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TLC has renewed Cake Boss: Next Great Baker for a second season, the network announced Thursday.

Hosted by Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro, the baking competition series has averaged 1.7 million viewers since premiering last month. The first season finale airs Monday. Season 2 will premiere later this year.

TLC orders new Buddy Valastro series Kitchen Boss

Valastro can still be seen on screen in the meantime: His new series, Kitchen Boss, premieres Tuesday and Season 4 of Cake Boss kicks off Jan. 31.