The program will be hosted by Mark Howard and will feature Jonathan Brown, Nathan Buckley, Kath Loughnan and Nick Riewoldt.
Fox Footy’s New Entertainment Show Best on the ground and will bring fans the biggest stories of the day, lighthearted analysis and of course fun for the whole family.
Host Mark Howard will be joined on the shiny new set by the biggest names in the game, three-time Premier Lion Jonathan Brownnew recruit and former champion and coach of Pies Nathan Buckleyenergetics Kath Loughnan and holy legend Nick Riewoldt.
The series begins this Saturday evening, April 2.
Fans will see popular football personalities in a way they’ve never seen before with a weekly sketch comedy – kicking off with Nathan Buckley trying his hand at acting.
Best on the ground will be filmed live in front of a studio audience just after the final Saturday game of each week and will keep the weekend party vibe going with an in-house band on set, led by the ex-Melbourne Demons superstar, Russell Robertson.
Jonathan Brown said:
“It’s a lot of fun and a great way to end a Saturday. I’m thinking of doing a few songs, I might have a few numbers up my sleeve.
Best on the ground starts this Saturday after Collingwood take on Geelong, live on Fox Footy – channel 504 on Foxtel and Kayo.
Fans can be part of the live studio audience laughter by emailing [email protected].
The new Best On Ground Saturday night entertainment program kicks off on Fox Footy, Saturday, April 2.
Foxtel makes it easy to enjoy the best live sports, the world’s best dramas, blockbuster movies, alongside Netflix, all in one place with Foxtel’s iQ5.