Jabba (presenter)

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JabbaJabba (presenter)_header_cell_0_0_0
BornJabba (presenter)_header_cell_0_1_0 Jason Davis
(1973-09-15) 15 September 1973 (age 47)

Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaJabba (presenter)_cell_0_1_1

OccupationJabba (presenter)_header_cell_0_2_0 Television presenter

VJ radio host actorJabba (presenter)_cell_0_2_1

Years activeJabba (presenter)_header_cell_0_3_0 1995–presentJabba (presenter)_cell_0_3_1
Known forJabba (presenter)_header_cell_0_4_0 Channel [VJabba (presenter)_cell_0_4_1

Jason Davis (born 15 September 1973 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), known professionally as Jabba, is an Australian actor, media personality, video jockey, television and radio host, who first made a name for himself as part of the launch of subscription television in Australia in 1995. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_0

He was a host for music television station "Red" on the now-defunct Galaxy subscription television network, before the channel changed its name to Channel [V. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_1

Early life Jabba (presenter)_section_0

Born Jason Davis, Jabba attended Hunters Hill Primary School, where he gained his name, and James Ruse Agricultural High School. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_2

He also played with the All Saints Hunters Hill soccer team, and Parramatta Waterpolo Club. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_3

Career Jabba (presenter)_section_1

Jabba began presenting for Foxtel's Channel [V in 1994. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_4

He hosted a variety of shows including The Joint and Jabba's Morning Glory, which featured performances and interviews with prominent musicians including Pink and Beastie Boys . Jabba (presenter)_sentence_5

During his time with [V], he played the role of "Davo Dinkum" in the SBS television comedy show Pizza and Swift and Shift couriers. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_6

In 2004, Jabba participated in the Band in a Bubble project with Australian alternative rock band Regurgitator, which involved him being locked in a Big Brother-style environment with the group and their engineers while they produced an album under 24-hour surveillance. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_7

During this time, it was revealed that he had separated from his long-term partner and mother of his children. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_8

Following the projects conclusion, Jacquie Riddell of XYZ Networks, announced that Jabba would be taking an extended break, stating that "(the bubble) was a pretty big deal". Jabba (presenter)_sentence_9

In 2005, he left [V] and began presenting for Nova FM in Brisbane. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_10

Jabba later moved back home to Sydney, working at Nova 96.9 hosting The All New Nova Top 10 with Jabba and Mel, while still also hosting the Motorola ARIA Charts show on Sunday afternoons, which is Nova's only national show. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_11

Jabba also writes a column for the Australian edition of Rolling Stone. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_12

Although, in November 2008 Jabba and Mel left The All New Nova Top 10 with Jabba and Mel they were replaced by James Kerley and Maz Compton. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_13

Jabba was also the host of Great BBQ Challenge, a competition series on Foxtel's LifeStyle Food channel. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_14

It was a contest to find Australia's best BBQer, who would win $25,000 and go on to host their own show on Lifestyle FOOD. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_15

He has been named by some (one actually) as a 'Social recalcitrant'. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_16

"It sort of slid when he left the international passport to smoking pleasure behind" Jabba (presenter)_sentence_17

Jabba's next career move in March 2010 was as host of a new Breakfast radio program with Mike Goldman called "Macarthur Breakfast" on the Win TV Network's C91.3 FM in Campbelltown, NSW. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_18

Jabba and Mike left the station in December 2010 as they have refused to move to Campbelltown, as it was important for the station to be as local as possible. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_19

In 2011, he appeared on two SBS sitcoms: Swift and Shift Couriers and Housos. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_20

In 2014 he was featured in the motion picture Fat Pizza vs. Housos. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_21

Collection of works Jabba (presenter)_section_2

Filmography Jabba (presenter)_section_3

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YearJabba (presenter)_header_cell_1_0_0 MovieJabba (presenter)_header_cell_1_0_1
1998Jabba (presenter)_cell_1_1_0 Somewhere in the DarknessJabba (presenter)_cell_1_1_1
2002Jabba (presenter)_cell_1_2_0 Garage DaysJabba (presenter)_cell_1_2_1
2003Jabba (presenter)_cell_1_3_0 Fat PizzaJabba (presenter)_cell_1_3_1
2012Jabba (presenter)_cell_1_4_0 Housos vs. AuthorityJabba (presenter)_cell_1_4_1
2014Jabba (presenter)_cell_1_5_0 Fat Pizza vs. HousosJabba (presenter)_cell_1_5_1

Television Jabba (presenter)_section_4

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  • The Joint (as Himself-Host) (1999)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_0
  • Pizza (as Middle Class Homeboy & as Davo Dinkum) (2000–2007)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_1
  • Jabba's Morning Glory (as Himself-Host) (2002)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_2
  • Pizza Live (as Davo Dinkum) (2004)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_3
  • World Record Pizza (as Davo Dinkum) (2006)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_4
  • Pull Up Selecta (as Himself-Host) (2006)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_5
  • Great BBQ Challenge (as Himself-Host) (2006–2007)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_6
  • 20 to 1 (Himself) (2007–2010)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_7
  • 2008 National Musicoz Awards (as Himself-Host) (2008)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_8
  • Swift and Shift Couriers (as various recurring characters) (2008, 2011)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_9
  • Dirtgirlworld (as Hayman) (2009)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_10
  • Jabba's Curious World (as Himself-Presenter) (2011)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_11
  • The Essential 20 (as Himself-Presenter) (2011)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_12
  • Housos (as Dazza) (2011)Jabba (presenter)_item_0_13

Awards Jabba (presenter)_section_5

Jabba was nominated for and won the Best Music Personality at the 2007 Australian Commercial Radio Awards held at Crown Casino. Jabba (presenter)_sentence_22


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