15/09/2016 10:47 BST | Updated 15/09/2016 10:56 BST

'Great British Bake Off' Has A 'Safe Home At Channel 4', Insists Jay Hunt

It's been a tough week for 'Bake Off' fans.

Channel 4 boss Jay Hunt has attempted to put ‘Great British Bake Off’ viewers’ minds at rest, following a stressful few days for fans of the hit show.

On Monday, viewers were dealt the blow that ‘Bake Off’ would be leaving the BBC at the end of its current run, which was followed by the devastating news that Mel and Sue would not be making the jump to Channel 4.

After the presenting duo specifically said the channel-change was their motivation for quitting, Jay - chief creative officer at C4 - has now tried to offer some comfort to ‘Bake Off’ fans, insisting they won’t be making any changes to the cherished format.

The 'Great British Bake Off' is about to leave the BBC, after seven series
Jay Hunt

It’s not yet known whether ‘Bake Off’ judges Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry will be following Mel and Sue out the door, or sticking around for the eighth series when it eventually airs on Channel 4.

Mary’s husband recently implied that she wouldn’t be quitting the BBC, though, with new reports suggesting the Beeb is “bending over backwards” in its attempts to keep her on side.

Here are just a few of our suggestions for who could take over from Mel and Sue now that ‘Bake Off’ has a new home...

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