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Producers of mini golf TV series Holey Moley could be set for a major payday as the U.S. version looks to film its fifth season on the Australian course

The upcoming fifth season of the American mini golf-themed reality show Holey Moley could be filmed in Australia, reports TV Tonight.

Producers are said to have their sights set on the purpose-built course in Redlands, Brisbane, that was used for the Aussie version of Holey Moley, which aired on Channel Seven early last year.

The previous four seasons of Holey Moley USA were filmed in California.

The upcoming fifth season of the American mini golf-themed reality show Holey Moley could be filmed in Australia. (Pictured: Sonia Kruger, the host of the Aussie version of Holey Moley)

The upcoming fifth season of the American mini golf-themed reality show Holey Moley could be filmed in Australia. (Pictured: Sonia Kruger, the host of the Aussie version of Holey Moley)

If production goes ahead on season five, the Americans will compete on the same course used by the Aussies, which could result in a significant payday for Seven and Eureka Productions. 

Seven did not a produce a local version of Holey Moley for 2022, but has not formally cancelled the show.

According to TV Tonight, casting for the new American season is already under way.

Applicants must be over the age of 18, have a valid passport and be ready to travel in February and March 2023.

Producers are said to have their sights set on the purpose-built course in Redlands, Brisbane, that was used for the Aussie version of Holey Moley, which aired on Seven early last year. (Pictured: Holey Moley's Aussie commentators Rob Riggle, right, and Matt Shirvington, left)

Producers are said to have their sights set on the purpose-built course in Redlands, Brisbane, that was used for the Aussie version of Holey Moley, which aired on Seven early last year. (Pictured: Holey Moley’s Aussie commentators Rob Riggle, right, and Matt Shirvington, left)

Based on a format devised by Australian producer Chris Culvenor of Eureka Productions, the show has been a surprise hit in the States since it debuted on the ABC network in 2019.

The Australian version was less successful and did not return this year; however, Seven has not ruled out a second season.

A senior Seven executive has said it all depends on whether the production makes good financial sense. 

Based on a format devised by Australian producer Chris Culvenor (pictured) of Eureka Productions, the show has been a surprise hit in the States since it debuted on ABC in 2019

Based on a format devised by Australian producer Chris Culvenor (pictured) of Eureka Productions, the show has been a surprise hit in the States since it debuted on ABC in 2019 

A key factor in Holey Moley’s return will be whether international productions can shoot on the Brisbane mini golf course.

Holey Moley’s Australian season premiere had an impressive 1.01 million metro viewers before dropping sharply, with the finale garnering an audience of 561,000.

This decline in viewers gave the season an average metro audience of 639,000. 

Brisbane postal worker Mark Duncan became the first Australian Holey Moley champ and took home the $100,000 cash prize.

Brisbane postal worker Mark Duncan (right, with Sonia Kruger) became the first Australian Holey Moley champ and took home the $100,000 cash prize

Brisbane postal worker Mark Duncan (right, with Sonia Kruger) became the first Australian Holey Moley champ and took home the $100,000 cash prize 

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Originally posted 2022-09-01 03:40:20.