“Great British Bake Off” (Show) Starting On PBS, Starting Friday, July 1, 2016 — Is It Season 3 or Season 6?

by Anura Guruge


I just [i.e., Thursday, June 30, 2016] had an e-mail from NHPTV.org intimating that the Great British Baking Show starting Friday, July 1, 2016 is NEW and is “Season 3” (a.k.a. “Series 3“).

Though Season 3 was shown on BBC (U.K.) in 2012 I think it would, in theory, be NEW to the U.S. since I am not sure whether PBS/NHPTV ever showed it.

But then it gets confusing. The First Episode is “Cake” and the description — shown below — talks about “Madeira Cake” and “Frosted Walnut Cake“. That was ‘Cake’ from 2015 “Season 6” — not “Season 3”.

“Season 3” cakes were “Upside Down Cake” and “Rum Babas“!

So what will it be: Season 3 or Season/Series 6?

Here is the PBS program description for the July 1, 2016 show.


Click to ENLARGE and read here. The ‘Madeira Cake’ is the dead give away. Check the Wikipedia guide for Series 6 Episode 1 — shown below. Sorry.

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