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[09/27/12 - 11:45 AM]
TV Guide Network Brings U.S. Audiences a Taste of Down Under with "Rove LA" Premiering Saturday, October 6
Russell Brand, Adam Lambert and Kristen Schaal will be Rove's first guests on his 2012 season.

[via press release from TV Guide]

TV GUIDE NETWORK BRINGS U.S. AUDIENCES A TASTE OF DOWN UNDER WITH "ROVE LA" PREMIERING SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

Australia's King of Talk, Rove McManus, counts Russell Brand and Adam Lambert among his first guests

LOS ANGELES (September 27, 2012) - TV Guide Network today announced the U.S. premiere of the second season of "Rove LA" airing Saturday, October 6 at midnight ET/PT. "Rove LA" is a weekly, one-hour comedy talk show hosted by Australia's King of Talk, Rove McManus, who has been interviewing Hollywood's biggest stars for over 10 years running. Actor Russell Brand, "American Idol" finalist Adam Lambert and actress Kristen Schaal will be Rove's first guests on his 2012 season.

Taped in front of a live audience at Warner Bros. studios, Rove invites three of the hottest stars to share his couch for an informal chat - often with a drink in hand. The casual Aussie atmosphere allows the celebs to relax and enjoy themselves which often leads to unpredictable television. In addition to studio guests, Rove will continue to explore the wonderful strangeness of Hollywood by hitting the streets of LA to unearth even more unbelievable, 'only in America,' characters and events.

Rove said, "I am very excited to be back and even more excited to be in our new home at Warner Bros. I have long been a fan of all things Bugs Bunny and Superman so it seems like a perfect fit. 'Rove LA' season one gave us a fantastic foundation to build on, and I can't wait to turn some of our new ideas into reality."

After starting his career as a stand-up comedian, Rove became Australia's most successful talk show host and one of the country's biggest television producers. In his first season of "Rove LA," Justin Timberlake, Hugh Jackman, Eva Longoria, Steve Carell, P!nk, Olivia Munn and Seth MacFarlane were just some of the celebrities who graced his couch. TV Guide Network aired the ten never-before-seen in the U.S. episodes this summer.

"Rove LA" is produced by Roving Enterprises and Avalon Television and airs Sunday nights in Australia on FOX8.

About TV Guide Network

TV Guide Network is a full-screen entertainment destination with programming that celebrates Hollywood, its stars and shows that fans love. Seen in more than 80 million homes nationwide, TV Guide Network delivers original series and specials that bring viewers closer to their favorite celebrities. Its signature programming includes star-centric original reality series such as "Nail Files," which will debut its second season this August, and a new female-driven comedy series "StandUp in Stilettos," premiering in June. TV Guide Network is also home to exclusive red carpet coverage at Hollywood's star-studded galas such as the Academy Awards(R), Primetime Emmy(R) Awards and Grammy(R) Awards. Branded original specials such as "Count It Down" and "Where Are They Now" give TV fans an up-close look at some of TV's biggest shows and stars.

TV Guide Network, TVGuide.com and the TV Guide brand are owned by Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company and producer of award-winning series "Mad Men," "Weeds" and "Nurse Jackie," and One Equity Partners, the private equity arm of JPMorgan Chase.





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