Sue Perkins of ‘Great British Bake Off’ Fame to Host New Travel Show for Netflix
Fans of the “Great British Bake Off” (also known as “Great British Baking Show” in the U.S.) were disappointed when they learned the quirky duo of Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc weren’t the hosts of the Netflix-housed BBC competition series from collection five onward. Now, however, it seems Perkins will be making a solo comeback to the platform courtesy of a new traveling show.
According to Deadline, Perkins will be traveling to South America with the show, currently titled “Perfectly Legal.” Though Netflix has not yet revealed the exact premise of the show, it’s expected to cover countries such as Colombia, Mexico, Argentina and Brazil. Part of the series has already been shot, Deadline reports, although production may have been halted due to the coronavirus.
“Perfectly Legal” will be another addition to Netflix’s ever growing list of reality TV content. Just recently, the streamer ordered a new series from Marie Kondo and also announced they’ll be bringing back “Love Is Blind,” “The Circle” and “Rhythm + Flow.”
Marie Kondo will be returning to the platform with “Sparking Joy with Marie Kondo,” following up on the hugely successful “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo,” which had the entire nation sprucing up their closets. Her new show follows the host as she goes on a mission to “tidy one small town in America.” Viewers can go to TidyMyTown.com to nominate a city for this organizing guru to visit.
After becoming a huge hit earlier this year, “Love Is Blind” will be returning for a second and third season. The show, which is hosted by Vanessa and Nick Lachey, follows a group of singles as they enter solo pods in the hope of finding their one true love — without ever having laid eyes on them. “Love Is Blind” is currently casting for its second season in Chicago.
“The Circle,” which is all about catfishing your way to $100,000, has also been renewed for another two seasons. The show is hosted by is hosted by Michelle Buteau.
Lastly, Netflix is bringing back “Rhythm + Flow” for another season. The show follows judges Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and Tip “T.I.” Harris on their quest to find the next big hip hop star.