Amazon Prime Video has greenlit Dr. Seuss Baking Challenge, a culinary competition show inspired by the works of the US author and cartoonist.
The show invites America’s best bakers to step into the world of Dr. Seuss. From The Grinch to The Cat in the Hat, these bakers will use their imaginations to craft creations inspired by beloved Dr. Seuss characters. Hosted by Tamera Mowry-Housley, in each episode bakers will be given a challenge based around Dr. Seuss characters and stories, and their work will be judged by Clarice Lam and Joshua John Russell based on taste, creativity, and storytelling.
The series, which will debut on the streamer worldwide this winter, is being produced by Amazon Studios, Dr. Seuss Enterprises, and Super Delicious. Ruth Amsel serves as showrunner and executive producer for the series. Cara Tapper, Adam Cohen and Joanna Vernetti from Super Delicious serve as executive producers, while president and CEO of Dr. Seuss Enterprises, Susan Brandt, is also an executive producer.
In related news, Prime Video has also ordered Academy Dreams: Leeds United, a six-part docuseries about the British football club, for the UK & Ireland.
Produced by NEO Studios, the series will debut on 23 September and will follow members of Leeds United’s Thorp Arch academy during the 2021-22 campaign, and give an insight into the highs and lows of young players as they make their way in the professional game.
Anouk Mertens, NEO Studios’ Global CEO, said: “NEO Studios previously shone a light on one of English football’s great institutions in our acclaimed and award-winning documentary Leeds United: Take Us Home. We’re thrilled to return to the club, providing unparalleled access in uncovering the skill, dedication, and occasional luck required for young players to make their mark in an elite team in the world’s most watched football league.”