Category: News

Dec 01

Border Protection Squad Out Now

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

Nov 26

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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Oct 20

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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Sep 26

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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Jul 23

More Utopia

Get ready for a fresh start with Tony (Rob Sitch) and his friends at the National Building Authority… The Logie award winning Working Dog series Utopia is back on ABC TV for Season 2 – beginning Wednesday August 19 at 9pm. If you haven’t caught up yet and don’t have Season 1 on DVD or …

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May 10

HYBPA Returns Monday May 11

A friendly reminder to you all that the new season of Have You Been Paying Attention? starts 8:30pm Monday May 11 on Channel 10. Join Ed Kavalee, Jane Kennedy, Mick Molloy, Fifi Box, Sam Pang and guest ‘Question Asker-er’ Real Housewives of Melbourne reality star Gina Liano with host Tom Gleisner for a quiz of news that happened over the …

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May 04

Utopia wins Logie

A big congratulations goes to the team at Working Dog for taking out the Most Outstanding Comedy Program at the 71st TV Week Logie Awards on Sunday night on Channel 9. Their hit ABC dramedy show Utopia beat other ABC shows Please Like Me, Black Comedy, Upper Middle Bogan and SBS’s Legally Brown. A well deserved achievement, Rob Sitch, Celia …

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Apr 22

Martin Molloys Vicki Marr a bit Sketchy

I know. Terrible headline. But we’re still going to ride the coat-tails of the 20th anniversary since Tony Martin and Mick Molloy broadcasted their first episode of Martin/Molloy back in April, 1995. If you own the three ARIA Award winning albums The Brown Album, Poop Chute and Eat Your Peas, you will find in the credits on the …

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Mar 19

Vale Joe Murray

One of the Directors and Producers who featured prominently behind the scenes of Australian TV comedy and entertainment has died. Joe Murray, who directed 39 episodes of The Late Show as well as having his hand in with The D-Generation and other ABC classics Countdown (that’ll explain Tom and Jane’s segments in Season One) The Big Gig and DAAS Kapital, passed …

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Mar 08

Stop Laughing… This Is Serious on the ABC

If you’ve been watching episodes of Mad As Hell and Judith Lucy Is All Woman. you may have noticed a few promos in between shows. Stop Laughing… This Is Serious is one of 13 new documentaries that was given the green light from Screen Australia‘s $13.8 million budget. Stop Laughing… will be narrated by Eric Bana and it takes a …

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