TLC bakery series part of net's food-themed lineup

TLC is looking to see its dough rise and has ordered a third season of hit reality series “Cake Boss.”

Cabler, which has shifted to a lineup heavy on cuisine-oriented programming, is getting traction with the skein about a family-run bakery, headed by Buddy Valastro, in Hoboken, N.J. Series is averaging 1.8 million viewers this season.

Production has already begun on the 26-episode third season and net will begin airing those new installments in May. Current season ends Feb. 15.

Skein is produced by High Noon Entertainment. Jim Berger is exec producer.

Net’s other pastry-themed show, “Ultimate Cake Off,” begins its second season Feb. 1.

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