By Patrick Munn | March 15, 2019 - 1:36 pm | No Comments
The Great British Bake Off is staying put on Channel 4. The PSB and Love Productions have inked a new agreement which will see the series remain on air through its twelfth season in 2021. The tenth season is expected to launch on Channel 4 this summer. Alongside the renewal of the main series, under this new deal Channel 4 has commissioned Junior Bake Off, a kids focussed spin-off that aired on CBBC when the franchise lived at the Beeb.
By Patrick Munn | September 13, 2016 - 5:04 pm | 4 Comments
In what is something of a major blow for Channel 4, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, who have been hosting The Great British Bake Off since day one, have declined to continue their roles on the show when it moves to the channel next year.
By Patrick Munn | September 12, 2016 - 8:17 pm | No Comments
That didn't take long. Mere hours after talks broke down between the BBC and Love Productions, Channel 4 has signed a three-year deal with the Sky owned indie which will see them become the exclusive broadcaster for The Great British Bake Off.
By Patrick Munn | September 12, 2016 - 7:11 pm | No Comments
The BBC has lost the rights to The Great British Bake Off after lengthy negotiations with indie Love Productions broke down, TVWise has confirmed. While there has been talk all year of a bidding war to poach the show from the BBC, sources insist that there is no impending deal, as there have been no formal talks with any broadcasters other than the Beeb.
By Patrick Munn | July 7, 2016 - 10:47 am | No Comments
The Great British Bake Off is getting the festive treatment. BBC One has ordered a pair of Christmas themed specials, titled The Great Christmas Bake Off, which will air this December, TVWise has confirmed.