|NEW YORK - September 7, 2016 - Cooking Channel announced today it has picked up a second season of Beach Bites with Katie Lee and will move quickly into production with an eight episode order. The culinary travelogue follows Katie Lee to points near and far as she hops from one beachside location to the next in search of the best local food around, sharing with viewers the flavors, stories and beautiful backdrops of each delicious bite.
"With so many gorgeous beaches in the world, one season was not enough to highlight all of the amazing food being dished out at these scenic, surfside locations," said Didi O'Hearn, Senior Vice President Programming, Food Network & Cooking Channel. "Viewers can look forward to visiting even more exotic and flavorful locales, all without leaving their couch, with Katie Lee expertly helming each delicious excursion."
The new season is tentatively planned for a second-quarter premiere.
Beach Bites with Katie Lee is produced by BSTV Entertainment.
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