Tag: Australian Tumbleweeds 2011

Australian Tumbleweed Awards 2011 – Worst Film Comedy

Snowtown is what Australian film does best: a grim tale of bogans murdering each... Read More »

Australian Tumbleweed Awards 2011 – Worst Sketches

Sketch comedy, like radio comedy, is a writer's medium. Performers are important too, but unless the writing is sharp a sketch show is... Read More »

Australian Tumbleweed Awards 2011 – Worst Game or Panel Show

Panel shows in which kinda known people from breakfast radio, the stand-up scene and, increasingly, other panel shows improvise funny answers to questions have all but replaced scripted offerings such as sketch and variety... Read More »

Australian Tumbleweed Awards 2011 – Worst Comedy Personality or Performer

Some comedians you'll watch in anything, whether they're presenting a 300-part documentary on invertebrates or appearing in a panel show about actuarial... Read More »

Australian Tumbleweed Awards 2011 – Worst New Comedy

With short episode runs and rapid axings preventing a lot of new talent from getting any real experience before being thrown onto the main stage, new comedy usually deserves a bit of... Read More »

Australian Tumbleweed Awards 2011 – Worst Newcomer

The nominees in this category represent the future of Australian comedy, which means if they don't lift their game we'll be seeing some of them in our other categories in years come...assuming any of them ever work... Read More »

Australian Tumbleweed Awards 2011 – Introduction

2011 was a bad year for Australian comedy – on television at least – but not in the ways we’ve come to expect. Yes, the energy level was down across the board, with old favourites either tanking hard or stuck in a rut while the fresh faces were shunted off to digital channels where they wouldn’t upset the Spicks & Specks... Read More »

Australian Tumbleweeds 2011 – voting now open

Voting is now open in this year’s Australian Tumbleweeds 2011. Now in its 6th year, the Australian Tumbleweeds hails the failures (and occasional successes) of this nation’s comic... Read More »

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