Scoop: MASTERCHEF on FOX - Saturday, December 8, 2012

Scoop: MASTERCHEF on FOX - Saturday, December 8, 2012The Top Six finalists are in for a big surprise when the eight previously eliminated contestants return to the MASTERCHEF kitchen to compete for a chance to earn a spot back in the competition.

The eager hopefuls will each select one ingredient to make up a mystery box, and they will be required to use all of the items to create a stunning dish that will prove that they deserve a second chance. After the contestants are whittled down, only two amateur cooks will compete head to head for a chance to win back their aprons and continue on the journey to become the next MASTERCHEF in the "Top 6 Compete, Part 1" episode of MASTERCHEF airing Saturday, Dec. 8 (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) on FOX. (MCH-314) (TV-14 L)

Judges: Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot