Seven’s next light entertainment offering, Australia Versus, will begin at 9:30pm Tuesday July 6th.
Although it feels like a late slot for this style of show, following a Packed of Rafters episode will give the show every chance. Not forgetting, Nine has also aired 20 to 1 a number of times in this slot. The show is rated PG.
Tim Ross hosts this show which sees Aussie comedians taking on counterparts from England, Ireland or the USA to across a nuber of subjects. The first episode tackles Aussies vs England in the category of Film including Hottest Rising Star, Top Frock, Funniest Flick, Scariest Villain, Best Bond and Toughest Tough Guy.
Representing Australia will be Ahn Do, Dave Thornton, Fiona O’Loughlin, Jim Jeffries, Peter Helliar, Peter Berner, Jo Stanley and Julia Morris.
Upcoming episodes will see Australia vs England in “Music” and Australia vs USA in “Sexiness”.
Each round is judged by an impartial panel of judges from 17 countries.
Significantly, the show is produced by FremantleMedia Australia, rather than a Seven in-house production.