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What's Up, Doc?
Genre Children's show
Presented by Danielle Fairclough
Catriona Rowntree
Steven Jacobs
Kate Fischer
Jo Beth Taylor (temp)
Julia Morris (temp)
Karen Fischer
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 9
Production
Running time 150-180 minutes
Release
Original network Nine Network
Picture format 4.3 PAL
Audio format Stereo
Original release 31 July 1993 (1993-07-31) – 24 December 1999 (1999-12-24)

What's Up, Doc? was a children's program which aired on the Nine Network in Australia from 31 July 1993 until 24 December 1999. It centred on the showing of Warner Bros. cartoons and hosted segments with additional original elements. It followed on from The Bugs Bunny Show, a similar program hosted by Sophie Lee, which aired from 1990 until 1992.

Hosts

Permanent

  • Danielle Fairclough (July 1993—July 1994)
  • Catriona Rowntree (August 1994—December 1995)
  • Steven Jacobs (1996)
  • Kate Fischer (1996—October 1997)
  • Karen Fischer (November 1997—December 1999)

Temporary

  • Jo Beth Taylor (1996, 1997)
  • Julia Morris (1997)

Programming

When the show aired on weekday afternoons the cartoon series that were shown were Pinky and the Brain or Freakazoid! on Monday's, Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies on Tuesday's and Thursday's, Animaniacs or The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries or Waynehead on Wednesday's and Batman: The Animated Series or The New Batman Adventures or Batman Beyond or Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain on Friday's.

When the show aired on Saturday mornings there were additional series shown including The Porky Pig Show, The Road Runner Show, Tiny Toon Adventures, Taz-Mania, Superman: The Animated Series, Free Willy and Beetlejuice.

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