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'MasterChef Junior' Gets Season 2 Order

December 20, 2013 (7:01 am) GMT
FOX gives a second season renewal to the show 'that the entire family can truly enjoy together.'
'MasterChef Junior' Gets Season 2 Order

"" will return for a sophomore run. FOX announced on Thursday, December 19 that it renewed the reality cooking competition series for a second season following its solid first season.

" 'MasterChef Junior' is one of the few shows on television that the entire family can truly enjoy together," said FOX Chairman Kevin Reilly when announcing the renewal. "I can't wait to see what Gordon, Joe, Graham and the next round of rambunctious, ridiculously talented junior chefs cook up in season 2."

"MasterChef Junior" was a strong performer on its Friday slot, averaging 5.1 million total viewers and ranking first in all the major demo categories. Hosted by who is joined by Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliott as the judges, the show is a spin-off to "" with contestants ranging in age from 8 to 13.

Casting calls for the second installment of the reality show will begin Saturday, January 18, in New York City and Chicago.

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