The Block: Fans v Faves
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Season 8
Seasonal Information
Location: 47 O’Grady Street,
Albert Park, Victoria, 3206
No. of Episodes: 61
Original Channel: Nine Network
Originally Aired: 27 January 2014 - 9 April 2014
Couple: Steve & Chantelle
Winning Profit: $636 000
Season Chronology
Previous Season: Sky High
Next Season: Glasshouse

The Block: Fans v Faves was the eighth season of Australian reality television series The Block. It has a total of 61 episodes and premiered on 27 January 2014 on the Nine Network. Scott Cam and Shelly Craft returned from the previous season as hosts and were joined by judges Neale Whitaker, Shaynna Blaze and Darren Palmer, and site foreman Keith Schleiger. The series was moved from South Melbourne to Albert Park.


This season returned to the original apartment layout, however, this Block was located in an old two-storey brick warehouse which would be transformed into four luxury loft-style apartments. This season also introduced a new contestant layout in which four new couples ("fans") would compete for two spots to run against two pre-selected past couples ("faves").



The couples, their apartments and the fave's respective seasons are as follows:


  • Steve & Chantelle (Apartment 1 - Blue)
  • Kyal & Kara (Apartment 2 - Yellow)



  • Scott Cam as main host
  • Shelly Craft as Challenge Master
  • Keith Schleiger as site foreman
  • Neale Whitaker as judge
  • Shaynna Blaze as judge
  • Darren Palmer as judge

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