The Great British Bake Off, which will return this year, will be showing on channel 4 and will be judged by a new panel. Paul Hollywood is the only celebrity staying on The Great British Bake Off as they are moving to Channel 4.
In the end, the BBC offered £500,000 an hour for 30 hours of program totalling £15m for the whole series. The BBC is under pressure from the government because it recently reduced its commercial activities when it came to recipes. Channel 4 faces fewer such pressures.
Lord Gray says Channel 4 “ Shot itself very seriously in the foot.” buying Bake Off. Channel 4 have taken their time searching for a new team to replace the old team.
Names in order from left to right: Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, Noel Fielding, Sandi Toksvig.