A spin-off show by MasterChef, a new “Bachelor” look, and big changes to “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here” were among the announcements at the Channel 10 pre-release.
The network unveiled its packed 2023 schedule in Sydney on Thursday, and perhaps the most exciting news was for Chef fans, with a cute spin-off titled Dessert Masters premiere is scheduled for next year.
“This short and cute series is dedicated to, as the name suggests, desserts, in which ten masters of their craft battle it out for the title of Master of Desserts,” Ten said in a press release.
The series will be filmed in Chef kitchen in Melbourne, but Ten did not say who would judge the new series.
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Meanwhile, Chef has undergone some changes.
The cooking series, hosted by Jock Zonfrillo, Melissa Leong and Andy Allen, will be much shorter than previous years when it airs in the winter and the upcoming fifteenth season is given a title. MasterChef Australia: secrets and surprises.
Chef was traditionally a two-month stretch with episodes airing four nights a week, and the decision was made to make it more compact to keep the audience engaged.
While viewers missed their Bach fix this year, the long-running dating show is set to return in January 2023 with three men in the hot seat.
As previously announced, the show has moved from Sydney and is currently filming on the Gold Coast.
Host Osher Günsberg said: “We find love and celebrate love better than anyone. And it all happens in our glamorous new home on the Gold Coast.
“A lot of things will look and feel very different. I mean, the title of the show to begin with. These are Bachelors. Plural. There are three of them. An abundance of bachelors.
“These three eligible young men from across the country are joined by smart, powerful, beautiful women who, like our bachelors, are tired of dating apps, phantoms, and inability to commit.”
I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here!
After two years of filming in the Australian outback due to the Covid-19 pandemic restricting international travel, the ninth season i’m a celebrity officially returns to the jungles of South Africa in 2023.
The show, hosted by Julia Morris and Chris Brown, is slated to premiere this Easter.
Australian survivor is another favorite that will debut in February with a Heroes vs. Villains theme. Australia has also been updated.
New shows coming to Ten
Difficult quiz host Tom Gleason hosted his own show on Ten, Taskmaster Australia.
The Gold Logie winner will headline the show as Taskmaster, with comedian Tom Cashman as his dedicated assistant.
Ten also announced that Julia Morris, Luke McGregor, Jimmy Rees, Nina Oyama, and Danielle Walker would be joining the comedian lineup for the first season.
“Each week, two Toms challenged five comedians with a series of ridiculous challenges designed to trick brains and put funny bones to the test,” the statement said.
For lovers of crime, a new series called north coastCreated by Mike Bullen and starring Joanne Froggatt, it follows a British detective and his Australian counterpart who team up to solve a m*rder.
In lighter viewing, a new fictional series paper dolls follows the meteoric rise of a girl group made famous by reality television.
As far as reality shows are concerned, Place, Place, Place It will premiere next year, helping everyday Australians find their dream home.
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