • Charlize Theron is an Oscar-winning actress, humanitarian, and Hollywood superstar. But how is she with hot food? Find out as the Gringo star tests her spice credentials against the wings of death on Hot Ones. As she struggles through the Scoville onslaught, Theron teaches Sean some South African slang, breaks down her reality-TV obsession, and takes the spiciest Rorschach test in history.

    9. Adam Rippon Competes in the Olympics of Eating Spicy Wings

    • Adam Rippon won the hearts of millions at the 2018 Winter Olympics with his electric performances and outspoken interviews. But how is he with hot food? Find out as the figure-skating phenom trades ice for fire in the Hot Ones terror dome. With millions of Scovilles coursing through his veins, Rippon shares behind the scenes stories from PyeongChang, reveals the magical powers of In-N-Out burgers, and judges a very special Hot Ones free-skate routine from Sean Evans.

    10. Gabriel Iglesias Does Wrestling Trivia While Eating Spicy Wings

    • Gabriel Iglesias is a stand-up veteran, entertainment powerhouse, and one of the best voice actors working today. But how is he with hot food? Find out as "Fluffy" battles the wings of death and discusses his outlandish food adventures, iconic wrestling catchphrases, and the keys to getting out of a speeding ticket. Don't be surprised when the scorching sauces bring some other "characters" out to play.

    11. Shawn Mendes Reveals a New Side of Himself While Eating Spicy Wings

    • In the span of a few short years, Shawn Mendes has gone from learning the guitar via YouTube tutorials in his bedroom to playing sold-out arenas alongside Taylor Swift. But how is he with spicy food? Find out as the 19-year-old pop phenom reps his Canadian roots while taking on the wings of death. Along the scorched road, Mendes addresses everything from Justin Bieber's hockey skills, to guitar-store etiquette, to what he can sing about on his forthcoming album that he could never sing about bef

    12. Philip DeFranco Sets a YouTube Record While Eating Spicy Wings

    • Philip DeFranco is O.G. YouTube royalty, and his eponymous show is a paradigm-shifting mix of news and opinion tackling everything from politics, to celebrity gossip, to the crypto-currency boom. But what does a decade-plus on the platform mean if he can't handle his spicy wings?! By popular demand (i.e., an insane amount of comments demanding his presence at the table), Philly D finally steps into the Hot Ones terror dome to go head to head with our bald protagonist, Sean Evans. As they fend of

    13. Trick Daddy Prays for Help While Eating Spicy Wings

    • Trick Daddy is a platinum-selling artist with more than 20 years in the rap game, a bonafide hitmaker, and arguably hip-hop's greatest chef. But how is he with hot food? Find out as the Miami rap legend takes on the wings of death and discusses everything from partying with Jeremy Shockey, to hip-hop's enduring love affair with Benihana. As the spice builds and he sends up a prayer to make it through the challenge, Trick also opens up the influence of www.thug.com, his Miami spring-break tips, a

    14. Tyra Banks Cries For Her Mom While Eating Spicy Wings

    • Tyra Banks is a fashion world icon, legendary supermodel, TV host, business mogul, and author of "Perfect Is Boring," a new book she wrote with her mom. But how is she with hot food? Find out in one of the most combustible Hot Ones episodes of all time. In between America's Next Top Model anecdotes and expert breakdowns of the modeling industry, Ty Ty drops a fire rap verse, critiques Sean Evans' head shots, stress-eats ice cream, strikes hot sauce-inspired poses, and so much more. This is an ep

    15. Alton Brown Rigorously Reviews Spicy Wings

    • Alton Brown is a food-TV trailblazer, award-winning author, and all-around culinary powerhouse. But how is he with hot food? Find out as the Iron Chef America host sits down for his date with Sean Evans and the wings of death. As he meticulously reorders the hot sauces according to his own ranking, Alton tackles everything from the history of food television, to Eminem lyrics, to the art of sabering a bottle of champagne. Do you agree with his pick for the best food movie of all time? Find out i

    16. John Mayer Has a Sing-Off While Eating Spicy Wings

    • John Mayer is a platinum-selling singer-songwriter with seven Grammys on the mantle and a preternatural ability to shred the guitar, but how is he with hot food? Find out as Mayer goes toe to toe with the wings of death, tackling anything and everything along the way: Justin Bieber's melody wizardry, the best guitar faces in history, his obsession with Visvim, living in Montana, the musicality of Dave Chappelle's comedy, and so much more. And, because this is the grand finale of season 5, there'