From a media release:
CTV, in association with Proper Television, announced today that production has begun on MARYâ€™S KITCHEN CRUSH. The all-new, thirty-episode, half-hour series will air on CTV, Gusto, and ultimately stream on demand from the new CTV Super Hub, as part of the new lifestyle brand, CTV Life.
MARYâ€™S KITCHEN CRUSH features Canadaâ€™s culinary sweetheart and MASTERCHEF CANADA Season 3 winner Mary Berg as she shares her delicious twists on home-cooked classics inspired by her family and friends. The series, produced by Proper Television, is currently shooting in Toronto and will premiere as part of CTVâ€™s 2019 midseason schedule. MARYâ€™S KITCHEN CRUSH is currently available for customized brand partnership opportunities.
Mary Berg has spent most of her life cooking and baking for those she loves and building a strong appreciation for the connective powers of beautiful, home-cooked food. In each episode of MARYâ€™S KITCHEN CRUSH, she demonstrates her culinary skill and creativity with three to four original recipes â€“ inspired by someone who has made a meaningful impact on her life. The resulting meal is like an edible love letter for family members and close friends. Weâ€™ll hear about the memories that motivated her menu choices as she guides viewers clearly through her recipes, offering up plenty of illuminating tips, and take-aways.
Mary Bergâ€™s meteoric culinary journey took off after capturing the Season 3 title of MASTERCHEF CANADA. She can be seen regularly as a food expert on CTVâ€™s YOUR MORNING and THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW and can be found developing recipes for shows, food, beverage brands, and her blog A Small Stove. Berg has also started working on her first of two cookbooks to be released in September 2019 and Spring/Summer 2021.
MARYâ€™S KITCHEN CRUSH is produced by Proper Television (MASTERCHEF CANADA). Cathie James, Allison Grace, and Lesia Capone serve as Executive Producers and Garrett Wintrip as Series Producer.