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How to watch MasterChef Australia from the US, UK and everywhere

Emma Sims
19 May 2022
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Your go-to guide to watching MasterChef Australia wherever you are in the world

Australian TV is having a moment. From fiery Love Island Australia to the even fierier Masterchef Australia, viewers worldwide are flocking to the country’s high budget, high production value TV shows.

MasterChef Australia is much like the UK model of the cooking game show – but on steroids. Think big, loveable personalities, manic preparation and games aplenty, with Kardashian-style ‘behind the scenes’ interviews interspersed between on-set shots. Perhaps some of the best moments of the show can be found in the judges’ scathing criticism (furrowed brows, lingering pauses, looks of disbelief) – and hard-won praise.

While there are two seasons each of MasterChef UK, MasterChef The Professionals and Celebrity MasterChef available on Netflix UK at the moment, if you want to tune into the trials and tribulations of masterful cooking down under, you’ll need to look a bit further afield. Here’s our guide to watching MasterChef Australia wherever you are in the world.

How to watch MasterChef Australia in the UK: Prime Video

If you’re a UK-based viewer, you can watch the competitive cooking show on Amazon Prime Video. Customers will be able to watch seasons one to eleven of MasterChef Australia, spanning a whopping decade, from the first season which aired in 2009 to season eleven’s 2019 debut.

You’ll get plenty of bang for your buck, too. There are between 60 and 86 episodes per season of MasterChef Australia, so your commute/evening wind-down/Sunday night viewing won’t be left wanting.

Amazon Prime Video is available to UK users for just £5.99/month – or £7.99/month for the full suite of goodies that Prime has to offer (including unlimited premium delivery, music streaming, photo storage and reading). If you’re down to pay on an annual basis, you can save a bit at just £79/year (or £6.58/mth).

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How to watch MasterChef Australia in the UK: BBC iPlayer

Meanwhile, if you’d prefer to try before you buy, UK viewers with a TV license can watch season 10 (but season 10 only) of MasterChef Australia on BBC iPlayer. There are a whopping 61 episodes of culinary drama to avail yourself of, so it’s a great place to start to get a taste of the game show down under.

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How to watch MasterChef Australia in the US: Tubi

US-based viewers can watch the test kitchen action on free, on-demand streaming platform Tubi TV. The formerly independent ad-supported service was purchased by Fox Entertainment in 2020, and boasts 51 million monthly active users as of this year.

While Tubi is not yet available in the UK, its website teases that the Tubi team is working on launching over here soon. Watch this space. For now, stateside viewers can avail themselves of the show with a modest amount of adverts: fewer, the site posits, than cable TV.

Watch now on Tubi


How to watch MasterChef Australia anywhere: VPN

If you’re abroad a lot but still want to catch up on all the sizzling MasterChef Australia action, a virtual private network (VPN) is your best bet. A good VPN service will let you access your geo-restricted streaming platforms (iPlayer, Amazon Prime Video, Tubi etc) from most places in the world with the added bonus of protecting your browsing data from third parties.

ExpressVPN: if you’re part of a bigger brood – or just one for multitasking – ExpressVPN is great, with a single subscription covering five devices. It’s excellent for streaming, and should you encounter any issues there’s 24/7 customer support on hand. In our full-length ExpressVPN review, we gave it five stars for its user friendliness, impressive security and streaming coverage.

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NordVPN: we’ve long been proponents of NordVPN, giving it five stars for its intuitive interface and zippy performance in our full-length NordVPN review. Plus, there’s 24/7 support for any tech issues you may be encountering, and a 30-day money-back guarantee for those who are on the fence. True, it’s not the cheapest option in the game, but with high security and an independently audited privacy policy to boot, it’s certainly one of the best.

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