On MasterChef, a group of 16-18 amateur chefs compete in a number of cooking challenges and try to impress judges Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich, and Graham Elliot.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — typically the following morning, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
Final season averages: 1.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.43 million total viewers.
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Last year comparison: The fourth season of MasterChef averaged a 2.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.59 million total viewers.
Note: These are the final national numbers (unless noted with an “*”). These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.
What do you think? Do you still like the MasterChef TV series? Do you think it should have been renewed for a sixth season?