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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    Julia Child

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    Guy Fieri, Duff Goldman, Michael Symon

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    Ted Allen, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy

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    Christopher Kimball

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    Bill Murray, Anderson Cooper, Giada De Laurentiis

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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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    Marc Summers, Lee Anne Wong

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    Giada De Laurentiis, Todd Thompson, Igor De Laurentiis

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    Yan Can Cook is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Jennifer Paterson, Clarissa Dickson Wright

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    Gordon Ramsay, Neil Farrell, Daniela Bayfield

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

    Emeril Lagasse

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    Loyd Grossman, John Torode, Donal Skehan

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    Oliver's Twist is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Jamie Oliver

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    Gail Simmons, Ruth Reichl

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    Robert Irvine, Tom Bury, Taniya Nayak

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    Loyd Grossman, Gary Rhodes, Gregg Wallace

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    Dinner: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Michael Symon

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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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    Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc

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    Nigella Feasts is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Nigella Lawson

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    30 Minute Meals is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Rachael Ray

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    East Meets West is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Patton Oswalt, Emeril Lagasse

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    Alton Brown, Simon Majumdar, Donatella Arpaia

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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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    Simply Delicioso is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows

    Ingrid Hoffmann

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    Bobby Flay, Stephanie Banyas, Miriam Garron

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    5 Ingredient Fix is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Alton Brown, Simon Majumdar, Jet Tila

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    Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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    Hell's Kitchen (U.S.) - Season... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cooking TV Shows
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