Tag: John Conway Tonight

Aaron Chen Tonight finally airs

After almost five months, the replacement for the short-lived John Conway Tonight, Aaron Chen Tonight, is here – and it’s not that different to the original. And if like us, you enjoyed Aaron Chen’s stand-out appearances as Conway’s ineffectual, geeky sidekick, and hoped he’d build on that when he took over the show, this is... Read More »

Sunday Night is the Loneliest Night of the Week

So this explains at least something: It’s taken a while but TV Tonight can reveal ABC2 is proceeding with Aaron Chen Tonight as a replacement for John Conway Tonight. Chen, who was a sidekick to Conway, steps into the hosting role due to the show being pulled because of illness. Long time readers of this blog might... Read More »

The Case of the Missing Tonight Show

We love a good mystery here at Australian Tumbleweeds – after all, what bigger mystery is there than “why isn’t Australian comedy funny?” – so we’ve been following developments (or lack thereof) regarding John Conway Tonight with some interest. Fellow mystery fans may recall that after three weeks on air Sunday nights on ABC2 John... Read More »

Tonight…Aaron Chen

It’s now been two weeks since there’s been an episode of John Conway Tonight, but according to TV Tonight the show may be back soon… Rising comedian Aaron Chen may be getting his big chance at his own show on ABC2. Chen, who has appeared as the sidekick on just 3 episodes of John Conway... Read More »

The Perils of Live Television

Well, this doesn’t sound good: John Conway is unwell and is taking a break from John Conway Tonight. In the meantime GNW Productions is working with...Posted by John Conway Tonight on Sunday, 7 May 2017 (thanks to Daniel G for the tip-off) There’s clearly not much to go on there, but John Conway Tonight is definitely... Read More »

Call to John

The final skit of the first episode of ABC2’s John Conway Tonight has host John slapping on a mortarboard and giving a dodgy speech about having to leave university for reasons (“you all know what I did”) to the general befuddlement of his audience. It seems like the kind of random, ill-judged sketch you’d expect... 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 »