bums on seats(redirected from fannies in the seats)
bums on seats
slang An audience in attendance. Primarily heard in Australia, Canada. Ticket sales are down because this team doesn't play well enough to put bums on seats.
bums on seats(British & Australian informal) also fannies in the seats (American informal)
if a public performance or a sports event puts bums on seats, many people pay to go and see it This production needs a big name to put bums on seats.