Posted: Tue May 28 2019
ITV recommends popular daytime series John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen
After a successful launch, ITV Studios Daytime won a new order for the John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen culinary series. The second series begins Sunday, June 9 at 9:25 a.m. on ITV.
The program has been extended to two hours from its initial length of 60 ‘for Sunday mornings on ITV (10×120’).
John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen sees couple John Torode and Lisa Faulkner liven up Sunday mornings from their cozy kitchens, as if they were cooking in their own home. Whether viewers need inspiration and advice on what to cook for breakfast, Sunday lunch, next week’s dinner, snacks, cocktails and everything in between, John and Lisa have it all. ‘it must – just like what viewers have in their closets at home.
The all-new series will see John and Lisa welcoming guests from the food world into their kitchen. Whether it’s professional chefs like John or talented cooks like Lisa, they all have one thing in common: their passion and flair for cooking.
John Torode said: “We are delighted that viewers welcomed us to their homes on Sunday morning and look forward to being joined by some fantastic food guests in the upcoming new series.”
Lisa Faulkner said: “It is a dream come true for John and I to present our own cooking series together, especially since we can now invite some of our friends and favorite culinary personalities into our kitchen as well.”
Executive Producer Sue Walton said, “John and Lisa are an inspiration to spend a weekend morning with them, always offering plenty of take out and a warm welcome. We’re excited to go to a second series and look forward to bringing viewers even more fabulous and accessible culinary inspiration, not to mention an abundance of expert advice from John and Lisa in the all-new series.
ITVS Daytime Managing Director Emma Gormley said: “A testament to the couple’s natural chemistry, we are delighted to see a new order for another series from John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen.
ITV Daytime Chefs Jane Beacon and Clare Ely said, “Revamping this show was an easy decision for us. Viewers are enjoying our food-themed programming on Sunday mornings and the weekend cooking of John and Lisa fit perfectly into the schedule. “
Please credit: John & Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen, Series 2 begins Sunday, June 9 at 9:25 a.m. on ITV