Binge Upfronts shares heartfelt tribute to Cal Wilson following her shock death as The Great Australian Bake Off returns in 2024

The Great Australian Bake Off has given its late star Cal Wilson a salute during the Foxtel Upfronts on Thursday.

Producers of the streaming hit paid a touching tribute to Wilson, who died suddenly aged 53 while filming the latest season of the cooking show.

A beautiful photo of a smiling Wilson was projected on to a large screen during the launch, which announced that the Great Australian Bake Off would be returning to screens in 2024.

The picture, which which was captioned, ‘In memory of Cal Wilson – 1970-2023’, was later shared to X [Twitter]. 

Wilson will feature in the new season alongside co-host Natalie Tran and judges Rachel Khoo and Darren Purchese reports TV Tonight.

The Great Australian Bake Off has given its late star Cal Wilson a salute during the Foxtel Upfronts on Thursday. Pictured: Producers of the streaming hit paid a touching tribute with this pic of Wilson, who died suddenly aged 53 while filming the latest season 

New Zealand born Wilson died earlier this month of a rare and aggressive cancer, just four weeks after taking herself to hospital with worrying lower back pain

New Zealand born Wilson died earlier this month of a rare and aggressive cancer, just four weeks after taking herself to hospital with worrying lower back pain

New Zealand born Wilson died earlier this month of a rare and aggressive cancer, just four weeks after taking herself to hospital with worrying lower back pain.

The Melbourne-based stand up comedian is survived by her husband Chris Woods and 14-year-old son Digby.

Wilson was filming The Great Australian Bake Off for Foxtel in Sydney in September when she began to feel ill. 

When she began to feel ill she checked herself into hospital, her management told Daily Mail Australia.

Wilson will feature in the new season alongside co-host Natalie Tran and judges Rachel Khoo and Darren Purchese reports TV Tonight

Wilson will feature in the new season alongside co-host Natalie Tran and judges Rachel Khoo and Darren Purchese reports TV Tonight 

They confirmed she had suffered a rare form of cancer but declined to discuss her symptoms. 

It comes after Foxtel offered a preview of what viewers can look forward to seeing next year at their Upfronts showcase.

Colin From Accounts will be getting a season two.

Selling Houses Australia, and Gogglebox will also return.

The network also announced the launch of docu-soap Billion Dollar Playground, which takes viewers into the uber wealthy world of high-end vacation rentals

She is survived by her husband Chris (pictured on their wedding day) and her son Digby

She is survived by her husband Chris (pictured on their wedding day) and her son Digby 

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