The Project announces two new hosts to join the 2023 line up

The full 2023 line up for The Project is now here, with some fresh faces!
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After a ‘mass exodus’ of The Project hosts in the previous few months, those who will be taking the spots of Carrie Bickmore, Lisa Wilkinson and Peter Hellier on the panel have been revealed.

The announcement came via social media, with a photo of the new line-up being posted, revealing that comedians Sam Taunton and Michael Hing are the final recruits for the new-look panel.

Waleed Aly, the only full-time host left from the 2022 line-up, is also being joined by Sarah Harris, Hamish Macdonald and Georgie Tunny.

The ‘new-look’ line up for The Project 2023.

(IMAGE: Channel 10)

The two comedians Michael Hing and Sam Taunton aren’t entirely new to The Project viewers, as Michael has hopped behind the desk as a guest host in the past and Sam has made appearances in live crosses.

Sam will be behind the desk Monday to Thursday, with Michael appearing on Friday and Sunday nights.

Two new comedians have joined The Project desk: Michael Hing (L) and Sam Taunton (R).

(IMAGES: Channel 10)

The final pieces of the Project puzzle have came after the 10 Network announced a month ago that Studio 10 host Sarah Harris will be moving into a new position at the network, taking Carrie Bickmore’s spot at the desk of The Project.

At the time the network also confirmed that Hamish Macdonald will continue as a roving reporter during the week, with Georgie Tunny to feature on the panel every Friday night.

Sarah Harris will be the other Project ‘mainstay’ alongside Waleed Aly.

(IMAGE: Channel 10)

But there is still question marks over two regular Project contributors – Tommy Little and Steve Price – who have recieved no mentions in the press release.

Executive Producer of The Project, Chris Bendall, confirmed the new hosting line-up over the weekend stating:

“Both Sam and Michael have been part of The Project’s extended family for a while and I am rapt we have locked them down for big new roles.

“After the biggest shakeup in The Project’s history I am confident we now have the perfect line-up to launch into the new year.”

The new-look Project will return in 2023 on Sunday, January 8.

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