Joe Bastianich, Carlo Cracco and Bruno Barbieri are the judges in the Italian adaptation of the format. They will put the 18 amateur cooks skills to the test.
Italia's Got Talent is the Italian version of the international Got Talent series. The pilot episode was aired on December 12, 2009 on Canale 5. In that episode, Carmen Masola's talent was discovered. The first episode was seen by 5,3 million people.
After this episode, Mediaset decided to renew this show with a full-length season. The first season started on April 12, 2010 with a high ratings and continued broadcasting. Maria De Filippi, Gerry Scotti and Rudy Zerbi are the three judges.
Talents are competing for €100,000.
X Factor is a successful TV show airing on prime time in Italy. The singing competition is the Italian version of The X Factor franchise. It was hosted until the Season 4 by Francesco Facchinetti, its judges in the first two series were the musical producer Mara Maionchi, TV host Simona Ventura and the singer-songwriter Morgan.
Top Gear Italia is an international version of the popular British BBC Two motoring show. This version of the show is presented by Guido Meda (an Italian commentator of the Moto GP), Joe Bastianich (an American restaurateur, previously a judge on MasterChef Italia) and Davide Valsecchi (an Italian racing driver and GP2 Series champion). It also features the Italian version of "The Stig".
Junior Masterchef Italia is a culinary competition for talented kids between the ages of 8 and 13 who love to cook. The series will give budding cooks the exciting opportunity to showcase their talent, culinary smarts and passion for food through a series of delicious challenges and cook-offs. Bruno Barbieri, Lidia Bastianich and Alessandro Borghese will coach and encourage the promising hopefuls to cook like pros and teach them the tricks of the trade along the way.
Ten young chefs challenge each other to earn a place in Villa Crespi's brigade, the famous starred restaurant of chef Antonino Cannavacciuolo.