Introducing Cooking Channel Calling all foodies to new Corus network


    Calling all foodies: Corus Entertainment is introducing a brand-new lifestyle channel called Cooking Channel, set to launch on Dec. 12, 2016.

    From the creators of Food Network, Cooking Channel is a 24-hour network with shows exclusively focusing on food and cooking — from global cuisines to international travel to food history and unconventional how-tos.

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    There are several TV series ready to go when the channel launches, including:

    Man Fire Food
    Man Fire Food stars Canadian chef Roger Mooking and features the inventive ways to cook with fire. From small campfires to creative custom-made grills and smokers, they visit home cooks, pitmasters and chefs who are fascinated by fire and food. The smoke signals take Roger Mooking across the country, including the American South for different styles of regional barbecue, the Pacific Northwest for a tribal salmon bake and New England for a unique seafood feast.

    Dinner at Tiffani’s
    Tiffani Thiessen invites her celebrity friends over for good company, great stories and delicious food. With guests like Jason Priestley, Seth Green, her White Collar co-stars and more, it’s a wonderful blend of dinner, drinks and fun. Come for the party, stay for the food.

    Unwrapped 2.0
    Unwrapped 2.0 is a fun and fascinating look at the amazing processes, great stories and interesting people behind the creation of some of the most popular snacks. Hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro, Unwrapped 2.0 features everything from classic childhood treats to the latest candy crazes. Whether you like your snacks sweet or savoury, crispy or gooey, Unwrapped 2.0 offers behind-the-scenes access to get you a front row seat to see them made.

    Cake Hunters
    The perfect party needs the perfect cake, and that’s where Cake Hunters comes in. From weddings to family reunions and more, party hosts meet with three cake designers who present their jaw-dropping concepts to make the perfect complement to their big bashes. And once the winning design is picked, will the cake make it to the big day on time and in one piece?

    Unique Sweets
    Unique Sweets is an insider’s peek into innovative eateries that are creating the most unique and exciting desserts today. These sweet spots cover the gamut: restaurants with revolutionary pastry chefs; candy shops inventing eye-popping confections; chocolate boutiques with wild artisanal flavours and bakeries producing one-of-a-kind pastries, cakes and cookies in the middle of the night. Wherever there are gooey, crunchy, sticky and sweet treats that you won’t find anywhere else, Unique Sweets will take you there.

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    “As leaders in specialty content, we are continuously evaluating our portfolio to ensure we are delivering audiences the best in entertainment,” said Barbara Williams, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Corus Entertainment. “As the interest in food content continues to grow, we see an opportunity to add the tremendously successful Cooking Channel brand to our portfolio. With Cooking Channel’s focus on serving those passionate about food and cooking, Food Network Canada will continue to bring Canadians dynamic, new entertainment-driven food related programming.”

    More exciting news will be revealed as it gets closer to the channel launch on Dec. 12.

    Global News and Cooking Channel are divisions of Corus Entertainment Inc.