Five fears that could (and probably will) happen when the Bake Off leaves the BBC
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It's a sad, sad day for Bake Off fans. Tonight, it has been revealed that the BBC has failed to re-secure the rights to The Great British Bake Off, meaning that the current series will be the last on the Beeb - and maybe even the last Bake Off as we know and love it. In the midst of all the anguish, it has been revealed that Channel 4 will be the new home of the programme, after they signed a three-year contract with Love Productions. Millions of people tune in each series to watch the show, soggy bottoms and all. It's format and presenting team have won awards and acclaim a plenty. But what will happen when the show moves to Channel 4? In the wake of this caketastrophe, we've whipped ourselves into a frenzy considering all of the variables and how a change in programming could affect our Bake Off obsession. via GIPHY 1. Rise of the Adverts Given that the BBC is the only TV corporation that functions without external advertising, this is a fear that will definitely come true. It's likely that soon, waiting to see if a dough has risen will be like a Poirot cliffhanger, as our bread-watching is suddenly cut short in favour of five minutes of adverts. Sure, we deal with adverts with a great deal of other shows, but can we all agree that they're annoying and we'd rather not have our leisurely Bake Off time interrupted by a bunch of ads?
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