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Excess Baggage On Channel Nine – The Promo

Channel Nine’s answer to The Biggest Loser but with celebrities will be shown early in the ratings series. I hope it is not going to go head to head with Loser, as people will have weight loss overload in the one night.

The show will be hosted by Kate Cebrano and each celebrity his partnered with an overweight non-celebrity. I presume there will be some cracker back stories to these people.

Here is one of the promos – Who else thinks Ajay Rochester is channelling Bo Derek from Ten?

As you can see the celebrities are  Kevin Federline, Christine Anu, Kate DeAraugo, Gaby Millgate, Darryn Lyons, Brant Webb, Ajay Rochester and Robert “Dipper” DiPierdomenico.

No news on an exact start date for Excess Baggage on Channel Nine.


1 Mia { 12.29.11 at 9:31 am }

All her slow-mo hair swooshing is hilarious.

2 Dazza { 12.29.11 at 10:53 am }

God I hope whoever the trainer says “It’s time to cut the fat” to Ajay

3 smauge { 12.29.11 at 12:13 pm }

The first few times I saw this I had trouble telling Ajay and Kate DeAraugo apart.

4 Susan { 12.29.11 at 12:44 pm }

This ad has got me hook, line and sinker – will be watching for sure!

5 smauge { 12.29.11 at 1:02 pm }

Me too!

6 Izobel2 { 12.29.11 at 1:14 pm }

Yep I’ll be watching!

7 George Webber { 12.29.11 at 1:28 pm }


FFS!!! Where’s me Bolero CD!!

8 smauge { 12.29.11 at 3:27 pm }

Where’s Culinary Boner. I thought he’d be all over this comments section!

9 brain dead dave { 12.29.11 at 4:02 pm }

Ajay’s signature dishes – Fraud Chicken. Croquembezzle.

10 SEDI { 12.29.11 at 4:37 pm }

This is a very slick commercial – much better than what 9 usually do.

11 sonia { 12.29.11 at 6:01 pm }

bring it on, can’t wait!

12 Georgie { 12.29.11 at 6:54 pm }

Totally and absolutely looking forward to the new TV year – happy 2012.

13 some random { 12.29.11 at 9:19 pm }

Hope it doesnt go head to head with the biggest loser…Two fatty shows in one night, sheez…

14 sonia { 12.29.11 at 10:26 pm }

Who’s the geezer with the superglued-on six pack? What a scream. I take it he isn’t scared to have a laugh at himself coz the rest of us will be I’m sure.

15 smauge { 12.30.11 at 10:19 am }

Darryn Lyons (might be spelling that wrong). He’s an Australian paparazzo who has made quite a nuisance of himself working for Fleet St in London. It’s a bit of a stretch to claim he is a celebrity.
As for the “6-pack”, it’s plastic surgery he had known as contouring. It’s been called the boob job for men. It makes him look more like a turtle than a well muscled man.

16 sonia { 12.30.11 at 11:18 am }

thanks for that smauge, good grief, I wonder what that will end up looking like if he loses some weight.

17 smauge { 12.30.11 at 12:36 pm }

Probably like a flabby turtle.

18 Chunks { 12.30.11 at 1:24 pm }

How many times is Gabby going to say “You’re terrible” in the hope of reminding somebody, ANYbody, who she was for a fleeting moment?

19 smauge { 12.30.11 at 1:46 pm }

Probably as often as Pauline Hanson said “please explain” on Celebrity Apprentice.

20 Yuk { 12.31.11 at 2:52 pm }

Oh dear. I seem to be alone in finding this promo cringingly embarassing.

21 Culinary Boner { 12.31.11 at 3:55 pm }

Hey smauge…
Ajay’s smouldering hair flicking has meant I’ve just emerged from a week long cold shower… *whoa, down boy, down*

But in the interests of this site’s reality viewer’s entertainment, I would be willing to forgo a tryst with her sultry heftiness, on the proviso that she and Turtleboy ‘get it orrrn’ and embark on a on-screen romance that out-lusts even Liz’s and Warnie’s slobbering antics and ends with them eventually producing a brood of six-pack-turtle poglings.