“Gordon Ramsay is an incredible talent and the biggest culinary star on television today, so we’re very happy to have Gordon and ‘Masterchef’ back for another season on FOX,” said Fox alternative prexy Mike Darnell. “’Masterchef’ has resonated with viewers this summer.”
According to Fox, “Masterchef” repped the summer’s No. 1 new seres with adults 18-49.
“It’s amazing and refreshing to see how much passion and raw talent there is from amateur home cooks across America,” said Ramsay. “It’s extraordinary the amount of energy and excitement the show brought in Season One.”
The season one finale of “Masterchef” airs Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. on Fox. Episode will feature four finalists battling for $250,000 and a cookbook-publishing deal.
Reveille, Shine TV and One Potato Two Potato are behind “Masterchef.” Show is based on a format from Franc Roddam and Shine TV.