CBS Orders ‘Bake Off’ Competition Series

CBS is gearing up to bring US fans a taste of ‘The Great British Bake Off’. The new reality series will be based on the UK format with a working title of Bake Off. Amateur American Bakers will be featured in the competition with only one great talent being crowned the winner.

‘The Great British Bake Off’, starring Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, first debuted overseas in 2010 and has been rising in popularity ever since with Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, and more welcoming their own take on the highly rated sensation. Australia, Ireland, Norway and France are also working on their own format of the show. UK’s third season finale aired this month and was declared the highest rated BBC2 originated series since 2006 with networks all looking to mirror the same success.

The US version of ‘Bake Off’ will be executive produced by Richard McKerrow with the help of Love Productions Company. Details surrounding the new CBS series are sure to be on the way soon when production kicks off.

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