Change is in the air for My Kitchen Rules 2018….
Contestants for Series 9 could be living together, Masterchef-style, if media reports prove true.
The Australian suggests Seven insiders are contemplating housing all the couples under one roof for their 2018 season.
The move, which could incite further conflict, romance, or alliances, follows from the success of Married at First Sight accommodating its couples together for its 2017 season.
MKR was also damaged by the rise of MAFS, down 19 per cent year on year.
The article suggests other option still remain in the mix for 2018.
“Seven insiders acknowledge MKR’s ratings success has been as much about the casting of characters as their actual cooking abilities. With the natural tensions that would eventuate, TV industry watchers believe it is a logical move to put the cooking contestants in even closer proximity — and then sit back and watch the ratings fireworks,” it notes.