Rather than being the thrust of the entire series, I’m hearing word that this is the first in a series of shifting challenges across the series.
While it does form part of the first week, it may wrap by the second.
In the first week there are just 4 episodes, but 5 follow a week later. There will also be daytime replays at 11am.
7:30pm Sunday June 2
Masterchef is back & we are coming to you from the culinary capital of Australia, Melbourne. We have 22 brand new contestants chasing their dream to become Australia’s next MasterChef.
7:30pm Monday June 3
The day 2 challenge pits female contestants against male contestants in a Protein Pick Face Off and what’s at stake? The bottom 6 will go in to the first elimination challenge tomorrow.
7:30pm Tuesday June 4
In the first elimination, the worst 6 dishes from last night’s Protein Pick Face Off are cooking, and what’s on the menu? An Invention Test with a twist. Tune is to see who will be the first to go.
7:30pm Wednesday June 5
MasterClass makes a welcomed return to our screens tonight and it’s had a bit of a makeover. For the first time ever, there is a twist with a studio audience member.