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Genre  Nostalgia
Original language(s)  English
First episode date  13 October 2005
Network  Nine Network
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Also known as  '20 to 1'
Country of origin  Australia
No. of series  11
Final episode date  25 July 2016
Number of episodes  148
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Narrated by  David Reyne Bert Newton Fitzy & Wippa Erin Molan Dave Thornton
Presented by  Bud Tingwell, Bert Newton, Erin Molan, Dave Thornton
Cast  Bert Newton, Imogen Bailey, Dave Thornton, Kerri‑Anne Kennerley, Erin Molan
Similar  Getaway, Hi‑5, Dancing with the S, 60 Minutes, RocKwiz

20 to One (known as 20 to 1 before 2016) is an Australian television series on the Nine Network from 2005-2011, hosted by Bert Newton that counts down an undefined "top 20" of elements or events of popular culture, such as films, songs, sporting scandals. Previously the show was hosted by Bud Tingwell and narrated by David Reyne. The format mixes archival footage of the listed events with comments from various Australian celebrities.

Contents

The series was rebooted by the Nine Network, which returned with a new season on 31 May 2016 with new hosts, Australian radio hosts Fitzy & Wippa.

On 8 November 2016, it was announced the series would return in 2017, Fitzy & Wippa will be replaced by Erin Molan & Dave Thornton as hosts.

Format

Each episode counts down the "top twenty" events following a particular theme, from position 20 down to number #1 Media clips depicting the event are played as the host provides background information of the entry. This is followed by clips of mostly Australian based celebrities providing comment on the clip or event.

Unaired Episodes

  1. Celebrity Trendsetters
  2. Forever Young
  3. Greatest Cop Shows

Celebrity contributors

This is a partial list (some in order of appearance) of the celebrities who contributed comments to 20 to One.

2005-2011

  • Amanda Keller – TV and Radio Presenter
  • Anh Do – Comedian
  • Anthony Callea – Singer
  • Ash & Luttsy – Radio Personalities
  • Ben Dark – TV Presenter
  • Bianca Dye – Radio Presenter
  • Bill Collins – Movie Reviewer
  • Billy Birmingham – Comedian
  • Blair McDonough – Reality TV Star / Actor
  • Bob Willis – Former English Cricket Captain
  • Brendan Jones – Radio Presenter
  • Brodie Harper – TV Presenter
  • Cameron Daddo – Actor
  • Catriona Rowntree – TV Presenter
  • Charles "Bud" Tingwell – Actor and Previous Host of 20 to 1 (Series 2 to 7)
  • Colin Lane – Comedian
  • Damian Walshe-Howling – Actor
  • Danny Bonaduce – TV and Radio Host
  • David Campbell – Singer
  • David Hasselhoff – American Actor
  • Deni Hines – Singer
  • Donny Osmond – Singer
  • Duncan Armstrong – Olympic Athlete
  • Ed Phillips – TV Presenter
  • Eddie McGuire – TV Presenter
  • Georgie Gardner – News presenter
  • Gorgi Coghlan – TV Presenter
  • Guy Sebastian – Singer
  • Harry M. Miller – Personal Management
  • Imogen Bailey – Actress and Model
  • Ita Buttrose – Journalist and Author
  • Jay Laga'aia – Actor / Play School presenter
  • Jessica Napier – Actress
  • Jessica Rowe – Seven News presenter
  • Jessica Tovey – Actress
  • John Burgess – Former Game Show Host
  • John Jarratt – Actor
  • John-Michael Howson – Entertainment Reporter
  • Josh Lawson – Actor
  • Kate Ceberano – Singer
  • Ken Sutcliffe – Sports Presenter
  • Kristian Schmid – Actor
  • Lisa Wilkinson – TV Presenter
  • Livinia Nixon – TV Presenter
  • Liz Ellis – Retired Netball Player
  • Lizzy Lovette – Radio announcer
  • Lorraine Bayly – Actress
  • Lochie Daddo – TV Presenter
  • Mark Ferguson – Seven News presenter
  • Matthew Johns – The NRL Footy Show
  • Megan Gale – Supermodel
  • Michala Banas – Actress and Singer
  • Mike Goldman – TV Presenter
  • Mikey Robins – TV and Radio Presenter and comedian
  • Nikki Webster – Singer/Performer
  • Paul Harragon – The NRL Footy Show
  • Paul Vautin – The NRL Footy Show
  • Paulini Curuenavuli – Singer
  • Peter Berner – TV and Radio Presenter
  • Peter FitzSimons – Author/Journalist
  • Peter Garrett – Singer/Politician
  • Peter Sterling – Nine Footy Commentator
  • Peter Thompson – Film Reviewer
  • Prue MacSween – Media Commentator
  • Richard Wilkins – TV Presenter
  • Ricki-Lee Coulter – Singer
  • Ronan Keating – Singer
  • Sam Newman – The AFL Footy Show
  • Sam Simmons – Triple J presenter and Comedian
  • Sami Lukis – Radio announcer
  • Scott Cam – TV Presenter
  • Shane Crawford – Former AFL Player of the Hawthorn Hawks
  • Shane Jacobson as Kenny Smyth – Film Character
  • Shannon Noll – Singer
  • Simon Burke – Actor / Play School presenter
  • Tania Zaetta – Actress/television presenter
  • Tara Moss – Author and Model
  • The Umbilical Brothers (aka David Collins and Shane Dundas) – Comedy Duo
  • Tim Ferguson – Comedian
  • Todd Rixon – Former Dancer
  • Tom Burlinson – Actor and Singer
  • Toni Pearen – TV Presenter
  • Tony Martin – Radio Presenter
  • Tracy Grimshaw – TV Presenter
  • Wendy Harmer – Radio Presenter
  • "Weird Al" Yankovic – Singer
  • Zoe Naylor – Actress
  • Returning

    Returning contributors are revived in 2016 include:

  • David Campbell – Singer
  • Michala Banas - Actress
  • Peter Berner – TV and Radio Presenter
  • Prue MacSween – Media Commentator
  • Richard Wilkins - Today Show
  • Tracy Grimshaw - Journalist/TV Presenter
  • New

    New contributors are revived in 2016 include:

  • Beau Ryan - The NRL Footy Show co-host
  • Claire Hooper - Comedian
  • Dami Im - Singer
  • Gene Simmons - Singer
  • Gyton Grantley - Actor
  • Jack Gleeson - Former British Actor
  • Jackie O - Radio Host
  • Jason Akermanis - Former AFL Player
  • Jean Kittson - Actress and Comedian
  • Jeff Goldblum - American Actor
  • Kevin Rudd - Former Australian Prime Minister
  • Lindsay Lohan - American Actress
  • Martina Navratilova - Tennis Player
  • Sharon Osbourne - Media Personality
  • Sylvia Jeffreys - Today Show
  • Awards

    Logie Awards:

  • Nominated for 2007 Most Popular Light Entertainment Program (lost to Rove Live).
  • References

    20 to One Wikipedia


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