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Jeff Foxworthy to host 'American Baking Competition'

March 5, 2013 at 6:16 PM   |   Comments

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LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- Comedian Jeff Foxworthy has signed on as host of the upcoming reality series, "The American Baking Competition," CBS announced Tuesday.

The U.S. adaptation of "The Great British Bake Off" is to premiere May 28.

"Paul Hollywood, the star U.K. baker and current judge of the British series, and accomplished chef Marcela Valladolid will serve as the series' judges," CBS said. The show will "feature skilled amateurs competing in baking challenges with one ultimately being crowned the winner."

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