Greeks on the Roof
|Greeks on the Roof|
Serge De Nardo
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||11|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Original network||Seven Network|
|Original release||1 April – 1 July 2003|
Greeks on the Roof was an Australian television talk show that ran for 11 episodes on the Seven Network in 2003. It was hosted by Greek-Australian character Effie (played by actress Mary Coustas) and her "family".
Based on the format of the British The Kumars at No. 42, each show had interviews with a number of Australian actors and actresses. Guests were involved in Effie's jokes and antics whilst being asked about their career and personal life.
Making a guest appearance on the show was Sam Newman, who is a personality on rival network Channel Nine. Also Molly Meldrum, before signing the contract with Seven. Dr. Harry Cooper was also a guest on the show and in promos was told he would reveal his full self by taking off his hat, but in the show he never did. American talk show host Jerry Springer also made a notable guest appearance.
- "AAPT thinks Effie's in touch with her publics". Age. Fairfax. 10 July 2003. Retrieved 11 November 2010.
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