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Sixth Season of Martha Bakes to Premiere on PBS Beginning April 9, 2016

NEW YORK, April 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The sixth season of Martha Stewart’s Emmy®-nominated teaching show, Martha Bakes, will premiere on PBS stations nationwide beginning April 9, 2016 (check local listings). The program will be presented in association with WETA Washington, D.C., the flagship public broadcaster in the nation’s capital. Domino Foods, Inc., featuring Domino® Sugar and C&H® Sugar, Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, and Kerrygold Butters & Cheeses will serve as the show’s sponsors.

Martha Stewart in her personal kitchen in Bedford, New York, where she filmed the sixth season of Martha Bakes on PBS.


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Filmed on location from Martha’s farm in Bedford, NY, this season’s featured guests include 39 culinary students (three per episode) who are enrolled in renowned culinary schools in America, including the International Culinary Center, The Institute of Culinary Education, The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts, Johnson & Wales University, and The Culinary Institute of America.

"The sixth season of the show is particularly special to me, with talented culinary students joining me on each episode,” said Martha Stewart. "Every season is meant to inspire and educate, and the sixth season has even more of my favorite recipes and techniques. I’m thrilled with the continued success of Martha Bakes and am looking forward to many more.”

In each 30-minute episode of Martha Bakes, Emmy Award-winning TV host Martha Stewart shares her best baking tips and techniques, teaching viewers to create delectable baked goods from scratch in their own kitchens. Episodes this season will include everything from variations on Homemade Doughnuts and Chocolate Ganache to Pizza Dough and Pastry Cream.

“We are very pleased to be continuing our sponsorship of Martha Bakes with Domino® Sugar and C&H® Sugar. Martha’s baking expertise and our family of quality sugar products create the perfect combination for great baking results every time,” said Brian O’Malley, President & CEO of Domino Foods, Inc.

“We are so pleased to be partnering with Martha Bakes. We are great fans of the show, and our line of “America’s Best Baking Flours” is the perfect complement to Martha’s renowned baking expertise,” said Bob Moore, Founder of Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods.

“We found a natural fit partnering with Martha Stewart. Like Martha, Kerrygold dairy products also embrace the highest standards – beginning in the pastures of Ireland with our grass-fed cows,” said Lisa Miller, Marketing Director, Ornua North America.

This season of Martha Bakes follows five successful seasons as the number-one baking show on public television. Martha Bakes was nominated for two Emmy Awards in 2015 for best culinary host and culinary show. Martha Bakes is the most visited show on PBS Food, PBS’s digital cooking portal, and the series has been viewed in 95% of U.S. television households, according to TRAC Media Services.

For more information visit: http://www.marthastewart.com, or click here to view Martha’s Facebook Live episode announcing the launch.

About Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the lifestyle, fashion, active, and home categories, which includes the Martha Stewart media and merchandising properties. Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States and around the world. For more information, please visit Sequential's website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com. To inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: newbusiness@sbg-ny.com.

About WETA Washington, DC
WETA Washington, D.C., is one of the largest producing stations of new content for public television in the United States. WETA productions and co-productions include “PBS NewsHour,” “Washington Week with Gwen Ifill,” “The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize,” “In Performance at the White House” and documentaries by filmmaker Ken Burns, including the April 11 and 12 premiere of “Jackie Robinson.” Sharon Percy Rockefeller is president and CEO. More information on WETA and its programs and services is available at www.weta.org.

About PBS
PBS, with its over 350 member stations, offers all Americans the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and online content. Each month, PBS reaches nearly 103 million people through television and over 33 million people online, inviting them to experience the worlds of science, history, nature and public affairs; to hear diverse viewpoints; and to take front row seats to world-class drama and performances. PBS’ broad array of programs has been consistently honored by the industry’s most coveted award competitions. Teachers of children from pre-K through 12th grade turn to PBS for digital content and services that help bring classroom lessons to life. PBS’ premier children’s TV programming and its website, pbskids.org, are parents’ and teachers’ most trusted partners in inspiring and nurturing curiosity and love of learning in children. More information about PBS is available at pbs.org, one of the leading dot-org websites on the Internet, or by following PBS on Twitter, Facebook or through apps for mobile devices. Specific program information and updates for press are available at pbs.org/pressroom or by following PBS PressRoom on Twitter.

About Domino Foods, Inc.
Domino Foods, Inc. sells two of the nation’s leading brands of sugar Domino® Sugar and C&H® Sugar. For more than 100 years, Domino® and C&H® Sugar have joined millions of Americans in their kitchens to help bake something special and create memories that last a lifetime. Share the joy of baking with family and friends by using 100% pure cane sugar from Domino and C&H. For classic recipes, baking tips, product information and so much more, visit
www.dominosugar.com and www.chsugar.com.

About Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods
Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods is an employee-owned company specializing in stone-ground whole grain flours and other nutritious, organic and gluten-free foods. Their mission to promote “whole grains for every meal of the day” is backed by a diverse line featuring flours, cereals, seeds, baking mixes, grains, beans and more.

About Kerrygold Butters & Cheeses
Kerrygold butters and cheeses are made from the milk of grass-fed cows that graze on Ireland’s lush, green pastures for up to 300 days a year. The traditional practices upheld by generations of small, Irish dairy farms yield products that have a rich golden color from the naturally-occurring beta-carotene in the grass, and creamy flavor that is unparalleled.

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CONTACT: Jana Branson / 212-827-8123 / jbranson@marthastewart.com Alexa Stark / 212-827-8348 / astark@marthastewart.com

Source:Sequential Brands Group