The Big Breakfast (Australian TV program)

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The Big Breakfast
Genre breakfast show
Written by Phillip Cullen
Directed by Phillip Cullen
Presented by Tim Bailey[1]
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
Executive producer(s) Garry Farrar
Producer(s) Danielle Lass
Phillip Cullen
Garry Farrar
Andrew Niggie
Running time 90 minutes
Original network Network Ten
Picture format 4.3 PAL
Audio format Stereo
Original release 21 December 1992 – 5 July 1995
Followed by Cheez TV (1995–2005)

The Big Breakfast was an Australian children's breakfast television series presented by Tim Bailey that aired on Network Ten from 21 December 1992 until 5 July 1995. The series aired every weekday morning from 7:00am to 8:30am and later from 6:30am to 8:30am (same timeslots as several over Australian children's breakfast television series such as Cheez TV and Agro's Cartoon Connection) and featured competitions, music videos and cartoons such as X-Men, Biker Mice from Mars, The Ren and Stimpy Show, Dungeons and Dragons, Bobby's World, The Incredible Hulk, Speed Racer, Eek! The Cat, Transformers, The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin, Mighty Mouse and Friends, Bionic Six, Casper and Friends, The Adventures of T-Rex, Fievel's American Tails, Piggsburg Pigs!, Back to the Future, Garfield and Friends, Exo-Squad, Conan the Adventurer, Peter Pan and the Pirates, Wizards and Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog and a few live-action shows such as the American sitcoms Bewitched and I Dream of Jeannie, the very first The Lone Ranger TV series and the American children's super hero series Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad as well as the Australian children's wildlife series Totally Wild in which Bailey also presented.

The show ended on 5 July 1995 and was then replaced by Cheez TV another Australian children's morning series that also showed cartoons.


  1. ^ "Tim Bailey". 2012. Retrieved 2013-10-19.