Eighth Season of Martha Bakes to Premiere on PBS Beginning October 7, 2017
NEW YORK, Oct. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The eighth season of Martha Stewart's Emmy®-nominated cooking show, Martha Bakes, will premiere on PBS stations nationwide beginning Saturday, October 7, 2017 (check local listings). The program will be presented in association with WETA Washington, D.C., the flagship public broadcaster in the nation's capital. Domino Foods, Inc., featuring Domino® Sugar and C&H® Sugar, and The Pyrex brand will serve as this season's sponsors.
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Inspired by A New Way to Bake, Martha's 87th book — available now, the eighth season of Martha Bakes takes you on a delicious and educational exploration of alternative ingredients in the modern pantry. New this season, Martha is joined by one expert each episode to teach viewers about the benefits, growth and production of these wholesome ingredients.
In each 30-minute episode of Martha Bakes, Martha will teach you the best ways to incorporate these more nutritious options into mouthwatering recipes such as farro chocolate-chunk cookies, whole-wheat monkey bread, buttermilk barley biscuits, rhubarb and raspberry rye crisp, and lemon-yogurt cupcakes.
"I'm very excited for viewers to learn about the modern baking pantry this season," said Martha Stewart. "I had such a wonderful time with each of the guest experts and really enjoyed being able to bring recipes from my recent book, A New Way to Bake, to life on the show to teach and inspire baking with healthy, natural ingredients. I am so pleased to continue partnering with our friends at Domino Foods and delighted to now also be working with Pyrex."
"Domino Foods, marketers of Domino and C&H Sugar have proudly sponsored Martha Bakes for several seasons. Watching the program grow and expand its audience and being part of that process has been very rewarding," said Brian O'Malley, President and CEO of Domino Foods, Inc.
"Martha Stewart is one of America's most trusted culinary experts and Pyrex is America's most trusted glass brand. Our brands are a natural fit and we are thrilled to be sponsoring the Martha Bakes series," said Danielle Bujan, Pyrex Brand Manager, World Kitchen. "For generations, Pyrex glass has been an essential tool in the kitchen for making and sharing food with love. We can't wait to be part of the viewers' baking journey and to help them find joy as they prepare and share their delicious creations."
This season of Martha Bakes follows seven successful seasons as the number-one baking show on public television. Martha Bakes was nominated for two Emmy Awards in 2015 for best culinary host and culinary show. The program is also the most visited show on PBS Food, PBS's digital cooking portal, and the series has been viewed in 95% of U.S. television households, according to TRAC Media Services.
About Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart is an Emmy Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur, bestselling author of 88 books, and America's most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. Millions of people rely on Martha Stewart as a source of useful "how-to" information for all aspects of everyday living - cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, holidays, healthy living and pets. The Martha Stewart brand reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month. Her branded products can be found in over 70 million households and have a growing retail presence in thousands of locations.
About Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the fashion, active, and home categories, which includes the Martha Stewart brand. Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States and around the world. For more information, please visit Sequential's website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com. To inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: email@example.com.
About WETA Washington, DC
WETA Washington, D.C., is one of the largest producing stations of new content for public television in the United States. WETA productions and co-productions include "PBS NewsHour," "Washington Week with Gwen Ifill," "The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize," "In Performance at the White House" and documentaries by filmmaker Ken Burns, including the April 11 and 12 premiere of "Jackie Robinson." Sharon Percy Rockefeller is president and CEO. More information on WETA and its programs and services is available at www.weta.org.
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About Domino Foods, Inc.
Domino Foods, Inc. sells two of the nation's leading brands of sugar: Domino® Sugar and C&H® Sugar. For more than 100 years, Domino® and C&H® Sugar have joined millions of Americans in their kitchens to help bake something special and create memories that last a lifetime. Share the joy of baking with family and friends by using 100% pure cane sugar from Domino and C&H. For classic recipes, baking tips, product information and so much more, visit www.dominosugar.com and www.chsugar.com.
The Pyrex brand is America's most trusted glass prepping, baking and storage solution. Since 1915, Pyrex products have been a staple in kitchens across the world and passed down from generation to generation. Pyrex is a registered trademark of Corning Incorporated, used under license by World Kitchen, LLC. For more information, visit www.pyrexware.com.
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