Tag: Craig Reucassel

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 »

The Unbelievable Delays

It’s always a bit puzzling when a network goes to the effort of making a brand new comedy show and promotes the fact that they are doing so (i.e. in The Age and the Herald-Sun), and then sticks that show on the shelf for... Read More »

Australian Tumbleweed Awards 2011 – Worst TV Light Entertainment Show

As a format, Good News World could have worked. Make that should have worked: topical comedy (or at least claiming to be a local version of The Daily Show) is a success around the... Read More »

Dicko Tench Tonight

“Bogans! Scum of the Earth or YOU!! Find out tonight!” (and now that we have your attention…) There’s been a long-term trend in program making over the last half decade or so of taking the risk out of live (or the more common, “live-on-tape”) television. In much the same way that Thank God You’re Here... Read More »

The worm in the apple

Premiering tonight is Can of Worms, a new comedy panel show from Zapruder's Other Films. In recent years Zapruder's has earned a reputation for making intelligent, edgy television - The Gruen Transfer, one of their best known productions, is often talked of in reverential tones - so unsurprisingly, Gruen fans are positively panting with excitement about Can of... Read More »

Cheap, nasty and downright boring

The original Balls of Steel (made in the UK) started off with someone placing hundreds of turds on the pavement of a heavily-congested London bridge just before rush hour and filming the hee-larious results, the Australian version was going to be, at best, equally... Read More »