PITTSBURGH -- FOX Entertainment has acquired the U.S. rights for the hit British reality series “Lego Masters," the network announced Thursday.
Already a success in the United Kingdon, Australia and Germany, "Lego Masters" pits teams of "Lego" enthusiasts against each other with infinite possibilities and an unlimited supply of Lego bricks.
Twelve teams of two will 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 will progress to the next round, until the finale, during which the three top teams will face off for the ultimate Lego trophy and the grand title of "Lego Masters."
The reality competition will air on FOX and will be produced by Endemol Shine North America, Tuesday’s Child and Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment, it was announced by Rob Wade, President of Alternative Entertainment and Specials, for FOX Entertainment.
“Lego Masters has everything you want in a reality competition: an incredibly quirky and unique twist on a brand revered by billions of people, exciting team-based battles driven by creativity, and a premise that’s ultra-family friendly,” said Wade in a press release.
“It’s bold, fun and unlike anything else on television, and we’re thrilled to bring Lego Masters to American fans.”
A premiere date has not been announced.