Press Releases

Putting the X back into 10

We don’t usually pay much attention to the commercial networks when they announce their line-ups for the coming year because it’s been a long time since any of them were intentionally in the comedy business. But Ten just released some details of their 2018 slate, and… eh, let’s just dive right in: RETURNING MasterChef (including Gordon... Read More »

Rebrand of the Hand

Friday afternoon is usually the time when governments and large organisations announce bad news in the hope that the media and the general public – already halfway out the door for the weekend – will fail to give it their full attention. So having this story leak out of the ABC late last week doesn’t... Read More »

A Useful Insight

Press release(s) time! Stars come out for new ABC comedy Squinters Friday, October 13, 2017 — ABC and Screen Australia in association with Create NSW are pleased to announce that filming is underway in Sydney this week on Jungle’s new six-part comedy series Squinters, a series that celebrates the great Aussie ritual that is the... Read More »

Very Small News

Press release time! 11 10 2017 – Media release Don Angel is Back in Very Small Business: Gristmill’s new satire for ABC TV Gristmill co-founders Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope AACTA award-winning production company Gristmill (Little Lunch, Upper Middle Bogan) have secured principal production investment from Screen Australia in association with Film Victoria, for Back... Read More »

Someone Left Off the F

Press release time! ABC celebrates and debates the Arts Sarah Blasko, Hannah Gadsby and Chris Taylor lead a culture charge Thursday, October 5, 2017 — New film and TV review show Screen Time heads up an exciting and diverse slate of arts programs, coming soon to the ABC. Ranging from fine art and fashion, to... Read More »

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 »

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