Cake and Morning Treats Week: On your marks, get set, bake! As part of “25 Days of Christmas,” the most festive and friendliest competition on television is back when season three of “The Great American Baking Show” (formerly “The Great Holiday Baking Show”) premieres with slices of cake and delicious morning treats.
Based on the hit U.K. series “The Great British Bake Off,” “The Great American Baking Show” features bakers from across the country battling through 18 total challenges with six challenges throughout each two-hour themed episode, all in the hopes of being crowned “America’s Best Amateur Baker.” Ayesha Curry and Anthony “Spice” Adams host. James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini returns with best-selling cookbook author and baker Paul Hollywood as judges.
This season’s bakers are:
Molly Brodak, Atlanta, Georgia
Nick Bryan, Los Angeles, California
Hector De Haro, Glendale, California
JC Greg, Kansas City, Missouri
Vallery Lomas, New York, New York
Antwine Love, Charlotte, North Carolina
Cindy Malinak, Medway, Massachusetts
Bryan McKinnon, Alpine, Utah
Jessie Salzbrun, Cincinnati, Ohio
Kyle Schnippel, Cincinnati, Ohio
“The Great American Baking Show” is from Love Productions and developed by Richard McKerrow and Anna Beattie. Executive producers are Richard McKerrow, Kevin Bartel, Simon Evans and Faye Stapleton.
Series: The Great American Baking Show Season 3 Episode 1
Air Date: Thursday, December 07, 2017
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC