SAS: Australia is an Australian version of the British Reality TV Series, SAS: Who Dares Wins, which is a reality quasi-military training television programme produced by Channel 4 in the United Kingdom.
SAS Australia sees Aussie celebrities take on a series of physical and psychological tests from an elite team of ex-Special Forces soldiers.
Production (Series 01)
The Australian version of the show is currently being produced for Seven Network. The series features Ant Middleton as the chief instructor. Production began in March 2020 on location in Queenstown, New Zealand, however production was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
They recommenced filming on a property on the outskirts of Berridale in the Snowy Mountains of NSW Australia at GPS Coordinates 36°28′44″S 149°0′37″E. The production crew stayed locally in Jindabyne while filming.
Upon release of the first series, the shows name was changed from the British version (SAS: Who Dares Wins) to simply “SAS Australia”.
Olympian Jana Pitman was originally reported to be a contestant in the March 2020 production, but with her pregnancy in the intervening months, was reportedly replaced by former The Biggest Loser Australia trainer Shannan Ponton.
SAS: Australia Series
- Series 01 (2020):
- Series 02 (?2021):
- Series 03 (?2022):
Production & Filming Details
- Production: Seven Network.
- Release Date:
- Series 01: 19 October 2020 to 24 November 2020.
- Series 02: ?2021.
- Series 03: ?2022.
- Rating: Unknown.
- Running Time: 50 minutes.
- Country: Australia.
- Language: English.