Nova Entertainment unveils its lineup for 2023

Nova - Fitzy and Wippa

The network’s much-loved shows return in January, along with the launch of new shows

Nova Entertainment has unveiled its lineup for 2023 with the return of the network’s much-loved shows and announcers in January, along with the launch of some new shows on the Nova Network.

Nova 96.9’s Fitzy & Wippa will return with the best celebrity interviews and goss, rap battles and heart-warming moments, along with their unique and hilarious take on the world from 16 January in Sydney.

The #1 breakfast show in Perth, Nova 93.7 Nathan, Nat & Shaun, and Brisbane’s most listened to breakfast show, Nova 106.9 Ash, Luttsy & Susie O’Neill, will also return on Monday.


Nathan, Nat & Shaun

After launching in December, Nova 100’s Melbourne breakfast show Ben, Liam & Belle returned on 4 January after a short break over Christmas while Nova 919’s new Adelaide breakfast show Jodie & Hayesy launched on Monday 9 January.

One of Australia’s favourite personalities, Chrissie Swan, will launch her new Nova national show on Monday 30 January. The Chrissie Swan Show will air weekdays from 2pm to 4pm around the country.

With over 1.6 million listeners and Australia’s number one Drive show for 45 consecutive surveys, the Kate, Tim & Joel Drive show will return on 23 January from 4pm to 6pm.


Ben, Liam and Belle

Smallzy, one of Australia’s best entertainment broadcasters, will return with the best celebrity and artist interviews, weeknights on Australia’s #1 Night show Smallzy’s Surgery from 16 January at 7pm.

Smooth FM’s the More Music Breakfast Show will return around the country on 16 January, with Bogart Torelli and Ron Wilson in Sydney, Mike Perso in Melbourne, Kelly Golding in Adelaide, Nick Michaels in Brisbane and Karen Prater in Perth (filling in while Kate Mac is on maternity leave).

FIVEaa’s weekday lineup kicks off with David Penberthy & Will Goodings returning to Breakfast and Matthew Pantelis new to Mornings, while Dave ‘Rabbit’ Rabbetts and Gina Jeffreys will return to host Star 104.5’s Rabbit & Gina Breakfast show on the Central Coast from 16 January.

Kent ‘Smallzy’ Small

Nova Network’s breakfast line up weekdays from 6am to 9am:

Nova 100’s Ben, Liam & Belle in Melbourne – returned 4 January
Nova 96.9’s Fitzy & Wippa in Sydney – returning 16 January
Nova 106.9’s Ash, Luttsy & Susie O’Neill in Brisbane – returning 16 January
Nova 93.7’s Nathan, Nat & Shaun in Perth – returning 16 January
Nova 919’s Jodie & Hayesy in Adelaide – launched on 9 January

Nova Network (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth)

The Chrissie Swan Show – 2pm to 4pm – launching 30 January
Kate, Tim & Joel Drive show – 4pm to 6pm – returning 23 January
Best of Fitzy & Wippa – 6pm to 7pm – returning 16 January
Smallzy’s Surgery Night show – 7pm to 10pm – returning 16 January

Smooth FM’s breakfast lineup weekdays from 5.30am to 9am from 16 January

Smooth FM 95.3’s More Music Breakfast Show with Bogart Torelli and Ron Wilson from 5.30am
Smooth FM 91.5’s More Music Breakfast Show with Mike Perso from 5.30am
Brisbane’s More Music Breakfast Show with Nick Michaels from 5.30am
Perth’s More Music Breakfast Show with Karen Prater from 5.30am
Adelaide’s More Music Breakfast Show with Kelly Golding from 5.30am

Smooth FM (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth) from 9 January

Mornings with Ty Frost – 9am to 1pm
Afternoons with Simon Diaz – 1pm to 5pm
Drive with Byron Webb – 5pm to 9pm (from 16 January)
Evenings with Cameron Daddo – 9pm to 12 midnight
Smooth FM’s Weekend lineup – Melissa Doyle 6am to 10am, Richard Wilkins 10am to 1pm & David Campbell 1pm to 4pm on Saturday & Sunday

FIVEaa’s weekday breakfast and drive lineup from 16 January

FIVEaa’s David & Will breakfast show – 6am to 9am
The FIVEaa Sports Show with Rowey and Timmy G – 4pm to 7pm
Star 104.5 breakfast lineup from 16 January from 6am to 9am
Rabbit & Gina Breakfast Show – 6am to 9am

Top image: Fitzy and Wippa

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