Andy Lee joins Channel Seven’s The Front Bar – after selling his True Story TV format to American broadcaster NBC
Channel Seven has announced that Andy Lee will be joining AFL talk show, The Front Bar.
According to TV Blackbox, the comedian 38, will host comedy segments throughout the football season and will also occasionally join the panel as a guest.
The Front Bar confirmed the news on Saturday with a hilarious video on their official Instagram page.
New role: Channel Seven has announced Andy Lee (centre, left) will be joining AFL talk show, The Front Bar. Pictured with co-stars Sam Pang (left), Mick Molloy (centre, right) and Andrew Maher (right)
In the footage, co-hosts Andrew Maher, Mick Molloy and Sam Pang are pictured in a room deciding on their new co-star.
The group are the fifth show to decide on a co-star and are waiting to hear whether they have a chance at securing Andy as the new talent.
A voice-over then says: ‘Pick two, I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here have selected Rhonda Burchmore.’
The trio cheer after hearing the news before the next show’s choice is announced by the voice-over.
Success! The announcement comes after Andy and his co-star Hamish Blake made a deal with US broadcaster NBC to have their show True Story with Hamish & Andy adapted for American audiences
‘Dancing With The Stars has taken Angie Kent,’ Andrew informed his co-hosts as Mick asked the pair: ‘Who is Angie Kent?’
‘Bachelorette season three, my favourite season,’ Sam explained.
The trio then learn that Australian Survivor have selected Lydia Lassila and make a call.
Andy is then pictured hugging his parents as the voice-over says: ‘Channel Seven’s The Front Bar have selected Andy Lee.’
New stars:The American adaptation will see Ed Helms (left) and Randall Park (right) take on the hosting roles once held by Hamish and Andy
The announcement comes after Andy and his co-star Hamish Blake inked a deal with US broadcaster NBC to have their hit show True Story with Hamish & Andy adapted for American audiences.
The American adaptation will see Ed Helms and Randall Park take on the hosting roles once held by Hamish and Andy.
NBC’s new version of True Story will see actors reenact wacky true stories told by everyday Americans.
American dream! NBC’s version of True Story will see actors reenact wacky true stories told by everyday Americans