[09/13/23 - 10:00 AM] FOX Renews Hit Competition Series "LEGO Masters" for a Fifth Season and Announces Third Annual "Celebrity Holiday Bricktacular" Special with Will Arnett Returning as Host and Executive Producer Brickmasters Amy Corbett and Jamie Berard also return as judges.
[via press release from FOX]
FOX RENEWS HIT COMPETITION SERIES "LEGO(R) MASTERS FOR A FIFTH SEASON AND ANNOUNCES THIRD ANNUAL "CELEBRITY HOLIDAY BRICKTACULAR" SPECIAL WITH WILL ARNETT RETURNING AS HOST AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
LEGO Masters Season Four Premieres Thursday, September 28th at 9/8c,
Click Here for a First Look at the 24 All-New Contestants
LEGO Masters: Celebrity Holiday Bricktacular Season Two Airs with a 2-Night Special Event,
Monday, Dec. 18 and Tuesday, Dec. 19 with Special Guests
NeNe Leakes, Marshawn Lynch, Kelly Osbourne and Rob Riggle
Hit competition series LEGO(R) Masters has been renewed for a fifth season, it was announced today by Allison Wallach, President, Unscripted Programming, FOX Entertainment. Season Five of LEGO Masters will premiere in the 2024-2025 season on FOX with Will Arnett returning as host and executive producer. Brickmasters Amy Corbett and Jamie Berard also return as judges.
"With Will Arnett at the helm, LEGO Masters has become a foundational property of FOX's robust unscripted slate and a fast-growing franchise on our schedule," said Wallach. "This upcoming season is its biggest yet, with the most amazing brick challenges and creative builders ever, and we are delighted to reward Will, Endemol Shine North America, Tuesday's Child, Plan B Entertainment and the LEGO Group with this milestone Season Five renewal to give fans more incredible LEGO builds."
Additionally, Will Arnett will host the second installment of the holiday-themed event special LEGO Masters: Celebrity Holiday Bricktacular, airing Monday, Dec. 18 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Tuesday, Dec. 19 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT). The two-night event will shake it up like a snow globe, with unpredictable twists and surprises as special guests NeNe Leakes, Marshawn Lynch, Kelly Osbourne and Rob Riggle pair up with fan-favorite former contestants - David Guedes (Season 3), Caleb Schilling (Season 2), Krystle Starr (Season 1) and Randall Wilson (Season 2) - to compete in jaw-dropping holiday-themed challenges for charities of their choice. The special will also return to FOX for a third installment in December 2024.
In the LEGO Masters Season Four premiere, airing Thursday, Sept. 28 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, twelve pairs of LEGO enthusiasts embark on a block-busting season for the chance to win a $100,000 cash prize, the ultimate LEGO trophy and the coveted title of LEGO Masters! This season for the first time ever, the winning build will be turned into an actual LEGO set. In this thrilling premiere episode, the daring duos embark on a mission to construct the ultimate motorized party boat - a masterpiece that not only showcases their unique personalities but quite literally makes waves.
Based on the hit British reality-competition series of the same name, LEGO Masters brings imagination, design and creativity to life when teams of LEGO(R) enthusiasts go head-to-head, with infinite possibilities and an unlimited supply of LEGO bricks. Teams of two compete against each other in ambitious brick-building challenges to be crowned the country's most talented amateur LEGO builders. In each episode, the competing pairs who impress the judges the most progress to the next round, until the finale, during which the top teams will face off for a cash prize, the ultimate LEGO trophy, and the grand title of LEGO Masters. Season Five will feature a new batch masterful builders from across the country challenged with creating the most inventive designs to date.
LEGO Masters is produced by Endemol Shine North America, Tuesday's Child and Plan B Entertainment, under license from the LEGO Group. Executive producers include Arnett, Pip Wells; Sharon Levy, DJ Nurre and Michael Heyerman from Endemol Shine North America; Karen Smith and Steph Harris from Tuesday's Child; Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner from Plan B; and Jill Wilfert and Robert May from the LEGO Group. Banijay represent the format internationally.
LEGO Masters is now casting! If you're a future LEGO Master, apply online now at https://www.legomasters.tv!
Viewers will be able to tune in to Season 4 of LEGO Masters on Hulu, Fox.com, On Demand and FOX Entertainment's streaming platform, Tubi. On Demand episodes are available for customers of Cox Contour TV, DIRECTV, DISH, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, Optimum, Spectrum, Verizon FiOS, XFINITY, YouTube TV and many more.
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. A division of Banijay Americas, home to some of the biggest brands in television in the United States and Latin America, Endemol Shine North America is behind hit series Big Brother (CBS), MasterChef (FOX), MasterChef Junior (FOX), LEGO Masters (FOX), Wipeout (TBS), Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge (NBC/USA) and upcoming drama Ripley (Netflix) and Deal or No Deal Island (NBC).
About Tuesday's Child
Tuesday's Child Television is a UK-based independent production company specializing in creating and producing entertainment, comedy and popular factual formats. It was launched in September 2012 by Karen Smith, co-creator of Strictly Come Dancing/Dancing with the Stars and former Shine TV joint-CEO (MasterChef, The Magicians, Gladiators, Got to Dance , The Biggest Loser) with Creative Director, Steph Harris joining shortly after.
Tuesday's Child are the format creators of the multi award-winning LEGO Masters which is now produced in over 20 territories. They have also created and produced the upcoming The Fortune Hotel for ITV1; six seasons of The Hit List for BBC One; Queens For The Night for ITV1; two seasons of Killer Camp, for ITV2 and The CW; four seasons of Guessable? for Comedy Central; three seasons of the RTS winning Extraordinary Escapes With Sandi Toksvig; The Rose D'Or Nominated The Boy Who Can't Stop Dancing for Channel 4; Apocalypse Wow and Ghost Bus Tours for ITV2 plus multiple seasons of the award winning You're Back in the Room, for ITV1 (this format has also been produced in ten international territories).
About Plan B Entertainment
Plan B's film work includes The Tree of Life, Eat Pray Love, World War Z, 12 Years a Slave, Selma, The Big Short, Moonlight, Okja, Minari, Blonde, She Said and Women Talking. Plan B's television work includes a wide range of projects including the BAFTA and Peabody-winning The Underground Railroad and Outer Range for Amazon, Clea DuVall and Tegan & Sara's High School for Amazon's Freevee, LEGO Masters for FOX, Feud in partnership with Ryan Murphy for FX, Three Body Problem, from David Benioff and D.B. Weiss and Alex Woo, for Netflix, and Wytches for Amazon.
About the LEGO Group
The LEGO Group's mission is to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through the power of play. The LEGO System in Play, with its foundation in LEGO bricks, allows children and fans to build and rebuild anything they can imagine.
The LEGO Group was founded in Billund, Denmark in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, its name derived from the two Danish words LEg GOdt, which mean "Play Well". Today, the LEGO Group remains a family-owned company headquartered in Billund. However, its products are now sold in more than 130 countries worldwide.
For more news from the LEGO Group, information about our financial performance and responsibility engagement, please visit www.LEGO.com/aboutus.
About FOX Entertainment
With a legacy spanning more than 35 years, FOX Entertainment is one of the world's most recognizable media brands and a prolific content producer across its iconic broadcast network and both owned and third-party streaming platorms. Known for its independent, innovative spirit and provocative, groundbreaking storytelling, the company was reinvented in 2019 with the formation of FOX Entertainment. While maintaining its leadership in broadcast television (9-1-1, The Simpsons, The Cleaning Lady, Hell's Kitchen, LEGO Masters), the company is actively building a portfolio of businesses and library of owned original content. To date, FOX Entertainment's long-term growth strategy has included the acquisitions of award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment (Bob's Burgers, The Great North, Krapopolis, Grimsburg), entertainment platform TMZ, and global production studio MarVista Entertainment (The Way Home), as well as the formation of the culinary and lifestyle content venture Studio Ramsay Global (Next Level Chef, Gordon Ramsay's Food Stars) in partnership with Gordon Ramsay. The company also established its in-house unscripted studio FOX Alternative Entertainment (The Masked Singer, I Can See Your Voice, Name That Tune) and FOX Entertainment Studios (Animal Control) to develop scripted content, worldwide content sales unit FOX Entertainment Global.
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