ABC says it wants The Checkout back in 2014

checkout logoThe controller of ABC1 has signalled that consumer affairs show The Checkout is set to be recommissioned.

The first ten part series, a co-production between CJZ, The Chaser’s company Giant Dwarf and the ABC, finished airing last night.

ABC1 controller Brendan Dahill today told Mumbrella: “We are looking forward to bringing The Checkout back next year.”

The 30-minute episodes focused on consumer rights and dubious marketing claims with targets including Cadbury, cigarettes, and the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

The final episode of the  show fronted by Chasers Craig Reucassel and Julian Morrow attracted 882,000 metro viewers last night. The show made its debut on March 21 to an audience of 795,000.



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