Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.
Thank God You're Here is about well known performers doing a scene which they have no idea what's going on. It may be a Roman dungeon, a boardroom or a tonight show. The only thing you can ... See full summary »
The Gruen Transfer (TGT) is a show about advertising, how it works, and how it works on us. Hosted by the inimitable Wil Anderson, TGT decodes and defuses the commercial messages that swirl... See full summary »
In the closing credits of the 2nd season finale (27 November 2001), the following were jumbled in with the rest of the credits: Dear Santa, I want world peace. From Rove Dear Santa, I want chocolate. From Corinne Dear Santa, I want a Bruce Samazan doll. From Pete Dear Santa, forget world peace, I want a monkey. From Rove Dear Santa, LOTS of chocolate. From Corinne Dear Santa, your name rhymes with 'fanta'. From Pete Dear Santa, I want them to shut up and get off the air. From Sandra Sully See more »
Yes, it does have some content that has been recycled from various other shows but that's the name of the game. Much of it is given the "Ozzy Touch" to make it acceptable to the greater audience at large. I don't watch it religiously but I do enjoy it from time to time depending what's running against it. Rove McManus is a likable bloke with quite a deal of charisma without being totally silly like Conan or predictable like Dave & Jay can sometimes be. It caters well for local taste. Considering that the show has helped Rove get a few "Gold Logie" awards, i'd say that it's been successful! Anyway, it IS funny at times.
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