Sam’s getting ready to rock
Kekovich (pictured) joins pay TV’s The Comedy Channel to host a new TV series Off Their Rockers which pits a gang of elderly pranksters against young victims. Kekovich hosts the eight-part series with his trademark, no-nonsense comedy crossing the divide between the audience and the outrageous oldies who go where others fear to tread. ‘‘We all need a good laugh and that’s exactly what you get with Off Their Rockers,’’ he says. ‘‘There isn’t a cooking utensil in sight which makes for a fresh change on television.’’ Kekovich is a former AFL player who followed a long and successful sports career with North Melbourne and Collingwood, into the media sector. He is a radio presenter on Melbourne Sports Radio Station and hosts the Australian edition of ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption (PTI Australia). Kekovich has appeared in many television commercials. Off Their Rockers is based on a hugely successful European format. The US version was hosted by Betty White. Coming in 2013, The Comedy Channel.