Channel Nine’s kid’s series The Shak will cease production.
The Brisbane-based afternoon show has been running since 2006. The end of production is effective immediately and all staff working on the show had been advised.
“There was an inaccurate post on Twitter saying that Nine we’d axed all in-house children’s programming, that’s not true,” a Nine spokesperson told TV Tonight. “We’ll still be doing Kids WB.”
The axe on the show is a cost-cutting measure by Nine.
“These decisions are usually economic ones.”
So far there is no clarity on the future for the show’s presenting team, Curio (Drew Jarvis), Nitro (Beau Walker) and Willow (Libby Campbell).
“Hopefully we can move the team into other roles,” said the spokesperson.
The show will remain on screen with completed episodes yet to air.