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Meet the newbies! Gogglebox Australia announces new families joining season 11

Welcome to the couch!

By Erin Doyle
There will be some fresh faces on Gogglebox Australia this season, when the popular show returns to screens later this month.
Following the departures of The Jackson family as well as best mates Adam and Symon, the series will return with several new households.
Joining season 11 will be flatmates Milo and Nic, modern day Aussie gals Kaday and Chantel and suburban Sydney clan of five, the Elias family.
The Elias family are joining Gogglebox Australia. (Image: Supplied)
In their early 30s, Milo and Nic met 10 years ago working in a retail surf store and are described as "Gold Coast down to a tee" and "love surfing, spear fishing, boating, camping".
They'll be joined by Kaday and Chantel in their early 20s who are described as having "plenty of sass and the brains to match".
Meanwhile, the Elias family consists of Dad Les, Mum Danielle, eldest son Jacob, daughter Lily Rose and youngest daughter Ivy.
"We're extremely excited to have three new households joining Gogglebox this season. All three are incredibly different and I for one can't wait to hear their take on TV," said EndemolShine Australia's executive producer, David McDonald.
Kaday and Chantel are described as having "plenty of sass and the brains to match". (Image: Supplied)
Milo and Nic met 10 years ago in a retail surf store. (Image: Supplied)
Taking to Instagram, the pair announced they were stepping away from the couch after five years and 10 seasons, leaving fans heartbroken.
"We are incredibly sad, but extremely excited to announce that our time on @goggleboxau has come to an end and we will be leaving the couch!" Adam wrote.
WATCH: Adam and Symon announce they're quitting Gogglebox. Story continues below...
Earlier this month, The Jackson family, which consists of mum Stacey, dad Grant and their six kids, followed suit. They also announced they were leaving, blaming their busy schedules for the departure.
"We as a family would like to say a big thank you for all the years we have had on Gogglebox," the family said.
"The show has changed our lives in many ways. We were able to do something unique and special together as a family and have loved every minute!"
Gogglebox returns Wednesday, February 26 at 7.30pm on LifeStyle and Thursday, 27 February at 8.30pm on Network Ten.

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