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Masterchef Canada to debut after Super Bowl in new year

From left, restaurateurs Claudio Aprile, Michael Bonacini and Alvin Leung will put home chef contestants through their paces on the new CTV show Masterchef Canada, debuting in the winter of 2014.


Get ready for "Masterchef Canada."

CTV announced details for the cooking show – a spin-off of the U.S. programs "Masterchef" and "Masterchef Junior" – during Sunday's Grey Cup broadcast.

The network says "Masterchef Canada" will begin on Jan. 20 and that the first elimination episode will take place after the Superbowl.

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"Masterchef Canada" will feature Michael Bonacini, Alvin Leung, and Claudio Aprile as judges.

In the premiere episode, 50 home cooks will present their signature dish to the panel.

Those with the best offerings will be asked to move on. The starting 50 will be announced in the coming weeks.

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