Fresh with the Australian Women's Weekly

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Fresh with the Australian Women's Weekly
Also known as 'Fresh'
Genre Cooking
Presented by Pete Evans
Lyndey Milan
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
Location(s) Nine Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Running time 24 minutes (w/o commercials)
Original network Nine Network
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original release 2000 – 13 March 2009
Followed by Alive and Cooking
External links

Fresh with the Australian Women's Weekly was an Australian television program. It aired for half an hour at 11:30 am on the Nine Network. It was hosted by Pete Evans and Lyndey Milan.

The show began in 2000 known simply as Fresh and had screened in various timeslots. The show had in the past been hosted by Jason Roberts and Geoff Jansz.


Ill-fated Expansion[edit]

The format of the show was changed from 30 April 2007 to include more lifestyle features and stories. It was lengthened to an hour and moved to midday. This move, however, only lasted for two weeks and from 14 May the show was cut back to half an hour and returned to its previous 11:30 am timeslot. In 2008, it was announced that the Australian Women's Weekly would no longer sponsor Fresh, and this ultimately became the reason for its axing.


On 19 February 2009, the Nine Network announced that the program had been axed due to there being no sponsor, with the last-ever episode airing on 13 March 2009.[1] However, Fresh's cooking segments were to continue in Mornings with Kerri-Anne.

The last-ever broadcast ended with a final goodbye from Pete Evans and Lyndey Milan, thanking viewers for their support over the previous nine years followed by a look at archived memories from the previous nine years.

The following week, the Fresh website was removed. The program was replaced with regional affiliate WIN Television's Alive and Cooking which aired for a month, until it too was removed from the line-up, replaced by the extended Nine Morning News.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Byrne, Fiona; Metlikovec, Jane (19 February 2009), "Cooking show goes stale", Herald Sun, p. 16 

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