I know this is a 'food media' topic, but as the show's only screened in australia, I'll start it here.
the second season of the chopping block airs next tuesday on the nine network. matt moran's back, I've heard catriona rowntree's gone (just as well, she wasn't bringing anything to the show, imho) and the critic is alan saunders.
they haven't updated the website as yet, you can still see highlights from last year:
will be interesting to see if they choose any riskier targets this season. I felt most of last season's victi... er, contestants were fish in a barrel - old school ethnic patriarchs holding on to previous generations or young party dweebs, more interested in the post-shift piss-up than their customers.