Boom’s Dave series Big Zuu’s Big Eats has been recommissioned for a third 8×40 series.

The BAFTA-nominated series will see TV chef and grime artist Big Zuu and school friends Tubsey and Hyder return to cook for more celebrities, only this time the guests come to Zuu’s kitchen.

The series is produced by Boom, part of ITV Studios, in association with Big Zuu’s new production company Big Productions Ltd.

Big Zuu said, “I’m so excited that Big Eats is coming back for another series. Me, Tubsey and Hyder have had an amazing time filming the first two series and seeing the reaction from the fans has been incredible. The BAFTA and other award nominations earlier in the year have inspired us to go even bigger this time round.

“Series 3 is being co-produced by Boom and my own production company, Big Productions Ltd. This is my company’s first production and I feel like this is the next step in my TV career. I can’t wait to start filming!”

In series three Big Zuu, Tubsey and Hyder are back on tour in a brand new, pimped up food truck. They will take over unique, hand-picked venues to treat a host of celebrity guests to a themed dining experience.

Big Zuu’s Big Eats series three is commissioned by Emile Nawagamuwa, UKTV commissioning executive, and ordered for Dave by Cherie Cunningham, Dave channel director and Hilary Rosen, deputy director of commissioning and head of factual. Richard Watsham is UKTV’s director of commissioning and Steve North is genre manager, comedy and entertainment. Executive producer for Boom is Sam Grace, with Alex Gilman as series producer.

Emile Nawagamuwa said, “Big Zuu’s Big Eats goes from strength to strength and I’m delighted to be working with Zuu, Tubsey and Hyder to bring their spontaneous, infectious vibe back to our screens for a third time. This series will up the ante, building on its game changing reputation and expanding Zuu’s world.  It’s vital that Dave continues to back and invest in authentic, homegrown talent and Zuu and the boys lead that charge.”

Cherie Cunningham added, “We’re so proud to have this award-winning, gem of a series back in 2022 on Dave. It’s genuinely bigger, bolder and even tastier than before and Big Zuu, Tubsey and Hyder are a big hit among our younger audience so we’re very excited to have them back for more Big Eats.”

Sam Grace, Creative Director for Boom, said, “Everyone at Boom is delighted that Big Zuu’s Big Eats is returning and that we will once again get to work with Big Zuu, Tubsey and Hyder.  It’s been a thrilling ride, watching Zuu transform from a self-trained chef into one of the hottest names in TV and the multiple award nominations and recognition are testament to his natural talent and energy.  From our base in Wales we’re excited to be working closely with the team at Dave/ UKTV and creating more mouth-watering TV with Big Zuu.”

Big Zuu’s Big Eats series three will air on Dave in 2022.

Staff Reporter

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