Will ‘The Great British Bake Off’ Return for Season 8 on BBC1?
A seventh series of a British competition reality television show “The Great British Bake Off” premiered on August 24, 2016, with the traditionally high ratings on BBC One. The seventh series is still airing with the finale scheduled for October 26, 2016. The previous sixth series wrapped up with the highest rating throughout the show history, gaining over 15 million viewers and therefore numerous fans strive to figure out should we expect “The Great British Bake Off” renewal for series 8 on BBC One or no, and when will its release date? There has been no official announcement relating the renewal hitherto. But you can scroll down, to subscribe for our notifications, or get acquainted with the additional info on the subject.
Given the fact of #1 ratings of the BAFTA award-winner everyone expects the popular baking competition show returns for the next series. The reality series is extremely popular within Britain and outside the country, it is aired in the US under the name The Great British Baking Show. A huge number of spin-off series and specials were created following “The Great British Bake Off”. Besides, the series has generally favorable television ratings (for a cable network). Currently, according to IMDB, “The Great British Bake Off” has a score of 8.6 out of 10 based on 1,489 user votes and 6 reviews from viewers and 6 reviews from critics. At the same time, according to TVGuide, the reality television series has a score of mere 6.6 out of 10. The viewership of the reality show has steadily increased from just over 2 million viewers on its first episode in 2010 to the current #1 rating.
“The Great British Bake Off” is a baking competition series featuring bakers, both men and women, competing to be crowned Britain’s best amateur baker, demonstrating their professional skills, impressing the judges with their creativity, innovative approach and flawless taste and fantasy. Each episode 10-12 bakers go through three different challenges to become finalists and win the competition. The show takes place in different locations in Britain. It’s hosted by Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, and judged by cookery writer Mary Berry and professional baker Paul Hollywood. The show with good humor, traditional flavor and style has great reception both with audience and critics.
Renewal Potential and Notification of the Release Date
“The Great British Bake Off” Season 7 kicked off on August 24, 2016, showing its usual high viewership rating. BBC One has yet to announce its plans regarding the renewal or cancellation of the reality television series. But we have no doubt that “The Great British Bake Off” Season 8 would take place, given the interest of the target audience, based on television ratings. However, we would like to wait for the official announcement. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about the further updates of the competition reality show, as well as about the “The Great British Bake Off” Season 8 release date. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.