The Block on Channel 9 – The final week has arrived and our Blockheads will deliver their front gardens and finish of the rest of the houses.
Eliza and Liberty are very upset at the judges after getting a hammering for their backyard after putting in so much effort.
They have time away from The Block to try and deal with the negative feedback, so close to the finish of The Block.
Kyle and Leslie realise they have no budget and come up with a plan to try and sell their gnome to Steph and Gian. House No.4 are open to the idea of buying the gnome.
Not only will this give them some much needed budget, it will also potentially stop their neighbours and rivals Leah and Ash from winning the Ford Mustang.
Leah and Ash have been saving their gnome for weeks in the hope of taking home the Mustang on the final week.
Scotty hosts one final dinner for The Blockheads and Eliza and Liberty don’t show up as they are so upset at their scores from landscaping week.
Leah is still upset at Leslie and felt betrayed after last week, and she chats to her and gets nowhere.
It looks like House No.1 and House No.2’s relationship on The Block is all but over.
About The Block
Get ready, Australia. The Block, the number one renovation reality program, returns for an incredible 19th season on Sunday, August 6, at 7.00pm on Channel 9 and 9Now.
Set in the family-friendly Melbourne suburb of Hampton East, the new series features five houses designed and built in the 1950s and located on the aptly named Charming Street. These grand old dames are now aged in their 70s and way overdue for a contemporary update.
For the first time in Block history, host Scott Cam will be providing contestants with the full renovation schedule ahead of time this season. So get your cameras out, Blockheads, it’s photo time.
Adding to the year of Block firsts and amping up the stakes at play during the 48-hour House Decider Challenge, contestants will be seeing all finished designs of the houses on Day 1. Who will prevail and get the house of their choice?
Not only will they get the schedule and designs up front, but in another first, they’ll receive their entire budgets as well.
However, the Blockheads will soon find out that it’s not all smooth sailing when renovating an original 1950s home – structural issues, extreme weather events, and a mountain of demolition will test our five keen couples every step of the way.
Plus, The Block’s state-versus-state rivalry will be amplified by the sheer closeness of the houses this year. Who knew being able to peak into your neighbours builds would cause such tension?
The couples in contention are: sisters Eliza and Liberty Paschke (personal assistant, 37, and integration producer, 34, VIC); parents Kyle and Leslie Cottone (firefighter, 36, and teaching aide, 34, WA); parents Leah and Ash Milton (first aid officer, 31, and builder, 36, QLD); married couple Kristy and Brett Beames (project manager, 34, and safety officer, 34, SA); and newlyweds Steph and Gian Ottavio (architect, 27, and start up worker, 27, NSW).
Real estate expert Marty Fox isn’t the only new addition to the lineup this season. The formidable foremen Keith Schleiger and Dan Reilly will be joined on site with the fan favourite from last year, Tom Calleja.
The nation fell in love with Tom and his wife Sarah-Jane because of their work ethic and relatable marital bickering, and he jumped at the chance to work with Scotty and come back as this year’s official Block plumber.
The designs of the amazing homes in this series again come from The Block’s resident architect, Julian Brenchley.
At stake is $100,000 for the overall winner of The Block, on top of any profit the five couples can all make on the critical auction day. Plus bragging rights for the winners’ state.
Since premiering on Channel 9 in 2003, Australia’s richest reality program has awarded a total of $32,592,807.65 in prizemoney.
The Block on Channel 9 and 9Now – Monday 23 October, 2023 at 7.00pm.
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