Netflix Is Launching A Baking Show For People Who Can't Cook For S**t

You know what's missing from MasterChef and Great British Bake Off? Relatability.

Don't get me wrong, the creations that these wannabe chefs pull off under enormous pressure is nothing short of brilliant. But for the average person, it's highly unlikely they'll be able to pull off the artichoke and saffron soufflé with caramelised biscotti or whatever Bob from Barking scored a perfect 10 on.

Netflix clearly wants to address this conundrum with a programme that caters to the person who loves seeing things on Pintrest but just can't quite pull it off.

Introducing Nailed It, the reality TV show that pits horrendously average bakers against each other, making them reproduce some epic looking cakes and finding that it's nowhere near as easy as it seems.

Honestly, some things on GBBO look semi-doable, but the contestants on this Netflix show are here to show you that nothing is easy when you're looking to make a three-tiered, multi-coloured unicorn cake.

The official description of the show is pretty hilarious: "Home bakers with a terrible track record take a crack at re-creating edible masterpieces for a $10,000 prize. It's part reality contest, part hot mess."

Credit: Nailed It/Netflix
Credit: Nailed It/Netflix

If the trailer is anything to go by, it looks like the hottest mess on the planet.

The show is hosted by Nicole Byer, an American comedian and actor, appearing in Girl Code, Loosely Exactly Nicole, Party Over Here and Young & Hungry. Joining her will be Jacques Torres, a legendary New York City chocolatier who grew his brand after starting at the Le Cirque French restaurant.

There will be a different guest judge every round, including 'culinary mad scientist' Dave Arnold, confectioner Valerie Gordon, wedding cake designer Sylvia Weinstock, the Food Network's Zac Young and Super Troopers star Jay Chandrasekhar.

After the trailer was put on YouTube, it seems as though there is a mixed reaction from viewers.

Credit: Nailed It/Netflix
Credit: Nailed It/Netflix

"I've never related to a show more," wrote one excited person.

Another added: "I didn't realize how bad I needed a Nicole cooking show until just now."

But others weren't impressed, with a viewer saying: "What's happening to Netflix?"

Ah, non-stop hilarious cooking disasters, that's what!

Thankfully, we don't have to wait too long until this perfect mixture of baking and tragedy is on our screens, with Eater claiming it will be uploaded on 9 March. I'd be lying if I wasn't just a wee bit excited for this train wreck to be aired.

Featured Image Credit: Nailed It/Netflix

Stewart Perrie

Stewart Perrie is a Trending Journalist at LADbible. His first job was as a newsreader and journalist at the award winning Sydney radio station, Macquarie Radio. He was solely responsible for the content broadcast on multiple stations across Australia when the MH17, Germanwings and AirAsia disasters unfolded. Stewart has covered the conflict in Syria for LADbible, interviewing a doctor on the front line, and has contributed to the hugely successful UOKM8 campaign.

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