An interview on Studio 10 has gone global and had over a million views on YouTube in just one week.
On Monday, March 10, in a world exclusive on Ten’s Studio 10, cameraman Justin Lyon spoke publicly about the fateful day his friend, Australian Steve Irwin, tragically lost his life and the events leading up to the stingray’s attack.
The story has also made headlines around the world, with media outlets including CBS,Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine and shock jock Howard Stern all covering it.
In the stunning interview with Studio 10’s Ita Buttrose and Jessica Rowe, Justin Lyon described the moments leading up to the stingray’s attack, Steve’s haunting final words and the unseen footage that captured these events.
Studio 10 Executive Producer, Rob McKnight, said: “We promised Studio 10 would change the face of morning television and we’ve proven that yet again by delivering a world exclusive that would be home on a prime time current affairs program. I’m extremely proud of the way our team handled this sensitive subject.”
Studio 10 airs 8:30 AM weekdays on Ten.