The All New Monty: Ladies & # 39; Night starring Nadia Bartel, attracting 1.6 million viewers for his striptease performance
Channel Seven & one night only charity striptease The All New Monty: Ladies & Night was a surprise on Sunday evening.
The TV special, which raised breast cancer awareness, attracted a combined metro and regional audience of 1,377 million people.
The number grew to 1,604 million for the performance of the comic show, which was broadcasted at the end of the episode.
The new hit from Seven is a huge success with the & # 39; Ladies Night & # 39; episode of The All New Monty that arrives at number one on Sunday evening
Ladies & # 39; Night was organized by Gold Logie-winning soap actress Georgie Parker and the performance was choreographed by Todd McKenney.
The show included eight female celebrities who rehearsed for a burlesque-inspired comic show, with a view to raising awareness of breast cancer.
The line-up consisted of Lynne McGranger, Simone Callahan, Lisa Curry, Simone Callahan, Nadia Bartel, Ella Hooper, Rachael Finch and Casey Donovan.
The night featured an explosion of drama with football WAG Nadia Bartel breaking off her recent divorce from her husband Jimmy
During the episode, Nadia discussed her recent divorce from five-year-old husband Jimmy Bartel during an emotional interview.
& # 39; It was a difficult time for me personally. It's just so painful, & she said and fought tears.
& # 39; I hope that Ladies & # 39; Night will give more confidence, & she added. & # 39; Of course we are there for the cause, but I think it will be great for me to put myself out there.
& # 39; [It's about] doing something that is absolutely beyond my comfort zone. I think it will give me a whole new load of confidence. & # 39;
The Ladies & # 39; Night performance was filmed at the Enmore Theater in Sydney on April 8, months before the wedding of Nadia and Jimmy.
Nadia's & # 39; s interview about the breakup was recorded later, in August, after producers realized that her background story should be updated in the light of recent events.
Images of Jimmy in the audience were also released after the split, although he was previously shown in a trailer for the program.
& # 39; I am very overwhelmed! & # 39; Casey Donovan, 31, suffered an anxiety attack during rehearsals
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