dailydot.com – With hits like Queer Eye under its belt, it makes sense that Netflix would try to expand the ol’ reality TV library. Having already tackled the “serious” food show with titles like the Emmy-nominated Chef’s Table, its latest venture, Nailed It!, falls under the “lighthearted baking competition” subgenre.
The premise is pretty simple. In each of the six episodes, three home bakers compete for a cash prize of $10,000 by trying to recreate different dessert creations. There are two rounds, after the first of which, the baker who did the best is given a special prize, and the baker who did the worst is given a handicap they can use over the other players in the next round. The second round also involves a “panic” button, which bakers can press to get help from one of the judges making the requisite cake they have to bake to win.
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