Network 10 doesn’t have many new programs slated for 2021. Of the major 2021 7.30pm multi-night reality franchises there will only be one new show – Making It Australia.
Making It Australia will be co-produced by NBCUniversal International Studios, Matchbox Pictures and Eureka Productions for Network 10.
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The program will showcase the connoisseurs of craft – exceptional people who possess the knack for creating something totally resourceful and mind-blowing out of a few pieces of string and a bandsaw – the brand-new format, Making It Australia comes to 10 in 2021.
From executive producers and comedy supremos Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, Making It Australia is a fun and light-hearted crafting series that brings together Australia’s most talented ‘makers’ to showcase their artistic skills.
Each week Aussie craftspeople with a passion for interior design, murals, woodwork, calligraphy, costume design and more will be put to the test in incredible design and creation challenges.
Network 10 head of programming, Daniel Monaghan, said: “Making It Australia is an incredible creative competition for the whole family that celebrates the everyday maker.
“Combining the character and camaraderie of people who just love making things, Making It Australia will not only showcase some of the most beautiful, quirky and imaginative craftmanship at work, but it just might inspire you to make something along the way.”
Each episode will focus on a theme that draws its inspiration from popular nationwide trends in crafting and DIY. The makers must complete two projects per episode, nominated by the hosts, that challenge the makers’ ability to think outside the box.
First, the faster craft round is a timed challenge requiring a combination of speed and imagination. Then, the makers will move on to the master craft collection, a challenge in which they will need to create a craft project that illustrates the episode’s theme.
Ultimately, one maker will emerge victorious and be crowned ‘Master Maker’, taking home a cash prize of $100,000.
Top Image: The US creators and producers of Making It, Nick Offerman and Amy Poehler