Press Releases

Someone Just Found $20 On The Floor And They’re Spending Up Big

In recent months we’ve been wondering time and time again: what kind of comedy can the ABC make when they can’t afford to make anything that’s not an overseas co-production? And now we have the answer: really cheap comedy: Adam Zwar and Trent O’Donnell are set to make a six-part comedy for the ABC set... Read More »

Safeway the Fresh Food People

Press release time! Triple the laughs in October, on ABC Get ready to triple your laughs with three new comedies premiering next month on ABC and ABC iview. Tuesday, September 19, 2017 — Get ready to triple your laughs with three new comedies premiering next month on ABC and ABC iview. Fans of comedy legend... Read More »

Spin Me Right Round Baby

Press release time! Gruen returns for 2017 with its 99th episode Friday, August 11, 2017 — THIS IS A PRESS RELEASE TO SELL GRUEN… There will be grandiose language, hastily gathered quotes and just enough information to sound enticing without actually giving anything away. Yes, the show that unpicks the dark arts of advertising, branding... Read More »

Others Gonna Work It Out

Press release time! JULY 13, 2017 – Australia’s leading local streaming service Stan announced today that its latest Stan Original series, The Other Guy, will premiere exclusively on August 17. Created by and starring leading Australian comedy talent, Matt Okine, THE OTHER GUY is a funny, raw and poignant look at break-ups in the modern... Read More »

Up Top for The Letdown

Press release time! From Award Winning Comedy Showroom Pilot to Full Series THE LETDOWN starts production Friday, June 16, 2017 — Production has commenced on the six-part comedy series The Letdown, for ABC in Australia and Netflix internationally with funding support from Screen Australia in association with Create NSW. ABC will broadcast the series in... Read More »

Waste Not Want Not

Press release time! ABC continues the War on Waste in new podcast Wendy Harmer joins Craig Reucassel to build the War on Waste community Tuesday, May 30, 2017 — Craig Reucassel lit up Australia’s televisions with the War on Waste series. Now he’s joined by Wendy Harmer (Mornings on ABC Radio Sydney) to continue the... Read More »

Back in Bloom

Press release time! Rosehaven set to return to ABC this year SundanceTV to acquire season one and join as co-producer for season two Thursday, May 18, 2017 — Celia Pacquola and Luke McGregor head back to Tasmania this June for a second series of the acclaimed comedy Rosehaven. The eight episode season, created by, written... Read More »

Australian Comedy: International Appeal

Press release time! Ronny Chieng: International Student airs on ABC this June Friday, May 5, 2017 — The ABC’s highly anticipated new comedy series Ronny Chieng: International Student will premiere on Wednesday, 7 June at 9pm on the ABC and iview. The show, produced by Sticky Pictures, is the ABC’s first co-production with Comedy Central,... Read More »

The Other Sitcom

Press release time! AUSTRALIAN COMEDIAN MATT OKINE TO WRITE & STAR IN NEW STAN ORIGINAL COMEDY SERIES THE OTHER GUY Production has begun, led by the award-winning team at Aquarius Films (Lion, Berlin Syndrome) and global indie studio Entertainment One, and featuring Harriet Dyer, Valene Kane, Magda Szubanski and Christiaan van Vuuren   MONDAY, APRIL 24,... Read More »

Night-time is the Right-Time for Tonight-time

Press release time! JOHN CONWAY TONIGHT PREMIRES SUNDAY APRIL 16 @ 9PM ON ABC2 Busting out of the comedy scene already wearing a suit and tie, John Conway is ready to be the tonight show host Australian TV never knew it needed. John Conway has talked his way onto ABC2 and John Conway Tonight is... Read More »

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