Season 7 of Nailed it! is set to premiere on October 5 with a new cast of contestants taking part in awesome Halloween-themed baking challenges. In addition to chef Jacques Torres, the show will be hosted by American actress and humorist Nicole Byer. The 36-year-old hosted Nailed it! since 2018 and also received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for the show.
The new season of Nailed it! will feature contestants trying to cook creatively in each episode based on challenges assigned to them by some of the guest judges Lil Rel Howery, Dave Arnold and Bobby Lee.
The show’s official synopsis reads:
“The Emmy-nominated series is back with a season full of tricks and treats as we celebrate Halloween. With ghoulish surprises from some favorite Netflix shows – Umbrella Academy, Cobra Kai and The Witcher, the desserts are intentionally spooky this time !
From Nailed it! started acting after the death of his parents
Nicole Byer lost her mother when she was a teenager at school. Her father died when she was 21. During this phase, it was acting that helped her through the deaths of both her parents. Following this, she wished to create her career in comedy. Nicole then began taking classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade for improv and sketch comedy. She continued with improv and sketch comedy for many years before beginning her stand-up career in 2013.
After graduating from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy’s Certificate in Professional Performance program, she began working as a full-time television personality.
The Nailed it! the host is widely recognized for his work in the commentary series girl code (2013). She then starred in the MTV/Facebook Watch comedy series Vaguely Exactly Nicole (2016-2018), based on his real-life experiences.
She has made appearances in several comedy series such as 30 Rock (2012), The Good Place (2019), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2019-2021) and The Simpsons (2019). She has also appeared in films, including Other People (2016), All About Nina (2018), Bad Hair (2020) and Valley Girl (2020). In 2021, Byer began co-hosting Annihilate with John Cena.
In addition to being the host of Nailed it!Byer also hosted the Team Coco podcast Why don’t you want to go out with me?the earwolf podcast Best friends co-hosted with Sasheer Zamata and the Headgum Podcast New arrivals.
Byer’s first feature special, Nicole Byer: BBW (Big Beautiful Weirdo)premiered on Netflix in December 2021, and earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special.
Aside from her entertainment career, Byer has been a proponent of body positivity from the start. Indeed, in an interview with Brit+Co she said:
“To me, body positivity means you accept the body you’re in…And if you want to change it, you can, but you should love the skin you’re in right now, forever. Because everyone world is beautiful. No one is really ugly. You’re always beautiful to someone, and you’re always ugly to someone.”
In 2020, Byer published his book #VERYFAT #VERYBRAVE: The fat girl’s guide to being #brave and not a depressed, melancholy, depressed fat girl crying in a bikini.
Viewers can watch the premiere of Nailed it! Season 7 on October 5 on Netflix.