Foods Network has purchased two new sequence hosted by Selena Gomez as part of its forthcoming programming slate.

The initial demonstrate from the “Only Murders in the Building” star, who also hosts cooking series “Selena + Chef” at HBO Max (quickly to just be Max), will be a “celebration-focused series” debuting for the duration of the holiday time afterwards this 12 months. In 2024, Gomez will launch a demonstrate that sees her heading to other chefs’ kitchens for a adjust. The untitled task will characteristic Gomez “meeting up with some of the greatest cooks in the state in a quest to prepare dinner their most well known dishes when she visits their kitchens.”

Also generating the 2023 time vibrant for the Warner Bros. Discovery-owned Food Community is a new level of competition primarily based on the legendary holiday getaway tradition of The Elf on the Shelf.

Developed in partnership with The Lumistella Business, Meals Network’s “The Elf on the Shelf: Sweet Showdown” (performing title) is “set in a whimsical holiday wonderland and will element The Elf on the Shelf’s Scout Elves challenging some of the finest sweets makers from throughout the nation to make the most magical and surprising holiday creations ever found.”

“The holidays are always large for Meals Network, reaching virtually 60M P2+ viewers, and obtaining Selena kicking off the nearly 100 hours of new and returning holiday break programming will certainly make this coming season just one to celebrate,” Kathleen Finch, Warner Bros. Discovery’s chairman and main content officer US Networks, reported when announcing the new lineup at the company’s Wednesday upfront presentation to advertisers at the Theater at Madison Square Yard in New York.

Returning vacation-themed sequence coming in the fourth quarter consist of “Beat Bobby Flay: Vacation Throwdown,” “Christmas Cookie Problem,” “Holiday Baking Championship” and “Holiday Wars.”

Looking in advance to up coming calendar year, Food Network has ordered a fifth season of Man Fieri’s “Tournament of Champions,” which will be coming in early 2024. The cabler is maintaining Fieri occupied, also ordering a new level of competition “travelogue” named “Best Bite in Town.” For that exhibit, Fieri “will appoint some of his chef mates to hit the street to check out unique towns just about every 7 days, competing to locate the very ideal chunk in town.”

“As the chief for food stuff programming, besting ourselves calendar year immediately after yr is no uncomplicated feat, but the future lineup turns up the star electricity with new and returning faces and is packed with exciting competitions, magical vacation creations and culinary adventures for the total family,” Betsy Ayala, head of foods articles, extra.

Both Gomez-hosted series hail from July Moon Productions and The Intellectual Residence Company (IPC), a component of Sony Photos Tv for Food Community.

“The Elf on the Shelf: Sweet Showdown” is developed by Goal Media Team and All3 Media America.

“Best Bite in Town” will come from Knuckle Sandwich and Citizen Pictures.