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Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood could be reunited on Bake Off... in America

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Former Great British Bake Off dream team Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood could be set for a reunion - on the AMERICAN version of the show.

In addition to her GBBO duties, Mary had taken part in The Great American Baking Show for the past two years.

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Now, according to respected US TV blog Reality Blurred, she is reducing her role on its next season - with Paul replacing her full-time.

However, the publication adds that she may "possibly appear" as a guest judge on one or two episodes, such as the launch and finale.

If this proves correct, it would mark the duo's first joint on-screen appearance (albeit across the pond) since last year, when Mary quit GBBO over its exit from the BBC.

While Bake Off has been a smash hit in the UK, with highs of up to fifteen million viewers, it has failed to achieve similar success in the States.

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The first US adaptation aired on CBS in 2013, with Paul and Marcela Valladolid as its judges.

However, viewing figures were underwhelming and it was eventually cancelled after one season.

As the UK ratings continued to grow, rival network ABC gave the show another shot during the Christmas period in 2015.

This time, Mary judged alonside Johnny Iuzzini, with the show being filmed in Britain - and it was successful enough to be renewed for further seasons.

In addition to the local version, GBBO airs in the States on PBS as 'The Great British Baking Show'.

It cannot go by the 'Bake Off' name there due to a trademark conflict with food giant Pillsbury.