Grill Team

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The Grill Team
Genre Sport, Comedy and Music (Breakfast)
Running time 180 minutes
Country Australia
Language(s) English
Home station Triple M Sydney
Starring Gus Worland
Mark Geyer
Matthew Johns
Chris Page
Producer(s) Emily Mills & Brenden Wood
Exec. producer(s) Matthew O'Reilly
Air dates since 17 August 2009
Website Official Triple M site
Podcast The Grill Team

The Grill Team is an Australian breakfast radio show that broadcasts weekday mornings from 6 am to 9 am AEST on Triple M Sydney.[1][2][3] It commenced broadcasting on 17 August 2009.

The hosts are former rugby league footballers Mark Geyer and Matthew Johns with TV presenter Gus Worland . Chris Page is the panel operator, Spoonman is the newsreader and Dan Ginnane is the sports reader.

At the end of 2010 former Australian cricketer Stuart MacGill decided not to renew his contract with Triple M and The Grill Team.

Byron Cooke finished up as anchor at the end of 2010 and Sami Lukis finished up also at the end of 2010.

Format[edit]

The Grill Team format is based on a format pioneered by Triple M Melbourne in the early '90s, merging sport, comedy and music. Triple M Melbourne is going back to this similar format by starting a new breakfast program called The Hot Breakfast with Eddie McGuire which will be similar to the Grill Team concept which McGuire was originally part of in the '90s.

It has been reported that Triple M Sydney has had five attempts in seven years to put together a successful breakfast program. Austereo's program director Guy Dobson was quoted as saying "sport will be the DNA that courses through Triple M's veins. Sport to men is what celebrity is for women. Rock music is still a large part of Triple M but these days that means everything from Pink to Cold Chisel. Sport is the binding notion that is going to hold Triple M together."[4]

HG Nelson was the first guest on the show.

Presenters[edit]

Audience and ratings[edit]

The timeslot for this show was held previously by Paul & Rach.[citation needed]

Past Production Team[edit]

  • Erica Hodge
  • Rob Logan
  • Leigh Meyrick
  • Sarah Faour

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gus Worland signed to be a part of Triple M - The Daily Telegraph, 10 July 2009
  2. ^ The Grill Team - Triple M Sydney
  3. ^ Sydney Grill to fill our airwaves - The Herald Sun, 13 July 2009
  4. ^ Triple M goes for blokes - smh.com.au, 17 August 2009

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