These two celebrated Australian icons have been hailed as our most popular entertainers, writers, producers, comedians and media performers for over two decades. Together they have received multiple industry nominations and awards, including Logies, AACTAs, ARIAs, and ACRAs. Hamish & Andy commenced their radio careers in the early 2000s, rising to unparalleled success and becoming the highest rating radio program in Australian history. At the end of 2017, they moved solely to podcasting, where the Hamish & Andy show topped the iTunes charts as Australia’s #1 podcast over four years. It currently sits as the number 1 podcast in Australia. Must be nice.
In television, Hamish & Andy have proven themselves as popular and iconic TV personalities, producers and creators, entertaining national audiences with top rating and award-winning shows. Starting with Caravan of Courage, soon after came the global sensation Gap Year series, a travel show focusing on the boys’ escapades in the United States, the UK, Asia, South America. These shows and other trips through India, New Zealand and Australia, earned them Silver Logies for the shows and a Silver and Gold Logie for Hamish personally. This was followed by two seasons of their AACTA and Logie nominated True Story with Hamish & Andy, a format that was sold and created in numerous countries including France, Germany, Finland and the USA. After that came the action-packed adventure with a twist, Hamish & Andy’s ‘Perfect’ Holiday.
Hamish & Andy also lay claim to successful solo TV careers . Hamish is the beloved host of the ratings bonanza and award winning LEGO Masters Australia series on the Nine Network. Andy helmed The Cube for Network Ten before going on to host the hugely popular ongoing series The Hundred for the Nine Network.
Hamish & Andy have featured on many of Australia’s most popular television shows including Have You Been Paying Attention, Spicks and Specks, The Wrong Girl, Thank God You’re Here, The Project, The Front Bar, Playschool, Hard Quiz, Bluey, Utopia, Rove, Letters and Numbers, Tomorrow Tonight, Molly, Kinne and Hughesy We Have a Problem.
In film, Hamish has appeared in the features Two Little Boys, Now Add Honey and the Disney animation Ralph Breaks the Internet, while Andy has featured in the widely acclaimed short film Your Call Is Important To Us, securing a nomination for Best Performance in the Stellar Short Film Festival.
As writers, Hamish & Andy have both achieved critical acclaim and commercial success. Andy is a celebrated children’s author with the best-selling, award winning, international series Do Not Open This Book. Hamish is co-author with his wife Zoë Foster Blake, of Textbook Romance – a User’s Guide to Successful Romancing.
In addition to their varied professional projects, Andy is a proud Ambassador for Challenge, supporting kids with cancer, and Hamish is Ambassador for Soldier On, supporting veterans and their families.