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Hamish Blake to host Alone Australia Season 2: The Reunion on 29 May

20/05/2024

Hamish Blake to host Alone Australia Season 2: The Reunion on 29 May

20 May, 2024

Media releases

As the season nears its end, SBS's hit series cements its place as one of Australia's biggest hits of 2024 *Images here*

*Trailer here*

Alone Australia Season 2 has cemented its place as one of the standout TV hits of 2024 and has become the most watched show on SBS this year. Off the back of this success, SBS is excited to announce popular comedian, podcaster, TV Presenter and Alone super fan Hamish Blake will host a special one-hour program Alone Australia Season 2: The Reunion.

The final episode of Alone Australia Season 2 premieres on Wednesday 29 May at 7.30pm and culminates with Alone Australia Season Two: The Reunion at 8.30pm exclusively on SBS and SBS On Demand.

Alone Australia Season 2: The Reunion brings the entire cast together for the first time since they were dropped into the extreme and wild terrain of New Zealand's South Island (Aotearoa's Te Waipounamu), having to survive completely isolated from the world and each other, and stripped of modern possessions and comforts.

Join Andreas, Chace, Jack, Jason, Krzysztof, Leanne, Mike, Rick, Suzan and Tamika as they compare their strategies and experiences for the very first time, reveal the toughest struggles they faced and are shown surprising, unseen footage.

Host of Alone Australia Season 2: The Reunion Hamish Blake said: I, like everyone, get so invested in every season of Alone whilst watching smugly from the comfort of my own couch. I have so much respect for the contestants and so many things I want to ask them as a viewer, again, from a couch but this time one in a studio with them. I hope our conversation has far more trouts than eels in it and if you don't get that reference maybe don't watch .

SBS Head of Unscripted Joseph Maxwell said: SBS is incredibly proud of the audience response to the return of Alone Australia. The nation has once again followed the highs and lows of our incredible cast over the past eight weeks and been captivated by their raw and authentic stories. Now, Alone superfan Hamish Blake will bring them together for this special reunion program. Expect tears, laughter, and exclusive never-before-seen footage of their experience.

ITV Studios Australia's Chief Content Officer, Beth Hart, said: The Alone Australia reunion show is like the ferro rod in your backpack - you can't finish the series without it. This special event promises to give unmissable insight into our participants, their strategies and decision-making. With 10 freshly showered survival experts and Hamish Blake in the one room, there will no doubt be some jaw-dropping revelations.

Alone Australia is an A+E Media Group format and ITV Studios Australia production for SBS.

Alone Australia Season 2 continues Wednesdays 7.30pm on SBS and is available to stream for free on SBS On Demand. The final episode premieres Wednesday 29 May at 7.30pm and culminates with Alone Australia Season Two: The Reunion at 8.30pm.

Hosted by Alone Australia Season 1 winner Gina Chick and SBS Presenter Darren Mara, catch Alone Australia: The Podcast weekly on SBS On Demand, SBS On Demand on YouTube, the SBS Audio app or wherever you get your podcasts.

For a PDF of this media release, click here.
LINK: https://www.sbs.com.au/aboutus/2024/05/20/hamish-blake-to-host-alone-a...
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