Get ready for action, drama and plenty of tears and laughter when the hugely successful realty-renovation competition The Block,
hosted by Scott Cam, introduces four couples who are taking on one of the toughest but potentially most rewarding challenges they will ever face. The couples will move into four identical and near-derelict apartments in the same building, with little more than the clothes they are wearing.
Five couples arrive at the block to find The Gatwick, an iconic rundown 58 room hotel built in 1937. They have just 48 hours to deliver a winning bedroom to get first pick of the apartments.
The Five teams race to finish the 48 hour challenge and do their best to impress judges Neal Whitaker, Darren Palmer and Shaynna Blaze. The winning team gets first pick of the houses. Next up: The bathroom.
Our five teams start on day 2 of their main bathrooms. They are all busy finding trades, coming up with secret weapons, and fixing problems, so they can deliver their rooms in just four short days.
The Blockheads are all at different stages with their rooms. Site foreman, Keith, has stern words with two teams, and another team suspects they are cursed.
It’s a frantic race to the finish as our couples deliver their incredible main bathrooms to the judges. Sadly, one team doesn’t finish in time for tools down.
Five teams inspect each other’s finished bathrooms, before starting on their second room, the guest bedroom. Kerrie and Spence redeem of of their safe prizes.
Five couples compete in a challenge for extra money to go towards their apartments. One team comes up with a game-changing idea, that could potentially win them the series.
The winner of the first challenge is announced. One team discovers an issue with the build of their guest bedroom that appears impossible to fix before reveal.
The judges return to score some impressive guest bedrooms. It’s a close finish, with half a mark between first and second place. An ex contestant returns to pay one of the Blockheads a visit.
It’s day one of a new room: master ensuite. One team feels the judges are being overly harsh towards them, and Keith catches another team cheating.
Sara is elated when her secret weapon arrives. Courtney and Hans cannot stay at the block, so Scott sends all the couples for a night away in Bendigo.
One couple wins $5000 in the kids undercover challenge. All teams return to The Block, where two couples are behind the other Blockheads because Keith didn’t approve their waterproofing.
It’s the day before the reveal, and three teams have issues with their shower screens. One couple are very upset with the judges feedback and want to leave the block permanently.
Our Five teams begin master bedroom and walk-in-robes week. After a dramatic judging, one team considers leaving the block for good.
Courtney is highly stressed about styling her massive bedroom that’s triple the size of the penthouses. Ex contestants Michael and Carlene, return to Judge the teams in a caravan challenge.
Two of The Today Show’s and co-hosts, Karl Stefanovic and Georgie Gardner, visit The Block. Norm and Jess get one step closer to building their secret weapon, provided they get approval.
Dan is concerned Bianca and Carla might be trying to cheat after they fail to display their aircon vent. The judges’ feedback is delivered, causing one team to go from zero to hero.
Courtney and Hans have a huge decision to make: do they allow Norm and Jess to install a pool and hope it doesn’t give them a winning edge at auction, or do they risk their friendship and say no?
The largest rooms in Block history takes their toll on our Blockheads, and one couple walks off.
Ex-contestants Ronnie and Georgia return to Judge a Ronald McDonald House Challenge. One team calls a body corporate to ask the group if they can be exempt from the challenge.
It’s a frantic race to the finish as our couples deliver some of the program’s largest ever rooms to the judges. Norm and Jess’s secret weapon pushes Norm to breaking point.
Our five teams begin kitchen week. Sara calls a body corporate meeting to vote if Norm and Jess can have a pool. One team has a big secret to reveal
Radio presenter Jess broadcasts live from The Block Shop and interviews Courtney and Hans about the pool saga. Bianca and Dan play a prank on Carla.
The teams continue to work on some of the biggest kitchens ever seen on the program. Scott invites all the Blockheads to HQ for a big surprise - a world first.
Two teams strike a deal and their alliance splits The Block in two. One team receives the first perfect score at the Gatwick.
Hallway, Laundry And Powder Room Week begins. Our esteemed buyers jury return to inspect the team’s apartments and award one couple a $10,000 cash prize.
Two teams have issues with their finished floor levels, and one couple gets caught cheating. Scott and Shelley give all the teams a cooking challenge.
Alice from Domain returns for inspections with Scott and Shelley. One team wins $5000 in the cooking challenge.
Our illustrious judges return for the hallway, laundry and powder room reveals. As the most epic week so far comes to an end, one team’s terrible execution earns them a low score of 18.
The Blockheads must tackle two rooms in a guest bed and re-do room week. Jess and Norm battles with a decision.
Money,money,money! All the Blockheads are very strapped for cash. After crisis talks with all the teams, Scott throws everyone a lifeline with a 25,000 Suncorp Challenge.
Shaynna judges the re-do room challenge rooms, awarding one lucky team $10,000 from Suncorp.
The Blockheads reveal their second guest bedrooms to the judges and Scott treats all the teams to a very special surprise!
After eight gruelling weeks, it’s time for our Blockheads to confront head on the final piece of the puzzle. It’s terrace week and battle of biblical proportions is sparked.
After chatting with a paint specialist, Jess wants Norm to repaint their whole apartment.
Blockheads chopper to Phillip Island to race Volkswagen’s on a world famous Grand Prix track. Dan deals with multiple disasters back at the block.
Terrace Week draws to a close and it’s the final reveal of our Blockheads’ apartments, Neale, Shaynna and Darren return to score some amazing terraces.
Our five teams begin Week one of the Challenge apartment. The rooms are allocated, and no one wants the dreaded hallway, but someone has to do it.
After nominating Hayden as challenge apartment treasurer, Sara un-nominates him, giving all the power to the penthouses.
The scaffold around the exterior comes down and the glorious Gatwick is revealed.
It’s challenge apartment week one reveals. The judges decide which couple gets a share in the $90,000 up for grabs to take off their reserve at auction.
The second and final week of the challenge apartment begins. The Blockheads compete for their last chance to knock some money off their reserve prices at auction.
An argument eruptes between Hans and Sara regarding Hayden’s unwillingness to help the group.
There is two days until the last tool is downed on the Gatwick. Scott and Shelley visits the teams for one last walk around the challenge apartment.
It’s the final room reveals of the series and what an amazing finish. The judges decide on the final amounts to be taken off each teams reserve at auction.
The block is open for inspection. Thousands of people get the chance to check out the apartments before the auctions and meet their favourite Blockheads.