- Aussie Queer Eye for the Straight Guy
show_name = Aussie Queer Eye for the Straight Guy
show_name_2 = "Aussie Queer Eye"
genre = Reality
Liston Williams- Life Ty Henschke- Fashion Brendan Wong- Interior Design Will Fennell- Grooming Ryan Andrijich- Food and Wine
country = AUS
language = English
num_seasons = 1
num_episodes = 6
runtime = 42 minutes
9 February 2005
23 February 2005
tv_com_id = 33693
Much like the American version, the program is premised on the stereotype that gay men are superior in matters of fashion, style, personal grooming, interior design and culture. In each episode, a team of five gay men—known collectively as the "Fab Five"—perform a makeover on a subject, usually a straight man, revamping his wardrobe, redecorating his home and offering advice on grooming, lifestyle and food.
The program premiered on
Network Tenat nowrap|7:30 pm on Wednesday 9 February 2005, during the first week the 2005 Australian ratings season to a national audience of 903,254.cite news|first=Andrew|last=Hornery|title=Aussie Queer Eye a big turn-off for advertisers|url=http://www.smh.com.au/news/TV--Radio/Aussie-Queer-Eye-a-big-turnoff-for-advertisers/2005/02/18/1108709437657.html|work= The Sydney Morning Herald|date= 2005-02-19|accessdate=2007-12-30] After the second episode saw its audience share drop 20 per cent to 725,263, rumours began the show would now be moved from its prime time slot at nowrap|7.30 pm on Wednesdays to nowrap|9.30 pm on Mondays. However, after the third episode which aired on 23 February, the Network axed the program. [cite news|title=Ten takes Aussie Queer Eye off air|url=http://www.bandt.com.au/news/f1/0c02d2f1.asp|work=B&T|date= 2005-02-24|accessdate=2007-12-29] The three remaining episodes aired later in the year.
The Fab Five were: [cite news|title=Meet the Queer Eye guys|url=http://www.smh.com.au/news/TV--Radio/Meet-the-Queer-Eye-guys/2004/11/21/1100972254934.html|work=
The Sydney Morning Herald|date= 2004-11-22|accessdate=2007-12-30]
Ryan Andrijich: expert on food, alcoholand beverages, cooking, and meal preparation
Will Fennell: expert on hair, grooming, personal hygiene, and makeup
Brendan Wong: expert on interior designand home organization
Ty Henschke: expert on clothing, fashionand personal styling
Liston Williams: expert on popular culture, relationships, and social interaction
List of programs broadcast by Network Ten
List of Australian television series
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