Dave's award-winning series Big Zuu's Big Eats has been recommissioned for a third series (8x40').
The BAFTA-nominated series will see TV chef and grime artist Big Zuu and school friends Tubsey and Hyder return to fire up their trusty food truck and cook for some of entertainment's biggest names, only this time the guests come to Zuu's kitchen.
Big Zuu said: "I'm so excited that Big Eats is coming back for another series. Me, Tubsey and Hyder have had an amazing time filming the first two series and seeing the reaction from the fans has been incredible. The BAFTA and other award nominations earlier in the year have inspired us to go even bigger this time round. I can't wait to start filming!"
Big Zuu's Big Eats first series recently won Broadcast Digital Award's Gamechanger Programme of the Year and has enjoyed standout success with nominations from BAFTA, Broadcast Awards, RTS Awards, including Breakthrough talent for Big Zuu, and Broadcasting Press Guild.
Big Zuu's Big Eats S2 launched to a 7-day audience of 215k, up +9% vs slot average. S2's launch was +34% up on S1's launch in 2020 and a promising +63% up on the 7-day audience average for S1.
Cherie Cunningham, Dave channel director. added: "We're so proud to have this award-winning, gem of a series back in 2022 on Dave. It's genuinely bigger, bolder and even tastier than before and Big Zuu, Tubsey and Hyder are a big hit among our younger audience so we're very excited to have them back for more Big Eats."
Sam Grace, Creative Director for Boom, said: "Everyone at Boom is delighted that Big Zuu's Big Eats is returning and that we will once again get to work with Big Zuu, Tubsey and Hyder. It's been a thrilling ride, watching Zuu transform from a self-trained chef into one of the hottest names in TV and the multiple award nominations and recognition are testament to his natural talent and energy. From our base in Wales we're excited to be working closely with the team at Dave/ UKTV and creating more mouth-watering TV with Big Zuu."
Big Zuu's Big Eats series three will air on Dave in 2022.