The show that lifts the lid on advertising, spin and marketing. Join host Wil Anderson, stalwarts Todd Sampson and Russel Howcroft and other advertising industry experts to unpick the ways we're all bought and sold.
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The show that lifts the lid on advertising, spin and marketing. Join host Wil Anderson, stalwarts Todd Sampson and Russel Howcroft and other advertising industry experts to unpick the ways we're all bought and sold.

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Episodes are aired in Australia on Wednesday nights on the main Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) channel. The title "Gruen XL" is used when each episode is shown the following night on ABC2, when some additional discussion on the topics covered the previous night is added to extend the running time. See more »

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Spun-off from Gruen Planet (2011) See more »

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