Pete & Pio was a sketch comedy show based on the talents of Peter Rowley and Pio Terei. Each episode opens with a stand-up double act performed to a studio audience and closes with a musical number led by Terei. The sketches mostly star Pete and Pio together, with a small supporting cast. This was Terei’s first lead television role; it was later followed by his own show Pio! which also screened on TV3. Rowley has had a long career in comedy, including television collaborations with Billy T James in the 1980s.