July 23, 2012

Fox has announced that cooking competition MasterChef has been renewed for a fourth season. The summer reality series is currently enjoying a successful third season, with year-over-year ratings gains - up 8% in the Adults 18-49 demographic and up 9% in Total Viewers - vs. its previous summer run.

"We're excited to be back for another season of MasterChef," said judge and executive producer Gordon Ramsay. "I am continually amazed by the raw talent, passion and creativity of home cooks across America. The contestants raise the bar every season, and it's an inspiration and exciting challenge for us."

No return date has been announced for Season 4.

(Source: TV by the Numbers)