Aussie Barbecue Heroes

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Aussie Barbecue Heroes
Title card of Aussie Barbecue Heroes
Title card of Aussie Barbecue Heroes
Starring
  • Ben O'Donoghue
  • Robert Murphy
  • Jess Pryles
Country of originAustralia
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes6
Release
Original networkSeven Network
Original release18 November (2015-11-18) –
22 December 2015 (2015-12-22)
External links
Website

Aussie Barbecue Heroes (also known as Aussie BBQ Heroes) is an Australian reality competition television series on the Seven Network. The series features nine teams competing in a series of barbecue cooking challenges for A$100,000 worth of prizes.[1][2]

The series is hosted by television chef Ben O'Donoghue, who also acts as a judge alongside former My Kitchen Rules contestant Robert Murphy and Australasian Barbecue Alliance co-founder Jess Pryles.[3]

Broadcast[edit]

The series premiered on 18 November 2015[4] and continued to air through the summer non-ratings period on the Seven Network.[2] From the fourth episode, the series moved from Wednesday nights to Tuesdays.[5]

Teams[edit]

Nine teams of two people with a pre-existing relationship will compete in the series.[6]

Team Members Relationship Status
Shank Brothers Mikey and Ralphy Friends Winners
Love Meat Tender Becky and Ricky Engaged Runners up
Natural Born Grillers Andrew and Pam Couple Eliminated (episode 5)
All about that Baste Suzanne and Joanne Neighbours Eliminated (episode 5)
Flamin' Mongrels Brett and Adrian Friends Eliminated (episode 4)
Running Hot Greta and Dean Friends Eliminated (episode 4)
The Shanes Shane and Shayne Friends Eliminated (episode 3)
Nice and Spicy Priyanka and Rima Friends Eliminated (episode 2)
Country Champs Annie and Veronica Friends Eliminated (episode 1)

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Original air date Australian viewers
1Episode One18 November 2015 (2015-11-18)682,000[8]
The Country Champs (Annie and Veronica), Running Hot (Greta and Dean) and the Shank Brothers (Mikey and Ralphy) go head-to-head in the first knockout round, where one team will be eliminated.[7]
2Episode Two25 November 2015 (2015-11-25)465,000[10]
The Natural Born Grillers (Andrew and Pam), Flamin' Mongrels (Brett and Adrian) and Nice and Spicy (Priyanka and Rima) compete in the second knockout round, where one team will be eliminated.[9]
3Episode Three2 December 2015 (2015-12-02)479,000[12]
The Shanes (Shane and Shayne), All about that Baste (Suzanne and Joanne) and Love Meat Tender (Becky and Ricky) compete in the final elimination heat, in a challenge to cook the perfect steak.[11]
4Semi Final 18 December 2015 (2015-12-08)[5]N/A
Flamin' Mongrels (Brett and Adrian), Running Hot (Greta and Dean) and Love Meat Tender (Becky and Ricky) compete in the first semi final, in a beachside challenge where only one team will progress to the grand final.[13]
5Semi Final 215 December 2015 (2015-12-15)[14]428,000[15]
The remaining teams Shank Brothers (Mikey and Ralphy), The Natural Born Grillers (Andrew and Pam) and All about that Baste (Suzanne and Joanne) compete in the second and last semi final, where the winner will progress to the grand final to meet Love Meat Tender (Becky and Ricky).[14]
6Grand Final22 December 2015 (2015-12-22)[16]397,000[17]
The Shank Brothers (Mikey and Ralphy) and Love Meat Tender (Becky and Ricky) fire up the barbecue for the Christmas grand final, where we will find out whose barbeque will reign supreme.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Byrnes, Holly (18 October 2015). "Hot Plate was a fizzer so will Aussie BBQ Heroes fare any better in the reality TV stakes?". The Sunday Telegraph. Retrieved 6 November 2015. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ a b Knox, David (18 October 2015). "Seven to serve up Aussie BBQ Heroes for summer". TV Tonight. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
  3. ^ Goulopoulos, Sophie (18 October 2015). "Dishing out his verdict: My Kitchen Rules' slow-talking Texan Robert Murphy to judge debut season of Aussie Barbecue Heroes". Daily Mail Australia. Retrieved 6 November 2015. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ Knox, David (9 November 2015). "Airdate: Aussie Barbecue Heroes". TV Tonight. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Preview: Tuesday 8 December". Yahoo!7 TV. 8 December 2015. Archived from the original on 10 December 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  6. ^ "IN PICTURES: Aussie Barbecue Heroes: Meet the teams". Yahoo!7 TV. 18 November 2015. Archived from the original on 20 November 2015. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Aussie BBQ Heroes: Wed 18 Nov, season 1 episode 1". Yahoo!7 TV. Archived from the original on 20 November 2015. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
  8. ^ Knox, David (19 November 2015). "Wednesday 18 November 2015". TV Tonight. Retrieved 19 November 2015.
  9. ^ "Aussie BBQ Heroes: Wed 25 Nov, season 2 episode 2". Yahoo!7 TV. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
  10. ^ Knox, David (26 November 2015). "Wednesday 25 November 2015". TV Tonight. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
  11. ^ "Aussie Barbecue Heroes: Preview - Wednesday 2nd December". Yahoo!7 TV. 27 November 2015. Archived from the original on 30 November 2015. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  12. ^ Perry, Kevin (3 December 2015). "Wednesday 2nd December 2015". Decider TV. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  13. ^ "Aussie BBQ Heroes: Tue 8 Dec, season 1 episode 4". Yahoo!7 TV. 8 December 2015. Archived from the original on 10 December 2015. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  14. ^ a b "Preview: Tuesday 15th December". Yahoo!7 TV. 10 December 2015. Archived from the original on 10 December 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  15. ^ Knox, David (16 December 2015). "Ratings: Tuesday 15 December 2015". TV Tonight. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  16. ^ a b "Aussie Barbecue Heroes: Preview - Tuesday 22nd December". Yahoo!7 TV. 17 December 2015. Archived from the original on 17 December 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
  17. ^ Knox, David (23 December 2015). "Tuesday 22 December 2015". TV Tonight. Retrieved 30 December 2015.

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