Season 4 Premiere Thursday, December 6 at 9 PM ET/PT on ABC
Based on the hit U.K. series "The Great British Bake Off, "The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition" returns to ABC. The new season begins with “Cake and Pastry Week” – On your marks, get set, bake!
It’s a double dose of spice this holiday season when the most festive and friendliest competition on television returns with new hosts. Each week, three-time James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Sherry Yard and baker and best-selling cookbook author Paul Hollywood (The Great British Bake Off) will taste decadent and delicious treats while sharing advice and commentary in regards to the bakers' techniques and skills. Spice Girl and television personality Emma Bunton joins returning host Anthony 'Spice' Adams to present bakers with weekly challenges as they turn up the heat in the kitchen creating sweet and savory holiday fare.
“The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition” features bakers from across the country battling through 18 total challenges with six challenges throughout each two-hour themed episode, all in the hopes of being crowned “America’s Best Amateur Baker.” Season 4 Bakers: Jason Arthur – Brooklyn, NY John Blaney – Paso Robles, CA Jill Campbell – Sacramento, CA Destane Harris – Blue Island, IL Jiwandeep Kohli – San Diego, CA Andrea Maranville – Sherrill, NY Amanda Nguyen – Tahoe City, CA Cheryl Norris – Portland, OR Chris Tucker – San Pedro, CA Tina Zaccardi – Eastchester, NY.