Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 09, 1971
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
120 min.
Country
Australia
Network
Nine TV Network
Genre

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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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Born Nicholas Aitken, Wilbur Wilde first rose to prominence as a saxophonist with the bands Ol' 55 and ...

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Band Member 1984-99, 2009-present

Born Nicholas Aitken, Wilbur Wilde first rose to prominence as a saxophonist with the bands Ol' 55 and Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons.

He went on to perform with some of the biggest names in music including Skyhooks, Elvis Costello, Tom Jones, Split Enz, Roy Orbison, Cold Chisel, Dire Straits and the Angels.

Then in 1984 Wilbur became a member of the house band on Hey Hey It's Saturday, where he stayed for 15 years.

He has made numerous other TV appearances throughout his career on shows including Flying Doctors, The Paul Hogan Show, Blankety Blanks, Getaway, Postcards and Spicks and Specks.

From 1992 to 1999, Wilbur toured with The New Rocky Horror Show. His CV also boasts a string of movie credits including Mad Max, Coolangatta Gold, Jenny Kissed Me, Cool Change and Star Struck.

Wilbur has also enjoyed an enduring career as a radio announcer with stints at stations 3XY, Gold 104 and Vega 91.5.



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29x01 - Hey Hey it's Saturday: The Reunion #1
Season 29, Episode 01
30x02 - Episode 2 (21st April 2010)
Season 30, Episode 02
30x11 - Episode 11
Season 30, Episode 11
30x19 - Episode 19 (20th November 2010)
Season 30, Episode 19
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