SINGAPORE – Chefs Bjorn Shen, Damian D’Silva and Audra Morrice are set to sizzle up the screen as the judges on MasterChef Singapore that will air on Mediacorp’s Channel 5 from 2 September at 9.30pm and will be made available on Toggle’s Video on demand. The nationwide casting call for contestants which has closed, saw an overwhelming response from people representing different races and from all walks of life to participate.
Originally created by Franc Roddam, the format was revived as MasterChef Goes Large in 2005 by Shine TV in the UK. MasterChef is the most successful cookery television format in the world having been adapted locally in 54 countries, it is seen in over 200 countries and watched globally by over 250 million viewers. The MasterChef brand extends into a huge range of successful commercial activities across multiple platforms including extensive publishing, consumer products, live events, travel, digital and B2B activities.
Global content investment and rights management company, Motion Content Group, had acquired the rights to produce and broadcast MasterChef Singapore from Endemol Shine Group.