Junior Masterchef – The Final Week
Nov28

Junior Masterchef – The Final Week

And so the circus rolled into town and began the long, slow, and drawn out process of selecting a winner and a child to wear the crown of Junior Masterchef the 2nd. This series has taken a toll on both viewer and contestant alike. Plenty of viewers have fallen by the wayside as ratings have tumbled from the lofty heights of an unstoppable juggernaut, to the soul shattering depths of something that might involve Kyle Sandilands....

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Congrats Greta – winner of #JuniorMasterChef 2011
Nov24

Congrats Greta – winner of #JuniorMasterChef 2011

Congratulations Greta, winner of 2011 Junior MasterChef. Greta takes home a cash prize of $15,000 and a fantastic Junior MasterChef prize pack of kitchen goodies, while Jack received $10,000 and his own swag of prizes. This season’s finale saw Greta and Jack compete in a series of challenges under the watchful eye of judges Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris, Matt Moran and Anna Gare, as well as special guest judges Tetsuya and...

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MolksTVTalk – the Podcast (S01E16)

It’s a podcast of extremes: SteveMolk unleashes a no-holes barred barrage about Kyle Sandilands, Kyle’s television career and how Kyle does or doesn’t accepts criticism; Josh delicately balances on the fence not wanting to offend his current and possibly future employer by maintaining a very flaccid “objective” stance on the issue. We also speculate wildly over the content of the 2012 schedule launches of...

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Junior Masterchef – Week 8
Nov21

Junior Masterchef – Week 8

With the world on the precipice of an economical disaster, with Europe imploding and set to descend into anarchy, with our Prime Minister and the US President carrying on an affair so blatant one wonders how Tim and Michelle even put up with it, it’s nice to know that there is a little corner of the televisual world where innocence abounds and joy is a prerequisite. But this isn’t a story about Kerry O’Brien and his journey from the...

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Junior Masterchef – Week 7
Nov14

Junior Masterchef – Week 7

I’m no expert on making television involving children, but I imagine that there are some immutable rules. One would probably be never ask the children to do something you wouldn’t ask an adult to do. Another one might be make sure you keep them to manageable numbers because in a large group one might be easy to lose. And a third one might be to not expose the children to adults who are, let’s say, obsessed with themselves and obsessed...

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