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    I don't even think it would air here. Channel 4 does not have deals with US stations like the BBC/PBS did. However, I have seen some channel 4 shows on Netflix so perhaps it will show up on there?

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    This article says PBS hasn't decided if they will show the season airing now in the UK in the US. The show was never produced by the BBC (nor is it produced by Channel 4 now) so theoretically the show producers could sell the new season to PBS or another channel if they are willing. Maybe it will show up on Netflix, as Kao suggests. The article also mentions that PBS has plans to air one of the earlier seasons it has nor yet shown in the US, so I guess there is that. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/11/a...king-show.html
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    The second episode aired Tuesday. I really like Noel and Sandy as hosts; they play off each other rather well. It was biscuit week, and almost everyone messed up on the Fortune cookies, lol. The showstoppers were fantastic, however. I'm really enjoying this season so far.

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    Bread Week! I must say they have some really talented bakers this time around, because even the person they sent home had a fantastic looking showstopper; it just wasn't that flavorful. Someone's showstopper ended up looking like a body part *cough* While another made a bread purse that actually looked like a high end bag.

    Is anyone else watching?

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    Me! I wasn't as impressed by the handbag as everyone else - it looked a bit rough to me. I like him though. Julia is probably my favourite.
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    I think you're just getting a series that aired earlier in Seattle. Biscuits and Bread show on my TV as reruns from last Fall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GolfGrrl View Post
    I think you're just getting a series that aired earlier in Seattle. Biscuits and Bread show on my TV as reruns from last Fall.
    Kao is watching the new season that will hopefully air in the U.S. next spring or summer. I'm happy to read that the new hosts are doing well and they have quality bakers to judge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kao View Post
    Bread Week! I must say they have some really talented bakers this time around, because even the person they sent home had a fantastic looking showstopper; it just wasn't that flavorful. Someone's showstopper ended up looking like a body part *cough* While another made a bread purse that actually looked like a high end bag.

    Is anyone else watching?
    Me, I'm new to the show. Not only do I like the way it's played out but I like that everyone is kind even in critiquing. I mean, both of the judges are intimidating, but they aren't there to rip into people , they are there to teach.
    I like that it takes place outdoors. Though, that has caused problems for the bakers because of temperature changes.
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    Re: The Great British Baking Show (PBS)

    Quote Originally Posted by CCL View Post
    This article says PBS hasn't decided if they will show the season airing now in the UK in the US. The show was never produced by the BBC (nor is it produced by Channel 4 now) so theoretically the show producers could sell the new season to PBS or another channel if they are willing. Maybe it will show up on Netflix, as Kao suggests. The article also mentions that PBS has plans to air one of the earlier seasons it has nor yet shown in the US, so I guess there is that. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/11/a...king-show.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by CCL View Post
    Me! I wasn't as impressed by the handbag as everyone else - it looked a bit rough to me. I like him though. Julia is probably my favourite.
    Julia is the Bread Queen, lol.

    Such is the power of this show that everyone on it is likable. I'm sad to see people leave this season.

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