Masterchef is back, with a vengence

MasterChef is back on Australian TV. I enjoyed the first series and was one of the more vocal fans when the format first emerged on our screens. But I have reservations about series two.

MasterChef was never about food or cooking, just as Survivor has nothing to do with anyone’s ability to endure a tough night in the woods.

Reality TV thrives on human drama and series two of MasterChef Australia looks like taking this a little more to heart in 2010.

There is already an apparent focus on the human condition more so than the cooking. Even though MasterChef is only vaguely about whether a contestant can de-bone a chicken in less than 10 seconds, if there’s not enough cooking there will be collateral damage in ratings. And I’ll be one of the first to go.

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