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"The American Baking Competition," formerly known as "Bake Off," is a reality baking competition series on CBS that is based on the hit UK format "The Great British Bake Off."

Hosted by Jeff Foxworthy, the series features skilled amateur Americans competing in baking challenges with one ultimately being crowned the winner. The judges include Paul Hollywood, the star UK baker and current judge of the British series, and accomplished chef Marcela Valladolid.

"The Great British Bake Off" has become a ratings sensation in the UK. The third season finale, which aired in October 2012 was one of the highest-rated BBC2 originated shows in the last six years, earning a 25.3% share among British viewers, a series high.

The format is also sweeping Europe and other international territories, delivering big ratings on DR-1 in Denmark and on TV4 in Sweden, where it ranks as the highest rated show in the channel's history. The series is also entertaining audiences in Belgium and Poland and has been sold in Australia, Ireland, Norway and France.

"The American Baking Competition" is executive produced by Richard McKerrow and Jay Bienstock and produced by Love Productions Ltd.


Network: CBS
Genre: Reality
Runtime: 60 mins.
Premiere Date: May 29, 2013
Seasons: 1
Production Company: Love Productions Ltd.

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