The ABC Television Network will soon be devoting a chunk of its prime time to baking, with a three-week run on tap for “The Great American Baking Show” starting Thursday, Dec. 7.
Judges Johnny Iuzzini and Paul Hollywood will join hosts Ayesha Curry and Anthony ‘Spice’ Adams on the competition program.
“Back for a third season on the ABC Television Network, ‘The Great American Baking Show,’ based on the hit U.K. series ‘The Great British Bake Off,’ premieres on Thursday, Dec. 7 (9-11 p.m. EST), for a special three-week run where bakers from around the country put their best recipes forward as they compete in holiday-themed challenges and eliminations all hoping to be named ‘America’s Best Amateur Baker,'” ABC notes in an announcement released today.
“Television personality and author of six best-selling cookbooks, Paul Hollywood (‘The Great British Bake Off’) joins James Beard Award-winning pastry chef and cookbook author Johnny Iuzzini as judges where each week they will taste decadent and delicious treats alongside show hosts Ayesha Curry, New York Times best-selling cookbook author and television personality, and Anthony ‘Spice’ Adams, former NFL star and media personality,” the release adds.
“The Great American Baking Show” (formerly “The Great Holiday Baking Show”) comes from Love Productions and was developed by Richard McKerrow and Anna Beattie. Executive producers are Richard McKerrow, Kevin Bartel, Simon Evans and Faye Stapleton.