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. Happy 20th Anniversary, The Late Show! — 5 comments
  5. Remembering: The Pissweak Kids (with bonus interview) — 5 comments

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HYBPA Return, All-Star Family Feud special and more

Synchronise your watches and get your PVRs ready, as the Working Dog team are ready to hit your TV screens again. First off the rank – Join Have You Been Paying Attention‘s  Tom Gleisner, Sam Pang and Ed Kavalee as they go face-to-face with the team from The Living Room on Channel 10’s All-Star Family Feud special, hosted …

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Three Logie Nominations for Working Dog

A big congratulations to the team at Working Dog with three nominations for the 58th Annual TV Week Logie Awards. The nominations were announced at The Crown in Melbourne today (Sunday), with Tom Gleisner on location with many other potential nominees. The ABC dramedy series Utopia based on a government organisation with Rob Sitch in the lead role, received a …

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Get This 10 Year Anniversary

April 3, 2006 – Triple M Management decided to unlock the security door and give a guy who looked like the “For Dummies” cartoon a radio show. Not just any radio show – as this Comedian has had many years radio experience behind the mic and behind an office partition. But a show which is …

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A Lil Podcast Guide

Lately at CC we’ve received tweets, Facebook posts and other messages in regards to whom has appeared on what podcast. Plus we try and keep an eye on tweets from the guys and girls on their appearances. But, across this big wide web of the world, it’s hard to keep track of every single appearance. …

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Tony Martin as FM104 “The Writer”

Thanks to Michael Coles for sharing this. It’s well spoken of that the D-Generation have a heavy radio background, especially of one Tony Martin. One of Martin’s early jobs after moving from New Zealand to Australia was working in Brisbane as a copywriter at FM104, known today as Triple M. In a book published under the …

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Frontline on Lateline

Thanks to Chad Lofts for searching through his VHS collection, this little wonder has surfaced on the internet. A day after the final episode of Frontline was screened on the ABC in 1997, Mike Moore‘s twin Rob Sitch is interviewed for The 7:30 Report by Kerry O’Brien, about how Frontline was developed. Warning: Contains skivvy-wearing.

Border Protection Squad Out Now

Ed Kavalee’s 2nd film starring Tony Martin is now available to buy!

Flashback: D-Generation on The Don Lane Show (1994)

Back in the day when Variety television was king, and time had passed just long enough for reunions and specials started to seep in for shows based in the 70s and 80s – The Don Lane Show is a prime example. In 1994, Channel 9 ran a special, hosted by the late Don Lane, who was …

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Bargearse’s “Bluey” To Get DVD Release

Before I get into this – I really never thought I’d see the day this would happen. Everyone’s favourite larger-than-life Detective Sargeant Bluey, is finally getting a DVD release. The TV drama series was first screened from 1976 to 1977, only lasting 39 episodes (or one season) on Channel 7. Stand-up comedian (the late) Lucky Grills was …

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Audio Fan Vault via AudioBoom

If you’ve been a regular member to the Champagne Comedy forum, there has always been a friendly share of radio interviews of the D-Gen / Working Dog crew over the years. We’d get hot tips from various social media or someone transferring the odd cassette tape. This random collection build would be from short interviews …

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