Those wags over at Sportsbet have opened betting on who’ll replace Michelle Guthrie as ABC managing director, with embattled Today show host Karl Stefanovic installed as a $251 outsider.
Malcom Turnbull is looking for a new gig and the former prime minister is $101 to get the nod.
Comedians Charlie Pickering and Tom Ballard, both $51 and Tom Gleeson ($71) have been touted as possible options by the bookmaker, along with Play School presenters Eddie Perfect ($61), Alex Papps ($76) and Justine Clarke ($81).
David Anderson, who will serve as acting managing director, is the $2.50 favourite.
“We love Karl and he’s been copping it a bit in the media of late. There’s suggestions he might be looking around for a new project, but Today wouldn’t be the same without him,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Ella Zampatti.
Sportsbet’s full field for ABC’s next managing director: