The Hot Breakfast
|Genre||Sport, Comedy and Music (Breakfast)|
|Running time||180 minutes|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|Home station||Triple M Melbourne|
|Executive producer(s)||Michael James (MJ)|
|Original release||7 September 2009 – present|
The Hot Breakfast is an Australian breakfast radio show on Triple M in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is hosted by Eddie McGuire, former Western Bulldogs player Luke Darcy and comedian Wil Anderson. The show began on Monday, 7 September 2009.
The show airs from 6am to 9am on weekday mornings and mergers sport, comedy and music with a more talkback style of radio.
The Hot Breakfast format is based on the Grill Team format pioneered by Triple M Melbourne in the early 1990s, merging sport, comedy and music with a more talkback style of radio. AFL football is often a popular topic on the show given that the show is based in Melbourne and that the hosts are all involved with clubs or as AFL broadcaster – McGuire is Collingwood president and an analyst and commentator, while Darcy not only played for the Western Bulldogs (which Anderson also supports) but is an AFL broadcaster for Triple M and Seven Network and Molloy is a well-known Richmond supporter.
In July 2017, Triple M announced that Molloy would host a new national drive show with Jane Kennedy called Kennedy and Molloy across the Triple M network in 2018. Molloy finished on the show on Friday 6 October 2017.
Triple M Report with Seb Costello airs throughout the show with the latest news and traffic.
Finance with The Barefoot Investor is a segment where Scott Pape chats about all things Finance, each Thursday.
Crime with Adam Shand is a segment where Herald Sun journalist Adam Shand keeps his pulse on crime in Melbourne, each Wednesday.
Music News with Nui Te Koha is a segment where Herald Sun writer Nui Te Koha each week delivers news on musical artists from home and abroad, each Tuesday.
Technology with Lior Rauchberger is a segment covering the latest news on technology and gaming, appearing around once a fortnight.
Live from Eddie's Desk is a segment where musical artists from home and abroad come into the show and play music.
Audience and ratings
In June 2013, The Hot Breakfast finished No.1 in the Melbourne FM radio ratings survey for the first time.
- McGuire joins Triple M[dead link] – B&T Today, 3 September 2009
- Mick Molloy Joins The Hot Breakfast!
- "Mick Molloy will be hosting a new national drive radio show next year". NewsComAu. Retrieved 2017-07-08.
- "Wil Anderson To Join Triple M's Hot Breakfast". Triple M. 2017-09-22. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
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