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The AFL Footy Show finale will be longer than the Logies

It's the long-running sports panel show trying to reinvigorate with a new addition to its lineup.

And with the Logies leaving town, The AFL Footy Show finale will be the biggest show in Melbourne, new host Eddie McGuire has claimed.

Eddie told the Herald Sun the season final will be longer than the Logies and filmed in front of an arena audience, with Jimmy Barnes among the musical guests.

'We’ve got to make sure we go big': Eddie McGuire says The AFL Footy Show finale will be longer than the Logies and filmed in front of an ARENA audience with Jimmy Barnes singing

'We’ve got to make sure we go big': Eddie McGuire says The AFL Footy Show finale will be longer than the Logies and filmed in front of an ARENA audience with Jimmy Barnes singing

Eddie, who joined the long-running panel program in July, said they would be putting on a show Melbourne wouldn't forget.

The show would now be Melbourne's biggest TV event, after the Victorian Government confirmed it wouldn't be shelling out funding for the Logies to stay in Melbourne, he argued. 

'Now that the Logies are leaving, this is the biggest show in town by far,' Eddie told News Corp.

Brought on: Eddie joined the panel show in July after the show experienced record low ratings 

Brought on: Eddie joined the panel show in July after the show experienced

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