Press Releases

If the Boot Fits

Press release time! Festival Of the Boot returns for the 2015 Grand Finals Friday, September 25, 2015 — Celebrate the climax of the 2015 footy year with ABC NewsRadio as we proudly present “The Festival of the Boot” – a two pronged affair covering both the AFL and NRL Grand Finals on October 3 and... Read More »

Double Zero is Still Zero

Press release time! Charlie Pickering returns to ABC with a double offering Friday, September 18, 2015 — Following a highly successful debut season, ABC TV is thrilled to announce The Weekly will return this December with an end of year special called The Yearly. Host Charlie Pickering: “The team at The Weekly is currently on... Read More »

All the News that Shits

Press release time! Twice! ABC announces plan to replace The Chaser’s Media Circus with cat videos From Thursday 10 September at 8pm on ABC Tuesday, August 18, 2015 — ABC TV management has confirmed it hopes to replace the second series of The Chaser’s Media Circus with cat videos. “As soon as we can find... Read More »

If You’re Gonna Binge, You Better Purge

Press release time! ABC is thrilled to announce, that from September 1st, the entire six-part comedy series, Sammy J and Randy in Ricketts Lane, will be available to binge watch on ABC iview first, before airing on ABC TV later in the year. With their unique brand of comedy, music and puppetry, Sammy J and... Read More »

Move As a Team, Never Move Alone

Press release time! Hang on a second, these aren’t comedies… Five popular ABC dramas set to return Tuesday, June 30, 2015 — In good news for lovers of great Australian drama, ABC TV has commissioned new series of the popular series Janet King, Rake, Jack Irish, The Code and The Doctor Blake Mysteries. Marta Dusseldorp... Read More »

Tonight is Your Night, Bro

Press release time! Late-Night Talk Show Darren & Brose Coming Soon To ONE. Premieres Thursday, July 2, At 11pm. Network Ten is set to give local comedy television a shot in the arm with the launch of the exciting new late-night comedy chat series Darren & Brose. From writing, producing and performing team Darren Chau... Read More »

They’re Just Taking The Piss Now, Clearly

Press release time! GRETEL KILLEEN & MATT OKINE NAMED CO-HOSTS OF NEW ABC ENTERTAINMENT SERIES     HOW NOT TO BEHAVE   Premieres Wednesday, July 15 at 8pm on ABC   Gretel Killeen and Matt Okine are set to host the new 15 part comedy entertainment series HOW NOT TO BEHAVE, produced by Screentime, a... Read More »

Last On The Scene To Bring You The Latest News

Press release time! More Fresh Blood Coming to ABC iview ABC iview is pleased to announce that more exclusive content is on the way, with the second phase of Fresh Blood kicking off in Melbourne and Sydney. Five talented and creative teams have eagerly started filming their comedy shows for the Fresh Blood Pilot Season... Read More »

Online (da da da da da da) Goes Through My Mind

Press release time! Hope you brought a lunch, it’s a big ‘un: Seven edgy stories supported through Screen Australia’s Multiplatform Drama program Friday 13 March 2015 Screen Australia will fund seven unconventional series through its Multiplatform Drama program. The program supports risky projects with unorthodox formats. They utilise non-traditional platforms for distribution – making them... Read More »

Well, Now We Know Why The Roast Got The Chop

From the ABC’s press release trumpeting their 2015 line-up: Comedian CHARLIE PICKERING returns to ABC to present a news comedy show that promises to be opinionated and outspoken Well, at least they didn’t say “funny”. According to websites much closer to actual news sites than ours: Humorist and self-avowed political junkie Charlie Pickering will host... Read More »

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