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Season 1 – The Big Bakeover

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Reviews Bakery expert, business professional and author Nancy Birtwhistle has been baking for her whole life. Starting out alongside her grandmother, she honed her craft over the years eventually becoming the Season 5 winner of "The Great British Bake Off." Now, Nancy is on a mission as she travels across America to save struggling bakeries. With the help of her master carpenter, Erik Curtis, she reimagines and revamps recipes, renovates storefronts and puts passionate pastry makers on a path to success. Read More Read Less

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Andy Dehnart Reality Blurred Nancy Birtwhistle is a charming host, and approaches her work here with what seems like genuine curiosity about the business—she’s not barreling in and swearing at staff and owners. Rated: B Jun 14, 2024 Full Review Read all reviews
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Episode 1 Aired Jun 14, 2024 Sugarbox Donuts Bakery expert Nancy Birtwhistle helps a second-generation doughnut maker who escaped the Cambodian genocide in the 1970's save their family business to honor her father. Details Episode 2 Aired Jun 21, 2024 Mary Lane Cafe Bakery expert Nancy Birtwhistle helps a recently widowed baker reignite her passion for baking to honor her late husband and create a legacy for her daughters. Details Episode 3 Aired Jun 28, 2024 Sugar Dayne Cookies Nancy helps a recently divorced cookie artist save her struggling business to support herself and her family. Details Episode 4 Aired Jul 5, 2024 San Dimas Cake Company Bakery expert Nancy Birtwhistle helps a talented cake maker try one last time to save the business she built from scratch. Details Episode 5 Aired Jul 12, 2024 Cali Al's Cheesecakes Nancy Birtwhistle helps a talented cheesecake maker take his delicious tarts to the next level to support his young family and honor his late father and brother. Details Episode 6 Airs Fri Jul 19 Beverly's Bakery Nancy Birtwhistle helps a husband-and-wife baking duo turn their business around by modernizing their recipes. Details

Season Info

Executive Producer
Rebecca Quinn, Jennifer O'Connell, Tim Warren
The CW
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Release Date
Jun 14, 2024