LEGO reality TV is coming back to our screens, and judging by all the creativity on display it is definitely not to be missed. Get ready for Tuesday night viewing, because Channel 4’s LEGO Masters is back – and it is must-watch TV for all LEGO fans!
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LEGO Masters was compulsory viewing in our house last year, and four episodes just wasn’t enough!
If you missed last year’s introductory season of LEGO Masters, you may be wondering what the show is all about. Imagine millions of perfectly colour-coordinated LEGO bricks, super-enthusiasts of all ages, and esteemed judges and celebrity LEGO fans critiquing the show-stopping builds.
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What is LEGO Masters?
The new season of the hit LEGO-building show starts on Tuesday and once again follows eight teams of two through a series of creative challenges.
Take a look at the trailer for the new season here:
Melvin Odom returns to host the LEGO battle, as well as Head Judge Matthew Aston, LEGO Group’s Vice President of Design. This year there’s a new judge, as scientist and engineer at heart Fran Scott joins the panel.
Each week will also see a celebrity LEGO fan join in the fun, with guests including Johnny Vegas, Paddy McGuinness, Chris Ramsay, Rob Beckett and more.
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LEGO Masters: The Details
In the first episode, the teams must each construct a 1.3m long bridge – without any prior planning. Will the bridges be strong enough for Melvin to drive a weighted remote-controlled dumper truck across each one? Will any (or all!) come crashing down?!
Once the bridge build is complete, the teams will then have to construct their own floor of the LEGO Masters skyscraper – before stacking each floor on top of each other in a nerve-wracking reveal.
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Meet This Year’s Teams
As with the previous season, the teams are a unique mix for a reality show!
- Adam and Odette are a married couple in their 30s who had a LEGO-themed wedding and even named their eldest son Emmet, after the main character in The LEGO Movie.
- Catherine and Patrick are a brother-sister team from Dublin, and aged just 10 and 12 years old.
- Harry and Ollie are co-founders of their school’s after-school LEGO club, and this year’s youngest competitors at just 9 and 10 years old.
- Paul and Lewis are a father-son duo who have mastered LEGO as an activity Lewis can enjoy despite having a degenerative bone disorder.
- Chris and Joseph are brothers in their 20s who have been building LEGO together since childhood.
- Jayden and Kato are a nephew and uncle team with millions of LEGO bricks between them, including numerous vintage sets.
- Stuart and Izzy are a father-daughter duo who use LEGO-building as a great way to spend time together.
- Nathan and Adam are new building buddies who met through the LEGO Masters application process.
See how all the teams get on when LEGO Masters starts on Tuesday November 6th at 8pm on Channel 4.
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