The Best Cooking TV Shows

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List Criteria: Shows near the top must be only the best Cooking TV series.

The very best cooking shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest cooking shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular cooking TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining cooking show of all time is. Don't let your favorite cooking television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of cooking television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List features shows like Ham on the Street and FoodCrafters and other popular cooking shows.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best cooking show of all time?" and "What are the greatest cooking shows?"

These are some of the most famous cooking shows of all time!
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    Alton Brown, Vickie Eng, Deb Duchon

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    Masaharu Morimoto, Hiroyuki Sakai

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    Ted Allen, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy

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    Bill Murray, Anderson Cooper, Giada De Laurentiis

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    Julia Child

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    Guy Fieri, Duff Goldman, Michael Symon

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    Christopher Kimball

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    Marc Summers

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    Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, Joe Bastianich

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    Jamie at Home is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Jamie Oliver

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    Giada De Laurentiis, Todd Thompson, Igor De Laurentiis

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    Marc Summers, Lee Anne Wong

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    Gordon Ramsay, Neil Farrell, Daniela Bayfield

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    Jennifer Paterson, Clarissa Dickson Wright

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    Loyd Grossman, John Torode, Donal Skehan

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    Yan Can Cook is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Essence of Emeril is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Emeril Lagasse

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    Dinner: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Michael Symon

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    Oliver's Twist is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Jamie Oliver

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    Loyd Grossman, Gary Rhodes, Gregg Wallace

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    Nigella Feasts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Nigella Lawson

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    Robert Irvine, Tom Bury, Taniya Nayak

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    Gail Simmons, Ruth Reichl

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    Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc

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    Emeril Lagasse, Gail Simmons, Padma Lakshmi

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    Gordon Ramsay, Jean Philippe Susilovic, Scott Leibfried

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    Patton Oswalt, Emeril Lagasse

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    East Meets West is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Alton Brown, Simon Majumdar, Donatella Arpaia

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    Bobby Flay^! Stephanie Banyas^! Miriam Garron

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    Quick Fix Meals with Robin Mil... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Ramsay's Best Restaurant is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Simply Delicioso is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Ingrid Hoffmann

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    5 Ingredient Fix is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    30 Minute Meals is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Rachael Ray

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    Alton Brown, Simon Majumdar, Jet Tila

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    Chinese Food Made Easy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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