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MasterChef Celebrity Family Showdown

MasterChef Celebrity Family Showdown

Photo Credit:  Greg Gayne / FOX
  • Premiered: 
    May 15, 2019
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  • Network: Fox
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Game Show & Contest
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Spinoff of Celebrity Masterchef 
  • Subject Matter: Talent
  • Tags: food, cooking, celebrity

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Plot Synopsis

In this two-night special, Chef Gordon Ramsay, award-winning chef Aaron Sanchez and restaurateur Joe Bastianich invite celebrities and their family members into the MASTERCHEF kitchen, where they'll show off their culinary skills in exciting challenges for charity. MASTERCHEF CELEBRITY FAMILY SHOWDOWN features four unique challenges, putting each celebrity duo through a culinary test -- with more than bragging rights at stake -- the winners earn donations to the charities of their choice. Additionally, the contestants will face their challenges with a sous chef by their sides, whether it be one of their own children or another member of their family. Matchups include:

Johnny Weir and his brother, Boz, vs. Tara Lipinsky and her husband, Todd: This Olympic figure skating broadcast team will go head-to-head in a fish dish showdown! Two-time figure skating Olympian Johnny Weir cooks with his brother, Boz, for Alzout, while his fellow commentator and Olympic Gold Medalist, Tara Lipinsky, partners up with her husband, Todd, to compete for the Boys & Girls Club.

Lisa Vanderpump and her daughter, Pandora, vs. Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and JWoww: In a reality TV Blind Taste Test, four epic personalities duke it out to replicate one of Joe Bastianich's dishes from taste alone. The reality television personality stars Lisa Vanderpump, and her daughter, Pandora, compete for their very own Vanderpump Dogs, while JERSEY SHORE's Snooki cooks with her co-star, JWoww, for Kulture City.

Tori Spelling and her daughter, Stella, vs. Jennie Garth and her daughter, Fiona: In a home fridge swap challenge, these two BEVERLY HILLS 90210 stars will battle it out with help from their young daughters to create a dish using ingredients found in each of their assigned refrigerators. Tori Spelling and her ten-year-old daughter, Stella, are playing for Girls Inc., and Jennie Garth, and her 12-year-old daughter, Fiona, battle it out for Feeding America.

5x Heavyweight Champion of the World Evander Holyfield and his daughter, Ebonne, vs. Multi-World Title-Winning Boxer Oscar De La Hoya and his daughter, Atiana: From the ring to the kitchen, two boxing legends come out swinging in a Keeping up with Gordon Match, as they will be tasked to replicate his dish. Evander Holyfield brings his daughter to the challenge, 28-year-old Ebonne, to fight for the Holyfield Foundation. Oscar De La Hoya will vie for the title with his 19-year-old daughter, Atiana, for the Oscar De La Hoya Foundation.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Endemol Shine North America
  • Produced by One Potato Two Potato