Rylan Clark-Neal’s Ready, Steady, Cook axed as reboot ‘didn’t meet expectations’

The BBC has confirmed the Ready, Steady, Cook reboot fronted by Rylan Clark-Neal has been dropped. Rylan has presented the updated show since its return in 2020 but has now been the reboot won’t be returning for a new series. A source reported the series was popular but “audience feedback hadn’t been as good as expected”.

The broadcaster confirmed: “We sometimes have to make difficult decisions to grow new shows and after two brilliant series of Ready Steady Cook, we’re making space in the schedule for some exciting new titles that we’re sure viewers will enjoy.

“We are hugely grateful to Rylan and our team of chefs for making the return of the series so special.”

Discussing Rylan’s reaction to the news, a source said: “Rylan was hugely passionate about Ready, Steady, Cook and he gave everything to the show. 

“It seemed to be popular with viewers but those behind the format said audience feedback hadn’t been as good as they expected.”

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“It’s a huge blow for Rylan because he loved the show and he wanted it to be a success,” the source told The Sun.

“Given the past few months he’s had, it has been tough to process.”

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