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Time for Mark Humphries on 7:30

Looks like Mark Humphries is going to have more time to devote to his fortnightly satirical segment on 7:30… From Mumbrella: CBS’ Network Ten has reportedly cancelled its daily gameshow Pointless… Media commentator Peter Ford told a Hobart radio station that people involved with the show were told the program is finishing. According to TV... Read More »

In attack of the defence of Barry Humphries

Last week came the news that the annual best-in-festival award dished out by the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Barry, named after Barry Humphries, would be renamed in light of Humphries’ comments on transgender people last year. As ABC News reported: Humphries is a household name for his iconic characters Dame Edna Everage and Sir... Read More »

Leaving a Mark

Twenty-four hours ago, Australian comedy was rocked to its very core: Mark Humphries 24 June at 20:49 · Tomorrow is my last day at The Feed SBS VICELAND. I have been extraordinarily privileged to work on the show and I am grateful to all of you who have supported the work Evan and I have... Read More »

Thursday night’s alright for satire

Thursday night satire is back! Not that Sammy J’s sketch looked promising, and with Mark Humphries being his usual... Read More »

Yet Again it’s Whoever Wins, We Lose

Press release time! Win The Week returns to ABC in August Win the Week, the news quiz where you can betray your way to the top, returns to ABC for a brand new series premiering Wednesday 3 August at 8pm on ABC TV and ABC iview. Hosted by Alex Lee (The Checkout, The Feed) along... Read More »

Post-election comedy wash-up

Labor's win of Saturday's Federal Election is great news for the ABC and SBS but will it be great news for... Read More »

And They’re Off!

One week into the official election campaign and… yeah. Remember when political satire was a central part of Australian culture? You do? Have fun down at Services Australia trying to claim the old age pension. Slightly less snarkily, these days any election campaign really drives home the shrinking opportunities for political comedy on Australian television.... Read More »

Don’t You Remember The Days of the Old School Yard

As we reach the tail end of the comedy year, which is a fairly inaccurate way to describe things as the tail end is where the shit comes from and that’s an all year-round situation, it’s hard not to reflect on the 2021 that was. And then hurriedly try to reflect even further back because... Read More »

(Bazura) Project Your Voice

Press release time! THE BAZURA PROJECT’S RADIO FREE CINEMA THE TV SHOW ABOUT MOVIES IS NOW A RADIO PROGRAM RELEASED AS A PODCAST On 29 September 2011, The Bazura Project’s Guide To Sinema, a comedy series devoted to exploring cinematic sins, began its extremely limited run on the ABC. Now, exactly ten years later, the creators... Read More »

Like Moths to a Lame

Press release time! Sketch comedy returns to Australian screens! The Moth Effect launching 30 July on Amazon Prime Video Amazon Prime Video’s new Australian six-part Original satirical sketch comedy series The Moth Effect from Bondi Hipsters co-creator Nick Boshier and Tonightly’s Jazz Twemlow From the less attractive half of the Bondi Hipsters and the comedic... Read More »