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MasterChef season 7 to premiere on June 01, 2016

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About the show

MasterChef is America’s No. 1 cooking competition television show that is currently airing on the FOX channel in the United States. MasterChef is produced by Shine America (The Biggest Loser, Gracepoint) and One Potato Two Potato (MasterChef Junior, Hotel Hell) and is based on the format created for British BBC by Franc Roddam (MasterChef Canada, Celebrity Masterchef) and Shine. The show is executive produced by Elisabeth Murdoch (The Face), Eden Gaha (Restaurant Startup, Aloha Vet), Paul Franklin (The Biggest Loser), Robin Ashbrook (One Born Every Minute), Gordon Ramsay (Hell’s Kitchen), Adeline Ramage Rooney (Kitchen Nightmares), Patricia Llewellyn (Hotel Hell) and Ben Adler (Big Brother). Season 1 of MasterChef US premiered on Fox on July 27, 2010. The show is currently in its sixth season.

MasterChef is cooking competition show for amateur and home chefs from across the United States. In seasons 1 through 5 the judging panel consisted of chefs Gordon Ramsay (the co-creator of this show and Hell's Kitchen), Graham Elliot and restaurateur Joe Bastianich. In season 6, Christina Tosi replaced Bastianich. The trio puts the contestants through a series of exciting elimination rounds and turn one amateur cook into a culinary master who will win the title and walk away with the $250,000 grand prize.

Season 6 of MasterChef debuted on the Fox channel in the United States on May 20, 2015. Gordon Ramsay and Graham Elliot have returned as judges of MasterChef but Joe Bastianich has left and been replaced by Christina Tosi (the chef and co-owner of Momofuku Milk Bar). It will be curious to see whether this change will have any impact on the season’s ratings. Season 5 of MasterChef averaged a 1.88 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.43 million total viewers per episode. After the first couple of episode of the sixth season, the average rating in the key demo is only 1.2 with 3.39 million total viewers per episode. There have been no statements yet about the renewal, so check back with us for the latest news, or subscribe to our notifications and get the release date of MasterChef season 7 automatically sent to your inbox as soon as it is announced.

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UPDATED July 24, 2015: Great news for the fans of Fox’s cooking competition series MasterChef! The network has just renewed its hit series for season 7. The renewal came as no surprise as the current season 6 of MasterChef is averaging 7.2 million total viewers per episode, making it Fox’s top unscripted program. All three judges will return for the next season as well – Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot and Christina Tosi. Contestant casting for season 7 of the cooking competition show will begin next month. Fox is yet to set the release date for new episodes, so check back with us for the latest news, or subscribe to our notifications and get the premiere date of MasterChef season 7 automatically sent to your inbox as soon as it is announced.

UPDATED March 31, 2016: Get ready for sizzling summer cooking as a new season of the hit culinary competition show MasterChef finally gets a premiere date. The show will be back on the FOX network with 40 new contestants on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 8pm ET/PT. There will be some changes to the judging panel as it has been confirmed that Graham Elliot, who has been on the show for six cycles from the very beginning, will not be joining Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi. Instead of having a permanent third judge, the creative team has chosen to invite different guest judges for each episode, including such renowned chefs as Wolfgang Puck, Edward Lee and Richard Blaise. At stake for the winner is the grand prize money of $250,000, the coveted MasterChef title and a cookbook deal. Sign up for our updates and we’ll email you an automated reminder of the release date of MasterChef season 7 one day in advance.

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Premiere date of MasterChef season 7 – June 01, 2016

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