With the New Year right around the corner, we can’t help but celebrate a batch of brand new shows! Get ready to welcome back your favourites and find new ones with our exciting season filled with lots of talent, competition, inspiration and drool-worthy recipes. Ready, set, go!

Chopped Canada

Chopped Canada is back with a new batch of talented chefs vying to show off their skills and be crowned champion! With new host Brad Smith and baskets of new ingredients, we can’t wait to see what creative dishes chefs will come up with. Watch the fun unfold Saturdays at 9 E/P beginning January 9, 2016. Click here for schedule information.

Chef in Your Ear

The excitement continues as expert chefs help clueless cooks create classic dishes from scratch in Chef in Your Ear. The pressure is on and so are the headphones, as frustrated chefs try to teach top-notch cooking skills from another room. Catch all the excitement and blunders starting January 4 at 10 E/P. Click here to get recipes from the show.

Top Chef

Top Chef kicks off 2016 with a high-stakes challenge. Competitors arrive in Palm Springs where they’re tasked with catering a wedding for 25 couples. Catch the action January 7 at 10 E/P then watch a supersized version of the episode online January 8. There’s even more exclusive episodes online with our web series, Last Chance Kitchen. Click here for schedule information.

Simply Nigella

Nigella Lawson brings her paired down approach to cooking with simple, stress-free dishes that bring back the pleasure of cooking. Catch Nigella’s quick and calm recipes starting January 9 at 1:30 pm ET. Click here for schedule information for Simply Nigella.

Patricia Heaton’s Parties

Actress Patricia Heaton is back in front of the camera, this time sharing her best tips, trick and recipes for entertaining. Catch her Saturdays starting January 9 at 11:30 am ET. Click here for schedule information.

A group of extremely talented junior chefs take over the Chopped kitchen for another season of unforgettable dishes and healthy competition. See what these energetic kitchen prodigies have in store as a new season of Chopped Junior kicks off January 5 at 8 E/T. Click here for schedule information.

Sugar Showdown

Celebrate all things sweet with Sugar Showdown! This lively competition that pits expert bakers against one another to see who can create the tastiest confections. The rotating panel of judges includes Harry Eastwood, Zane Caplansky and Elizabeth Falkner to name a few. Tempt your sweet tooth with this fun and tasty show starting with back-to-back episodes January 7 at 6 E/P. Click here for schedule information.

They’re young, but these pint-sized bakers are ready to show off their big talent! Eight expert bakers will use their creativity and skill to bake delectable desserts in order to impress hosts Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli. Catch all their creativity of the Kids Baking Championship starting January 10 at 8 E/P. Click here for schedule information.

Join Giada as she returns to her roots to explore the bounty and beauty of Italy. Travel along with Giada as she revisits family, friends and the food that inspire her life’s work. Taste the flavours of Italy January 6 at 11am ET. Click here for schedule information.