Channel 4 has
signed a new two series deal for The Great British Bake Off.
has agreed the new deal with producers Love Productions to keep
Bake Off on the channel until at least 2021.
For the first
time, Channel 4 will also broadcast a Junior edition of Bake
Off. The 15-part Junior Bake Off will air later this year.
Productions’ chief executive Richard McKerrow said, “We are
delighted to have extended Bake Off’s stay on Channel 4 after
two great years together.
“We have been
hugely encouraged by the audience response and feedback the show
has received during its time on Channel 4 and are thrilled to be
bringing Junior Bake Off to the Channel. It seems particularly
appropriate to be announcing news of the extension on Channel 4
as we enjoy Bake Off’s tenth anniversary on British television.”