Can of Worms is an Australian television talk show, broadcast on Network Ten, first screening on July 4th 2011. Ian "Dicko" Dickson hosted the first series along with Meshel Laurie.
[The second series, now hosted by Chrissie Swan and 'man on the street' Dan Ilic, began airing on August 20th 2012, with two 'Best Of Specials' airing in November as a twopart finale. The Third Series begun airing on February 11th 2013 and was broadcast live. James Matheson hosted the show whilst Swan was on maternity leave.
The program features a panel of three public figures, answering questions issues that affect people every day involving political correctness, personal values and the unending capacity to make life complicated. The program is recorded live in front of a studio audience and broadcast on the following night. The show is produced by Andrew Denton and Zapruder’s Other Films.
On 23 October 2012 Can of Worms was renewed for a third series that would be broadcast around the nation live.