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The Block Annexed

As predicted, The Block has suffered the same fate as Making Waves and been axed from primetime by ITV. Not unsurprising given that it’s a daytime format dressed up in primetime gladrags.
In brief, from what I can tell, several pairs of contestants are given identical flats to do up on fixed budgets. Those that do the best when the flats are sold win a big prize. Strangely, no-one’s interested in it, preferring to watch syncronized diving on the BBC’s Olympics coverage. More of which anon…