Watch the Great British Bake Off

How to watch The Great British Bake Off online

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Premiering on August 29, 2017, Season 8 of the hugely popular GBBO (formerly on the BBC) features 12 contestants all vying to be crowned the best amateur baker. In true reality TV fashion, each week a contestant is voted off, leaving only one baker left standing. See how the cookie crumbles with a VPN.

How do I live stream The Great British Bake Off?

12 contestants, one prize. Originally airing on BBC One, this year the Bake Off Season 8 has found a new home over at Channel Four. It airs on Tuesdays at 8 PM in the UK.

Depending on where you connect your VPN, different countries have different viewing options. But the best—and easiest—way to stream live is to head over to Channel 4 and stream it straight from the source.

Here’s how to watch The Great British Bake Off on Channel 4:

  1. Use ExpressVPN to connect to a secure VPN location in the UK
  2. Visit at 8 PM on Tuesday and click “Watch Live” at the top of the page. (You may need to log in or sign up, in which case you’ll need to enter a UK address)
  3. Once you’ve entered your login information, watch live

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Stream The Great British Baking Show on PBS

Yanks have also come to love the Bake Off. It makes sense. After all, if the Food Network has taught us anything, it’s that good food equals great television.

Users streaming from a secure U.S. VPN server location can watch past and new episodes via PBS. (Note that in the States the show is referred to as The Great British Baking Show.)

Here’s how to watch The Great British Baking Show on PBS:

Relive past seasons of GBBO on Netflix

In addition to streaming GBBO live, you can also watch previous seasons on Netflix. Unfortunately, at this time, the show is only available in the U.S.

Luckily, you can secure your connection while you stream from anywhere in the world.

Here’s how to watch old seasons of The Great British Baking Show on Netflix

  • Connect to an ExpressVPN server location in the U.S.
  • Visit and sign in or sign up for a Netflix account
  • Search for “The Great British Baking Show” (note the name change!) and enjoy

(Note: if you’re having trouble accessing Netflix, please don’t hesitate to contact ExpressVPN’s Live Chat service.)

Don’t have a Netflix account? You can also check out past seasons on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

What’s been your favorite GBBO moment?

Biscuits, crumpets, cupcakes, and concord grapes. Who would’ve thought a show about baking could be so popular? While it’s hard to pick a favorite moment (or dish), there’s always room for some great British TV.

Lookin’ for a few delicious recipes to bake on your own? You’re in luck! The Telegraph made a list of the 15 best Bake Off recipes. Let everyone know what you think in the comments below!

Happy streaming!

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