Tag: Tom Gleisner

Remembering: The Pissweak Kids (with bonus interview)

Over the two years of The Late Show, there were various sketches starring children ranging from 8 – 14.  They eventually became known and credited as The Pissweak Kids. What originally began as sketches from The D-Generation in 1986 – 1987 as Tommy Cravat Jnr promoting pissweak theme parks, the idea was rejuvenated for The Late Show, …

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Dude Looks Like A Logie!

The 54th Annual TV Logie Awards are around the corner, which The D-Generation/Working Dog are regular attendees to the the awards. The year is 1998. The Working Dog team have three successful seasons of the current affairs piss-take Frontline under their belts. The 40th Annual TV Week Logie Awards are being shown on national television, thanks …

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Sports Fever! S01E08 Ratings

Sanji, Zumia, and Zed sped across the finish line on Monday night with spectacular coverage of the F1 Grand Prix and Australian Swimming Championships. (Figures to come soon, had only obtained Brisbane’s figures of 24,000 due to glitch from our side so we’re still working on it – to be updated.) Channel 7 Grand Prix Commentator Matty …

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Classic D-Generation MICF

Even though it was repeated from Channel 10 March 2011, their sister station ONE HD replayed the 25 Years Of The Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Showing the best of comedians who have performed over the 25 years, The D-Generation made their appearance with their famous “Courtroom Sketch”. Featuring Tom Gleisner, Rob Sitch and Santo Cilauro, …

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Any Questions For Ben? details

Lukewarm off the internet press is Working Dog‘s preview for their latest film, Any Questions For Ben?. Yes, question mark included. Starring Josh Lawson, Rachael Taylor, Felicity Ward, Jodi Gordon and Ed “KD Lang” Kavalee, based around we assume to be 25 year olds (the working title was named ‘25‘) the film was completed last year …

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Top 10 mockumentary lists - Courier Mail 24/10/11

As part of a new mock-autobiography released by H.G. Nelson (Greig Pickhaver) called My Life In Shorts, Brisbane’s Courier Mail (24/10/11) printed a Top 10 list of  mockumentary-style TV shows, Books and films. The list comprised of US show Modern Family, as well as the Christopher Guest‘s classic film Best In Show (Tony Martin‘s favourite This Is …

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