‘The Great British Baking Show:’ Netflix Imports 3 New Seasons for US Viewers

The first available season is served up on Aug. 31

The “Great British Baking Show” is heading to Netflix.

The streamer has secured the U.S. rights to three new seasons of the popular baking series, it was announced Thursday. Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig will take over hosting duties while chef and restauranteur Prue Leith will come on as a judge alongside the returning Paul Hollywood.

The first 10 new episodes will drop on Netflix on Aug. 31, listed as Collection 5, though they originally aired as Season 8 in the U.K. last year. Season 3, which originally aired in the U.K. in 2012, will arrive on Netflix later this year as “The Great British Baking Show: The Beginnings.” Another season is expected to arrive on Netflix next year.

Seasons 4-7 of the “Great British Baking Show” are already on Netflix (labeled on the service as Collections 1-4), licensed as second run from PBS.

The series comes from Love Productions, with executive producers Anna Beattie and Richard McKerrow. The show will become a Netflix original in the U.S..

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