The Great American Baking Show: French Week and The Finals (12/21)

French Week and The Finals (12/21)

December 4, 2017 
   
IT’S THE SEASON FINALE OF ‘THE GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW,’ THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, PART OF THE ’25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS’ PROGRAMMING EVENT

Ayesha Curry, Anthony ‘Spice’ Adams, Johnny Iuzzini and Paul Hollywood Star in the American Adaptation of the UK’s Most Watched Television Show

“French Week and The Finals” – On your marks, get set, bake! The temperature is rising in the kitchen this week as part of “25 Days of Christmas,” where the remaining bakers enter French and Finals week, facing their toughest challenges yet. From French fare to showstoppers like a tower of treats and numerous timed bakes, the heat is on where only one baker will be named “America’s Best Amateur Baker” on the season finale of “The Great American Baking Show,” THURSDAY, DEC. 21 (9:00–11:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

Based on the hit U.K. series “The Great British Bake Off,” “The Great American Baking Show” 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.” Ayesha Curry and Anthony “Spice” Adams host. James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini returns with best-selling cookbook author and baker Paul Hollywood as judges. 
       
“The Great American Baking Show” (formerly “The Great Holiday Baking Show”) is from Love Productions and developed by Richard McKerrow and Anna Beattie. Executive producers are Richard McKerrow, Kevin Bartel, Simon Evans and Faye Stapleton.

“The Great American Baking Show” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.

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