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The Great British Baking Show 

The Great British Bake Off (original title)
Bakers attempt three challenges each week trying to impress the judges enough to go through to the next round and eventually are crowned Britain's best amateur baker.
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Bakers attempt three challenges each week trying to impress the judges enough to go through to the next round and eventually are crowned Britain's best amateur baker.

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In September 2016, midway through the show's seventh series, it was announced that this series would be the last to air on the BBC, after rival broadcaster Channel 4 "poached" the series. The day after the announcement, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins announced they would not move to Channel 4 with the show, and would be stepping down. See more »

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[recurring lines to start each challenge]
Mel Giedroyc, PresenterSue Perkins, Presenter: On Your Marks
Mel Giedroyc, PresenterSue Perkins, Presenter: Get Set
Mel Giedroyc, PresenterSue Perkins, Presenter: Bake!
[Sue often says "Bake!" with a silly intonation]
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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.216 (2012) See more »

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An excellent show; far better than the 'destructive commentary' shows...
20 March 2016 | by (American West) – See all my reviews

I've loved most of the British shows that have made it across the water, and this one is exceptional! I love that they don't have disguised 'professional' bakers, just people who love this as a hobby; they do this as a true 'labor of love'!

Another aspect is the judging. They don't hide catty commentary or mean-spirited comebacks in the 'helpful' comments they give, they're honestly decent in their feedback and don't make 'authoritarian' statements such as 'this is wrong' when it comes to the taste of an item. Rather, they might say 'I'm not as keen on (whatever), but the design is lovely'.

Such a nice diversion from the 'reality' food shows in America! Pay attention Food Network execs!!


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