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 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 89)
Paul McDermott ... Himself - Host (112 episodes, 1996-2011)
Mikey Robins ... Himself - Team Captain (112 episodes, 1996-2011)
Claire Hooper ... Herself - Team Captain (110 episodes, 2008-2011)

Series Directed by
Martin Coombes (110 episodes, 2008-2011)

Julia Kennedy (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Ian Simmons (110 episodes, 2008-2011)
Mat Blackwell (109 episodes, 2008-2011)
Warwick Holt (109 episodes, 2008-2011)
Dave Bloustien (107 episodes, 2008-2011)
Simon Dodd (107 episodes, 2008-2011)
Bruce Griffiths (100 episodes, 2008-2011)
Paul Livingston (84 episodes, 2008-2011)
Patrick Cook (64 episodes, 2008-2010)
Jennifer Wong (29 episodes, 2008)
Celia Pacquola (17 episodes, 2008-2010)
Courteney Hocking (15 episodes, 2009-2010)
Sam McMillan (9 episodes, 2008-2009)
Simon Godfrey (8 episodes, 2009-2010)
Mikey Mileos (5 episodes, 2010)
Ray Badran (4 episodes, 2009-2010)
Thomas Duncan-Watt (4 episodes, 2010)
Greta Harrison (3 episodes, 2009)
Nick Rheinberger (3 episodes, 2009)
Karl Chandler (3 episodes, 2010)
Xavier Michelides (3 episodes, 2010)
Shaun Robson (2 episodes, 2008)
Vanessa Critchley (2 episodes, 2009)
Lewis Hobba (2 episodes, 2010)
Sam Rugg (2 episodes, 2010)
Trevor Crook (2 episodes, 2011)

Kevin Brumpton (unknown episodes, 2000)
Angus Fitzsimons (unknown episodes, 2000)
George Dodd (unknown episodes)
Steve Johnston (unknown episodes)
Phillip Scott (unknown episodes)
Rachel Spratt (unknown episodes)
Richard Thorp (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Paul Leadon .... executive producer (110 episodes, 2008-2011)
Jordan Robinson .... associate producer / producer (110 episodes, 2008-2011)
Ted Robinson .... executive producer (110 episodes, 2008-2011)
Pamela Swain .... producer (110 episodes, 2008-2011)
Rick Maier .... executive producer (29 episodes, 2008)
Deborah Johnson .... line producer (10 episodes, 2011)

Julia Kennedy .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Alf Samperi .... technical producer (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Ashley Scott (2 episodes, 2009)

Dick Bond (unknown episodes)
Terry Collister (unknown episodes)
Julia Kennedy (unknown episodes)
Brendan Read (unknown episodes)
Murray Tonkin (unknown episodes)
Glenn Traynor (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Daran Fulham (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Christine Ehlert .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Amanda Jeesup .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Nicole Orlich .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Gannon Conroy .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Simon Butcher .... location sound (unknown episodes, 1999)
Mark Avis .... sound (unknown episodes)
David Dundas .... sound (unknown episodes)
Debbie Morris .... sound (unknown episodes)
Jikou Sugano .... sound (unknown episodes)
Series Visual Effects by
Tony Melov .... title designer (12 episodes, 1996-1999)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Mark Fielder-Gill .... camera operator (9 episodes, 2008-2009)

Darryl Brooke .... vision controller (unknown episodes)
Mark Carey .... video tape operator (unknown episodes)
Eric Catterall .... lighting console (unknown episodes)
Mark Collock .... video tape operator (unknown episodes)
Nick Hocking .... lighting assistant (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Brad Fisher .... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
Peter Hanrahan .... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Mark Wheatley .... film researcher (unknown episodes)

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After spending three years (1996-98) at ABC-TV, the show crossed over to the Ten Network in 1999.See more »
Himself - Host:Hey Big Spender...
Himself - Team Captain:Guess Paul's gender!
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Spin off "Good News Weekend" (1998)See more »


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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Good News - Good Laugh, 9 December 1998
Author: Rimsey from Perth, Western Australia

Good News Week is based on an English show of a similar title. Casting a cynical and often sarcastic view of the mass media, Paul McDermott, Mikey Robbins and Julie McCrossin and teams of guest stars poke fun at the establishment and major event in current affairs! (Please also note - I write this just after being in the audience for the 1998 New Year's Special!)

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