Tag: YouTube

YouTube: Good Morning Murwillu…. Melbourne

Another rare gem from the world of YouTube with a flashback to December 1988, and ATV10‘s Good Morning Melbourne with hosts Roy Hampson and Annette Allison: This clip includes guests Mark Trevorrow and Gina Riley as their comic alter-egos Bob Downe and Coralee Hollow, hosts of the fictional regional TV program Good Morning Murwillumbah, a …

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YouTube: The Saturday Show

Last month’s post dedicated to Saturday night TV failed to mention one title that some may remember or, in this author’s case, at least remember the send-ups that followed several years later. The Saturday Show was a weekly variety show on ABC in the late-’70s and early-’80s with a cast of regular performers, including Michael …

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YouTube: The Box

Reprinting a review that I’d written for TelevisionAU some years ago. The reason I’m re-printing it here is because that page of the website is now obsolete, and because some rare clips from the series have appeared on (you’d never guess!) YouTube (see below): The raunchy prime time series Number 96 set the pace of …

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YouTube: Game Shows

Always plenty of gems to be found on YouTube, and this time a clip that caught my attention was this tribute to game shows, introduced by Tony Barber, a veteran of the genre having hosted The Great Temptation, Name That Tune, Family Feud, Sale Of The Century, Jeopardy and Wheel Of Fortune. This clip was …

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YouTube: You gotta start somewhere..!

Paul Bongiorno is well known as Network Ten‘s chief political correspondent and Canberra bureau chief. But what is perhaps not so well known about Ten’s man in Canberra is that a much younger Bongiorno was heading down a different career path as a priest in country Victoria in the early ’70s. Realising the priesthood was …

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YouTube: Girls Next Door

Found on YouTube, a sketch from the D-Generation‘s The Late Show that I’d always remembered fondly and even now viewing it so many years later still raises laughs. Teen pop groups are a pretty easy target for sketch comedy but there is still plenty to like about The Late Show‘s mockumentary-styled sketch on a group …

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