In the years since Below Deck first became a smash hit reality series in 2013, Bravo has launched several spin-off shows to allow viewers to see even more drama on the high seas. The fourth series in the franchise will be Below Deck Down Under.
All of the shows follow the interior crew members and the deck teams on superyachts during high-intensity charter seasons. In addition to dealing with high-maintenance guests, the employees must navigate living and working with their colleagues in tight quarters.
While Below Deck and Below Deck Mediterranean follow boats in the Bahamas and in countries with coastlines along the Mediterranean Sea, respectively, (and Below Deck Sailing Yacht centers around a yacht with an engine and sails), the newest spin-off series will take fans to Australia.
Below Deck Down Under, which will debut exclusively on Peacock, will stand out from the other spin-offs in more ways than one. Read on to find out more about the cast, the premiere date, and to take a look at the trailer for the debut season.
When is the 'Below Deck Down Under' premiere date?
While there have been rumblings about an Australian edition of the popular franchise for many months, fans finally got the concrete information they've been craving about Below Deck Down Under in February of 2022.
The third-ever Below Deck spin-off is the first to take place in Australia, and the cast and crew of M/Y Thalassa filmed in the picturesque Whitsunday Islands and in the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland.
The show will be the first Below Deck series to debut exclusively on Peacock, and the first three episodes will drop on March 17 (which is also St. Patrick's Day). New episodes will continue to come out on the streamer on Thursdays.
The cast of 'Below Deck Down Under' features a familiar face, and the youngest captain in the franchise.
The premiere date confirmation wasn't the only exciting news regarding the upcoming Below Deck show, as the cast list has been revealed as well.
Aesha Scott, who originally appeared as a second stew on Season 4 of Below Deck Med (and who briefly returned at the end of the Season 5 charter season), will be the Chief Stew on M/Y Thalassa. Talk about a nice promotion!
The New Zealand native is the only cast member who has previously appeared on a Below Deck franchise before. The rest of Aesha's interior team includes Magda Ziomek and Tumi Mhlongo.
Bosun Jamie Sayed will be in charge of the deck team, which consists of fellow reality TV newbies Brittini Burton, Ben Crawley, and Culver Bradbury.
Ryan McKeown will be the chef on board, and Captain Jason Chambers will be at the helm of the boat itself. The latter Below Deck Down Under star is the youngest captain to ever appear on any iteration of Below Deck.
While many things have changed for the Aussie series, one thing has definitely stayed the same: there will be plenty of drama on the boat (and at least one firing).