'THE GREAT AMERICAN BACKING SHOW: HOLIDAY EDITION'
PREMIERES THURSDAY, DEC. 6
Emma Bunton, Anthony 'Spice' Adams, Sherry Yard and Paul Hollywood Star in the American Adaptation of the UK's Most-Watched Television Show
"Cake and Pastry Week" - On your marks, get set, bake! It's a double dose of spice this holiday season when the most festive and friendliest competition on television returns with new host, Emma Bunton (Spice Girls), Anthony "Spice" Adams, veteran judge Paul Hollywood ("The Great British Bake Off") and new judge, three-time James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Sherry Yard, when Season 4 of "The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition" premieres with slices of cake, and sweet and savory pastries, THURSDAY, DEC. 6 (9:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
Based on the hit U.K. series "The Great British Bake Off," "The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition" 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." Emma Bunton and Anthony "Spice" Adams host. Best-selling cookbook author and baker Paul Hollywood and James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Sherry Yard are judges.
Season 4 Bakers:
Jason Arthur - Brooklyn, NY
John Blaney - Paso Robles, CA
Jill Campbell - Sacramento, CA
Destane Harris - Blue Island, IL
Jiwandeep Kohli - San Diego, CA
Andrea Maranville - Sherrill, NY
Amanda Nguyen - Tahoe City, CA
Cheryl Norris - Portland, OR
Chris Tucker - San Pedro, CA
Tina Zaccardi - Eastchester, NY
"The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition" is from Love Productions, and developed by Richard McKerrow and Anna Beattie. Executive producers are Richard McKerrow, Kevin Bartel, Faye Stapleton and Simon Evans.
"The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned to this program at a later date.