CELEBRITY LEGO(R) FANS JOIN HOST WILL ARNETT ON NEW UNSCRIPTED COMPETITION SERIES "LEGO MASTERS" PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, ON FOX
Mayim Bialik, Terry Crews, Nicole Byer and "The LEGO Movie" Writers and Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller
to Guest-Star Throughout Season
Special Appearance by BB-8, C-3PO and R2-D2
in a "Star Wars(TM)"-Themed Episode
New competition series LEGO(R) MASTERS has announced celebrity guests, including Mayim Bialik, Terry Crews, Nicole Byer and "The LEGO Movie" writers and directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. These special guests will join host Will Arnett throughout the show's premiere season, debuting Wednesday, Feb. 5 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), immediately following the Season Three time period premiere of THE MASKED SINGER (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), on FOX.
Actress and producer Mayim Bialik ("The Big Bang Theory") will help the contestants pair LEGO-building expertise with their knowledge of the universe in a space-themed episode.
Terry Crews ("Brooklyn Nine-Nine") steps in to help Arnett encourage the contestants in a "Good vs. Evil" challenge that has major implications on the competition moving forward, while Nicole Byer ("Nailed It!") comes to set to facilitate great LEGO storytelling in a "Story Book"-themed episode.
"Star Wars" fans will not want to miss some extra special guests in the "Star Wars"-themed episode of LEGO MASTERS, during which Arnett and guests BB-8, C3PO and R2-D2 challenge the contestants to build their own droids and replicate iconic scenes inspired by the beloved film franchise.
Additionally, renowned film and television writers, directors and producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller ("The LEGO Movie"), who also are LEGO connoisseurs, provide an assist in a "Movie Genres"-themed episode.
Anthony Dominici will executive-produce the FOX series, along with Sharon Levy, DJ Nurre and Michael Heyerman from Endemol Shine North America; Karen Smith and Steph Harris from Tuesday's Child; and Jill Wilfert and Robert May from The LEGO Group. Will Arnett also serves as an executive producer.
LEGO MASTERS will be produced by Endemol Shine North America, Plan B and Tuesday's Child, under license from The LEGO(R) Group, for The LEGO(R) Group.
About Endemol Shine North America
Endemol Shine North America delivers world-class content and compelling storytelling to multiple platforms in the U.S. and across the globe. Endemol Shine North America is part of Endemol Shine Group, the global content creator, producer and distributor with a diverse portfolio of companies that are behind some of the most prominent hit television formats and series in the world. Endemol Shine Group's companies in North America are behind hit series such as "Big Brother" (CBS), "Ink Master" (Paramount Network), MASTERCHEF (FOX), MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (FOX), "Swamp People" (History), "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" (Bravo), "Below Deck" (Bravo), "Below Deck: Mediterranean" (Bravo), "T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle" (VH1), "Trading Spaces" (TLC), "Deal or No Deal" (CNBC), "LOL" (Amazon) and the upcoming launch of "Utopia" (Amazon), "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (HGTV), LEGO MASTERS (FOX), "S�bete a Mi Moto" (Amazon) and "The Biggest Loser" (USA).
About Tuesday's Child
Tuesday's Child Television is a U.K.-based independent production company, with offices in London and Glasgow, specializing in entertainment and popular factual. It was launched in September 2012 by Karen Smith (co-creator of "Strictly Come Dancing"), who was a former Shine TV joint MD ("The Magicians," "Gladiators," "Got to Dance," "MasterChef," "The Biggest Loser," "Just the Two of Us"). Tuesday's Child has recently created and produced two seasons of "The Hit List," for Saturday nights on BBC One; "Head Hunters," a 30-episode quiz hosted by Rob Beckett airing daily on BBC1; reality horror game show "Killer Camp" for ITV2, Channel 4's fixed-rig social experiment "The Cannabis Café"; two series of the Emmy Award-nominated "LEGO Masters" for Channel 4; BBC One's entertainment series, "Pitch Battle"; award-winning "You're Back in the Room" for ITV, and the U.S. version, "Hypnotize Me" (The CW); two series of BBC One daytime series "For What It's Worth"; "Britain's Biggest Superyachts: Chasing Perfection" for BBC Two; RTS-nominated series "Superstar Dogs" for Channel 4; "Sean Conway On The Edge" and "Sean Conway: Running Britain" for Discovery; and "How To Build a Robot" for Channel 4.
About Plan B Entertainment
Headed by Brad Pitt and co-presidents Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, Plan B Entertainment is an established film and television production company with many acclaimed titles. Their commitment to protecting narrative and giving filmmakers the freedom to take creative risks has resulted in a memorable run of emotionally and socially compelling characters and stories. The company's titles include THE TREE OF LIFE, WORLD WAR Z, 12 YEARS A SLAVE, THE NORMAL HEART, SELMA, THE BIG SHORT, MOONLIGHT, BEAUTIFUL BOY, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK and VICE. Most recently, the company released James Gray's AD ASTRA and will release David Mich�d's THE KING on November 1st.
Along with their development slate, Plan B is currently in post-production on MINARI for A24, BLONDE for Netflix, and in production on Barry Jenkins' series, UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, for Amazon, and THIRD DAY for HBO.
About The LEGO Group
The LEGO(R) Group is a privately held, family-owned company with headquarters in Billund, Denmark, and main offices in Enfield, USA, London, U.K., Shanghai, China, and Singapore. Founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, and based on the iconic LEGO(R) brick, it is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials. Guided by the company spirit, "Only the best is good enough," the company is committed to the development of children, and aims to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through creative play and learning. LEGO(R) products are sold worldwide and can be virtually explored at www.LEGO.com. LEGO(R), its logo, the Minifigure and the brick and knob configuration are trademarks of the LEGO(R) Group. �2020 The LEGO(R) Group. Used with permission.