10 unveiled Saturday Night Rove last night, the first of 6 Live to Air entertainment specials hosted by the Gold Logie winner.
10 piloted a Saturday night format last year, and staged the new series in its Sydney studios, with guests Jessica Mauboy, Luke McGregor, Anthony Callea and Venezuelan comedian Ivan Aristeguieta.
Many were happy to see a return to Saturday entertainment with a familiar face. It was an intimate grab-bag of segments and ideas, removed from the traditional Tonight show, which made for an uneven start.
Points to 10 for bringing back live Saturday telly ….will 6 weeks be enough to find its feet?
On social media the response was divided, with some questioning the timeslot suitability. Amongst supporters were:
But there was criticism too: