Mark your calendars, “MASTERCHEF” season 12 and “LEGO MASTERS” season 3 return this summer on FOX.
Season 12 of hit culinary competition “MASTERCHEF” brings back a batch of All-Stars for redemption in “MASTERCHEF: BACK TO WIN,” premiering Wednesday, May 25 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). Summer’s highest-rated and most-watched cooking show, “MASTERCHEF” features award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, acclaimed chef Aarón Sánchez and renowned restaurateur Joe Bastianich. For the first time ever, “MASTERCHEF” is re-opening the door to some of the most memorable and talented cooks in the competition’s history, including two “MASTERCHEF JUNIOR” cooks now competing as adults! 20 All-Stars will get a second chance to prove they have what it takes, facing the toughest challenges to-date, all while being held to the highest standards in “MASTERCHEF” history. The “MASTERCHEF” contestants will face a challenge of feeding hungry members of the Coast Guard, demonstrate their skills in a vegan dish challenge, travel to Horsetown USA (Norco, CA) to feed cowboys and compete in the fan-favorite restaurant takeover challenge at Wolfgang Puck’s “Spago.” Only one home cook will ultimately claim the “MASTERCHEF” title, the $250,000 grand prize and a complete state-of-the-art kitchen from VIKING.
“MASTERCHEF” is produced by Endemol Shine North America and One Potato Two Potato, and is based on a format created by Franc Roddam. Elisabeth Murdoch, Natalka Znak, Danny Schrader, Gordon Ramsay, Pat Llewellyn, Ben Adler, Sharon Levy, DJ Nurre and Shyam Balsé serve as executive producers.
Season three of hit unscripted series “LEGO MASTERS®” premieres Tuesday, May 31 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). Hosted by actor and executive producer Will Arnett, “LEGO MASTERS” brings imagination, design and creativity to life when teams of LEGO enthusiasts go head-to-head, with infinite possibilities and an unlimited supply of LEGO bricks. Once again, teams of two will compete against each other in even more ambitious brick-building challenges – including a NASA-themed episode, an incredible tree house challenge, a LEGO dog show and more – to be crowned the country’s most talented amateur LEGO builders. In each episode, Arnett, alongside expert Brickmasters and LEGO employees Amy Corbett and Jamie Berard, will encourage the builders, introduce incredible challenges and put their creativity and skills to the test. The competing pairs who impress the judges the most will progress to the next round, until the finale, during which the top teams will face off for a $100,000 cash prize, the ultimate LEGO trophy and the grand title of LEGO MASTERS.
“LEGO MASTERS” is produced by Endemol Shine North America, Tuesday’s Child and Plan B Entertainment, under license from the LEGO Group. Executive producers include Pip Wells; Sharon Levy, DJ Nurre and Michael Heyerman from Endemol Shine North America; Karen Smith and Steph Harris from Tuesday’s Child; Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner from Plan B; and Jill Wilfert and Robert May from the LEGO Group. Series host Will Arnett also serves as an executive producer.