Rodger Corser to host Channel 10 reality competition The Traitors after Doctor Doctor axing

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Actor Rodger Corser to host ‘whodunnit’ reality TV competition The Traitors for Channel 10

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Actor Rodger Corser is returning to television after his TV series Doctor Doctor was axed by Channel Nine last year.

He will host a reality show on Channel 10 called The Traitors, reports TV Blackbox.

Based on a successful Dutch format that has already been sold to the U.S. and Britain, The Traitors is a mystery-adventure series set in a remote location.

Comeback kid: Actor Rodger Corser (pictured on May 26, 2019, on the Gold Coast) is returning to television after his TV series Doctor Doctor was axed by Channel Nine last year

Comeback kid: Actor Rodger Corser (pictured on May 26, 2019, on the Gold Coast) is returning to television after his TV series Doctor Doctor was axed by Channel Nine last year

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Contestants form teams to complete challenging missions, earning money for a prize pot.

Meanwhile, traitors lurk amongst them, plotting against the loyal contestants.

The Dutch and British versions used a gothic castle as their primary set.

Produced by Endemol Shine, the Australian version will be filmed in a grand hotel.

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Intrigue: Based on a successful Dutch format that has already been sold to the U.S. and Britain, The Traitors (logo pictured) is a mystery-adventure series set in a remote location

Intrigue: Based on a successful Dutch format that has already been sold to the U.S. and Britain, The Traitors (logo pictured) is a mystery-adventure series set in a remote location

Rodger said The Traitors will bring viewers plenty of excitement – even ‘murder’.

‘Who doesn’t love a great murder mystery?’ he teased in a statement.

‘This… has all the intrigue and glamour of your favourite whodunnit.’

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Favourite: This will be Rodger's first major TV appearance since Doctor Doctor, the comedy-drama in which he played the lead role, was axed by Nine after five seasons in 2021

Favourite: This will be Rodger’s first major TV appearance since Doctor Doctor, the comedy-drama in which he played the lead role, was axed by Nine after five seasons in 2021

The Underbelly star said contestants will need to navigate trust, betrayal and murder.

‘I’m especially looking forward to watching our players pick each other off, one by one in the ultimate game of deception,’ he added. 

This will be Rodger’s first major TV appearance since Doctor Doctor, the comedy-drama in which he played the lead role, was axed by Nine after five seasons in 2021.

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He made sporadic appearances as a fill-in host for Today Extra after the cancellation.

Guest role: He made sporadic appearances as a fill-in host for Today Extra after the cancellation. (Pictured with Belinda Russell)

Guest role: He made sporadic appearances as a fill-in host for Today Extra after the cancellation. (Pictured with Belinda Russell)

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