In this week’s round-up, new seasons are on the way for series on CBC, OWN, WE tv, HGTV and ITV.
The Great Canadian Baking Show will return to Canadian pubcaster CBC for it second season this summer. Produced by Proper Television in association with CBC and Love Productions, the 8 x 60-minute series, based on the British format, brings together ten amateur bakers from across the country to compete in a series of themed culinary challenges for the Great Canadian Baking Show title.
Oprah Winfrey Network’s (OWN) Iyanla: Fix My Life returns to the network March 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Iyanla Vanzant, a six-time New York Times bestselling author, spiritual life coach and executive producer, kicks off the season working with Kamiyah Mobley, a young girl who was kidnapped at birth and raised by a woman who was not her mother. Today, that woman is in jail, but the experience has left Mobley angry and numb. Iyanla: Fix My Life is produced by Pigeon for OWN.
Culinary docuseries Hustle & Soul returns for a second season on WE tv on March 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
In the latest season, Chef Lawrence Page has plans to expand his Pink Tea Cup brand, which includes new additions to his staff. But love triangles and staff drama threaten to destroy his dreams. Page may have to separate his dysfunctional family to keep things together.
HGTV darlings Jonathan and Drew Scott return with a sixth season of real estate and reno competition series Brother vs. Brother: Jonathan vs. Drew in May 2018. Set in the San Francisco suburbs, the twins will compete in this six-episode season to renovate and sell a home in the Bay Area’s hot real estate market. Big brother JD Scott will referee the competition, along with celebrity judges. All proceeds from the sale of the two homes will go to a local charity.
Finally, UK net ITV has commissioned Raw for a fourth season of the docuseries Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport (pictured). Featuring a new half-hour format, the 6 x 30-minute series reveals the personal stories of the 7,500 staff running Britain’s biggest airport.