Gordon Ramsay and Graham Elliot have returned as judges of MasterChef but Joe Bastianich has left and been replaced by Christina Tosi. Will the ratings go down because of this change or will they grow? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a seventh season?
On MasterChef, a group of 16-18 amateur cooks compete in a number of cooking challenges and try to impress a trio of judges who are also renowned chefs.
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.
7/22 update: FOX has renewed MasterChef for a seventh season.
9/17 update: You can see the rest of the latest night’s ratings.
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Last year comparison: The fifth season of MasterChef averaged a 1.88 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.43 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 be cancelled or renewed for a seventh season?