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Give It a Go was an Australian television game show which aired in 1957. It was hosted by Jack Davey, who also hosted two other Australian game shows during the late-1950s, The Dulux Show and The Pressure Pak Show, and was produced by Sydney station ATN-7 also airing in Melbourne on station GTV-9. It was sponsored by Persil, a laundry detergent. At least 13 kinescope recordings, maybe as many as 16 to 18, exist of the series[1] at the National Film and Sound Archive, along with copies of a radio simulcast broadcast over the Macquarie Broadcasting Network.[2] The radio version had been going for many years prior to the simulcast.

All of the programs mentioned above were simulcasts of long-running Jack Davey radio programs, broadcast on the Macquarie Radio Network. The television version aired weekly from 25 February to 11 November 1957, for a total of 38 episodes.

Other radio-TV simulcasts of the year included Bob Dyer's comedy game show It Pays to Be Funny, discussion series Leave it to the Girls, and possibly talent show Swallows Parade.

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