EXCLUSIVE: Watch the Hilarious First Clip from Patti LaBelle’s Cooking Special with Her Famous Pie Fan

12/07/2015 at 02:12 PM ET

After learning the news that Patti LaBelle was filming a cooking special with James Wright Chanel, the man who made her sweet potato pies go viral, we’ve been impatiently waiting to see the pair in action on-screen.

Well now we’ve got the first clip, and it seems their chemistry is even more charming and hilarious than we imagined. Seriously, just try to keep it together while watching Chanel’s reaction to taking the first bite of a scratch-made Patti pie (the legendary singer herself cannot even stay composed).

RELATED: Patti LaBelle’s Pies Fly Off Shelves After Hilarious Food Review Goes Viral

Check out the video above and find out what LaBelle meant when she described Chanel as a “larger than life person,” then catch the full episode on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 8:30 E.T. on the Cooking Channel.

And if you still haven’t gotten your hands on a #PattiPie, Walmart President & CEO Doug McMillon announced on Instagram that they’re not only receiving new shipments in starting on Tuesday, but that they will be carrying the pie all year round. 

Shay Spence, @chezspence

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Mygaiys on

He has small lips. That can’t be popular with his g@ys.

S. on

After a while that screaming may get old. Tho I really like him and he’s funny as hell.

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Love this guy! Happy for all the good fortune that has come his way. Hilarious!

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Ms. Patti is so phony. Of course she loves this guy now after all the bad press she was getting.

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Paula so glad to see you back dear. Keep moving forward, God is on your side and so am I. Love your prior shows and will enjoy this one too.

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