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The Great British Bake Off reveals future plans with Channel 4

On screens until at least 2024.

The Great British Bake Off will be on Channel 4 for another three years.

Channel 4 and the show's production company Love Productions have agreed a new deal that will last until 2024. This deal also includes Bake Off: An Extra Slice, Bake Off: The Professionals, The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up to Cancer, and The Great Pottery Throw Down.

The baking programme first aired on Channel 4 in 2017, after several years on the BBC.

great british bake off judges paul hollywood and prue leith sitting on a table in the tent during the 2021 series
Love ProductionsChannel 4

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"We are delighted to have extended Bake Off's stay on Channel 4 for another three years," Love Productions' Richard McKerrow said.

"Love Productions' long-term commitment with Channel 4 illustrates a deep, warm, mutual respect and partnership which enables us to bring Bake Off to the widest audience possible."

Channel 4 chief content officer Ian Katz added: "We are thrilled that Channel 4 will continue to serve up Bake Off's unique combination of warmth, humour and soggy bottoms for years to come.

"Bake Off is all about optimism, celebrating eccentricity and bringing the nation together – precisely what a publicly owned Channel 4 is here to do."

elizabeth and noel
Mark BourdillonChannel 4

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The current 12th series (the fifth one on Channel 4) has seen Chigs Parmar, Crystelle Pereira, Giuseppe Dell'Anno, and Jürgen Krauss make it to the semi-final stage of the competition.

Lizzie Acker became the latest eliminated contestant despite an impressive Showstopper during Free-From week. In her exit letter, she said the show had been an "amazing" experience and thanked everyone for "the support and lovely messages".

Just yesterday (November 11), it was announced that the It's a Sin cast, including Olly Alexander, Lydia West, Nathaniel Curtis, and Shaun Dooley, will be reuniting for a Bake Off Christmas special.

The Great British Bake Off airs on Tuesdays at 8pm Channel 4 in the UK. In the US, it's known as The Great British Baking Show, and streams on Netflix.

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