Warner Bros. Discovery UK & Ireland has announced three food-focused shows for Food Network in late 2023 and 2024 made by eOne, Plimsoll and Sidney Street.
In Adam Richman Eats Britain, food explorer Adam Richman will us the British map as his menu planning his route via places that share their name with a much-loved dish or iconic ingredient. “From Sandwich to Scone, Cheddar to Bakewell and beyond, Adam Richman Eats Britain sees our host explore the local namesakes and other treats, as he meets brilliant chefs and food creators all over the country and delves into the history, ingredients, and secrets of famous local fayre.” The new 10×30 series is produced by eOne and is set to premiere on Food Network in early 2024.
Roux Down the River follows chef Michel Roux as he navigates the picturesque Thames, from his family’s restaurant in Bray, to the Thames estuary, where the river meets the North Sea. “Stopping at restaurants, shops & markets along the way to enjoy the food, chefs, local characters and history, Michel will use it all to inspire delicious recipes which he’ll make in the boat’s galley and along the riverbank.” The 5×60 series is produced by Banijay’s Sidney Street and will premiere on Food Network early 2024.
Marcus Wareing at Christmas is a new 10×30 series produced by Plimsoll which premieres in December 2023. In the show, “Marcus will unveil his favourite go to recipes, the ones cherished by him, his family and friends, and share his favourite festive showstoppers just in time for Christmas.”
Clare Laycock, SVP Head of Content, Networks & Streaming at WBD UK & Ireland, said: “We’re delighted to have new original series with Adam Richman, Michel Roux and Marcus Wareing coming to Food Network. These food super-stars will go down a treat with Food Network audiences who love great TV talent sharing food stories in interesting formats – whether set in the four walls of their own kitchen, in quintessentially British locations or… in the birthplaces of the food they taste!”
The series were ordered for Warner Bros. Discovery UK & Ireland by Clare Laycock, SVP, Content, Networks & Streaming. The shows are commissioned by Charlotte Reid, VP Commissioning, and executive produced for the channel by Matt Reid.
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