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Get ready for a sweet treat: The Great British Baking Show will return for Season 12 on Friday, Sept. 24 on Netflix (in the U.S.). Fresh installments will then debut on the streamer every Friday, just three days after they air in the UK.

The upcoming season will consist of 10 episodes and feature judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith, with Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas as co-hosts.

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