Oct. 09, 1971
120 min.
Nine TV Network

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Hey Hey It's Saturday (AU)

Hosted by Daryl Somers, Hey Hey It's Saturday is a variety show, featuring sketches, performances, a talent show of sorts, and an array of celebrity guests, ranging from Australian television stars, to actors in big Hollywood blockbuster movies. It ran for 27 years broadcasting its last episode in November 1999. After the popularity of two reunion shows in 2009, it came back TV screens in 2010.

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Blackers is one of the most visible and successful personalities in Australian radio and television. In ...

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Voice Overs 1971–99, 2009–present

Now one the most recognised voices in Australian TV and radio, John Blackman started out at radio station 2GN Goulburn in 1969. His impressive CV also boasts five years at 3AW where he regularly topped the ratings show he co-hosted with Bruce Mansfield. He has also presented breakfast shows on 3AK, 3UZ and Triple M in Adelaide.

John joined the Hey Hey team in the pivotal role as the voice over and as the man behind Dickie Knee as well as numerous other characters.

John has also appeared on many other television shows including the Paul Hogan Show, Holiday Island, Personality Squares, Blankety Blanks, Family Feud and the Daryl Somers Show - to name a few.

John has published several books including Aussie Gags, More Aussie Gags, Don't Come the Raw Prawn, Best of Aussie Slang, Aussie Slang Dictionary and the Dickie Knee Bumper Comic Book.

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30x14 - Episode 14 (16th October 2010)
Season 30, Episode 14
29x01 - Hey Hey it's Saturday: The Reunion #1
Season 29, Episode 01
30x06 - Episode 6 (19th May 2010)
Season 30, Episode 06
30x07 - Episode 7
Season 30, Episode 07
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