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Triple M host Marty Sheargold reveals the TV stars banned from his show

Marty Sheargold’s blacklist: Triple M host reveals the TV personalities who are BANNED from his radio show

He’s the outspoken radio host who recently jumped ship from Nova FM’s drive show to host his own breakfast program for Triple M Melbourne.

And Marty Sheargold pulls no punches when it comes to the guests he allows on air, revealing on Monday that certain Aussie TV personalities are blacklisted.

The comedian, 49, told News.com.au he has banned reality stars from appearing on The Marty Sheargold Show, saying they are just ‘filler’ content.

Banned: Triple M host Marty Sheargold pulls no punches when it comes to the guests he allows on air, revealing on Monday that certain Aussie TV personalities are blacklisted

He said: ‘I’ll never do that. That to me is filler and lazy.’

Sheargold said some breakfast radio hosts devote lengthy segments to interviewing reality TV stars simply because they’re desperate for content.

‘[When] you give someone from Married At First Sight half an hour of your show, that’s because you don’t want to do half and hour of your show,’ he said.

Sorry, MAFS brides! The comedian, 49, told News.com.au he has banned reality stars from appearing on The Marty Sheargold Show, saying they are just 'filler' content

Sorry, MAFS brides! The comedian, 49, told News.com.au he has banned reality stars from appearing on The Marty Sheargold Show, saying they are just ‘filler’ content

He said the result is usually ‘awful’ radio and insulting to the listener.

Sheargold has probably made the right decision by avoiding reality stars, as his audience at Triple M skews towards Gen-Xers and boomers who tend not to watch shows like The Bachelor and Married At First Sight.

But this wasn’t the case during his previous role as a host on Nova FM’s Kate, Tim and Marty drive show, where he would routinely chat to Bachelor and MAFS contestants.

Shots fired: Sheargold said some breakfast radio hosts devote lengthy segments to interviewing reality TV stars simply because they're desperate for content. Pictured: Married At First Sight stars Nic Jovanovic and Elizabeth Sobinoff on The Kyle and Jackie O Show

Shots fired: Sheargold said some breakfast radio hosts devote lengthy segments to interviewing reality TV stars simply because they’re desperate for content. Pictured: Married At First Sight stars Nic Jovanovic and Elizabeth Sobinoff on The Kyle and Jackie O Show

Sheargold hinted during his interview with News.com.au that his time at the more youth-focused Nova wasn’t always creatively fulfilling.

‘I don’t have to talk about Justin Bieber anymore, which is good,’ he said, referring to his move to Triple M in December.

Reality stars regularly appear on metro and regional breakfast radio shows as part of their contractual publicity duties.

Media rounds: Reality stars regularly appear on breakfast radio shows as part of their contractual publicity duties. Pictured: MAFS couple Melissa Rawson and Bryce Ruthven

Media rounds: Reality stars regularly appear on metro and regional breakfast shows as part of their contractual publicity duties. Pictured: MAFS couple Melissa Rawson and Bryce Ruthven

While this can sometimes result in bland interviews unpacking what viewers already saw on TV the night before, Sheargold is wrong in saying they’re always ‘awful’.

The Kyle and Jackie O Show regularly airs headline-making interviews with MAFS stars, and once famously stitched up Bryce Ruthven live on air by calling a woman he’d had a one-night stand with years earlier while he was engaged to his ex-fiancée.

The Marty Sheargold Show airs on Triple M Melbourne weekdays from 6am to 9am.

'I don't have to talk about Justin Bieber anymore, which is good': Sheargold hinted that his time at the more youth-focused Nova wasn't always creatively fulfilling. Pictured with his former co-hosts Tim Blackwell (left) and Kate Ritchie (centre) at the ACRAs in Melbourne in October 2018

‘I don’t have to talk about Justin Bieber anymore, which is good’: Sheargold hinted that his time at the more youth-focused Nova wasn’t always creatively fulfilling. Pictured with his former co-hosts Tim Blackwell (left) and Kate Ritchie (centre) at the ACRAs in Melbourne in October 2018

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