Tag: Luke McGregor

The Spicks and Specks reunion we had to have

The problem with reunion shows is that fans of the show are so pleased the reunion is happening at all that it kinda doesn’t matter what’s in the actual show. Still, if you’re a fan of Spicks and Specks, you were presumably satisfied by the Spicks and Specks Reunion Special, with its all-star line-up of... Read More »

Back in Bloom

Press release time! Rosehaven set to return to ABC this year SundanceTV to acquire season one and join as co-producer for season two Thursday, May 18, 2017 — Celia Pacquola and Luke McGregor head back to Tasmania this June for a second series of the acclaimed comedy Rosehaven. The eight episode season, created by, written... Read More »

Vale Rosehaven (and Upper Middle Bogan)

A hefty chunk of the ABC’s scripted comedy wrapped up last night, and it’s a sign of just how forgettable much of the ABC’s output has been over the last year (okay, years) that they’ve already both pretty much vanished from our memories. Why is it only the shockers we remember? We’re still waking up... Read More »

Fancy Fest

In news that will surprise no-one – mostly because it seems to have been announced then ignored months ago – sketch comedy group Fancy Boy were one of the big winners out of the ABC’s Fresh Blood program: ABC has a new sketch comedy series in production, Fancy Boy, which was part of the Fresh... Read More »

Vale Luke Warm Sex

Here’s an idea for a TV show: find a comedian who – by his own admission – knows next to nothing about sex. Then have him wander around talking to expert after expert, but in a shock twist they all give him rubbish or ludicrous advice and because of his lack of experience he takes... Read More »

SEX! Now that we have your attention… sex?

Look on your works, ABC budget cuts, and despair. That’s our big take away from Luke Warm Sex, the ABC’s latest effort at conjuring television out of thin air using nothing but the idea that if it happens in front of a camera then it’s worth broadcasting to the nation. Yeah, as they say, nah.... Read More »

The title is ironic

The word “utopia” is defined as "an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect"…and, obviously, in the case of Utopia that’s not quite how things are for the main... Read More »

Vale Dirty Laundry Live

What is it with TV programmers? One minute all the want is Daily Show knock-offs, next minute they’re all making comedy panel shows about pop culture. Or to be slightly more accurate, putting breakfast radio on... Read More »