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The Block

Season 9 2014

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  • 2014-07-27T09:00:00Z on Nine Network
  • 60 mins
  • 2 days, 17 hours, 0 mins (65 episodes)
  • Australia
  • English
  • Reality
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65 episodes

9x01 Welcome To The Block!

  • Season Premiere

    2014-07-27T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The five teams enter the biggest and most challenging Block ever! Once they get their bearings in this huge building, the teams just need to find which apartment they will live in and renovate over the next 11 weeks.

9x02 First Room Begins

  • 2014-07-28T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The teams start work on their first room, the guest bedroom. Some couples have some big ideas but will their ideas win them the $10,000 room prize up for grabs at the end of the week?

9x03 Settle the Score

  • 2014-07-29T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Amongst the chaos of renovating their week one rooms, the teams are called out for their first Block challenge. Scott drops a bombshell that will change the game and the competition for everyone.

9x04 Building Delays

  • 2014-07-30T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

In the middle of the first week of renovating the enormity of the biggest Block yet is getting to everyone. There are delays in construction and some couples become frustrated with foreman Keith and his team of builders.

Tonight the guest bedrooms finally begin to take shape. See all the best behind the scenes of the couples' first few days on The Block, as well as some hilarious audition tapes of our teams.

9x06 Guest Bedrooms Revealed

  • 2014-08-03T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Tonight the teams hand in their guest bedrooms and the judges are amazed by the efforts of some teams. In a Block first there's disappointment for one team who doesn't finish their room.

9x07 Scotty's Game Changer

  • 2014-08-04T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Scotty announces a new twist to judging that will change the competition and surprise the contestants. The completed guest bedrooms are open for inspection and all the teams are keen to see the week one winning room.

9x08 Safety First

  • 2014-08-05T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Scotty visits The Block to check on progress of the main bathrooms. Foreman Keith has some bad news that will force some teams to stop working on their apartments.

9x09 Love Thy Neighbour Challenge

  • 2014-08-06T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

It's Challenge Day and the teams meet Shelley in Geelong where they must repurpose second hand items, turning them into gifts for each other. There's a $5000 cash prize for the winning creation, and some special guest judges join Shelley and the teams.

9x10 Problem After Problem

  • 2014-08-07T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Scotty takes Shelley on a tour of The Block and they check out the main bathrooms. With just two days until reveal, there's tension, fighting and indecision.

Join Shelley Craft for a look back on guest bedroom week. Judges Neale Whitaker, Shaynna Blaze and Darren Palmer tell us what they thought of the first room deliveries and what they're expecting from the contestants this series.

9x12 Main Bathroom Revealed

  • 2014-08-10T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

After a huge week of renovating and a race to finish the contestants deliver their main bathrooms. The judges are impressed with all five bathrooms and one team scores a perfect 30 out of 30.

9x13 The Jury Votes

  • 2014-08-11T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The main bathrooms are open for inspection and judging. There's $5000 worth of prizes up for grabs and the teams think carefully about how they score their competition. One contestant finds a hidden space in their apartment that could be a winning ticket come auction.

Work begins on the second bedrooms and studies. Foreman Keith tells the teams about building delays and offers the services of his builders to help the teams. There's a birthday surprise for one happy contestant.

9x15 Pop Up Shop Challenge

  • 2014-08-13T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Scotty tells the teams about The Block Pop Up Shop, a great opportunity for the teams to earn some extra money for their renovations. Chris and Jenna see their roof top terrace for the first time.

9x16 Pop Up Shop Politics

  • 2014-08-14T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

There's tension when its discovered that some teams aren't doing their fair share of work for the Pop Up Shop. As reveal day for the bedrooms and studies approaches there are curtain and cabinet delays.

We hear what the judges thought about the impressive main bathrooms. Shelley Craft keeps us up to date with all the best behind the scenes action of the week that was.

9x18 Bedroom and Study Room Reveal

  • 2014-08-17T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Bedroom and Study Room Reveal: All the teams pull all-nighters in the race to finish the guest bedrooms and study areas ready for judging. Another much needed $10,000 is up for grabs.

9x19 Jury with a Difference

  • 2014-08-18T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Jury with a Difference: Master Bedroom week kicks off with a bang when the Jury Judging is shaken up and the teams plans are turned upside down. Who will win the $5000 Jury prize?

9x20 Take Down The Walls

  • 2014-08-19T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Two couples struggle to start their Master Bedrooms because of enormous brick walls. Luckily Shelley is there to help with a renovating challenge worth $5000 to the team who can get the most creative.

9x21 Taking Shape

  • 2014-08-20T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The master bedrooms take shape. Chris and Jenna come up with a striking plan to win, while Mike realises he may have taken on more than he can handle.

9x22 In Trouble

  • 2014-08-21T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Michael's in trouble with Keith, with Carlene, with the concrete cutter and with himself. Two teams turn on each other and it's all out war.

Tonight we hear what the judges really thought about the guest bedrooms and studies. Shelley Craft keeps us up to date with all the best behind the scenes action of the week that was.

9x24 Master Bedrooms Revealed

  • 2014-08-24T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The master bedrooms are revealed and the judges are shocked by what they discover in one of the completed rooms. A family emergency forces one couple to leave The Block in a hurry.

9x25 The Block Jury Votes

  • 2014-08-25T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The Block Pop Up Shop is progressing slowly with one contestant doing most of the preparations. Strategy hits an all time high when the teams score each others master bedrooms.

9x26 Pop Up Shop Is Revealed

  • 2014-08-26T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Tonight is the grand opening of The Block Pop Up Shop and past contestants Bec and George and Alisa and Lysandra are popular with customers.

9x27 The Best Challenge Ever

  • 2014-08-27T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Tonight the teams are treated to an adrenaline packed day with a helicopter ride to Phillip Island. Challenge Day is a welcome escape from renovating as the teams compete for $5000 in a go kart race.

9x28 Staircases and Laundries

  • 2014-08-28T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Scotty and Shelley take a tour of the apartments to check on progress where the staircases are proving difficult for some.

Join host Shelley Craft and hear what the judges thought of last week's master bedrooms. See all the funniest behind the scenes of the most challenging week so far - laundry and staircase week.

9x30 Laundry and Staircase Reveal

  • 2014-08-31T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Tonight its a race to the very last minute as the teams deliver their laundries, powder rooms and staircases. There's disappointment once again this week as one couple don't finish in time.

9x31 The Buyers Vote

  • 2014-09-01T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

In a surprise twist Scotty invites prospective buyers to inspect the apartments. They become judge and jury and award one couple with the $5000 jury prize.

9x32 Kitchen Build Continues

  • 2014-09-02T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The winners of The Block Pop Up Shop are announced, the winners pocketing over $4500 in profits. All the teams are looking for a unique winning ingredient that will impress the judges for the kitchen reveal.

9x33 Brothers' Kitchen Nightmare

  • 2014-09-03T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Simon and Shannon's kitchen plans hit the wall and Simon doesn't want to deliver what they have planned. Shelley has a creative challenge for the teams at the Queen Victoria Markets that will bring the inner foodie out in all the contestants.

9x34 Will There Be An Audit?

  • 2014-09-04T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Former AFL player Darren is flying solo on the tools, with wife Dee feeling under the weather. Michael's also flying solo, on duty in The Pop Up Shop. Rumours circulate that one team may be cheating and Scotty calls for an audit that all the teams must participate.

Shelley Craft hosts The Block Unlocked where you can catch up on all the best parts of laundry and staircase week. There's plenty of laughs as the judges tell us what they really thought of the teams' efforts.

9x36 Kitchen Reveal

  • 2014-09-07T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Tonight the teams complete five incredible kitchens, and all the contestants are confident they've got the winning ingredient. The judges are impressed, the scores are tight and its a tie for two of our teams.

9x37 The Jury Votes

  • 2014-09-08T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The Blockheads are very keen to see each other's completed kitchens. Scotty reads out the jury comments at HQ and some couples have voted strategically to get their revenge. The $5000 jury prize is announced and its back to work on the living and dining rooms.

9x38 Living and Dining on a Budget

  • 2014-09-09T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

All the teams are struggling with little money left in their budgets. Michael attempts to cheer everyone up by organising lunch at the pub, where a few laughs and a relaxing afternoon are just what the teams need to recharge

9x39 Australian Made Challenge

  • 2014-09-10T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Tonight the teams have a chance to win some high end furniture for their living and dining rooms with Shelley's Australian Made Challenge. Using Aussie made items they must recreate their living or dining area. This time Shaynna Blaze is the judge.

9x40 The Block Audit

  • 2014-09-11T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Shelley and Scotty check on progress of the living and dining rooms where the common theme is money, or lack of it. There's a mountain of paper work for Scotty and his accounting team as The Block audit gets underway & one couple's invoices look a little suspicious

9x41 The Block Unlocked (Kitchens)

  • 2014-09-12T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Shelley Craft shows us all the best behind the scenes from the past week of renovating and we hear from the judges about their thoughts on the controversial scores for kitchen week.

Tonight our contestants deliver five spectacular living and dining rooms. There's just half a point separating first and second place and one team takes home the much needed $10,000 prize.

9x43 Jury Revenge

  • 2014-09-15T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The contestants score each others living and dining rooms and its a chance for some teams to get their revenge. The results of Scotty's audit are in.

9x44 Keith's Discovery

  • 2014-09-16T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

As the ensuite bathrooms take shape, Keith discovers a nasty surprise under ground that could prevent The Block from being completed.

9x45 Reno Replay Challenge Begins

  • 2014-09-17T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The teams are excited when they receive $5000 each and just 24 hours to redo a room in their apartment, as decided by the judges. Special guest judges Kyal and Kara.

9x46 Reno Replay Challenge Results

  • 2014-09-18T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The teams complete the Reno Replay Challenge and Kyal and Kara judge five new rooms. All the teams have their eye on the challenge prize - the winning team will have all their tradesmen for this week's ensuite fully paid for.

Join Shelley Craft as we look at what happened behind the scenes of Living and Dining Room Week. The judges have plenty to say about who's rooms they liked the most.

9x48 Ensuites Revealed

  • 2014-09-21T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The ensuites may be relatively small rooms, but tensions run high on room delivery day.

9x49 Jury Votes

  • 2014-09-22T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The jury votes individually and two contestants decide to play nasty. It's terrace week on The Block and there's plenty to do especially for Chris and Jenna who have their additional rooftop terrace to complete.

The contestants take a drive to Kilmore in country Victoria for their latest challenge, the drive alone proving to be a challenge in itself! Scotty and Shelley greet the teams who must re-decorate bedrooms in a children's hospice.

9x51 Terraces Take Shape

  • 2014-09-24T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Tonight the terrace roofs are removed but the Melbourne weather plays havoc with The Block's tight deadline. The winning team from the Children's Charity Challenge meet up with real estate guru John McGrath and are thrilled to receive their prize.

9x52 Keith Faces An Uprising

  • 2014-09-25T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Max and Karstan begin working on their secret room and make an announcement that sends both Scotty and Shelley into a spin. Foreman Keith clashes with the teams when he tells them about some extra work they'll need to do.

9x53 The Block Unlocked (Ensuites)

  • 2014-09-26T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Shelley Craft shows us all the best behind the scenes of ensuite week. Judges Neale, Shaynna and Darren reveal their thoughts on the efforts of the contestants this week. The teams have had to bring something special to the smallest room on The Block.

9x54 Terraces Are Revealed

  • 2014-09-28T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Tonight the Glasshouse apartments are finally complete and the contestants hand over five very different terraces for judging. Once again the competition is fierce, the judges are impressed but this week only one team takes home the $10,000 prize.

9x55 Block's Biggest Bust Up

  • 2014-09-29T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

The final challenge is underway but from the very first hour there's conflict with one team not at all happy that they miss the planning meeting. The competitive streak comes out in some contestants with the opportunity to win money off their reserve prices.

Max and Karstan's secret room causes a stir with the other teams, and Darren wants to know how they are affording to fit out their extra room. Dee and Max escape the controversy and head out to try on some impressive diamond rings.

9x57 Keith Recruits New Labourers

  • 2014-10-01T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

There's a mad rush to get all the materials upstairs before the scaffold comes down to make way for the new communal staircase. Jenna, Chris and Karstan become labourers for Keith.

With the first rooms due for delivery in a few short days, Scotty and Shelley arrive to check on the progress of apartment 6. Keith helps out one team by assisting them to hang a door but his kind gesture isn't appreciated by everyone.

9x59 The Block Unlocked (Terraces)

  • 2014-10-03T09:00:00Z — 60 mins

Join Shelley Craft as the competition heats up for all the teams while they work together on apartment 6. Tonight Neale, Shaynna and Darren give us their thoughts on the completed apartments, and after terrace week the judges definitely aren't seeing eye to eye.

9x60 Apartment 6 Revealed

  • 2014-10-06T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

Tonight the judges change the game for three teams when they judge the first five rooms in apartment 6. The winning team scores 29 out of 30 and $20,000 off their reserve. Second place gets $15,000 off their reserve and third place will have $10,000 taken off.

There are seven days of renovating left for our teams as they get started on the last five rooms in apartment 6. There are plenty of delays in the kitchen as Darren and Keith lock heads. Simon and Shannon go shopping for Max and Karstan's wedding cake.

The teams take a break from renovating to help Max and Karstan celebrate their hens and bucks nights The common areas take shape but Simon and Shannon struggle with the unpredictable Melbourne weather and Chris and Jenna struggle to get along.

Tonight the contestants hand over their final spaces to judges Neale, Shaynna and John McGrath. Once again, one team goes home with $20,000 slashed from their reserve price come auction day, with second and third place taking $15,000 and $10,000 of their reserves.

Join Shelley Craft for the final Block Unlocked for the season. See all the best behind the scenes parts of the final week of renovating. Judges Neale, Shaynna and Darren tell us what they think of the incredible completed apartments.

9x65 The Auction

  • 2014-10-12T08:30:00Z — 60 mins

In an action packed final it's a Block first as Max and Karstan say 'I do' in front of their friends and family and all their fellow contestants. Then its the moment everyone's been working towards, as the five spectacular apartments finally go under the hammer.

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