'We don't ask questions': Tom Gleisner reveals why COVID-19 isn't up for ...

'We just don't ask questions about it': Tom Gleisner reveals the 'unstated arrangement' Have You Been Paying Attention has with its audience while finding the lighter side of dark times

By Ali Daher For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 02:33 BST, 3 May 2020 | Updated: 02:33 BST, 3 May 2020

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They're used to scouring headlines for the biggest stories of the week as part of Channel 10's quiz show, Have You Been Paying Attention?

And on Sunday, host Tom Gleisner admitted while coronavirus is dominating headlines in Australia, there's an 'unstated arrangement' with the show's audience where it's not up for discussion.

Speaking to The Advertiser, Tom, 57, said: 'We know this is a huge news story – we know that you know it's a huge news story, but there's no fun or comedy in it.

'We just don't ask questions about it': Channel 10 host Tom Gleisner (pictured) has revealed the 'unstated arrangement' the show has with its Have You Been Paying Attention? audience

'We just don't ask questions about it': Channel 10 host Tom Gleisner (pictured) has revealed the 'unstated arrangement' the show has with its Have You Been Paying Attention? audience

'We just don't ask questions about it. Anything we said or did would be insensitive, so let's just move on and play the Pauline Hanson clip,' he laughed off.

Tom said while the show wouldn't show the grim side of COVID-19, there were lighter moments to share with the nation.

The comedian said that with many celebrities having discovered TikTok, there's plenty more opportunity for content to carry on with.

'Donald only has to wander into a

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