Ding Dong’s HOLEY MOLEY accident to be shown, Larry Emdur chats about THE CHASE and did the ABC kill Q&A? | TV Blackbox S05E04


It’s an episode where you’ll learn waaaaaaaay too much about sex in retirement homes!

Larry Emdur is confirmed to host THE CHASE AUSTRALIA (image – Seven)


But we’ll also chat with the legendary Larry Emdur after official confirmation he will be hosting Channel 7’s The Chase Australia. Larry is one of the nicest guys on TV and he opens up about the audition process and whether he’s feels the pressure of taking over a successful format.

We’ll also meet the Executive Director of BINGE. Alison Hubert-Burns is on a mission to stand out from the crowd and she shares inside information on how she plans to compete with the other streamers.

Also in this episode:

  • 1.48 – Google comes to the party but FaceBook chucks a wobbly. But who’s right and who’s wrong?
  • 12.01 – INTERVIEW: Larry Emdur on his new role on The Chase and the highs and lows of his career
  • 26.05 – Now the tennis is over just how is the ratings race shaking up?
  • 29.32 – Has the ABC killed Q&A with its move to Thursday nights or was it already dying?
  • 33.22 – Channel 7 to show the Denise Drysdale accident on Holey Moley
  • 37.59 – Hatches & Dispatches
  • 41.06 – INTERVIEW: Alison Hurbert-Burns from BINGE
  • 50.15 – TV Bingebox: we find out what the team have been watching this week

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Robert McKnight
"Leading TV commentator" - The Daily Telegraph. "Known for his impeccable sources in the TV industry" - The Daily Mail. Robert McKnight is a highly regarded Australian Television Producer having worked at SEVEN, NINE and TEN during his 25 years in the industry. Publicly he is most well-known for creating and producing STUDIO 10 but has worked on SUNRISE, THE MORNING SHOW plus other prime time productions in addition to creating award-winning news campaigns for both 7NEWS and 9NEWS. Currently Rob is the host and producer of the TV BLACKBOX, MCKNIGHT TONIGHT and MONSTERS WHO MURDER podcasts plus host & executive producer of the video streaming show THE BEN, ROB & ROBBO SHOW.


  1. Hamish is too much of a nice guy for Q&A. And I guess that’s the point; they wanted a nice guy to get the discussion back to a nicer, more respectful place. But a) I don’t think people want that and, b) I think the show’s run out of juice anyway. Sort of a poison chalice for him to he handed.


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