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The Block

Season 8 2014

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  • 2014-01-27T08:30:00Z on Nine Network
  • 60 mins
  • 2 days, 13 hours, 0 mins (61 episodes)
  • Australia
  • English
  • Reality
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61 episodes

8x01 Elimination 1

  • Season Premiere

    2014-01-27T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The show begins in an old movie theatre in Melbourne's Albert Park. Two couples, both die hard fans of the show, compete to become contestants. They're each given $10,000 and 24 hours to create a down town New York loft style apartment.

8x02 Elimination 2

  • 2014-01-28T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Two more teams of fans go head to head in a 24-hour challenge. The winners will be the second and final team of fans to move into The Block.

8x03 Fans meet Faves

  • 2014-01-30T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Faves Brad and Dale and Alyssa and Lysandra team up against our new comers in a styling challenge to decide who lives where on The Block. They must re-create a high end designer living room on a limited budget.

Judges Neale Whitaker and Darren Palmer decide on the winners of the challenge. They are given first and second choice of apartments as well as a bonus $5000 cash to kick start their renovations.

8x05 Move in, camp out

  • 2014-02-03T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

It's the first official day on The Block and the teams discover that over the next 10 weeks they each need to create a three storey, three bedroom, three bathroom luxury apartment.

8x06 Super Luke

  • 2014-02-04T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Work continues on the week one rooms and Keith gives the teams a near impossible 24 hour deadline. The contestants quickly realise they need to keep the big picture in mind and some go shopping for their kitchens.

The contestants need to design and create bedside lamps and a floor lamp that must be used in their week one room. The pressure is on with $5000 cash and $2500 worth of laundry appliances awarded to the winning design.

There's 48 hours until our teams need to deliver their first bedrooms, and the contestants have Keith on the warpath. He's impressed by one team of fans but not so impressed with one team of faves. Scotty takes Shelly on a tour of The Block.

Catch up on the week that was on The Block, and see all the best of behind the scenes including the audition tapes that helped turned our fans into contestants. This series the judges will be tougher than ever on the contestants.

8x10 Guest Bedroom Room Reveal

  • 2014-02-09T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The contestants hand over their first completed room, the guest bedroom. For the first time ever, the judges don't know who's rooms they are judging. The scores are tight, with the winning team scoring $10 000 to add to their budget.

8x11 Triple Room Week

  • 2014-02-10T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

It's the beginning of another week of renovating and the pressure builds for one team of new comers. This week our contestants must complete three rooms, a bathroom, laundry and drying terrace.

8x12 Bathroom Disasters

  • 2014-02-11T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Scotty has an offer some teams can't refuse. The week one winners are shocked to find there's more to first place than the cash prize. Two teams must deal with a flooring issue that will set them back a day of renovating.

8x13 Square Metre House Challenge

  • 2014-02-12T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Midway through their second week of renovating, the weary Block contestants have another challenge on their hands. They must build a one square metre house then customise and decorate their creation. The winners pocket $5000 cash.

8x14 Sleepy Steve and Chantelle

  • 2014-02-13T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Scotty and Shelley visit The Block to check on progress and discover one couple is struggling with the work load this week. Their lack of experience could mean one less room for the judges on reveal day.

Its the end of a huge week of renovating as the contestants race to deliver their laundries, bathrooms and drying terraces. Its only their second week on The Block and the efforts of one team take the judges by surprise.

8x17 Darren Palmer master class

  • 2014-02-17T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Judge Darren Palmer treats the fans to a styling workshop where they learn how to make the most out of their apartments. Its party time for all the contestants as they celebrate a very special bucks night.

8x18 The morning after

  • 2014-02-18T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

All the contestants must turn their attention to the common area where decisions need to be made. Its half way through the week and work on the guest bedrooms comes to a halt as a huge storm hits The Block.

8x19 The Mark Tuckey Challenge

  • 2014-02-19T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Shelley Craft introduces the teams to furniture designer Mark Tuckey for their latest challenge. There's plenty of enthusiasm from the contestants who must design and create a table to be used in their apartments. First prize is $5,000 cash

8x20 Wall wars

  • 2014-02-20T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Keith puts the pressure on everyone to work harder in the communal area. Steve steps outside his comfort zone and goes shopping on his own for the first time. He and Chantelle think they have this week's secret room-winning formula.

Catch up on all the drama of the week and learn the design secrets of each couple as they guide you through their completed rooms. Hosted by Shelley Craft.

8x22 Bedroom Two Room Reveal

  • 2014-02-23T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Tonight the contestants complete another bedroom and the faves discover they've got some strong competition. Steve and Chantelle's risky parquetry wall surprises the judges. The winning team is thrilled to receive $10,000.

8x23 The Forgotten Pool

  • 2014-02-24T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The contestants begin work on their main bathrooms and they also have the enormous task of completing the pool and common area downstairs. Each team is responsible for a job and time management is a challenge for some.

8x24 The Pool Area Reveal

  • 2014-02-25T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The communal pool area downstairs is finally finished and Scotty is impressed with the end result. Three teams feel disgruntled, and aren't happy with one couple who have concentrated on their own apartment.

8x25 A Block Wedding

  • 2014-02-26T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Tonight its a Block wedding when 2012 contestants Brad and Lara get married. Everyone enjoys a night off from renovating followed by a leisurely lunch with Scotty. But he and Shelley have a surprise challenge and its fans v faves.

8x26 Bathroom Battles

  • 2014-02-27T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Bathrooms are progressing well and the competition is hotting up. All the teams have something special to impress the judges and one team is spending up big. There's bad news for one team who learn the kitchen they've ordered is too big.

Catch up on all the drama of the week and learn the design secrets of each couple as they guide you through their completed rooms. Hosted by Shelley Craft.

8x28 The Main Bathrooms

  • 2014-03-02T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Tonight the teams are relieved to complete their main bathrooms and hand them over for judging. Tensions are high when Scotty reveals the scores and one team scores a perfect 30 out of 30.

8x29 Kitchen Week Begins

  • 2014-03-03T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Kitchen week on The Block is always stressful and one couple starts without a builder. Even our experienced renovators start to crack under the pressure. There's a chance for everyone to cool off with a pool party in the communal area.

8x30 Budget Blues

  • 2014-03-04T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Budget woes hit the The Block tonight with three out of four teams in desperate need of more funds to continue renovating. One couple try and change their kitchen layout at the eleventh hour.

8x31 Shelley's Challenge

  • 2014-03-05T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The teams take a break from the stresses of kitchen week and meet Shelley for a chance to win some much needed renovating money. Her latest challenge will bring out the designer in our contestants, and the winning team takes home $5000 cash

8x32 The Heart of the Home

  • 2014-03-06T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Twins Alisa and Lysandra re-think the design of their kitchen and another couple continue to spend all their winnings. Scotty hosts another round of Wheel of Misfortune and the outcome surprises everyone.

Join Shelley Craft and see all the funniest behind the scenes from another week of renovating. See how the kitchens are progressing and get the inside scoop from judges Neale, Shaynna and Darren.

8x34 Kitchen Room Reveal

  • 2014-03-09T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The kitchen is known as the heart of the home and tonight all four Block kitchens are completed and handed over for judging. Neale, Shaynna and Darren are impressed and there's just one point separating first and second place.

8x35 The Ground Floor

  • 2014-03-10T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Its the start of Living and Dining room week for the fans and faves. Its a huge space to renovate in one week and the budget is especially tight for the one team who haven't yet won a room.

8x36 The Block Under Attack

  • 2014-03-11T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Its mid week madness on The Block as the living and dining areas start to come to life. All four teams come up with their own original ideas, hoping to impress the judges.

8x37 Phil and Amity Return

  • 2014-03-12T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Scotty and Keith pay a special visit to a local primary school to lend a hand, and Shelley surprises the teams with a gardening challenge. There's $6,000 in prize money up for grabs. All Stars Phil and Amity drop in to The Block.

8x38 The Block's Best Kept Secret

  • 2014-03-13T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The living and dining rooms begin to take shape with fireplaces and timber feature walls for some teams and plenty of painting for all the teams.

Join Shelley Craft and hear what the judges thought about the completed kitchens. We'll also check on progress of the living and dining rooms, and see how the teams are progressing renovating such large spaces.

8x40 Living And Dining Rooms Reveal

  • 2014-03-16T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The teams complete their largest spaces, the living and dining rooms. Judges Neale, Shaynna and Darren judge the rooms and one team walks away with $10,000 cash to put towards renovating the rest of their apartment.

8x41 Master Bedroom Week

  • 2014-03-17T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The start of another week means another room to renovate. The contestants get to work on their master bedrooms and ensuites.

8x42 Comedy Night

  • 2014-03-18T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Its Comedy Night on The Block as the teams try their luck at stand up comedy, with reluctance from some contestants. There's a share in $5000 cash for the funniest fans and faves. Newly-wed Lara arrives to visit Brad.

8x43 Colour My World Challenge

  • 2014-03-19T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Shelley has a very special challenge for the teams, making over bedrooms for the Lighthouse Foundation. There's $5000 to be won to help with their renovation.

8x44 Tensions Rise

  • 2014-03-20T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Keith and Steve clash as do the twins. One team is running out of time to complete grand plans for their master suite.

Join Shelley Craft and get the inside scoop on what the judges thought about the living and dining areas. Catch up on what happened behind the scenes this week as the fans and faves work towards delivering their luxurious master suites.

8x46 Master Suites Revealed

  • 2014-03-23T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The master bedrooms and ensuites are now ready for judging, meaning that the interior spaces are now complete. Shaynna is impressed by the efforts of one team and disappointed with how another team has faired.

8x47 Scores Are Revealed

  • 2014-03-24T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The teams learn the scores for the master bedrooms and ensuites and there's just half a point between first and second place. The team then begin work on their exterior terraces and they'll also receive $5000 to fix up their worst room.

8x48 Last Rooms On The Block

  • 2014-03-25T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The work on the exterior terraces starts to take shape but the budgets are tight.

8x49 Best Worst Room Ever

  • 2014-03-26T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The twins attempt to come up with a plan to try and earn some extra money while getting a tan. Shelley has a challenge worth $5000 to the winners.

8x50 Racing To The Finish Line

  • 2014-03-27T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The terraces are close to completion and Scotty and Shelley pay the teams a final visit on site before they complete their renovation.

Join host Shelley Craft for a look behind the scenes of the past week of renovating madness on The Block.

8x52 The Final Block Judging

  • 2014-03-30T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The pressure increases as the last rooms, the first floor and roof top terraces, are ready for judging. The winning team receive $10,000 all for themselves and they also have a massive decision to make.

8x53 Two House Challenge

  • 2014-03-31T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The teams face a long challenge that sees team against team against team battle it out neighbour against neighbour

8x54 Bedroom Blitz

  • 2014-04-01T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

It is House 1 verses House 2 and which ever team scores the highest points, wins extra cash off their reserve price come auction day.

8x55 The First Points

  • 2014-04-02T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The teams attempt to impress the judges as the first three rooms for each challenge house are ready for inspection. One team has taken a massive gamble changing their room entirely.

8x56 The Pressure's On

  • 2014-04-03T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The two house challenge continues with just a few days left to completely transform both houses.

8x57 The Block Unlocked (Terrace)

  • 2014-04-04T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

The show takes look back at this year's teams and the judges offer their verdict on who they think will win.

8x58 The Interiors

  • 2014-04-06T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

With only hours until tools down, the teams race to finish the interiors of the two Challenge houses. But before the Block judges get to cast their eye over the finished houses, the teams check out each other's work and have their opinion.

8x59 The Final Judgment

  • 2014-04-07T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Both teams complete their backyards before the judges look over the entire houses and give their final scores of the current series. The winners receive an extra $10,000 off their reserve prices.

8x60 Open For Inspections

  • 2014-04-08T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The winners of the final challenge week are revealed and two teams will go into the auction with nearly $30,000 off their reserve prices.

8x61 The Grand Finale

  • 2014-04-09T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

After 10 weeks of renovating the big day has arrived. It's auction time! The teams find out their reserve prices and the auctions can now start. Who will win The Block Fans v Faves?

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