The Hot Breakfast

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The Hot Breakfast
Genre Sport, Comedy and Music (Breakfast)
Running time 180 minutes
Country Australia Australia
Language(s) English
Home station Triple M Melbourne
Starring Eddie McGuire
Luke Darcy
Mick Molloy
Producer(s) Sarah Faour
Exec. producer(s) Jay Mueller
Air dates since 7 September 2009
Website Official site
Podcast The Hot Breakfast

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 Mick Molloy.[1] 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.

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Victorian Premier John Brumby were the first guests on the show.

Steve Vizard filled in for McGuire for two weeks whilst McGuire was hosting the Nine Network's coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Mick Molloy filled in for Luke Darcy in October 2010 while he was hosting the 2010 Commonwealth Games and joined the show permanently in 2011.[2]

Previous hosts included Mieke Buchan and Tony Moclair.

Regular Segments[edit]

Triple M Report with Seb Costello airs throughout the show with the latest news and traffic.

Sports Talk with Duncan McKenzie-McHarg is a daily segment where Duncan McKenzie-McHarg speaks about the big issues in sport

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.

Audience and ratings[edit]

In June 2013, The Hot Breakfast finished No.1 in the Melbourne FM radio ratings survey for the first time.


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