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Josie Mason-Campbell joins ABC as head of non-scripted production

Josie Mason-Campbell..

The ABC has announced that Josie Mason-Campbell will join the broadcaster as head of non-scripted production.

Mason-Campbell comes to the ABC from Foxtel, where she currently holds the position of head of production and development. At Foxtel, Mason-Campbell helped in the production of Foxtel's non-scripted slate including Gogglebox, The Great Australian Bake off and Coast Australia, along with upcoming productions Unchartered with Sam Neill, Local Justice, The Archibald and.Lawless.

Mason-Campbell said she was honoured that ABC MD Michelle Guthrie and director of television Richard Finlayson had given her the opportunity to shape the ABC.s creative output..

.For me the ABC is, and has always been, an essential part of Australian life, providing a brave, bold yet strangely comforting stage on which to tell our stories..

.I look forward to collaborating with our innovative independent production sector as well as the ABC's talented internal team to make quality,
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Here's what The Great British Bake Off looks like in Brazil, Ukraine, Italy, USA and beyond

The Great British Bake Off is as synonymous with the UK as a nice cup of tea and Big Ben, but can the format be translated around the world?

The answer is... yes! Bake Off has been broadcast in 196 territories and its format has been sold to 20 nations, with varying degrees of success. So what do Mel and Sue, Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry look like in the USA, Ukraine and elsewhere?

1. Bake Off Brazil - Hands-on

Very similar to the UK version, but if you're expecting a dose of samba music you'll be disappointed, as the exact same UK soundtrack appears to have returned. Ticiana Villas Boas hosts the oddly named show, flanked by entrepreneur Fabrizio Fasano Jr (a brilliant Hollywood replacement) and baker Carolina Fiorentino (a much younger Mary Berry, don't tell her we said that).

2. The Great Australian Bake Off

The first series aired in 2013, with hosts
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Great British Bake Off around the world: Meet the Danish Paul and Mary

Losing at penalty shoot-outs. Bad teeth. Queuing. Making terrible sitcoms. There is a long list of things that British people do better than anybody else in the world. And The Great British Bake Off, a show so quaint and stereotypically British you half expect the Queen to swan past walking her corgis at any moment, automatically felt like it was another notch on the Team Gb scoresheet.

However, it turns out that some of our foreign chums are just as keen on pies, tarts, pastries, cakes and puddings. Bake Off is sweeping around the globe, delivering sweet treats one country at a time. Here are just five examples of Bake Off around the world.

1. The Great Australian Bake Off

Two great early signs for the Aussie bake-off. Rotund host Shane Jacobson looks like he knows his way around a sponge. And sour-faced judge Kerry Vincent looks deliciously vicious. She'd eat Mary Berry for breakfast.
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