The Don Lane Show

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The Don Lane Show
Genre talk show
Created by Don Lane[1][2][3][4]
Directed by Peter Faiman
Presented by Don Lane
Narrated by Pete Smith
Opening theme You Make It So Easy
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 9
Producer(s) Peter Faiman
Running time 60 minutes
Original network Nine Network
Original release 8 May 1975 – 10 November 1983[5]

The Don Lane Show was an Australian talk show television series aired on Nine Network in 1975 until 10 November 1983. Don Lane co-hosted the show with Bert Newton.[6]

The show became one of the greatest talk/variety shows in Australian television history. It aired twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. on the Nine Network and many associate stations across Australia.

The theme "You Make It So Easy" was written by Helen Reddy.[7]


  1. ^ Vale: Don Lane, By David Knox, October 22nd, 2009, TV Tonight
  2. ^ Flashback: Debbie Reynolds on The Don Lane Show, By David Knox, December 29th, 2016, TV Tonight
  3. ^ The Don Lane Show (TV Series 1975–1983), IMDb
  4. ^ The Best of the Don Lane Show (TV Movie 1994), IMDb
  5. ^ David Bowie on the Don Lane Show, BY THORSTEN KAEDING, National Film and Sound Archive of Australia
  6. ^ "DON LANE". The Australian Women's Weekly. 45, (26). Australia, Australia. 30 November 1977. p. 31. Retrieved 8 February 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  7. ^ P.J. Lane on 3AW Remember When. 4 November 2018

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