The Merrick & Rosso Show

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The Merrick & Rosso Show
Genre Comedy
Variety
Starring Merrick Watts
Tim Ross
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 21
Production
Executive producer(s) RP Sekon
Merrick Watts
Tim Ross
Darren Chau (the Comedy Channel)
Alex Ristevski (the Comedy Channel)
Producer(s) Joel Slack-Smith
Running time 30 minutes (including commercials)
Release
Original network The Comedy Channel
Picture format 4:3 (The Comedy Channel)
16:9 (FOX8)
Original release 2 October 2008 – present
External links
Website www.thecomedychannel.com.au/merrick-and-rosso/

The Merrick & Rosso Show is an Australian comedy television series which airs on The Comedy Channel, which premiered on 2 October 2008. It is hosted by Tim Ross and Merrick Watts, who are better known as comedy duo Merrick and Rosso. Their breakfast radio show is broadcast on Nova 96.9.

The comedy duo have also previously hosted the television shows Merrick and Rosso Unplanned on the Nine Network and the The B Team for Network Ten. They also hosted Planet Merrick and Rosso and Super Planet Merrick and Rosso for The Comedy Channel. Merrick Watts has also appeared in the comedy series The Hollowmen and Thank God You're Here.

The show also appears on a six-day delay on FOX8.

On 28 January 2009, The Comedy Channel approved a second season for the series,[1] which began airing on 2 April 2009.[2]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2008)[edit]

  • Episode 1 - Features: Ray Martin (aired 2 October 2008)
  • Episode 2 - Features: Brendan Cowell (aired 9 October 2008)
  • Episode 3 - Features: Kate Ritchie (aired 16 October 2008)
  • Episode 4 - Features: The Veronicas (aired 23 October 2008)
  • Episode 5 - Features: Stephen Curry (aired 30 October 2008)
  • Episode 6 - Features: Ian Thorpe (aired 6 November 2008)
  • Episode 7 - Features: Ryan Fitzgerald (aired 13 November 2008)
  • Episode 8 - Features: Peter Helliar (aired 20 November 2008)
  • Episode 9 - Features: Ian "Dicko" Dickson (aired 27 November 2008)
  • Episode 10 - Features: Judith Lucy (aired 4 December 2008)
  • Episode 11 - Features: [Christmas special all clips from episodes] (aired 11 December 2008)

Season 2 (2009)[edit]

  • Episode 1 – Features: Ed Phillips (aired 2 April 2009)
  • Episode 2 – Features: Tom Williams (aired 9 April 2009)
  • Episode 3 – Features: Jeff Fatt and Anthony Field of The Wiggles (aired 16 April 2009)
  • Episode 4 – Features: Magda Szubanski (aired 23 April 2009)
  • Episode 5 – (aired 30 April 2009)
  • Episode 6 – (aired 7 May 2009)
  • Episode 7 – (aired 14 May 2009)
  • Episode 8 – (aired 21 May 2009)
  • Episode 9 – (aired 28 May 2009)
  • Episode 10 – (aired 4 June 2009)
  • Episode 11 (Bonus "Stimulus Package" episode) – (aired 11 June 2009)

DVD release[edit]

The first series was released on DVD on 6 May 2009,[3] and includes all ten first series episodes, as well as the show's pilot episode, and an additional 30 minutes of bonus material.[3]

The Merrick & Rosso Show: Series 1
Set Details Special Features
  • 10 Episodes
  • 2-disc Set
  • Running time: 360 minutes
  • Pilot episode
  • Bonus footage (30 minutes)
Release Dates
Region 4
6 May 2009

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Knox, David (28 January 2009). "Second series for Merrick & Rosso". tvtonight.com.au. Retrieved 28 January 2009. 
  2. ^ Scatena, Dino (April 2009). "Comic timing". FOXTEL magazine. No. April 2009. ACP Magazines. p. 22. 
  3. ^ a b "The Merrick + Rosso Show: Series 1 - The boys are back in town.". stack.net.au. Retrieved 14 June 2009. 

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