Baking It
Genre
Presented by
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes11
Production
Executive producers
  • Amy Poehler
  • Nicolle Yaron
  • Pip Wells
  • Kate Arend
  • Dave Becky
  • Andy Samberg
  • Maya Rudolph
Running time41–49 minutes
Production companies
Original release
NetworkPeacock
ReleaseDecember 2, 2021 (2021-12-02) –
January 9, 2023 (2023-01-09)
Related
Making It

Baking It is an American baking reality competition television series that premiered on Peacock on December 2, 2021.

Cast

Production

On May 13, 2021, it was announced that Peacock had ordered a six-part cooking spin-off of Making It.[1] On August 24, 2021, it was announced that Maya Rudolph and Andy Samberg would host the series.[2][3] On October 28, 2021, it was announced that the series would premiere on December 2, 2021.[4]

On October 25, 2022, it was announced that the series was renewed for a second season, which premiered on December 12, 2022. Additionally, Amy Poehler replaced Samberg as co-host.[5]

Contestant progress

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SEASON 2
Contestants 1 2 3 4 5
Reema and Ravi SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE WINNERS
Keith and Corey SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN RUNNER-UPS
Yuki and Omonivie SAFE WIN SAFE SAFE RUNNER-UPS
Sevn and Kandyy SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE RUNNER-UPS
Maddie and April WIN SAFE SAFE OUT
Agnes and George SAFE SAFE OUT
Allen and Matthew SAFE OUT
Sydney and Jenna OUT

Episodes

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
16December 2, 2021 (2021-12-02)
25December 12, 2022 (2022-12-12)January 9, 2023 (2023-01-09)

Season 1 (2021)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal release date [6]
11"Holidays Your Way"December 2, 2021 (2021-12-02)
22"Baking Memories"December 2, 2021 (2021-12-02)
33"Gifts and Games"December 2, 2021 (2021-12-02)
44"Gingerbread Hopes and Dreams"December 2, 2021 (2021-12-02)
55"Holiday Hacks and Pies"December 2, 2021 (2021-12-02)
66"Christmas Fest"December 2, 2021 (2021-12-02)

Season 2 (2022–23)

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [6]Original release date [6]
71"Bake, Bake, BOOM!"December 12, 2022 (2022-12-12)
82"Bake Your Fears"December 19, 2022 (2022-12-19)
93"Granny's Got a Brand-New Bake"December 26, 2022 (2022-12-26)
104"2 Sweet 2 Savory: Crustastrophe"January 2, 2023 (2023-01-02)
115"Explosive Master Bakes"January 9, 2023 (2023-01-09)

Special (2022)

Title [6]Original air date [6]U.S. viewers
(millions)
"Maya Rudolph and Amy Poehler's Celebrity Holiday Special"December 12, 2022 (2022-12-12)2.48[7]

Celebrities include:

Kristen Bell, J.B. Smoove, Fred Armisen and Nicole Richie

Reception

In 2022, the writers of the series (Neil Casey, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino, and Niccole Thurman) won the Writers Guild of America Award in the category "Quiz and Audience Participation".[8]

References

  1. ^ White, Peter (May 13, 2021). "Amy Poehler's 'Baking It', Spinoffs From 'Top Chef' & 'Below Deck' Cooked Up For Peacock". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on October 16, 2021. Retrieved August 25, 2021.
  2. ^ Petski, Denise (August 24, 2021). "Maya Rudolph & Andy Samberg To Host Peacock's 'Baking It' Competition Series". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on August 24, 2021. Retrieved August 25, 2021.
  3. ^ Zorrilla, Mónica Marie (August 24, 2021). "Maya Rudolph, Andy Samberg to Host Peacock's 'Baking it' Competition Series". Variety. Archived from the original on August 25, 2021. Retrieved August 25, 2021.
  4. ^ Toby, Mekeisha Madden (October 28, 2021). "Peacock Sets Dates for Holiday Fare Housewives of the North Pole, Baking It". TVLine. Archived from the original on October 28, 2021. Retrieved November 19, 2021.
  5. ^ Nemetz, Dave (October 25, 2022). "Baking It: Amy Poehler Joins Season 2 to Host With Maya Rudolph, Replacing Andy Samberg — Get Release Date". TVLine. Archived from the original on October 25, 2022. Retrieved October 25, 2022.
  6. ^ a b c d e "Baking It Episode Listings". The Futon Critic. Archived from the original on 2023-08-13. Retrieved 2022-12-12.
  7. ^ Mitch Metcalf (December 13, 2022). "Monday 12.12.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals". Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on December 27, 2022. Retrieved December 13, 2022.
  8. ^ Hipes, Patrick (March 20, 2022). "WGA Awards: 'Don't Look Up' Wins For Original Screenplay, 'CODA' Wins For Adapted; 'Hacks', 'Succession', 'Conan' Also Win – Full Winners List". Deadline. Archived from the original on March 20, 2022. Retrieved March 21, 2022.