Face Off Season 8 Episode 2 “Monkey Business”

Face Off Season 8 Episode 2 “Monkey Business” airs on Tuesday Jan 20 at 9 p.m. ET on Syfy. In tonight’s episode, the exciting conclusion to the season premiere, the champion-led teams of five discover that in addition to the original two aliens, they will be creating a third character, a primate leader. Seven Time Oscar Winner, Rick Baker returns as Guest Judge.

Face Off Show Synopsis: “Face Off” – the channel’s most watched unscripted series – returns for an action-packed eighth season themed “Return of the Champions.” In a twist on the show’s traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

Season 8 will also feature the full-time return of fan-favorite and Academy Award-winning judge, Ve Neill, who recently wrapped work on “The Hunger Games” franchise.

“Face Off” is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination that allows them to create amazing works of living art. As a member of the multi-generational family dynasty whose name is synonymous with the make-up effects field, actress McKenzie Westmore brings expertise to her role as host of the series. Some of SFX world’s most celebrated figures judge the competition – multiple Academy Award-winner Ve Neill (“The Hunger Games,” “Pirates of the Caribbean”), industry veteran Glenn Hetrick (“CSI: New York,” “Heroes,” “Legion”), and creature designer Neville Page (“Avatar,” “Prometheus”). World-renowned Hollywood makeup artist Michael Westmore (“Star Trek”) serves as the contestant mentor.

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