Tag: WTF!

Spit roast hog

If you gave a video camera to a student revue and asked them to make a news parody The Roast is probably what you’d get. Indeed, if you look at the biographies of the show’s cast and writers it’s notable that many of them are barely out of... Read More »

We Don’t Mean to Brag / We Don’t Mean To Boast…

… but we for one have better things to do than watch The Roast. We’ve griped enough already about how the ABC has certain kinds of shows they really, really want to have on the air all the time, and guess what? Looks like “News Satire” is one of them. Not content with having pretty... Read More »

Monday Roast

We’ve been sent another press release! ABC2 and The Comedy Channel on Foxtel have taken a bold step towards massively increasing the level of local content on Australian TV by screening The Roast News Update for two minutes each night, Monday to Friday, at 8:28pm on ABC2 and 6:28pm on The Comedy Channel. Each episode... Read More »

The Other WTF

Just as Charles Firth's WTF was finishing on GO!, a new WTF started on Melbourne's Channel 31 - With Tim Ferguson. Described on its website as “a reactionary Live TV show” and “shock-jock radio with pictures”, With Tim Ferguson is a part comic/part serious look at politics, current affairs and... Read More »

WTF! off

Back in July we noted the announcement of WTF!, a send-up of fast-paced entertainment news shows created by ex-Chaser member Charles Firth. We were fairly sceptical about whether this show would be any good or not, and after two weeks of episodes on GO! (and the thecompleteandutter channel on YouTube) it seems were right to be... Read More »

Press Release Me, Let Me Go(!)

Hey look! It’s a press release! WTF! KEEPING YOU ‘A BREAST’ OF WORLD EVENTS Coming Soon to GO! Do you only have two minutes a day to catch up on the who, why, when, where and what the F of the world’s news? Who would you turn to? Well if you like your news to... Read More »