If you read the online stories, they are bitter rivals:
“Karl Stefanovic and Sam Armytage trade barbs in savage radio segment”
“Sam Armytage Karl Stefanovic trade blows on radio from London.”
“Sunrise’s Sam Armytage takes a swipe at rival Today’s Karl Stefanovic …”
But any barbs were surely all in jest as part of a radio prank by Nova bad boys Fitzy & Wippa.
Both Seven and Nine tell TV Tonight the two are friendly rivals and it was all tongue in cheek. Both are also acquaintances, far from savage opponents, except when it comes to TV ratings and news scoops.
Sunrise & Today teams were both on the same flight from Sydney to London and are even staying at the same hotel. At one stage they even shared the same agent.
No brussels sprouts were thrown in the course of savage segment….