Nate Byrne joined Play School and wants a Bluey role next


ABC News weatherman Nate Byrne and the Play School set
Composite image. Photos: ABC

ABC News Breakfast weather presenter Nate Byrne has announced he’ll appear on ABC kids TV favourite Play School.

The meteorologist shared a video of himself from the set of the long-running show and explained he was there for a “Science Time” segment.

“Dream. Come. True,” Nate wrote on Twitter X.

“I’m so excited, it’s like bonus Play School but you get to do really cool experiments, and I get to be a part of it,” a clearly very excited Nate added.

“I haven’t seen Little Ted or Jemima yet, but I’m sure they won’t be too late for rehearsals!”

The ABC presenters’ followers congratulated him, with one also suggesting what Nate needed to do next.

“You have really made it on Australian Television when you score a role on Play School,” the follower wrote, adding the “next step” was a voice role on another home-grown ABC kids TV juggernaut – Bluey.

Nate replied, “This is my next goal… There’s weather in the Blueyverse after all!”

ABC, make this happen!

Nate Byrne, who is a meteorologist and a former Naval officer, joined ABC News Breakfast in 2017.

In 2020, Nate joined the ABC’s first Mardi Gras Parade float and is a regular at both the Sydney event and the regional Victorian queer festival ChillOut.

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‘Creepy’: Nate Byrne reacts to his very explicit fan mail

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Jordan Hirst
Jordan Hirst

Jordan Hirst is an experienced journalist and content creator with a career spanning over a decade at QNews. Since 2012, the Brisbane local has covered an enormous range of topics and subjects in-depth affecting the LGBTIQA+ community, both in Australia and overseas. Today, the Brisbane-based journalist covers everything from current affairs, politics and health to sport and entertainment.

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