A trailer has been released for the new competitive building TV series, LEGO Masters.
Melvin Odoom will host the new Channel 4 series, with LEGO Vice President of Design Matthew Ashton judging the contestants’ builds. The first episode of LEGO MASTERS will be shown on August 24 at 8pm.
The official description reads:
Eight pairs of amateur fans will compete against each other building ambitious brick creations in new competition series LEGO MASTERS. The pairs of all ages ranging from 9 year old best friends to 40-something adult fans of LEGO – will have their creativity, construction skills and their imaginations put to the test in a battle to be crowned masters of the brick.
The series is hosted by radio DJ and TV presenter Melvin Odoom. Each programme tests a wide array of disciplines from the playful to the technical to the unexpected and judged by a pool of judges led by Matthew Ashton: a man who has made his passion his work as Vice President of Design for the LEGO Group. Joining Matthew in each round will be different expert judges from the fields of engineering, art and design and guest celebrity LEGO fans including Richard Osman, Bill Bailey and Dara O’Briain. In each programme, the teams who impress the most will progress to the next round until the finale, where just one pair will be named LEGO MASTERS.
The prominent AFOLs who are competing in the series are Jessica Farrell, Steve Guinness, Nate Dias and Nicolas Geeraert.