Couch Potato (TV series)

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Couch Potato was an Australian children's television show broadcast on ABC TV in Australia and a staple of Classic ABC.

Airing on Sunday mornings, it was a "wrapper" show linking three or four animated or live action shows aimed at older pre-teen and young teenage audiences.



During its run, Couch Potato's presenters included Grant Piro, Joey Kennedy, Jess Keeley, Jane Nield, Sam Prest, David Heinrich and Abby Coleman.


  • The show debuted on 17 March 1991 and ended on 24 June 2001.
  • In February 2005, Couch Potato had a spiritual successor in a similar show called Rollercoaster which aired on weekday afternoons and Sunday mornings until 30 January 2010.

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