When producers were casting season 25 of “Worst Cooks in America,” they weren’t just looking for culinary failures.
They were looking for social media success.
“They didn’t know anything about my cooking skills,” said Tina Kim, of Los Angeles. “They just contacted me, and, lo and behold, they were lucky. I didn’t know how to cook.”
“Worst Cooks in America: Viral Sensations” features 12 contestants who are active on TikTok, Instagram and other social media. The series airs Sundays at 8 p.m. on Food Network, and episodes are also streaming on Discovery+.
Contestants face a series of challenges and eliminations until the final episode on Feb. 5, when a survivor will win $25,000.
The season is co-hosted by Anne Burrell, a regular, and first-timer Darnell…