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Vale sketch comedy?

The end of Mad As Hell begs the question: is this the last we’ll see of sketch comedy on Australian... Read More »

Grief does funny things to people

A Beginner’s Guide to Grief is mostly a drama, but it’s compelling to watch, funny when it needs to be and feels cohesive... Read More »

Vale Aftertaste series 2

As we farewell Aftertaste series 2 it’s worth asking: Who is this for? Not people who expect a sitcom to be funny, that’s for... Read More »

Have You Been Paying Attention? for 250 episodes

Have You Been Paying Attention? celebrated its 250th episode with all the people and segments we’ve known and loved for 10... Read More »

Getting the gang back together again

Is nostalgia for the comedy of the past - The Late Show, Hey! Hey! It's Saturday, Kath & Kim - a good thing? And how can it be done... Read More »

Pilot error: Time to Die and The Bush Blonde vs The World

10’s pilot season for 2022 dropped on 10 Play recently and, it’s fair to say, the two comedies on offer, Time to Die and The Bush Blonde vs The World, aren’t the greatest shows... Read More »

Celebration of a nation

The ABC’s 90th-anniversary program ABC 90 Celebrate! was a noble attempt cover nine decades of broadcasting but left some... Read More »

10’s Pilot Showcase: More maiden flights

10 has announced its Pilot Showcase for 2022, which includes two comedies: The Bush Blonde vs The World and Time To... Read More »

Logies 2022 – Comedy breakdown

There are plenty of myths about the Logies, one of which is that it’s funny. “Drags on for ages with occasional laughs” would be more accurate.... Read More »

Shut Up and Limbo

The YouTube series Shut Up and the recently announced series Limbo take two very different approaches to... Read More »