TLC orders new Buddy Valastro pilot

U.S. cable net TLC has ordered a one-hour pilot starring Cake Boss's Buddy Valastro (pictured), in which the reality star will come to the aid of struggling family-run bakeries.
January 31, 2013

U.S. cable net TLC has ordered a one-hour pilot starring Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro (pictured), called Bakery Go Time (working title).

The pilot will see Buddy Valastro helping struggling family-run bakeries by bringing his business and baking expertise to them for an intensive week. High Noon Entertainment will produce the pilot, which is set for a summer premiere.

Casting has begun, with a nationwide call for a bakery in need of Valastro’s help posted here.

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