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Gogglebox is returning for its 16th season this month

Gogglebox broadcasts airdate of season 16 after the heartbreaking demise of well-liked star Di Kershaw

Googlebox Australia will return for its 16th season on Foxtel’s LifeStyle channel at 7:30pm Wednesday August 24. 

The present may also be rerun a day later in its common Thursday evening slot on Channel 10.

It comes after the tragic demise of well-liked Gogglebox star Di Kershaw final month. She was 76.

Googlebox Australia will return for its 16th season on Foxtel’s LifeStyle channel at 7:30pm Wednesday August 24 following the tragic demise of Di Kershaw pictured backside, far proper, final month

Di, a former model-turned-Indigenous artwork supplier, had been on the Channel 10-Foxtel present together with her husband Mick since its first season in 2015.

She is survived by Mick, their grownup kids Victoria and Alex, and younger grandson Harvey.

Doctors reportedly found a tumour in her throat a number of months in the past and it was discovered to be inoperable. 

Di, a former model-turned-Indigenous art dealer, had been on the Channel 10-Foxtel show with her husband Mick since its first season in 2015

Di, a former model-turned-Indigenous artwork supplier, had been on the Channel 10-Foxtel present together with her husband Mick since its first season in 2015

Di was identified for her dry sense of humour on Gogglebox, and would usually come out with withering put-downs whereas reacting to courting exhibits.

She famously didn’t suppose a lot of fellow sofa critic Angie Kent embarking on a actuality TV career.

The pair’s shocking feud began again in 2020 after Kent and greatest mate Yvie Jones had left Gogglebox Australia to pursue different media alternatives.

Kent subsequently featured in a lot of different actuality exhibits together with I’m A Celebrity, The Bachelorette after which Dancing With The Stars.

Di famously did not think much of fellow couch critic Angie Kent embarking on a reality TV career

Di famously didn’t suppose a lot of fellow sofa critic Angie Kent embarking on a actuality TV career 

‘[She was on] Gogglebox, then went to the jungle, then she turned the Bachelorette, and now she’s a dancing star,’ Di sarcastically retorted as she and different Gogglebox households sat down to look at Kent on DWTS.

‘Spare me … She’s no dancer, that’s for positive.’

Angie hit again on social media: ‘I’ve had nothing however love and help for my fam. So to see this not as soon as however thrice now on each journey I’ve been on has been fairly disappointing.’

But there seems to be no arduous emotions as Kent just lately paid a cultured tribute to her outspoken former castmate following her demise.

‘Obviously we have been part of the Gogglebox household for 4 years. So we simply wish to ship all our like to her household, Mick, her kids, all people. It’s very unhappy,’ she mentioned.

‘She was an icon. There’s not a lot space for older ladies on tv. And she had such an enormous presence. Like she simply mentioned no matter got here to her thoughts and generally it was just a little bit arduous to listen to.

‘I imply, I’ve been on the again finish of it, however I beloved her for it as a result of she didn’t care. And I find it irresistible when ladies don’t care. And they’ll say what they need. So go off queen.’

Mick has already confirmed that he won’t be returning to Gogglebox. 

The format of Gogglebox is centered round households and teams of pals who’re filmed for their observations and reactions to the earlier week’s tv they’ve watched in their very own houses. 

The award-winning British actuality TV present first launched within the UK in March 2013.

The Australian model debuted in February 2015 and has proved equally well-liked right here. 

Despite their long-running feud, Kent (pictured) paid a classy tribute to Di last week

Despite their long-running feud, Kent (pictured) paid a cultured tribute to Di final week

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