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Great British Bake Off to leave BBC; two hosts quit

Hit reality TV show is moving to rival network Channel 4 in 2017

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More than 10 million viewers in the UK watched its season premiere last month. Many viewers in Britain reacted negatively to the news that an iconic TV show was leaving the country's iconic national broadcaster.

London

THE Great British Bake Off, a hit reality TV show that has been hailed as a cheery avatar of multicultural, biscuit-loving modern Britain, has been torn apart in recent days over a decision by producers to leave its longtime home at the BBC for a rival network, an announcement that