summer heights high

...Not Chris Lilley. Some actress picked it up instead. In what was an incredibly long event, filled with shameless plugs by Nine Network, the biggest disappointment in Australian television history occurred when Chris Lilley was denied the Gold Logie for Summer Height's High. Even Hamish and Andy, comedic gold, seemed to swing and miss tonight. Perhaps they need to stick with their powerhouse radio show? The highlight was, lo and behold, Chris Lilley's Mr G performance. At least they recognised him (and good quality television) by awarding him the Most Popular Actor and Most Outstanding Comedy. Can't wait to see what he does next....

Last week I wrote about a fictional product being launched as an actual one. Similarly, Mr G's Naughty Girl single was launched this week from ABC's Summer Heights High, a song performed by actor Chris Lilley during the series. With the success of the show this would certainly have gone straight to number one on the charts...

The Chaser are an Australian group of six who focus on political satire. Starting with a mock newspaper at University, this comedic team have become well known for The Chaser's War On Everything which first aired in 2006 on Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). I've been a big fan for a long time, well before they became mainstream. However their popularity has increased exponentially over the past few months with two controversial stunts that have sent their ratings skyrocketing. The first was a stunt breaching the security of the APEC Summit...