Pete plays the game (show) well

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FUN­NY­MAN

ad­mits he was not look­ing to add any­thing to his al­ready packed sched­ule this year, and then Chan­nel 10 courted him as a game show king.

Hel­liar is the host of CRAM, which started film­ing in Syd­ney yes­ter­day.

CRAM will see two teams of co­me­di­ans and celebri­ties test their mem­ory across a se­ries of gen­eral knowl­edge and cur­rent af­fairs cat­e­gories.

Each cat­e­gory will be in­tro­duced with a “cram”: a brief video on any sub­ject.

The teams will be cap­tained by co­me­dian ac­tor and

“I was not look­ing to nec­es­sar­ily add any­thing to my sched­ule so I am cram­ming it in to use a bad pun,” Hel­liar said. “They (10) ap­proached me and I played the game with my kids and my wife and we were ad­dicted straight away. It was fun and we were laugh­ing.” Hel­liar said host­ing a game show had never been part of his “must do” list. “I did Celebrity Fam­ily Feud last year and af­ter see­ing what a job that he does and what a pro that he is, I just as­sumed that any more game shows on Chan­nel 10 would all be hosted by Grant Denyer. “I did not even think there would an open­ing for any­one. But I am glad they called.”

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