Tag: Matt Okine

You Made A Show About A Piss-Stained Mattress

There’s a certain school of thought that says reality is the highest form of art. The closer your novel or drama or whatever gets to reality, the better it is. Everything about The Other Guy suggests creator / star Matt Okine and his team wanted to make a show that first and foremost felt real.... Read More »

Others Gonna Work It Out

Press release time! JULY 13, 2017 – Australia’s leading local streaming service Stan announced today that its latest Stan Original series, The Other Guy, will premiere exclusively on August 17. Created by and starring leading Australian comedy talent, Matt Okine, THE OTHER GUY is a funny, raw and poignant look at break-ups in the modern... Read More »

The Other Sitcom

Press release time! AUSTRALIAN COMEDIAN MATT OKINE TO WRITE & STAR IN NEW STAN ORIGINAL COMEDY SERIES THE OTHER GUY Production has begun, led by the award-winning team at Aquarius Films (Lion, Berlin Syndrome) and global indie studio Entertainment One, and featuring Harriet Dyer, Valene Kane, Magda Szubanski and Christiaan van Vuuren   MONDAY, APRIL 24,... Read More »

How Not To Create a Watchable Television Program

Okay, it’s our own fault: we shouldn’t have given How Not to Behave a second try. But after one of the most pointless opening episodes in recent memory, we assumed – foolishly, as it turned out – that the only way for things to go was up. Surely it couldn’t go on week in week... Read More »

Behaving Badly

Hey, so you know that moment eleven minutes or so into the first episode of How Not to Behave when in the middle of a bit about how annoying charity collectors are Gretel Killeen suddenly gave us a bunch of stats about how effective they are in collecting funds for charity? Um… what the hell... Read More »

Bella! Bella!

Stand-up on TV doesn’t always work out. This is not to say that stand-up must never be broadcast, it’s more that seeing stand-up in its natural home, an inner city comedy club, is the way to see... Read More »