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Mary Berry is remaking The Great British Bake Off in the US for ABC

After an unsuccessful first attempt, the US is having another go at remaking The Great British Bake Off.

As Deadline reports, ABC's new adaptation will see Mary Berry head stateside to judge the series with pastry chef and author Johnny Iuzzini.

Mary Berry on The Great British Bake Off

© BBC

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Titled The Great Holiday Baking Show, the four-episode series will be hosted by My Big Fat Greek Wedding's Nia Vardalos and her actor husband Ian Gomez.

Together the pair will attempt to find the best amateur baker in the US, in a format identical to that of the original UK series.

The Great British Bake Off 2015: Sue Perkins, Paul Hollywood, Mary Berry, Mel Giedroyc

© BBC / Love Productions/Mark Bourdillon

Hollywood previously attempted to take the format to the US with The American Baking Competition, which was canceled after one season in 2013 following disappointing ratings.

The most recent series of Great British Bake Off was won by Nadiya Hussain, who Sue Perkins recently called an incredible icon.

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