Food Network & Cooking Channel announce 35 New Series

Get ready for a whole new line of shows that will make your mouth water, further your culinary knowledge and welcome you into new celebrity kitchens! In a new announcement, Food Network and Cooking Channel have announced 35 new series that will gradually roll out this year.

As reported by, the 35 series were announced during Scripps Networks Interactive’s upfront in New York.  Among the new series is a day-time cooking series hosted by Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland), a new Chopped special and much to this writers surprise the revamp of Food Network’s Challenge (find out the 9 other shows I feel deserve a second chance at life by clicking here).

Here are the details about some of the more notable new series:

Rewrapped: Series Premiere April 21, 2014

This new series challenges three chefs to recreate some of America’s favorite guilty pleasures, and then create an new dish using the original treat as the base ingredient. The series will  be hosted by Joey Fatone and will feature the return of Marc Summers (Unwrapped) as the show’s head judge.

New Food Challenge Show (working title): Series Premiere September 2014

It’s finally back! Food Network is revamping Food Network’s Challenge promising viewers “surprising twists and bigger builds!” Each episode will feature four teams who will “bake, cook, and build their way out of unique culinary challenges.” I for one cannot wait to see what exciting challenges and amazing cake, pastry and sugar showcases the series brings!

Great Holiday Bake-Off (working title): Series Premiere November 2014

In this all new series “the search is on to find the greatest holiday baker” out of a group of  eight amateur bakers. These amateur bakers will need to show off their skills, their family recipes and ability to improvise challenge after challenge, but in the end only one will be named “The Great Holiday Bake-Off Grand Champion.”

Cutthroat Kitchen: Superstar Sabotage: Premieres October 2014

In the first ever all-star Cutthroat Kitchen, sixteen celebrities will enter the Cutthroat Kitchen where they will “mercilessly sabotage each other” in a five episode tournament. The “most cunning and skillful star chef” will emerge from the kitchen victorious with up to $50,000 for the charity of their choice.

The Valerie Bertinelli Project (working title): Series Premiere September 2014

The Valerie Bertinelli Project will follow television star and bestselling cookbook author Valerie Bertinelli as she and her husband prepare dinners for their family and friends.

Which new series are you looking forward to the most?







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