On October 6, 2011, MasterChef was renewed for a third season, which started with a 2night premiere on June 4, 2012, following Hell's Kitchen. [9 [10 On July 23, 2012, MasterChef was renewed for a fourth season, [11 [12 which premiered on May 22, 2013, in its new Wednesday at 8: 00 PM ETPT timeslot.