Hey, Hey It’s Saturday 50th Anniversary special a huge hit with fans


Hey, Hey It’s Saturday 50th Anniversary special a huge hit with fans – with many BEGGING for the show to return to TV permanently


The Hey, Hey It’s Saturday 50th Anniversary special aired on Sunday night. 

And fans watching at home were delighted with the iconic series making a return to television. 

In fact, many begged for the program to return permanently, with several Tweeting their feelings. 

Fun: The Hey, Hey It’s Saturday 50th Anniversary special aired on Sunday night. Pictured is host Daryl Somers

One said: ‘Those old enough will remember Hey Hey It’s Saturday, it’s one of Australia’s favourite shows. Which we miss so much.’

Another wrote: ‘How much am I enjoying the Hey Hey It’s Saturday 50 year reunion on telly tonight!!! Bring it back!!!!’

One more agreed: ‘Australia is crying out for a program similar to Hey Hey, the talent’s out there and is needed now more than ever.’ 

Fans: Fans watching at home were delighted with the iconic series making a return to television. In fact, many begged for the program to return permanently, with several Tweeting their feelings

Fans: Fans watching at home were delighted with the iconic series making a return to television. In fact, many begged for the program to return permanently, with several Tweeting their feelings

Yet another said: ‘The memories, how good was Hey Hey It’s Saturday’.    

‘Aussie TV needs Hey, Hey It’s Saturday every week again. I haven’t stopped laughing again with the gags. It was quality. It was entertaining. It was all ours. Love Daryl’ one more viewer agreed. 

Someone else reminisced: ‘Many a Saturday night a good time was had growing up and Hey, Hey It’s Saturday was a big part of the Saturday night fun. Happy 50 years’. 

One fan wrote: 'How much am I enjoying the Hey Hey It's Saturday 50 year reunion on telly tonight!!! Bring it back!!!!'

One fan wrote: ‘How much am I enjoying the Hey Hey It’s Saturday 50 year reunion on telly tonight!!! Bring it back!!!!’

One more agreed: 'Australia is crying out for a program similar to Hey Hey, the talent's out there and is needed now more than ever'

One more agreed: ‘Australia is crying out for a program similar to Hey Hey, the talent’s out there and is needed now more than ever’

'Aussie TV needs Hey, Hey It's Saturday every week again. I haven't stopped laughing again with the gags. It was quality. It was entertaining. It was all ours. Love Daryl' one more agreed

‘Aussie TV needs Hey, Hey It’s Saturday every week again. I haven’t stopped laughing again with the gags. It was quality. It was entertaining. It was all ours. Love Daryl’ one more agreed

One more fan wrote: ‘Gonna say it again: Australia is seriously missing out on a good variety entertainment show like Hey Hey It’s Saturday. 

‘I’m sick of reality singing and dancing, bring us a show that showcases the best Aussie entertainment has to offer!’

Not everyone was impressed though, with one naysayer calling it ‘cheap TV’ and others confused about why a show with Saturday in the title was airing on Sunday. 

Other opinions: Not everyone was impressed though, with one naysayer calling it 'cheap TV' and others confused about why a show with Saturday in the title was airing on Sunday

Other opinions: Not everyone was impressed though, with one naysayer calling it ‘cheap TV’ and others confused about why a show with Saturday in the title was airing on Sunday

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