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Scott Cam addresses The Block replacement rumours

Scott Cam addresses The Block replacement rumours

Scott Cam is loved by those who watch The Block, however rumours have started to circulate that the tradesman was saying farewell to the show and being replaced by Jamie Durie.

But on Sunday, the 57-year-old debunked those rumours completely.

“I have been at Channel 9 for 21 years on a permanent basis and I have got a few good years left in some contracts, so I reckon I’m staying put,” he told The Herald Sun.

Executive producer Julian Cress said that Scott, who took on the hosting role of The Block in 2010, was “an integral organ that without him there simply wouldn’t be a show”.

“As long as Dave [Barbour, The Block creator], Justin and I are making The Block Scotty will be the host,” he said.

Jamie Durie formerly hosted the show from 2003-2004, however it is unlikely he’ll return as he currently hosts rival show House Rules.

In other news, The Block has announced that they will film their 2021 season in Melbourne's Hampton.

At the Nine Upfronts, a spokesperson said, “The Block will return in 2021 for an astonishing 17th season.

“While we can’t say too much just yet, we can confirm that next year’s series will take place in the ultimate family-friendly setting of a picturesque suburban cul de sac.”

The Block room reveals will air at 7 pm on Channel 9.