Network 10 confirms Masterchef Australia to air Sunday after sudden passing of judge Jock Zonfrillo

Network 10 has released a brief statement to confirm that Masterchef Australia will air on Sunday 7 May at 7:30pm.

The news comes after the sudden passing of judge Jock Zonfrillo on Sunday. According to the statement, the network has the full support of Zonfrillo’s family.

(L-R) Melissa Leong, Jock Zonfrillo, Andy Allen.

The statement read: “MasterChef Australia Judge Jock Zonfrillo took great pride in challenging and coaching the contestants and of course inspiring a nation of home cooks.

“It is with Jock in our hearts that we cherish this season and remember the charismatic and big-hearted Judge and Chef who we knew and loved. Jock will be remembered in the MasterChef Australia kitchen for years to come.”

Prior to the show there will be a special episode of The Project that pays tribute to Zonfrillo, with contributions from friends reflecting on his numerous achievements.

The latest season of Masterchef Australia was originally due to air on Monday, 1 May.




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