Olivia Newton-John returns to Smooth FM

Singer, actor and entrepreneur Olivia Newton-John is returning to Smooth FM for a four-week stint hosting its Saturday Night Dinner Party.

The announcement:


Olivia Newton-John, singer/songwriter, actor and entrepreneur, will return to smooth from this weekend to host smoothfm’s Saturday Night Dinner Party at 6pm. The four-time Grammy award winner will host a series of evening shows, across four consecutive weeks, featuring a soundtrack to get listeners in the mood for their ultimate dinner party.

Olivia Newton-John is no stranger to smoothfm, having first appeared on the station in 2014 and returning to host her own weekend shows in September 2015 and August 2016, as well as co-hosting a smoothfm Christmas special with John Farnham in December 2016.

Olivia’s Saturday Night Dinner Party shows will coincide with her Wellness Walk and Research Run, presented by smoothfm, held on Sunday 6 October in Melbourne.

Olivia said, “I’m so excited to connect with my fans through smooth for my Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre Wellness Walk and Research Run because the station reaches so many people in such a lovely way, and I hope it encourages people to either attend, or be virtual walkers for my fundraiser.”

During the Saturday Night Dinner Party shows, Olivia will share personal anecdotes, including recent recordings she has done with a range of artists, her cherished friendship with John Farnham and her tips and tricks for the perfect Saturday Night Dinner Party. Olivia has selected a number of tracks for her dinner parties from artists including The Bee Gees, Bruno Mars and Whitney Houston.

Peter Clay, Head of Programming smoothfm Network, “This is one of my favourite parts of smoothfm, not only do the listeners get to hear their favourite songs, the artists that write them share what’s happening in their personal lives and reflect the music that they love to listen to.

The celebrity hosted shows are unique to smooth and one of my highlights.”

Olivia Newton-John is the latest high-profile artists and personalities to host her own smoothfm Saturday Night Dinner Party including Ronan Keating, Sir Rod Stewart, Michael Bublé and Nigella Lawson. She joins smoothfm’s weekend line-up featuring Melissa Doyle in breakfast from 6am, Richard Wilkins from 10am, David Campbell from 1pm and Cameron Daddo from 8pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Olivia Newton-John’s Saturday Night Dinner Party – Starting Saturday 14 September from 6pm to 8pm on smoothfm 95.3 Sydney, smoothfm 91.5 Melbourne and on smoothfm DAB+

For more information on the Wellness Walk and Research Run for the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre, please visit www.wellnesswalkresearchrun.com.au/my-fundraising/44/olivia-newton-john

Source: Smooth FM media release


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