On building sites it may be common to drop the odd profanity, and it may well be allowable in a PG 7:30pm timeslot.
But it isn’t exactly putting your best foot forward as a network, when The Block website headlines an episode summary with “Go F*** Yourself”.
“My budget it f***** and we all know that and I need money to finish,” Jason explained, not budging on his terms.
“15,000 dollars for four hours, go f*** yourself,” Georgia said fuming as she walked away. “I would rather not put in a swimming pool than give him 15 grand,” Ronnie added.
“Our neighbours are f****, basically,” Georgia summarised.
Nine’s renovation show, believe it or not, is eminently popular with kids.
Producer Julian Cress recently told TV Tonight, “We didn’t know we were making a show for kids but when it went to air it was a show that parents and kids wanted to watch together. So we’ve always been conscious of that whenever we’ve made a series.”
Won’t somebody think of the children?