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EntertainmentLego Masters builds a winning finale

20:45  15 may  2019
20:45  15 may  2019 Source:   crikey.com.au

'A bit of a disaster!' Lego Masters' Dinushi and Gayan are the second team to be sent HOME after they ran out of time during the 11 hour build

'A bit of a disaster!' Lego Masters' Dinushi and Gayan are the second team to be sent HOME after they ran out of time during the 11 hour build Lego Masters' Dinushi and Gayan are the second team to be eliminated from the competition after a disastrous build on Sunday night's episode. The teams were tasked with building an apartment with three levels that could be stacked on top of one another to create an 18 storey building. Yet time got the better of the Sri Lanka-born best friends and were sent packing after their design was slammed by 'Brickman' Ryan McNaught. Their build was meant to be a take on the typical city apartment complex, complete with a burger shop on the bottom level.

Grand Finale LEGO builds revealed | LEGO Masters Australia 2019. Teams and the public vote for their favourite creation. Cade has won a Guinness World Record for building a life-sized caravan from 288,000 Lego bricks, while Henry has also been recognised for his brick- building ability.

The Lego Masters set. Credit:Channel 9. We sat down with Western Australia's inaugural contestants ahead of their appearance in the finals this week. WAtoday: Congrats on winning the build a bridge challenge last Monday, your structure held 88 kilograms – that's amazing!

Lego Masters builds a winning finale© Provided by Private Media Operations Pty Ltd. Lego Masters Ratings

Lego Masters ended its run with 2.02 million for the winners announcement on Nine last night and 1.66 million for the lead-up — for an average of 1.84 million across the program. Nine won everything.

Seven’s House Rules averaged 898,000 and Ten’s MasterChef had 804,000.

In early evening Celebrity Name Game shrank, as it was always going to, with the national audience down to 333,000 (from 387,000).

Whatever charm Lego Masters had for metro viewers fell through in regional markets.

There, Seven’s 6pm News topped the night with 617,000, Seven News/Today Tonight had 578,000, the winner’s announcement on Lego Masters was third with 535,000 with the lead up averaging a weak (comparatively) 420,000.

Collectors cashing in as Lego sales surge

Collectors cashing in as Lego sales surge Online sales of Lego are surging since the debut of Lego Masters on Nine, proving Aussies have not lost their love of the brick-building hobby. EBay told nine.com.au spending on Lego sets had risen 89 per cent since the show premiered on April 28. Purchases peaked at 8pm during last Sunday's show, with nearly two Lego sets sold every second. © PA/AAP Lego sales have risen on eBay since the debut of Lego Masters on Nine. In the past 12 months, more than 400,000 Lego sets have been bought through eBay's Australian site, totally more than $21 million in sales.

The LEGO Masters ' judge and LEGO Senior Design Manager Fenella Charity critique the final creations. LEGO ® Masters pits eight pairs of Brick heads against

Teams and the public vote for their favourite creation. LEGO ® Masters pits eight pairs of Brick heads against each other in a quest to impress with their

Fifth was the 5.30pm Chase Australia with 402,000.

Lego Masters builds a winning finale© Provided by Private Media Operations Pty Ltd. Lego Masters Ratings

Network channel share:

LEGO Masters Bilsy reveals weight transformation

LEGO Masters Bilsy reveals weight transformation Last week’s Break And Make LEGO Masters challenge saw Bilsy and his teammate Kale come out on top. But Bilsy – real name Adam – has far more to celebrate than his achievements on the hit show. Since 2017, the radio announcer and DJ has managed to lose a whopping 65kg. Last week's Break And Make LEGO Masters challenge saw Bilsy and his But Bilsy – real name Adam – has far more to celebrate than his achievements on the hit show. Since 2017, the radio announcer and DJ has managed to lose a whopping 65kg after undergoing gastric sleeve surgery.

Fans erupt over LEGO Masters finale , claiming David and G were the rightful winners. Last night’s finale of the Channel 9 show LEGO Masters saw strangers Henry and Cade take home the Henry and Cade’s winning build . Picture: Channel 9Source:Supplied. Not happy: The moment David and G

By LEGO Masters |3 months ago. Longest challenge yet from start to finish in one minute time lapse. Teams were given 28 hours to build whatever they want in the LEGO ® Masters ' Grand Finale challenge.

  1. Nine (33.1%)
  2. Seven (25.2%)
  3. Ten (18.2%)
  4. ABC (14.8%)
  5. SBS (8.8%)

Network main channels:

  1. Nine (25.5%)
  2. Seven (17.7%)
  3. Ten (11.9%)
  4. ABC (10.2%)
  5. SBS ONE (6.4%)

Top 5 digital channels:

  1. 10 Bold (3.7%)
  2. 7mate (3.3)
  3. GO (3.1%)
  4. Gem (2.7%)
  5. ABC Kids/Comedy, 10 Peach (2.6%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Lego Masters Winners  Announcement (Nine) — 2.028 million
  2. Lego Masters Finale (Nine) — 1.669 million
  3. Seven News— 1.659 million
  4. Seven News/Today Tonight — 1.545 million
  5. Nine/NBN News   — 1.222 million
  6. Nine/NBN News  6.30  — 1.212 million
  7. A Current Affair (Nine) — 1.140 million
  8. Home and Away (Seven) — 1.035 million
  9. 7pm ABC News — 1.030 million
  10. The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 1.021 million

Top metro programs:

  1. Lego Masters Winners Announcement (Nine) — 1.493 million
  2. Lego MastersFinale (Nine) — 1.249 million
  3. Seven News— 1.041 million

Top Metro News and Current Affairs

  1. Seven News — 1.041 million
  2. Seven News/Today Tonight — 967,000
  3. Nine News  — 933,000
  4. Nine News 6.30 — 918,000
  5. A Current Affair (Nine) — 810,000
  6. 7pm ABC News —700,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) — 520,000
  8. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 473,000
  9. 10 News First — 441,000
  10. The Project 6.30pm (Ten) — 281,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Sunrise (Seven) — 455,000 (Metros: 271,000)
  2. Today (Nine) — 296,000 (Metros: 198,000)
  3. News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) — 266,000
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — 219,000
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — 119,000
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — 96,000

Top five pay TV programs:

  1. Jones & Co (Sky News) — 80,000
  2. The Bolt Report (Sky News) —78,000
  3. Game of Thrones (Fox Showcase) — 76,000
  4. Paul Murray Live (Sky News) —75,000
  5. Credlin (Sky News) — 68,000

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