The Great American Baking Show is an American baking competition TV show created by Richard McKerrow with Anna Breattie, directed by Andy Devonshire and Jeanette Goulbourn, and produced by Ellie Kemper.
Based on the British program The Great British Bake Off, the competition television series follows a group of amateur bakers who come from various parts of the United States to compete against each other for the bumper cash prize and winner’s trophy.
The show is becoming famous because of its unique concept where bakers compete in a friendly environment and unlike other reality shows, this show has been praised for its positive atmosphere.
Five seasons have been aired so far and a sixth season has been released recently on 5 May 2023. All six episodes of the new season have been premiered on a single day.
Where can I watch The Great American Baking Show?
The Great American Baking Show is currently streaming on The ROKU Channel for the viewers living in the United States. You can watch the show on CTV with a cable login or on Netflix CA inside Canada.
Previously, the show was airing on ABC but from the sixth season, the streaming network changed to ROKU. So, viewers need to shift their streaming service from now.
Recently, a holiday special The Great American Baking Show: Celebrity Holiday was aired on ROKU Channel in December 2022. Moreover, the new network has renewed the show for a seventh season which will air sometime in 2024.
The show is not available for streaming in UK, Australia, and various other countries but the original British version of the show is streaming everywhere.
How much does ROKU cost? Is it Free?
The ROKU Channel is free to access and use. It’s an ad-supported platform that offes a wide variety of movies, TV shows, and other video content without any subscription fees.
You are required to pay a one-time rental or purchase fee to access some content including the American version of British Baking Show. Moreover, some premium channels and services of ROKU Channel require a subscription fee.
Where is The Great American Baking Show filmed?
The Great American Baking Show has been filmed in various locations over the years but most of the series was filmed in Heatherden Hall and Pinewood Studios inside the United Kingdom.
Earlier seasons of the American baking show were filmed in Heatherden Hall, the historic mansion located in the Pinewood Atlanta Complex, Buckinghamshire, England provided a suitable backdrop for the show’s traditional baking setting and signature baking tent.
After Covid-19 pandemic, the production team moved filming to Pinewood Studios. The British studio provide a convenient and adaptable space for the show’s production team to create the show’s signature baking tent and design the various baking challenges that make the show so popular.
Season 6 of the series has been filmed at the same Pinewood Studios and the upcoming season 7 is also expected to shoot in the same surroundings.