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[11/04/19 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Celebrates the Joy of the Season with Holiday-Themed Episodes and Classic Specials
Newly announced dates include the return of "The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition."

[08/01/19 - 12:01 PM]
On Your Mark, Get Set, Bake! "The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition" Returns to ABC This December
Sherry Yard and Paul Hollywood return to judge the decadent and delicious treats these bakers will create while sharing advice and commentary in regard to the bakers' technique and skill.

[11/09/18 - 06:15 AM]
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like "25 Days of Christmas" as ABC Celebrates the Holidays
The Alphabet recaps its holiday-themed offerings in the coming weeks.

[11/01/18 - 09:00 AM]
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Disney-ABC Television with the Annual "25 Days of Christmas" Programming Event Airing Across All Channels
Beginning December 1, ABC, Freeform, Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will be airing holiday-themed programming and entertainment for the whole family throughout the month, leading up to Christmas Day.

[10/18/18 - 09:01 AM]
It's a Double Dose of Spice When "The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition" Premieres on ABC, Thursday, Dec. 6
Joining as host this season, Spice Girl and television personality Emma Bunton, alongside returning host Anthony "Spice" Adams, will present bakers with weekly challenges as they turn up the heat in the kitchen creating sweet and savory holiday fare.

[12/14/17 - 09:56 AM]
ABC Pulls "The Great American Baking Show" from Schedule
The decision follows allegations of sexual harassment against judge Johnny Iuzzini.

[12/13/17 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 13
Updates include: ABC pulls "The Great American Baking Show," fires judge Johnny Iuzzini; Saladin K. Patterson to run "The Last O.G." at TBS; and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson extends overall deal with Starz.

[11/09/17 - 11:51 AM]
ABC Celebrates the Most Wonderful Time of the Year With Beloved "25 Days of Christmas" Programming
The countdown to "25 Days of Christmas" kicks off in late November with an ABC News "20/20" special edition, "Lights, Camera, Christmas: Inside Holiday Movie Classics."

[10/30/17 - 03:33 PM]
"25 Days of Christmas" Annual Programming Event Expands Across All Disney-ABC Channels for the First Time Ever, Beginning December 1
ABC will be home to original, holiday-themed episodes of comedies "American Housewife," "black-ish," "Fresh Off the Boat," "The Mayor," "The Middle" and "Speechless."

[10/27/17 - 07:02 AM]
ABC's "The Great American Baking Show" Premieres Thursday, December 7
Look for a special three-week run where bakers from around the country put their best recipes forward as they compete in holiday-themed challenges and eliminations all hoping to be named "America's Best Amateur Baker."

[09/21/17 - 07:02 AM]
An All-New "The Great American Baking Show" Debuts This December on ABC
Ayesha Curry and Anthony "Spice" Adams will host the new season.

[01/06/17 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "Truth and Lies: The Menendez Brothers" Wins Its 2-Hour Slot with 1-Year Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 5.

[12/23/16 - 08:24 AM]
ABC's "The Great American Baking Show" Grows Against "Thursday Night Football"
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 22.

[10/26/16 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Brings You "Home for the Holidays" with Series and Specials from Thanksgiving Through the New Year
Highlights include new seasons of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" and the re-monikered "The Great American Baking Show."

[09/08/16 - 10:35 AM]
ABC's "The Great American Baking Show" Returns for a Second Season This December
Plus: James Beard Award-winning pastry chef and author Johnny Iuzzini joins Britain's "Royal Queen of Baking," author and television personality Mary Berry, as a judge.

[12/22/15 - 08:25 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Monday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 21.

[12/01/15 - 08:33 AM]
"Superstore" Gets Strong Sampling, As NBC Sweeps 6 of 6 Monday Half-Hours Among the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 30.

[12/01/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Beats the Drama Lineups on CBS and Fox in Adults 18-49, Leads Monday with Kids 2-11, Airing the Top 2 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 30.

[10/20/15 - 03:02 PM]
'Tis the Season for Holiday Programming on ABC
New entry "The Great Holiday Baking Show" joins the previously announced "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" and "Toy Story 20th Anniversary Special."







GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW, THE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/30/15 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (8 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its fifth season on 1/2/20; has yet to be renewed for a sixth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, November 2019) ABC is the home for unforgettable holiday programming as the network celebrates the joy of the season. In November, the network serves up a bounty of Thanksgiving-themed episodes and the classic animated special "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving." In December, ABC decks the halls with special Christmas and Hanukkah-themed episodes - the return of fan-favorite series "The Great Christmas Light Fight" and "The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition"; and an all-new holiday movie, "Same Time, Next Christmas," starring Lea Michele. Timeless cartoons and beloved holiday films will also return. The fun continues after Christmas with New Year's-themed programming ringing in 2020.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anthony "Spice" Adams as Host (Season 3- )
· Emma Bunton as Host (Season 4- )
· Paul Hollywood as Judge (Season 3- )
· Sherry Yard as Judge (Season 4- )
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Ayesha Curry as Host (Season 3)
· Ian Gomez as Host (Season 1-2)
· Johnny Iuzzini as Judge (Season 1-3)
· Mary Berry as Judge (Season 1-2)
· Nia Vardalos as Host (Season 1-2)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anna Beattie as CRTR
· Faye Stapleton as EP
· Richard McKerrow as CRTR/EP
· Simon Evans as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Love Productions