Press Releases

Get Your Back Side Trackside

Exciting news! Mind you, it’d be even more exciting if it wasn’t on Binge. Still, after the year (in comedy) we’ve just had, we’ll take what we can get.... Read More »

Getting in Early with Latecomers

Press release time!  When it comes to sex, it’s better late than never When their able-bodied friends hook up at a bar, lovelorn Frank (Angus Thompson) and Sarah (Hannah Diviney) are thrust together and form a reluctant bond over their shared disability and its impact on their romantic lives – or lack thereof. Bold, hilarious,... Read More »

Music Makes the People Quiz Together

One door closes, another door opens: Spicks and Specks has finished up (for 2022 at least), and now RocKwiz is coming back. Remember when nostalgia wasn’t such a big deal? Those were the days. The RocKwiz return has a surprise twist. It’s not coming back to SBS, where it aired for over a decade, but... Read More »

Let’s Put the Future Behind Us

Channel Ten – or Paramount, as their owners like to be called – had their upfronts today, announcing all the big shows we can look forward to in 2023. And the biggest? As the press release puts it: Tom Gleeson Takes Comedians To Task. BAFTA-winning and International Emmy-nominated comedy powerhouse Taskmaster is set to unleash... Read More »

Ending the Year on a High Note

Press release time! Award winning comedy series Fisk returns to the ABC in October The ABC is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated second season of Fisk will air next month.  The multi award-winning six-part comedy series premieres on Wednesday 26 October at 9pm on ABC TV and ABC iview. In 2021, Fisk was Australia’s... Read More »

Lost in Limbo

Press release time! Cameras roll in Queensland on new ABC comedy series Limbo. The ABC is delighted to announce celebrated Australian actors Ryan Corr and Bob Morley will star in the bold new six-part comedy series Limbo, which has commenced filming in Queensland. Ryan Corr (Holding The Man, Wakefield, High Ground) returns to Australia after... Read More »

Putting the Christ back into Christ What Else is On

Press release time! MATT OKINE AND MIRANDA TAPSELL GET THAT FESTIVE FEELING IN THE STAN ORIGINAL FILM CHRISTMAS RANSOM A riotous Christmas romp for the whole family, Christmas Ransom is a Stan Original Film from the creators of A Sunburnt Christmas, starring an ensemble of beloved Aussie stars. 8 September 2022 – Stan, Australia’s unrivalled home of original productions, today announced... Read More »

Wars and Rumours of Wars

What to think about this? EXCLUSIVE: TV Tonight hears whispers that Seven has a new sketch comedy in the pipeline for 2023. Helium, recently founded by Mark Fennessy, is understood to be producing the new series, which has been running a Writers’ Room in recent weeks. It has recently produced 6 Festivals and Last King... Read More »

Oh We’ve Got a Question All Right

Press release time! SO AMAZING!: ABC SHOW’S SHOCK ANNOUNCEMENT An ABC Show has an announcement, that announcement is a shock and someone thinks it’s amazing news. How enticing! No wonder you clicked. But now you’re a paragraph in and still haven’t received any detail. That’s just how news works now. How annoying, hey? If you... Read More »

Sitcoms Are Back Baby!

Press release time! Aunty Donna serves up their first narrative comedy series for ABC The ABC and Screen Australia are thrilled to announce that Australia’s rock stars of comedy, Aunty Donna, are making their first foray into narrative comedy with the brand-new half hour series Aunty Donna’s Untitled Project. Filming from next week in Melbourne... Read More »