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    Post #1 - December 1st, 2017, 1:45 am
    Post #1 - December 1st, 2017, 1:45 am Post #1 - December 1st, 2017, 1:45 am
    Hi- I thought there was a separate discussion about the show somewhere, but I could not find anything except under the Great British Baking Show. While I was watching the Disney World Christmas show tonight, they showed something on the screen about the Great American Baking Show. I just looked it up, and the third season of the program is going to premiere next Thursday 12/7 at 8:00 pm on ABC. It sounds like they are going to run the show for three weeks, with two episodes running each Thursday, and so a total of six shows. Love Productions is again putting it on, but instead of Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood is going to be one of the judges, and Johnny Iuzzini is returning as the other judge. There are going to be two new hosts too. I wish Mary was coming back, but Paul is ok. Hope this helps, Nancy
  • Post #2 - December 2nd, 2017, 12:00 am
    Post #2 - December 2nd, 2017, 12:00 am Post #2 - December 2nd, 2017, 12:00 am
    Hi- I just checked the ABC website, and there are a lot of people that are angry that Mary is not coming back. They don't care for the new hosts either. Ayesha Curry and Anthony "Spice" Adams are going to be the hosts. Apparently she has a program on the Food Network, and is married to Stephan Curry the basketball plater, and Anthony "Spice" Adams is a retired football player. He played for the Bears from 2007-2011.
  • Post #3 - December 2nd, 2017, 8:45 am
    Post #3 - December 2nd, 2017, 8:45 am Post #3 - December 2nd, 2017, 8:45 am
    Hey, it's nice to see Spice get the good network gig! I judged Baconfest with him a couple years ago. He's a pretty funny guy who should be perfect for this job in a "fish out of water" type of way. Hopefully, they'll play to his strengths and not take the whole thing too seriously.
    Steve Z.

    “Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.”
    ― Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Post #4 - December 8th, 2017, 3:14 am
    Post #4 - December 8th, 2017, 3:14 am Post #4 - December 8th, 2017, 3:14 am
    Did anybody watch the show? I couldn't watch it because I had rehearsal tonight at ETHS. The group that I sing with is doing a holiday concert with the Evanston Symphony this Sunday at ETHS, and we has to rehearse with the orchestra while the show was on. I finally got home around 10:00. I've been online shopping for some kitchen things that I need, and I noticed that there is a ton of Aleysha Curry branded stuff out right now, including some cookware and some dishes. The show is supposed to run 3 weeks, but I don't know if that means that there are supposed to be six shows or not.
  • Post #5 - December 8th, 2017, 7:41 pm
    Post #5 - December 8th, 2017, 7:41 pm Post #5 - December 8th, 2017, 7:41 pm
    Hi- I just found out that the show got creamed in the ratings last night by Thursday Night Football and the Big Bang Theory. They started out with ten contestants, and two of the contestants have been eliminated so far. They are doing two more hours 12/14, and the final two hours will take place on 12/21. One of the contestants is a priest. None of the contestants are from any where near here. Hope this helps, Nancy
  • Post #6 - December 13th, 2017, 10:03 pm
    Post #6 - December 13th, 2017, 10:03 pm Post #6 - December 13th, 2017, 10:03 pm
    The remaining episodes of the Great American Baking Show have been pulled off the air by ABC in light of the sexual misconduct allegations against judge Johnny Iuzzini. 8 women have made claims about him when he was the pastry chef at Jean-Georges.

    Unfortunately, I can only assume there will be more stories about chefs to come....
    Last edited by tcdup on December 14th, 2017, 11:21 am, edited 1 time in total.
  • Post #7 - December 13th, 2017, 10:46 pm
    Post #7 - December 13th, 2017, 10:46 pm Post #7 - December 13th, 2017, 10:46 pm
    tcdup wrote:This remaining episodes of the Great American Baking Show have been pulled off the air by ABC in light of the sexual misconduct allegations against judge Johnny Iuzzini. 8 women have made claims about him when he was the pastry chef at Jean-Georges.

    Unfortunately, I can only assume there will be more stories about chefs to come....

    Not to make light of this serious and disappointing development but between seasons, 3 of the 4 on-air personalities associated with this program were replaced and in the end, the 1 that remained was the 1 who brought the show down. Classic show biz irony.

    =R=
    Why don't you take these profiteroles and put them up your shi'-ta-holes? --Jemaine & Bret

    There's a horse loose in a hospital --JM

    That don't impress me much --Shania Twain
  • Post #8 - December 14th, 2017, 7:15 am
    Post #8 - December 14th, 2017, 7:15 am Post #8 - December 14th, 2017, 7:15 am
    I definitely think there should be consequences for these guys, but I'm starting to wonder about the innocent people who are involved in a project with them. I feel especially bad for these poor amateur bakers who were looking forward to their time in the spotlight. I've heard they'll announce the winner, but that's it.
  • Post #9 - December 14th, 2017, 1:05 pm
    Post #9 - December 14th, 2017, 1:05 pm Post #9 - December 14th, 2017, 1:05 pm
    I was just going to remind people that the show is on again tonight. Oh well I guess not. I went on the shows website, and apparently they took down all the previous episodes of the show. I never saw the one last week. Does anybody know where I can see it? Maybe you tube? The show still shows up on ABC's schedule for tonight, but I read somewhere else that they are going to show reruns of the great Christmas light fight, and a country holiday music show that was on last week.

    Who is going to be next? I am just waiting for somebody to report a woman. Thanks, Nancy
  • Post #10 - December 14th, 2017, 2:40 pm
    Post #10 - December 14th, 2017, 2:40 pm Post #10 - December 14th, 2017, 2:40 pm
    Hi,

    Just went over to ABC wifi stream to find last week's episode gone. All that remains are snippets from last year's competition.

    Regards,
    Cathy2
    Cathy2

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  • Post #11 - December 15th, 2017, 1:02 pm
    Post #11 - December 15th, 2017, 1:02 pm Post #11 - December 15th, 2017, 1:02 pm
    saw Great British Baking Show last night.

    Any bakeries in the area to buy those "type "of items?

    Any good German bakeries around?

    THX

    Wally Wade

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