The new face on Ten’s is a familiar one to the show’s viewers. speaks with Peter Helliar, the latest full- time addition to the news program’s line- up.
“The idea with working with a different co- writer for each episode in the first season was to make sure each date felt and sounded fresh.
“And my first inclination was actually to get them all back but then I remembered the reason why we had different writers in the first place.”
Helliar says some of the characters from the first season of It’s a Date will return in the new episodes, but for the most part they will explore the pleasures and pitfalls of the dating scene through new faces.
“It’s been a nice balance to have,” he said of juggling his various gigs. “It was another consideration going into The Project, making sure they could all accommodate each other. And it seems like they will.” The Project, weeknights on Ten, 6.30pm