The Movie Show
- This is an article about the Australian TV show. For the Irish show of the same name, see The Movie Show (Irish TV series).
|The Movie Show|
|Presented by||David Stratton (1986 – 2004)
Margaret Pomeranz (1986 – 2004)
Megan Spencer (2004 – 2006)
Fenella Kernebone (2004 – 2006)
Jaimie Leonarder (2004 – 2006)
Marc Fennell (2004 – 2006)
Lisa Hensley (2007 – 2008)
Michael Adams (2007 – 2008)
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of seasons||22|
|Running time||30 mins (1986 – 2006)
10 mins (2007-present)
|Original network||SBS One|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)
|Original release||30 October 1986 – present|
|Followed by||At the Movies
(2004 – 2014)
The original format, which ran from 30 October 1986 to 12 May 2004, had two presenters, David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz. Stratton and Pomeranz left for the ABC in early 2004, expressing dissatisfaction at high-level decisions at SBS. They soon had a new program with a similar format, At the Movies.
SBS continued The Movie Show, which underwent a style change to become more appealing to a younger market. Three new presenters were brought in: Megan Spencer, Fenella Kernebone and Jaimie Leonarder. Marc Fennell presented a segment reviewing newly released DVDs. The final episode of The Movie Show aired in June 2006, after the show was axed due to bad ratings.
Interactive 10-minute format
In 2007, The Movie Show returned with a new interactive 10-minute format, presented by Lisa Hensley and Michael Adams.
- Official website
- The Movie Show at the Internet Movie Database
- The Movie Show at the National Film and Sound Archive
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