The Great British Bake Off is about to start airing on its new home of Channel 4 – but it’s not just the presenters and format that fans of the show will have to get used to.
The new show – which changed to Channel 4 in a £75 million understanding – will also underline some-more adverts than any other Channel 4 show in story – totalling a nearby 17 mins of breaks in the programme.
The Sun reported that the first episode, due to air on 29 Aug at 8pm, will embody 16 mins and 24 seconds of advertising.
A source told the newspaper: ‘Other shorter Channel 4 shows have some-more adverts but there’s zero this length with this many. They have run shorter programme times and hence longer ad breaks in other shows.’
New judge and Mary Berry deputy Prue Leith, 77, said that viewers should record the show and quick brazen the ads after on.
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‘I wish to comfort some people who competence think, ‘Oh, we don’t wish to go to Channel 4 since we don’t wish to have the ads’… you don’t have to watch it in genuine time, do you?’
Fans of the strange show may not be used to the advert breaks, after examination the baking competition on the ad-free BBC.
However, Channel 4’s Jay Hunt commented on Prue’s comments, saying: ‘We need to be really clever that audiences go with the programme and they’re gentle examination it and they’re not a distraction.’
Meanwhile, it was suggested that Marry Berry has dished out some recommendation to Prue, to help her understanding with associate judge Paul Hollywood.
Prue, who will make her entrance on the show alongside new hosts Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig on Aug 29, was announced as Mary’s deputy in March so she’s had copiousness of time to learn herself how to mount her belligerent with Paul.
Speaking forward of the launch next week, Prue said: ‘(Berry) told me, “Don’t just follow Paul, don’t mount behind Paul and determine with him, just be yourself and go for it,” and Paul told me the same thing.’