They've conquered the music charts, the box office and the TV screen, but now the Wahlberg family has their eye on the dinner table. Chef Paul Wahlberg launched the Boston restaurant Wahlburgers along with his actor brothers Donnie and Mark; it was inevitable that a TV series chronicling their culinary adventures would follow. A&E's Wahlburgers, which debuted in January, returns Wednesday for a second season of episodes. Besides the Wahlberg brothers, the show also features family matriarch Alma Wahlberg, as well as childhood buddies Henry "Nacho" Laun and Johnny "Drama" Alves. Executive producer Rasha Drachkovitch (Lockup) filled out our showrunner survey to explain why we should try a taste of Wahlburgers.
Mark Wahlberg gave a knockout performance as boxer Micky Ward in the 2010 Oscar-winning film The Fighter. On Wednesday's season finale of Wahlburgers (10:30/9:30c, A&E), the movie star is returning to the ring — but for a very different cause.
In this exclusive sneak peek, Mark decides to...