Matt F

Media background for 12+ years. Producer. Lover of comedy. Loves nostalgia for the greater good.

Most commented posts

  1. The Scumbus Is Coming — 7 comments
  2. Santo, Sam & Ed are goooooo!!! — 6 comments
  3. Remembering: The ACTUAL Show itself: Tom and Santo Speak — 6 comments
  4. Tony Martin’s SIZZLETOWN is dizzy stuff, folks — 5 comments
  5. Street Interviews in Marrickville — 5 comments

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HYBPA? and Russell Coight in 2019 Logie Nominations

The team have 3 chances at 2 gongs.

Returning: Have You Been Paying Attention?

The comedy quiz show returns to our screens in 2019,

Undiscovered Masterpieces: D-Generation Blooper Reel

Not all sketches go to plan.

How The F*ck You Can Get Into Radio

Watch this classic piece of Tony Martin history from one of his earliest radio jobs.

Public Vote for 61st Logie Awards open

It’s that time of the year again – the 61st Annual Logie Awards public vote is now open! Up for consideration (aka your vote) is: Have You Been Paying Attention? for Most Popular Comedy Program, Tom Gleisner for Most Popular Presenter for Have You Been Paying Attention?, Russell Coight’s All Aussie Adventures for Most Popular Comedy Program as well TV Week have released the online voting form here: https://survey.confirmit.com.au/wix/8/p2975148.aspx …

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Tony Martin’s SIZZLETOWN returning Feb 7

Tony Martin and the Pots N Pans return for a second season of the late night phone-in podcast.

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.