Sam Frost joins cast of Home & Away on Seven

Seven has announced that “Australia’s sweetheart”, former star of The Bachelorette on Ten and Rove & Sam on Southern Cross Austrereo’s Hit Network, will join its long-running soap Home & Away.

Frost now has a media career spanning reality TV, radio and drama

It is the second project Frost will undertake with Seven, after she was also announced as a contestant on upcoming cooking competition Hell’s Kitchen.

Julie McGauran, Seven’s head of drama said Frost would be a natural.

“Sam exudes a genuine warmth and kindness. Her natural ease in front of the camera makes her a wonderful addition to the Home and Away family,” she said.

Frost said her latest television venture was a dream come true.

“Home and Away is a show I grew up watching with my family,” Frost said. “To become part of this iconic television show is a real honour, I can’t wait to start shooting.”

Frost first came to national attention in 2014 during season two of Ten’s The Bachelor when Blake Garvey chose her as his partner, proposing in the final episode.

The finale pulled 1.374m metro viewers after intense media speculation that the couple had broken up prior to the show’s airing.

Frost was given a second shot as Australia’s first Bachelorette in 2015. It is thus far the most successful season of The Bachelorette, with 875,000 tuning in for the premiere and1.52m metro viewers watching the finale when she chose Sascha Mielczarek as her leading man, despite spoilers appearing on The Daily Mail Australia.

Frost and her chosen Bachelor Sasha Mielczarek have since split

In late 2015 Frost was announced as the co-host for Rove McManus on Southern Cross Austereo’s Sydney breakfast show on 2Day FM after Dan & Maz were removed.

The show was cancelled in early 2017 with Rove & Sam moving to a nationally syndicated evening slot across the Hit Network.

Once Frost’s contract ended, the radio company did not renew it, with the national evening spot instead being filled by highlights from the new Sydney breakfast show The Em Rusciano Radio Show with Harley Breen.



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