PBS To Serve Up FAST Food
Just in time for the holiday season of eating, PBS Distribution (PBSd), a leading distributor of public media content around the world, announced today the addition of the new FAST Channel, PBS Food, on Freevee, Plex and Roku. As an extension of the popular PBS Food brand, this new FAST channel provides a new way for viewers to watch titles including Mind of a Chef, The French Chef with Julia Child, Eating In With Lidia, I’ll Have What Phil’s Having, Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul, Essential Pépin, Simply Ming and more.
The new FAST channel’s slate provides audiences with inspiration for new recipes, cooking lessons and the opportunity to embark on foodie adventures around the world. Viewers have an opportunity to see inside the kitchen of some of the world’s best chefs, past and present including Julia Child, Jacques Pépin, Marcus Samuelsson, Ming Tsai, Vivian Howard, José Andrés and many more culinary stars. These classic cooking shows are available 24/7 and are accessible from three FAST channel providers in the U.S.
PBS Food joins other FAST Channels available from PBS Distribution, including:
- Antiques Roadshow | Join Antiques Roadshow for a treasure hunt at memorable locations around the country, featuring specialists from leading auction houses and independent dealers who offer free appraisals of antiques, art, and collectibles. Fabulous finds – family heirlooms, flea market discoveries, items saved from attics and basements and much more – are yours to discover 24/7 with these episodes from the vault.
- Julia Child |Julia Child’s groundbreaking cooking series — including The French Chef, Baking with Julia, and Cooking with Master Chefs — will inspire you to create your own tasty dishes. Available 24/7, these episodes are filled with classic French dishes, curious retro recipes, talented guest chefs, bloopers, and Julia’s signature wit and kitchen wisdom. Discover for yourself how this beloved cultural icon introduced Americans to French cuisine, and how her light-hearted approach to cooking forever changed how we prepare, eat and think about food.
- Antiques Road Trip |Hit the road in a gorgeous classic car for a tour through Great Britain with two antiques experts as they search the local stores for treasures, competing with each other to see who can turn a small budget into a small fortune at auction. Their adventures take them off the beaten path and allow them to indulge their passion for the past, learning about the little-known stories behind some of the greatest events in British history.
“In this ever-changing entertainment landscape, we are proud to bring our extensive library of beloved cooking programming to the FAST space with PBS Food,” says Andrea Downing, president of PBS Distribution. “With endless hours of lean back content, audiences will now have more ways to find our classic food content to enjoy”