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Back For Season 4

Mondays from April 24 at 8.30pm on The Comedy Channel Express from the US or stream instantly on Foxtel Play From executive producers Mike Judge and Alec Berg comes a new season of Silicon Valley, the HBO comedy series that satires the big ideas and even bigger egos of U.S. tech mecca Silicon Valley. The HBO…Read more

Canberra Times Feature

Ruth Ritchie explores why Comedy stalwarts get better with age.  There’s something reassuring about seeing Gina Riley, Marg Downey, Jane Turner and Magda Szubanski on telly on Sunday nights. The women of our collective sketch comedy consciousness get better with age, and they never disappoint.  (Of course Stephen Curry, Shane Jacobson, Michael Veitch and Glenn…Read more

Courier Mail Feature

The changing faces of comedy – on set with Open Slather’s ‘newbie’ George H. Xanthis.  <link rel=”stylesheet” href=”http://resources.newscdn.com.au/cs/chronicle/couriermail/latest/assets/styles/btf-article.min.css”/>‘); // WHEN Open Slather was first pitched to Foxtel as a big-name sketch comedy, the producers decided to find some fresh new faces to join the mix. Over 400 people applied for one of 12 slots. And for a…Read more

First release of Sydney Comedy Festival artists for 2017

Ahoy comedy lovers! It’s time to mark your calendars, as we’ve announce the first round of acts that will be part of the Sydney Comedy Festival 2017. The city’s much loved comedy extravaganza will return for its 13th year for four hilarious and huge weeks from 24 April to 21 May 2017. Tickets have now been released…Read more

Foxtel Magazine Feature

Foxtel Magazine takes a closer look into Australia’s all-star joke juggernaut Open Slather. Watching Shane Jacobson and Stephen Curry in action is almost surreal. They stand shoulder to shoulder in a South Melbourne church, sharing a quiet laugh as they wait for the film crew to adjust lighting for their next scene. Suddenly there’s a call for quiet on set and they…Read more