"I hope that you enjoy this final season because we made every single episode with love for all of you."
Valerie Bertinelli is bidding adieu to her cooking show after 14 years of a successful run. Valerie, took to Instagram on April 8 to announce that the 14th season of Valerie's Home Cooking will be the last. She also confessed in the same post that she wished that the Food Network would change their minds after it revealed its decision to cancel the show last summer as per PEOPLE.
"I got some good news, and I got some bad news," she said in the video. "The good news is that tomorrow at 12 noon on Food Network, the 14th season of Valerie's Home Cooking starts airing all-new episodes. The bad news is that it's its final season," she added.
She explained, "Food Network canceled us last summer, I have no idea why. And I didn't say anything last summer because honestly, I was hoping they would change their mind. But they have not. So this is it, this is the final season," continued Bertinelli.
Bertinelli also talked about "her love for making this show" and said that it was a "dream come true".
"Every single part of it brought me so much joy," she added. "I loved the crew, I loved everybody in production. They loved making this show for you," she continued. "So, I hope that you enjoy this final season because we made every single episode with love for all of you."
Calling the show "one of the huge joys of my life," she added, "I wish it wasn't so, but the final season of Valerie's Home Cooking [starts] airing tomorrow on @foodnetwork. We loved making every single episode for you and I will really, really miss it. Thank you so much for watching!"
The show premiered on Food Network in 2015, featuring the actress and her friends, Betty White, Hoda Kotb, and Mackenzie Phillips, and their takes on traditional recipes that were passed down through her family before enjoying the dinner with the guests.
Over the course of 150 episodes. Bertinelli taught viewers how to whip up a variety of healthy, delicious meals catering to cuisines from around the world. The show even went on to win two Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Culinary Program and Outstanding Culinary Host.
Needless to say that the Netizens are unhappy with the cancelation of the show. One top comment on her announcement post read, "I don’t know what the problem with Food Network is, but I love your show and everybody loves your show. There’s nothing good on there anymore!"
Another user wrote, "I will miss watching you. Hope you leaving is your choice and not the network's. Not pleased with them as it is. Enjoy your life and hope you get to do everything that was on hold before."
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