MasterChef Junior: Celebrity Showdown is coming this Thanksgiving with special guests and a charity cookoff competition. The show airs on Thanksgiving evening, November 22, 2018, after football and will feature Terrence Howard, Eric Stonestreet, Lil Rel Howery, Alyson Hannigan, Jerry Rice, and Emmit Smith. The show will feature Martha Stewart exchanging holiday recipes with Chef Gordon Ramsey.
Also appearing on the special will be Chef Aarón Sánchez, children of the competitors, as well as former MasterChef Junior participants.
MasterChef Junior: Celebrity Showdown will air for two hours and feature exciting challenges for a good cause. The celebrities will have an assigned sous chef, that may be one of their own children or a former MasterChef Junior fan favorite. The teams will pair off and compete against one another.
The celebrities will choose his or her own charity to compete for.
Gordon Ramsay is a television mogul with shows airing across the globe. The official MasterChef Junior site tweeted about the upcoming episode.
Will these celebs score a win from @GordonRamsay & @AaronSanchez for charity this Thanksgiving? 🦃🏆🌽@ericstonestreet, @terrencehoward, @alydenisof, @LilRel4, @EmmittSmith22 & @JerryRice are competing on #MasterChefJunior: Celebrity Showdown after football on @FOXTV! 👩🍳🏈👨🍳 pic.twitter.com/TWg7X6bugA
— MasterChef Junior (@MasterChefJrFOX) October 24, 2018
Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family, The Secret Life of Pets) will pair up with Shayne from MasterChef Junior Season Five. Stonestreet will compete against Terrence Howard (Empire, Crash, Wayward Pines) will partner with MasterChef Junior Season Six finalist Avery.
NFL Hall of Fame Running Back Emmitt Smith will team with MasterChef Junior Season Six winner Beni. Smith will compete against NFL Hall of Fame Wide Receiver Jerry Rice. Accompanying Jerry Rice will be MasterChef Junior Season Four winner Addison.
Lil Rel Howery (Rel, Get Out) will partner with his daughter Brittni. They will compete against Alyson Hannigan (How I Met Your Mother, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, American Pie) who will pair with her daughter Saty.
The celebrities have yet to announce the charities they will compete for.
MasterChef Junior Seasons Six premiered on March 2, 2018, and ended on May 18, 2018. Fans are waiting for the official announcement of MasterChef Junior’s Season 7 premiere.
Though an official statement of renewal hasn’t been an announced, there is no reason to believe there won’t be a full season order of MasterChef Junior. The show continues to have good ratings and a very strong fan base.
MasterChef Junior: Celebrity Showdown is considered Season 7, Episode 0.
Are you going to watch MasterChef Junior: Celebrity Showdown on Thanksgiving?