Sale of the Century

$ale of the Century was an Australian game show that aired on the Nine Network from 14 July 1980 – 29 November 2001. Tony Barber hosted a game show with essentially the same format under the title Temptation from 1970 to 1976, and was also the initial host of Sale for over a decade before being replaced by Glenn Ridge in 1991. Hostesses over the years have included Victoria Nicholls, Delvene Delaney, Alyce Platt, Jo Bailey, Nicky Buckley and Karina Brown. Pete Smith was Sale's announcer for the majority of its run. Ron Neate was announcer for only the first ten episodes in 1980 before Smith took over. From 30 May 2005 – 23 January 2009, the series was revived under its original Australian title, Temptation. The Sale of the Century format has been used internationally.

TitleSale of the Century
First Air DateUnknown
Last Air DateNovember 25th, 2001
NetworkNine Network
Production CompaniesNine Network Australia, Avalon Studios Limited, Grundy Television Productions
Number of Seasons21 Seasons
Number of Episodes4801 Episodes
Plot Keywordgame show
Tony Barber
Tony Barber
Alyce Platt
Alyce Platt