Studio 10 has been axed after ten years on Network 10.
On Tuesday, hosts Tristan MacManus and Angela Bishop confirmed the morning show would not be returning in 2024 in a video on the program’s official Instagram account.
MacManus said: “After an absolute epic decade on Australian TV screens, trying to put smiles on your faces every morning and love into your heart. Unfortunately, we have some sad news for you today, in that Studio Ten will not be returning for 2024.”
Bishop said: “It’s a tough day for the whole Studio 10 family because we have loved bringing you the show every day for the last ten years. It’s been a blast.”
MacManus noted that the show will continue until Christmas with co-hosts Neralda Jacobs and Daniel Doody. He added that each of them will be working on new projects for 10 in the year ahead and noted that the Studio 10 crew will continue to be part of their new projects in 2024.
Bishop acknowledged the hard work and effort the hosts and crew put in over the past 2500 episodes, particularly during the pandemic.
“It’s an incredible achievement in terms of Australian television, and we’re all really proud to have been a part of it,” she added.
MacManus told viewers: “We’ve loved spending every single morning with you. It really has been great, at times tough, but always rewarding.
“We’re making the announcement now but we still plenty of episodes left before Christmas. So we’ll definitely be going out with a bang, and again, trying to bring those smiles and that love to you every morning. We hope you feel it in your living rooms.”
Bishop concluded the message with the quote: “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”
A Ten spokesperson said in a statement: “Network 10 today announced that the last episode of Studio 10 will air on Friday, December 22 after more than a decade on Australian screens.
“Studio 10 has been a great contributor to Network 10’s daytime program lineup. We would like to sincerely thank all those who have participated in and supported the program over the past decade and to the millions of viewers who tuned in over that time.
“It has been a show that has provided copious amounts of feelgood fun, joy, passion, heart, entertainment, and unforgettable moments all against the backdrop of live television.
“Although we are sad to be farewelling the program, the decision to cease production of Studio 10 comes after a change in viewing habits in daytime television.
“In 2024 there will be a new morning lineup with an increased focus on news and current affairs later in the day.
“The hosts of Studio 10 – Angela Bishop, Narelda Jacobs and Tristan MacManus, with special roving reporter Daniel Doody – will remain with the network in different roles and many of the staff will be redeployed.”
Top image: Tristan MacManus and Angela Bishop