September 09, 2010 01:16 PM by Lisa Princ
Just as the debut season of Masterchef is heading into the finale, FOX has announced that Gordon Ramsay’s super hit series is coming back for a second season and they are currently casting! Keep reading for all the details!
That’s right folks, Mike Darnell, President of Alternative Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company has announced that Masterchef will returning for a second season as Gordon Ramsay’s debut series was a huge success as it has been named the number one new series among adults 18-49, outperforming the next highest-rated show by +14%. In his official statement Darnell says â€œGordon Ramsay is an incredible talent and the biggest culinary star on television today, so weâ€™re very happy to have Gordon and MASTERCHEF back for another season on FOX,â€ and â€œMASTERCHEF has resonated with viewers this summer, and we look forward to seeing where Gordon takes the show in Season Two.â€
Gordon Ramsay had this to say about the news â€œItâ€™s amazing and refreshing to see how much passion and raw talent there is from amateur home cooks across America. Itâ€™s extraordinary the amount of energy and excitement the show brought in Season One, and Iâ€™m thrilled to be back at FOX for a second season.â€ MasterChef is also casting and you can apply by going to Fox’s website and clicking on the MasterChef section for all the details. Stay tuned for more details on when the new season will start!
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