Vidiot

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Vidiot
GenreGame Show
Directed byColin Bromley
Jane Pepper
Presented byEden Gaha (1992-1993)
Scott MacRae (1994-1995)
Country of originAustralia
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons4
No. of episodesunknown
Production
Executive producer(s)Claire Henderson
Mark Barnard
Producer(s)Wendy Gray
Eileen Tuohy
Production location(s)Australia
Running time24 minutes
Release
Original networkABC TV
Picture format4:3 PAL
Audio formatStereo
Original release8 June 1992 –
20 July 1995

Vidiot was a children's/teenage television game show broadcast from 1992 to 1995 on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. It was hosted by Eden Gaha for the first two series, then Scott McRae for the 1994 and 1995 seasons.

The game format was mostly a simple verbal question-and-answer, with slight variations such as timed rounds, visual aids, and audio aids. Questions were themed on popular teen culture, including chart music and recent films.

For each Monday to Thursday broadcast, three new teenage contestants battled to win a place for the Friday broadcast. A live audience, often consisting of fellow students from the contestants' schools, was present (although no schools were specified).

Vidiot was recorded in ABC's Sydney studios. On the east coast of Australia, it was broadcast at 5:30pm on weeknights.

"Vidiot" is a term used to describe people who spend hours on computers and/or continuously watch TV.