Fox’s popular culinary competition series Masterchef has been renewed for season 10. The network announced the show will return for another round of competition between promising cooks to air during the 2018-2019 primetime season.
Season nine is wrapping up on September 19, 2018 at 8pm ET/PT with an episode that pits the final three contestants – Gerron Hurt, Ashley Mincey, and Cesar Cano – against each other for the Masterchef title and a grand prize of a quarter of a million dollars. The finale will find each of the remaining cooks asked to prepare a three-course meal for the judges.
The show’s ninth season has been averaging 6.4 million viewers and ranks as the #1 cooking series on television, according to Fox.
In addition to announcing the renewal, Fox revealed Natalka Znak has joined the series as an executive producer. Znak is an award-winning producer who’s created the reality shows Hell’s Kitchen, Love Island, and I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.
Znak joins an executive producing team that includes Elisabeth Murdoch, Georgie Hurford-Jones, Gordon Ramsay, Danny Schrader, Patricia Llewellyn, and Ben Adler. Endemol Shine North America and One Potato Two Potato produce Masterchef which was inspired by a cooking show format created by Franc Roddam and Endemol Shine.
Fox will begin seeking contestants for Masterchef‘s 10th season on September 22nd. Here are the casting call details, courtesy of Fox:
“Masterchef is looking for the next batch of talented, passionate and skilled home cooks to compete for the coveted white apron. And, for the first time ever, Gordon Ramsay’s very own culinary team will be hitting the road with the casting team! They will be his eyes and ears, checking you out, and tasting your very own culinary creations. The nationwide casting calls have begun and will continue throughout September.”
Masterchef Casting Call Dates:
- New York, NY – Saturday, Sept. 22
- Chicago, IL – Saturday, Sept. 22
- Los Angeles, CA – Saturday, Sept. 29
- Dallas, TX – Saturday, Sept. 29
For additional casting information, please visit http://masterchefcasting.com/.