This Is Your Life (Australian TV series)

This Is Your Life is an Australian television documentary and reality show, based on the American show of the same name, in which the host surprises guests with a show documenting their lives, with audience participation from their friends and family.

This Is Your Life
Presented bySeven
Mike Willesee (1975)
Digby Wolfe (1976)
Roger Climpson (1977–1980)
Mike Munro (1995–2005, 2008)
Eddie McGuire (2011)
Country of originAustralia
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons17
Production location(s)TCN-9 Sydney, New South Wales (1995–2005)
GTV-9 Bendigo Street Richmond (2008)
Docklands Studios Melbourne (2011)
Running time60 Minutes
Original networkSeven Network (1975–1980)
Nine Network (1995–2005, 2008, 2011)
Picture format576i (SDTV)
Audio formatMono (1975–1980)
Stereo (1995–2005, 2008, 2011)
Original release1975–1980, 1995–2005, 2008, 28 February –
21 March 2011 (2011-03-21)
Related showsAmerican version
British version
New Zealand version

Broadcast history - original seriesEdit

The original series began broadcasting in Australia in 1975 on the Seven Network, with Bill Lovelock as executive producer and Mike Willesee as host. Subsequent seasons were compered by Digby Wolfe (1976) and Roger Climpson (1977–1980).

Nine Network versionsEdit

In 1995 the Nine Network relaunched the program with a 13-year successful run and hosted by Journalist Mike Munro. In November 2010, it was announced that the show would return on 28 February 2011 and be hosted by Eddie McGuire, however it was not as successful and after just four episodes the show did not return.


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