The Hotplate

Nine’s Hotplate ‘shelved after format row’

Australian commercial network Nine has reportedly agreed to stop broadcasting its cooking competition series The Hotplate. This comes after the format became the centre of a dispute with Seven Network, which claimed the show was strikingly similar to its popular show My Kitchen Rules. The Australian Financial Review reported Nine has agreed to stop broadcasting […]

Seven, Nine in legal battle over cooking formats

Australia’s two biggest broadcasters are locked in a legal battle over their showpiece cooking formats. Seven Network has taken arch rival Nine to court this week, alleging that its new series, The Hotplate, is a copy of its own cooking competition series My Kitchen Rules. Seven is demanding the Nine series, which is produced by […]