Matt F

Media background for 14+ years. Producer. Lover of comedy. Loves nostalgia for the greater good.

Most commented posts

  1. The Scumbus Is Coming — 7 comments
  2. Remembering: The ACTUAL Show itself: Tom and Santo Speak — 6 comments
  3. Santo, Sam & Ed are goooooo!!! — 6 comments
  4. Remembering: The Pissweak Kids (with bonus interview) — 5 comments
  5. Happy 20th Anniversary, The Late Show! — 5 comments

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Vale Jimmy Hannan

We are sad to hear the passing of Australian TV personality Jimmy Hannan, who has passed away at the age of 84. A prominent face of Australian Variety TV in the 60s and 70s, Hannan also appeared in Season Two of The Late Show as a musical act that was held at the end of each …

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Flashback: D-Genocide Supplement

Who doesn’t love a supplement in the middle of your daily newspaper? Step back to the bicentennial year that is 1988. After jumping ship to Christopher Skase‘s Channel 7 from a successful two season run at the ABC, The D-Generation troupe whipped up four specials for the network: The D-Generation Goes Commercial, D-Genocide, and The D-Generation’s Tribute To …

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“Mick and myself are knackered, and it’s time for this program to have a bit of a lie-down”

20 years ago today, Martin/Molloy announced they were going to have a ‘bit of a lie-down’.

“What happens when a joke goes down like a lead balloon?”

We dig into a feature shown on ABC’s TVTV from 1993 as The Late Show dive into their second season.

Returning in 2019: HYBPA? and Utopia

2019 can’t come fast enough!

Street Interviews in Marrickville

Ever walked down a street or visited a location and think “this place is familiar”?

Have You Been Paying Attention? goes worldwide

A big congratulations is in order for the team at Working Dog. The hit TV quiz series Have You Been Paying Attention? (HYBPA?) has been picked up by TEN Network U.S. owners CBS for worldwide rights to the series. Beginning in 2013, the fast-paced quiz show hosted by Tom Gleisner, alongside regular panelists Ed Kavalee and Sam Pang, started as a 30 …

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Russell Coight’s All Aussie Adventures Season 3 now on DVD

Get behind! Russell Coight’s back. In DVD form.

Flashback: A bunch of D-Generates

Ill-conceived. Sloppy. Elitist. Unfunny. HA!

Tony Martin sings ‘Summer Of 69’ as Blakey

Tony Martin channels Blakey in a killer rendition of Bryan Adams’ classic.