" The Great British Bake Off to be remade for US audiences by CBS". " Great British Bake Off serves up global hit for BBC". 129 The CBC began broadcasting The Great British Bake Off in Canada in August 2016starting with the sixth series and also with the Great British Baking Show title. The judges favour a bake that has a professional appearance but is also outstanding in flavour/s. A spin-off show The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice, hosted by comedian Jo Brand on BBC Two, was also launched as a companion series this year. Retrieved "The genius of The Great British Bake Off". As definitely NOT seen on TV!". Josie Ensor (3 February 2013). 75 Favouritism edit During the fourth series, there were accusations of favouritism towards female contestants after the last man Glenn Cosby was eliminated from the show; 76 however, similar claims were not made the previous year over the all-male final, or even the year before. "UK Reality Hit Great British Bake Off Getting Holiday-Themed Remake on ABC". Stephanie Weaver (4 September 2013). On your marks, get set, five moments from series 8 to relive on All. After the move from original distributor BBC Worldwide in 2018, PBS chose to air BBC's third series as Season 5 instead of licensing the eighth series from Channel. Presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins have accidentally interfered with several bakes. 55 TV ratings edit The first series of The Great British Bake Off premiered in August 2010 with moderate ratings of just over 2 million viewers for its first episode. This caused uproar among many fans of the show. 33 In the.S., the sixth series was broadcast as season 3 on PBS. "Great British Bake Off smut: Ooh, Matron! 100 In January 2017 the BBC waived its rights to keep the program off the air until 2018, and wished the programme "well for the future".