Here we go again.
Nine has announced it is bringing back Australia’s Got Talent in 2016, the reality series it ran for one season in 2013.
The series will be produced by FremantleMedia Australia under the helm of experienced producer, Julie Ward with the studio component based in Melbourne.
FremantleMedia Australia & Asia CEO, Ian Hogg, says: “Got Talent is a world-class format and Julie is a world-class creative. It’s a powerful combination.”
Auditions for the series are open from today at australiasgottalent.com.au. Hosts and judges are yet to be confirmed.
Nine has also renewed The Voice for a fifth season after just six episodes.
Mark Fennessy, CEO of Shine Australia, said today: “The Voice is a certified global smash which continues to deliver outstanding ratings and a brilliant second-screen experience. Together with our partners at Nine, we’re delighted to commence work even earlier in building on that success in 2016.”
Applications will open later in the year.
Nine Network’s Director of Television, Michael Healy, said: “We are thrilled to be bringing The Voice and Australia’s Got Talent to screens again in 2016. Working alongside Shine Australia and FremantleMedia, we look forward to continuing the success of these globally renowned formats here with Australian audiences.”