wpostServer: http://css.washingtonpost.com/wpost

The Post Most: Entertainment

Trove link goes here

Live Discussions

Weekly schedule, past shows

TV Column
Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Jeff Foxworthy to host ‘American Baking Competition’ on CBS this summer

Jeff Foxworthy — host and producer of GSN network’s “The American Bible Challenge” — has been tapped to host the CBS summer competition series “The American Baking Competition,”in which amateur bakers compete.

Debuting May 29, “The American Baking Competition” is based on the successful British series, “The Great British Bake Off.”

In addition to featuring Foxworthy, the show will feature a guy named Paul Hollywood, who apparently is big in UK baking circles and a judge on the UK version.

Foxworthy is a slam-dunk for CBS, being very popular in fly-over country that plays to the network’s strength. And when not hosting baking shows or Bible competitions, he’ll play a bounty hunter on a new animated series for CMT network.

By  |  06:14 PM ET, 03/05/2013

 
Read what others are saying
     

    © 2011 The Washington Post Company