The press release says:
Network Ten is pleased to announce that MasterChef Australia season eight will premiere on Sunday, 1 May, at 7.30pm.
The new season will bring more amazing food, remarkable stories, inspirational contestants and incredible results.
Matt Preston, George Calombaris and Gary Mehigan are back in the kitchen, helping our contestants turn their dreams into reality. Celebrated chef Shannon Bennett returns as guest mentor this series, guiding the home cooks through testing times.
Season eight of MasterChef Australia also boasts some of Australia’s and the world’s best chefs including domestic goddess Nigella Lawson, Heston Blumenthal, Marco Pierre White, Curtis Stone, Maggie Beer, Kylie Kwong and Luke Nguyen, to name just a few.
MasterChef Australia premieres on Ten on Sunday, 1 May, at 7.30pm and continues Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7.30pm.”