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When Network 10 announced they were giving their wildly popular MasterChef Australia reality franchise a glow up at the end of 2019, many wondered if the risk would pay off.
But the risk came with enormous reward, with the show recording its highest-rating season launch in five years last April. And now, all three of the new judges are returning to our lounge rooms with the new season of MasterChef, premiering on Channel 10 on Monday, April 19.
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Audiences praised the revised judging panel, who took over from Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris and Matt Preston following poor ratings and several scandals involving Calombaris’ restaurants.
If anyone knows the pressure the contestants are about to face, it’s Allen. And as it turns out, it took more than winning MasterChef for the award-winning chef to find his professional success.