Jesús Vázquez has a new program on Telecinco. After the passage of The voice to Antena 3 this season, the presenter will change the musical talent for the talent in the kitchen. Vázquez will be in charge of the Spanish version of the British program The Great British Bake Off, in which amateur chefs compete by cooking cakes and pies. In Spain the program will be called Bake Off and Mediaset has already begun to publicize it, although it has not specified when it will be released. The casting for the Spanish program began last August.
The Great British Bake Off He has been in the United Kingdom eight seasons with great success. Released in 2010 on BBC Two, The Great British Bak Off It reached such popularity that, after three years, it passed to BBC One, the first British public television station. The large audiences that conquered the program in 2015 (the most watched broadcast of the year in the United Kingdom was the final The Great British Bake Off, with 15.1 million viewers) made other channels interested in him.
Finally it was Channel 4 who paid 75 million pounds (about 86 million euros) to broadcast space for three seasons. The ITV chain and the BBC itself also entered the bid, but none could equal or surpass Channel 4, where a delivery has already been issued. In its premiere on Channel 4 in 2017, after 7 seasons on the BBC, it became the most watched space in the channel since 2012 with a 30.4% share of the screen.
Awarded three BAFTA awards, three National Television Azwards and one Rose d'Or, The Great British Bake Off It has been adapted in more than 30 countries such as the United States, Germany, France, Australia, Brazil, Argentina, Italy or the Netherlands.