Tag: The Late Show

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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“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.

Street Interviews in Marrickville

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

Flashback: A bunch of D-Generates

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

The Late Show and Frontline DVD Re-Releases review

We take a look at the newly designed box sets from the people at the ABC.

D-Generation and Working Dog collection on iTunes

A bunch of D-Generation / Working Dog stuff has been dumped onto iTunes! So if your VHS and DVDs are worn out, get a digital copy now.

Strewth. Corker. Vale Max Walker

2016 hasn’t been a great year for the celebrity world where many musicians and actors have unfortunately left this mortal coil. Sadly, Aussie cricketer, commentator and larrakin Max Walker has passed away at the age of 68. The D-Generation team are fans of the cricket – with Max being a talk topic with Graham and The …

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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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Flashback: Best Bits of The Late Show Vol. 3 review

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The August 3 1994 issue of Smash Hits magazine is choc-full of retro references including East 17, Lois & Clark, Reality Bites and more, but there’s also this gem: a review of The Late Show Best Bits Vol. 3! “You’ll need your sides sewn up from all the laughter!” On page 12, you can also …

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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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