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ITV recommissions popular daytime series John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen

ITV recommissions popular daytime series John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen


Following on from a successful launch, ITV Studios Daytime has won a further re-commission of cookery series John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen. The second series starts from Sunday 9th June at 9:25am on ITV. 


The programme has been extended to two hours from its original duration of 60’ for Sunday mornings on ITV (10x120’). 


John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen sees couple John Torode and Lisa Faulkner host Sunday mornings from their cosy kitchen, as if they were cooking in their own home. Whether viewers are in need of inspiration and guidance with what to cook for breakfast, Sunday lunch, next week’s dinner, snacks, cocktails and everything in between, John and Lisa have it covered - mirroring what viewers have in their cupboards at home.  


The brand new series will see John and Lisa welcome guests from the world of food to their kitchen. Whether these be professional chefs like John or talented home cooks like Lisa, they all have one thing in common - their passion and flair for cooking. 


John Torode said: “We’re thrilled that viewers have welcomed us into their homes on Sunday mornings and we look forward to being joined by some fantastic foodie guests in the forthcoming new series.”


Lisa Faulkner said: “It’s a dream come true for John and I to present our very own cooking series together, especially as we now get to invite some of our friends and favourite food personalities into our kitchen too.”


Executive Producer Sue Walton, said: “John and Lisa are inspiring to spend a weekend morning with, always providing plenty of take out along with a warm welcome. We are delighted to be going to a second series and look forward to bringing viewers even more fabulous and accessible food inspiration, not to mention an abundance of expert tips from John and Lisa in the brand new series.”


Managing Director, ITVS Daytime, Emma Gormley, said: “Testament to the pair’s natural chemistry, we are delighted to see a re-commission for another series of John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen.” 


ITV Heads of Daytime, Jane Beacon and Clare Ely said: "Re-ordering this show was an easy decision for us. Viewers are enjoying our food-themed programming on Sunday mornings and John and Lisa's Weekend Kitchen feels a perfect fit to the schedule."


Please Credit: John & Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen, series 2 starts from Sunday 9th June at 9:25am on ITV