The Living Room (TV series)

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The Living Room
The Living Room TV Logo.jpg
Genre Lifestyle
Directed by Brent Ferguson
Presented by Amanda Keller
Starring Barry Du Bois
Chris Brown
Miguel Maestre
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 7
No. of episodes 272 (as of 12 October 2018)
Production
Executive producer(s) Virginia Hodgson
Production location(s) Sydney, New South Wales
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) WTFN Entertainment
Release
Original network Network Ten
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original release 11 May 2012 – present
External links
Website

The Living Room is an Australian lifestyle program, and a quad triple award-winner of the Logie Award for Most Popular Lifestyle Program, in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, the program began airing on Network Ten on 11 May 2012.[1] The show delves into a range of lifestyle issues including renovations, travel (and pet advice), and cooking, and also includes special guests and engaging studio banter each episode. The show is hosted by Amanda Keller, with the co-presenters being Barry Du Bois, Chris Brown, and Miguel Maestre. Each week the team are joined by a studio audience of around 60 people with a mixture of live and pre-recorded content presented. The Living Room is filmed at Network Ten Studios in Pyrmont, a suburb in Sydney's inner-city. The show is premiered 7:30pm every Fridays on Network Ten.

The program reached 200 episodes on 3 March 2017.[2]

Presenters[edit]

Presenters Role / Expertise Tenure
Amanda Keller Host 2012—
Barry Du Bois Renovations 2012—
Chris Brown Travel and Pets 2012—
Miguel Maestre Cooking 2012—

Others[edit]

Visiting experts Expertise Tenure
Dylan Falecki Project Manager 2012—present
James Treble Homes Design 2012—present
Cherie Barber Renovating For Profit 2012—present
Jason Cunnigham Finance 2013—present
Peter Walsh Home organizing 2013—present
Leanne Hall Mind and Body 2014—present
Jamie Durie Gardening & Landscaping 2015–present

Stand-in co-hosts[edit]

Chris Brown[edit]

While Chris Brown is away in Kruger National Park, South Africa, co-hosting the show I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! with Julia Morris, his stand-in co-hosts for The Living Room during that period have been chosen from 'turn-of-the-wheel' spins by Amanda. These stand-in co-hosts have included:

2015[edit]

  1. Tim Robards - TV reality star from The Bachelor Australia
  2. Grant Denyer - host of Family Feud
  3. Brendan Jones - Amanda's radio co-host
  4. Shane Jacobson - Australian actor and former co-host of Top Gear
  5. Colin and Justin - Interior decorators and Scottish TV presenters
  6. Ben Mingay - Wonderland actor
  7. Scott Tweedie - The Loop co-host

2016[edit]

  1. Jamie Durie - TV presenter, landscaper and horticulturalist
  2. Kris Smith - TV personality and model who later became a contestant on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!

2017[edit]

  1. Shannan Ponton - Personal trainer for contestants on The Biggest Loser

2018[edit]

  1. Grant Denyer - host of Family Feud
  2. Jamie Durie - TV presenter, landscaper and horticulturalist
  3. Matty Johnson - TV reality star from The Bachelor Australia
  4. Kris Smith - TV personality and model

Awards and nominations[edit]

Logie Awards[edit]

Year Nominee Award Result
2013 The Living Room Most Popular Lifestyle Program Nominated
2014 The Living Room Most Popular Lifestyle Program Nominated
2015 Amanda Keller Most Popular Presenter Nominated
The Living Room Most Popular Lifestyle Program Won
2016 Amanda Keller Most Popular Presenter Nominated
2016 The Living Room Most Popular Lifestyle Program Won
2017 The Living Room Best Lifestyle Program Won
2018 Amanda Keller Gold Logie Nominated
The Living Room Best Lifestyle Program Won
Matty Johnson Most Popular New Talent Nominated

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TEN confirms The Living Room". TV Tonight. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  2. ^ Knox, David (3 March 2017). "The Living Room reaches 200 episodes". TV Tonight. Retrieved 3 March 2017.

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