• 70%
    1 vote
  • Rate this show
    What did you think?
  • 68
  • 1.7k
  • 951
  • 17

Hard Quiz

All Episodes 2016 - 2018

  • 2018-12-19T00:00:00+11:00s at 2018-12-19T00:00:00+11:00 on ABC (AU)
  • 2016-10-18T13:00:00Z
  • 30 mins
  • 1 day, 30 mins
  • Australia
  • English
  • Comedy
Host Tom Gleeson sets out to find Australia's hardest quiz champion, pitting four contestants against each other in a battle of attrition

49 episodes

1x01 Episode 1

  • Series Premiere

    2016-10-18T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson grills four self-declared experts in TV's funniest new quiz show. Tonight's contenders: Flags expert Sue; Brat Pack expert Liz; Dr Who fan Miles; and expert in Field Marshals of the British Army, Mark.

1x02 Episode 2

  • 2016-10-25T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Comedian Tom Gleeson puts four experts to the test in his riotous new quiz show. Battling it out tonight: Wars of the Roses expert Lucy, Military aviation expert James, punk rocker Pierre, and Richard Gasquet superfan Renee.

1x03 Episode 3

  • 2016-11-01T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Australia's newest, hardest quiz show, finds comedian Tom Gleeson interrogating Seinfeld expert Nicholas, capital city expert Steve, Michael Collins expert Alan and Human Body expert (and actual doctor) Lara.

1x04 Episode 4

  • 2016-11-08T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson puts four experts to the test in Australia's funniest new quiz show. Can Simpsons expert Frances, Beethoven expert Duncan, or Cold Chisel fan Allan match Cherie's knowledge of Australian medical inventions?

1x05 Episode 5

  • 2016-11-15T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Comedian Tom Gleeson puts four experts to the test. Can World War II aircraft expert Andy, Summer Olympics expert Michael or Eurovision expert Holly ensure that it's Game Over for Nintendo expert Jason? Let's play...HARD!

1x06 Episode 6

  • 2016-11-22T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Comedian Tom Gleeson subjects four so-called experts to an interrogation. Who'll win the big brass mug: Beatles expert Joanna, Australian PMs expert Joel, Microbes expert Michelle or Oscar-Winning Film Directors expert Wes?

1x07 Episode 7

  • 2016-11-29T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Australia's grumpiest quiz show host, Tom Gleeson, searches for Australia's knowledgiest expert. Can comedy buff Elyce get the last laugh over FIFA World Cup expert Paul, wombat expert Tom and Chronicles of Narnia fan Nathan?

1x08 Episode 8

  • 2016-12-06T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson hosts the quiz show where the laughs matter almost as much as the facts. Battling it out tonight: J. R. R. Tolkien fan Angie, Elton John expert Sebastian, Renaissance art expert David and Frasier superfan Mac.

1x09 Episode 9

  • 2016-12-13T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

It's survival of the fittest as Charles Darwin expert Claus takes on Australian reality TV expert Josh, 1980s computer expert TK & Harry Potter expert Sally, under the stern eye of quizmaster Tom Gleeson. Let's play... HARD!

1x10 Episode 10

  • 2016-12-20T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson grills four so-called experts to crown the final Hard Quiz Champion of 2016. Downton Abbey fan Kim takes on cricket expert Kieren, Brady Bunch tragic Rowena and European language expert Daniel.

2x01 Episode 1

  • Season Premiere

    2017-08-01T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson puts four experts to the test in Australia's funniest quiz show. In this episode: Princess Diana devotee Zoe, 'Friends' fan Walter, Apollo aficionado Peter & banknote buff Andrew vie for the Big Brass Mug

2x02 Episode 2

  • 2017-08-08T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

2x03 Episode 3

  • 2017-08-15T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

Four experts get a gruelling grilling from Tom Gleeson. Who has all the answers tonight: Queen Victoria fan Peter, Simon & Garfunkel fan Caroline, Thomas the Tank Engine fan Jamie or Rachmaninoff fan Nick?

2x04 Episode 4

  • 2017-08-22T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

Let's play...HARD! Tom Gleeson tests contestants on their special topics. Tonight, astronomy expert Alex, Hawke & Keating expert Andrew, Rabbitohs expert Lyn and 'Princess Bride' expert Alex. Who will earn the Big Brass Mug?

2x05 Episode 5

  • 2017-08-29T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

Host Tom Gleeson returns for Season 2 of Hard Quiz where he sets out to find Australia's hardest quiz champion, pitting four contestants against each other in a battle of attrition. #HardQuiz

2x06 Episode 6

  • 2017-09-05T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

Who's the Hardest Quizzer? Tom Gleeson tests 'Saturday Night Live' specialist Andy, Southern Cassowary connoisseur Paul, Sigmund Freud fan Paran and 'West Wing' whiz Margaret to decide who gets hold of his Big Brass Mug.

2x07 Episode 7

  • 2017-09-12T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

It's time to play (HARD!) as Tom Gleeson grills pterosaur expert Ilona, Einstein expert Bill, Red Bull Air Race expert Daniel and 'Dynasty' expert Alyssa. Which Quizzer deserves the glory - and Tom's Big Brass Mug?

2x08 Episode 8

  • 2017-09-19T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson grills four know-it-alls to find out who really knows it all. Amelia Earhart expert Jen, Rockford Files expert Jim, thermodynamics expert Will, and Grace Kelly expert Carolyn all vie for the Big Brass Mug.

2x09 Episode 9

  • 2017-09-26T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson pits four experts against each other. Competing for tonight's Big Brass Mug: Jay, a Babe Ruth expert; Brett, a Billy Joel expert; Rowan, an expert on the Cold War & Megan, an expert on TV comedy The Mighty Boosh.

2x10 Episode 10

  • 2017-10-03T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson probes 'Pride and Prejudice' expert Angela, Formula 1 expert Pawel, grammar expert Greg and Judy Garland expert Caitlin to determine who's hard enough to get their hands on the Big Brass Mug.

2x13 Episode 13

  • 2017-10-24T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Contestants bring the knowledge while Tom Gleeson brings the fun. Contenders include: Buffy the Vampire Slayer expert Sarah, Smashing Pumpkins expert Matt, Julio-Claudian Dynasty expert Andrew, and Oasis expert Peter.

2x14 Episode 14

  • 2017-10-31T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

NBA expert Jared, Quentin Tarantino expert Ross, WWII weapons expert Peter and 'Sex and the City' expert Jess battle each other while braving barbs from Tom Gleeson. Who will be champion? It's time to play...HARD!

2x15 Episode 15

  • 2017-11-07T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Quipping quizmaster Tom Gleeson tests Australia's Hardest Quizzers. In this episode: James Bond expert Markos, Australian birds expert Simon, Greg Norman expert Phil, and KISS expert Robyn all want Tom's Big Brass Mug.

2x16 Episode 16

  • 2017-11-14T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Only Tom Gleeson can determine which know-it-all truly knows it all. Roger Federer expert Carolyn faces Robin Hood expert Geoff, Caravaggio expert Greg and Madonna expert Andrew to find tonight's Hard Quiz Champion.

2x17 Episode 17

  • 2017-11-21T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson plays hard-to-get with his Big Brass Mug in the search for the Hard Quiz Champion. Tonight, horse expert Charles, French & Saunders expert Daniel, Terry Pratchett expert Sarah and JFK expert Marc all play HARD!

2x18 Episode 18

  • 2017-11-28T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson's Big Brass Mug goes to tonight's Hardest Quizzer. Will it be Avatar: The Last Airbender expert Neel, Phil Spector specialist Bronwyn, Oscars fan Jamie or constitutional crisis connoisseur Paul?

3x01 Episode 1

  • Season Premiere

    2018-02-20T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Quizzing Hard with Tom Gleeson tonight: English Premier League Football expert Mark, Winston Churchill expert Tom, Audrey Hepburn expert Evelyn and vintage Australian washing machine expert Leon. Yep, you read that right.

3x02 Episode 2

  • 2018-02-27T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson takes four contestants through their paces to find the Hard Quiz Champ. Tonight, Benedict Cumberbatch expert Dave, Led Zeppelin expert Paul, US Geography expert Kelly and One Direction expert Velvet all play HARD!

3x03 Episode 3

  • 2018-03-06T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson dishes out the points and the putdowns as four experts vie for the Big Brass Mug. Tonight, French Resistance romantic Lisa, Odyssey obsessive Colleen, insect inquirer Vivien and Farnham fanboy Kevin. #HardQuiz

3x04 Episode 4

  • 2018-03-13T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Who'll emerge triumphant from tonight's battle of wits? Mary McKillop expert Georgina, Rolling Stones fan John, Miss Marple maestro Julia and Sachin Tendulkar specialist Theja go up against each other. Hosted by Tom Gleeson.

3x05 Episode 5

  • 2018-03-20T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Well-informed Weird Al expert Ben, enlightened Edward III expert Sue and the Wicked-ly wise Leigh race Tour de France expert Greg to the finish line - all while trying to withstand Tom Gleeson's withering wit. It's #HardQuiz!

3x06 Episode 6

  • 2018-03-27T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Hendrix hardhead Peter, Rolex watch watcher Mark, Futurama fan Anna and Russian Revolution researcher Colleen battle it out to become the #HardQuiz champion while Tom Gleeson gleefully takes the mickey. Let's play HARD!

3x07 Episode 7

  • 2018-04-10T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

Pit your wits against Tom Gleeson in Australia's smartest comedy. Our eclectic experts are into origami, Fawlty Towers, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and the Mountain pygmy-possum - but do they know it all, or are they know-it-alls?

3x08 Episode 8

  • 2018-04-17T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

#SiblingRivalry - Does Chris know Nikola Tesla better than his brother Tim knows Black Sabbath? How will the bros go against Evie's Star Trek skills and Alison's piano proficiency? Tom Gleeson asks the tough questions.

3x09 Episode 9

  • 2018-04-24T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

Comedian Tom Gleeson brings the knowledge and the laughs in equal measure as four #HardQuiz contestants bring the answers. Michael (Abraham Lincoln), Gemma (The Goonies), Matthew (Great White Sharks) and Rob (WWE) play HARD!

3x10 Episode 10

  • 2018-09-18T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

#HardQuiz host Tom Gleeson sets the bar high as Elon Musk expert Ross, Strokes specialist Kate, A-League aficionado Kogu and human eye hotshot David compete for the Big Brass Mug.

3x11 Episode 11

  • 2018-09-25T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

#HardQuiz host Tom Gleeson sets the bar high as Elon Musk expert Ross, Strokes specialist Kate, A-League aficionado Kogu and human eye hotshot David compete for the Big Brass Mug.

3x12 Episode 12

  • 2018-10-02T13:30:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson gleefully grills four so-called experts to find the Hard Quiz champ. ABBA expert Emilia, Apple Inc. expert Rob, board games expert Cam, and Shirley Temple expert Rebecca all vie for Tom's Big Brass Mug.

3x13 Episode 13

  • 2018-10-09T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Australia's smartest alecs brave Tom Gleeson's wit to be crowned #HardQuiz champion. Zara's in the tank for Timberlake, Suzanne's red-hot for Radiohead, Alex is barracking for Obama, and Paul's crazy for classic Holdens.

3x14 Episode 14

  • 2018-10-16T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Liv thinks Thunderbirds are go, Matt's cheering for the Sydney Swans, Brad reckons Rubik's Cubes are ripper, and Mark's nuts for nuclear physics. Tom thinks they're all a bit sad. Watch #HardQuiz and judge for yourselves.

3x15 Episode 15

  • 2018-10-30T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Jim's expert knowledge of skateboarding goes up against Amanda's research into Dr Maria Montessori, Nicole's digging into Duran Duran and Martin's eye on Stanley Kubrick, with scathing host Tom Gleeson.

3x16 Episode 16

  • 2018-11-06T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

It's Pearl Harbor vs Back to the Future vs Muhammad Ali vs British sitcom Peep Show in tonight's #HardQuiz smackdown. Host Tom Gleeson is cruel but fair as Phil, Jason, Mark and Valerie all play HARD!

3x17 Episode 17

  • 2018-11-13T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Sherlock Holmes scholar Damien squares off against tropical cyclone enthusiast Steve and Foo Fighters fan Jacqui, while Darren is nutty for... knots? Only Tom Gleeson's #HardQuiz can sort out these eclectic experts.

3x18 Episode 18

  • 2018-11-20T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Where else but #HardQuiz would you see contestants getting grilled on Kath & Kim, The Hunger Games, Puccini and Scotch whiskey all in a single half hour? Tom Gleeson brings the knowledge and laughs in equal measure.

3x19 Episode 19

  • 2018-11-27T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

In Australia's funniest quiz show you play HARD or go home (and quite often do both). Tonight, Maddie's mad for kids show Round the Twist, David's a Bruce Lee boffin, John's a pinball wizard and Jessi's all over Alaska.

3x20 Episode 20

  • 2018-12-04T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

#HardQuiz has never shied away from tackling the hard subjects, including The Great Escape, David Bowie, Ru Paul's Drag Race...and US serial killers. And if you think the topic is unique, just wait till you meet Andrew!

3x21 Episode 21

  • 2018-12-11T13:00:00Z — 30 mins

Tom Gleeson's Big Brass Mug is up for grabs again! Alan, Liz, Michael and Kim go head-to-head-to-head-to-head on their expert topics: Meryl Streep, the AFLW, the Khmer Empire and My Little Pony. (Final for 2018)