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What to Watch If You Love 'MasterChef'  

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List Rules Vote up the films and series you know other fans of 'MasterChef' will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen 'MasterChef'.

MasterChef kept viewers on the edge of their seats as home chefs compete for a $250,000 prize, so it's no surprise that you’d be on the hunt for similar shows to watch after bingeing the entire series. Well, search no more, because this list has some of the best recommendations for movies and TV shows similar to MasterChef.

Deciding what to watch after MasterChef really depends on your mood, but if you’re looking for more heated cooking competitions with delicious drama, Top Chef is a culinary reality series that you’ll almost certainly love if you like MasterChef.

Some other movies and TV shows like MasterChef in this list are movies like Ratatouille, which finds Remy the rat pursuing his love of cooking. Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares is another good TV series that features Chef Gordon Ramsay. Other good TV and movies recommended for MasterChef fans include Hell's Kitchen, Chopped, and Worst Cooks in America.

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Top Chef is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'MasterChef'
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Top Chef is an American reality competition show on the cable television network Bravo, that first aired in 2006, in which chefs compete against each other in culinary challenges. They are judged by a panel of professional chefs and other notables from the food and wine industry with one or more contestants eliminated in each episode. The show is produced by Magical Elves Productions, the same company that created Project Runway. Nine international adaptations of Top Chef have been produced, two of which, the Franco-Belgian Top Chef and the Dutch Topchef, have had four seasons each. In the United States, the show has had two spin-offs: Top Chef: Masters, featuring established, award-winning ...more on Wikipedia

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Top Chef Masters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'MasterChef'
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Top Chef Masters

Top Chef Masters is an American reality competition series that airs on the cable television network Bravo, and premiered June 10, 2009. It is a spinoff of Bravo's hit show Top Chef. In the series, world-renowned chefs compete against each other in weekly challenges. This show is a contrast from Top Chef, which typically features younger professional cooks who are still rising in the food service industry. ...more on Wikipedia

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Cupcake Wars is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'MasterChef'
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Cupcake Wars is an American reality competition series which premiered on June 13, 2010 and aired on the cable television network Food Network. The cooking show is hosted by Justin Willman and based on creating unique and professional-style cupcakes. The show is similar to successful Chopped cooking show aired on the same network, in that it starts with four contestants who are eliminated one-by-one in three rounds, with the winning team receiving $10,000. Each team consists of a chef and a sous-chef. ...more on Wikipedia

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Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'MasterChef'
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Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (Channel 4, 2004) is a reality television program. In each episode, chef Gordon Ramsay visits a failing restaurant and acts as a troubleshooter to help improve the establishment in just one week. ...more on Wikipedia

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