Merrick and Rosso Radio Show
Merrick Watts first came to Australia’s attention as one half of Merrick and Rosso, as part of the Triple J Drive show with Tim Ross. In 2000 they were the first
voices on the NOVA network, launching a new radio brand and coming first in Australia’s toughest radio market – Sydney Breakfast.
Merrick and Rosso built a cult fan base with sold out live shows across Australia and TV series’ on Ten, Nine and the Comedy Channel.
Merrick Watts Comedian
Over the last few years Merrick has branched out from the double act, demonstrating his versatility as both an actor and comedian. Most notably,
Merrick showed his acting chops with roles in Underbelly – The Tale of Two Cities, and Working Dog’s Logie Award winning comedy/drama satire, The
Hollowmen on ABC TV.
After more than 10 years broadcasting his award winning breakfast radio show on Nova 969, Merrick made the switch to Drive with Triple M hosting
the very successful Merrick Watts and the Highway Patrol, which broadcast nationally in 2012 and 2013.
Merrick Watts TV Appearances
Amongst all this, there have been numerous guest appearances in shows for all the major networks, including Thank God You Are Here, Are You
Smarter Than a 5th Grader, The Spearman Experiment, Thanks for Listening – The History of Radio, Rove Live, Burke’s Backyard, All Saints,
Harry’s Practice, and Bert’s Family Feud. And more recently, Backseat Drivers, The Unbelievable Truth, Mr and Mrs Murder and Have You Been
In 2013, Merrick became a regular face again on our TV Screens, as host of the ABC comedy quiz show Tractor Monkeys. Merrick, alongside his
team captains Dave O’Neil and Katie ‘Monty’ Diamond battled through quick fire rounds of questions and games inspired by ABC TV’s eclectic
archive vault. The first series aired in March 2013 and the second series from September 2013.
2015 saw Merrick return to his beloved Triple M after a year hosting Sydney Breakfast for 2day FM, with a national Drive radio show; Merrick
and Australia. Merrick’s goal is to create funny, compelling, sincere radio that is in touch with the country’s heartbeat. Drawing on his industry friends
and loyal listeners, this is a drive show that reflects the best of Australia. There are 23 million people in this country and Merrick wants to hear every
single one of their stories.
How To Book Merrick Watts For Your Event
To book Merrick Watts as a stand up comedian or MC Host for your event, contact Vogue Entertainment directly on 1300 296 133.
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