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Baking spirits bright: 'Great British Baking Show' holiday special come to CBC

Paul Hollywood from "The Great British Baking Show Holidays"

Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas from "The Great British Baking Show Holidays"
The holiday season is synonymous with traditions, and in the TV world — or at least on CBC Gem — one of those traditions involves "The Great British Baking Show" (otherwise known as "The Great British Bake Off" in the United Kingdom). Hosted by Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas and judged by Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood, the popular baking competition launched its 12th season on CBC's Gem streaming service in July of this year. Running nearly one full year behind the English version, Canadian viewers can be sure that plenty of content is yet to come on this side of the pond. (In fact, based on past release dates, Gem subscribers can exp...