Rove LA premieres Monday September 19th on Fox8

31 August, 2011 by IF

Press release from Foxtel

Multiple TV Week Gold Logie winner, Rove McManus, is returning to Australian television – and this time he’s gone Hollywood.


FOX8's exclusive new series, ROVE LA, will premiere on Monday, September 19 at 8.30pm.

ROVE LA will see Rove back in his natural habitat – a supercharged comedy driven talk show in front of a live audience, talking to celebrities. Incorporating the hottest guests as well as Rove’s take on the LA way of life, this exclusive one hour series is the perfect way to welcome Rove McManus back into your lounge room.

Shot at CBS Television City in Los Angeles, ROVE LA will provide viewers with a weekly slice of Hollywood and will take you beyond the tourist traps to discover why the phrase ‘Only in LA’ was coined.

From Roving Enterprises, ROVE LA is executive produced by Craig Campbell, Rove's long-time creative partner and the driving force behind the 7PM Project. The US based production team will be led by Todd Yasui, one-time Tonight Show booker and former head of Late Night at Fox Network in the US.

Rove said: “The time for lounging by the pool has gone on long enough. I feel recharged and excited about starting a new show in a new home but then again, it’s hard not to be when you’re one floor up from Drew Carey’s Price Is Right.

So far it’s been a lot of fun putting the new show together and more than anything I’m looking forward to being back on Aussie screens on FOX8.”

Group Channel Manager, FOX8 Duane Hatherly said: “Rove is an icon of the industry and we are honoured that his comeback to Australian television is on FOX8.

There is no doubt his humour and presence has been missed and this new series is a sensational addition to our already impressive Australian production slate. We can’t wait for the premiere on September 19!”

ROVE LA, Mondays at 8.30pm AEST, exclusive to FOX8 from September 19.