Peter Capaldi will appear in the premiere of brand new Doctor Who spin off series Class on ABC2

September 26, 2016

ABC2 have partnered with BBC to release the Doctor Who spin off series Class, written by award-winning author Patrick Ness (The Knife of Never Letting Go, A Monster Calls). The twelfth and current Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, will make an appearance in the first episode of the double debut. Katherine Kelly (Mr Selfridge, Coronation Street) […]

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Good Game will celebrate their 10th Birthday with a live episode

September 16, 2016

ABC has announced a celebratory live studio episode of the hit Australian gaming show Good Game, which will bring in musical comedians, as well as renowned comedic gamers, to ABC’s Studio 22 in Sydney for the show’s 10th Birthday.

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TV Review: DAFUQ? (Australia, 2016) coming to a laptop near you February 15th

February 12, 2016

Perhaps one of ABC’s cheekiest web series yet will be launched on iView next week. In a time of Abbotts and Turnbulls squabbling for that prized coffee mug that says World’s Best Prime Minister and in most circumstances failing, and a time of turmoil and unrest all over the globe a show like DAFUQ? can […]

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Good Game Live returns to Sydney in September

July 21, 2015

The hosts of ABC2’s wildly popular video games review program Good Game are once again putting their collective wits to the test in front of a live audience. The live quiz show features personalities from the show, interactive trivia and many IRL lols.

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Exclusive Interview: Lawrence Leung (Melbourne) chats about his character Simon on Maximum Choppage and more

March 6, 2015

Hello Editor Johnny Au sits down with comedian, writer and director Lawrence Leung. Lawrence chats to Johnny about playing the lead character of Simon Chan in the new ABC2 kung fu comedy Maximum Choppage. Lawrence also talks about the writing process for Maximum Choppage and the impact that it has on the Cabramatta community. Lawrence […]

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Exclusive Interview: Andy Trieu (Sydney) talks about his character Fury from Maximum Choppage

March 2, 2015

Hello Asia editor Johnny Au catches up with SBS PopAsia Co-Host Andy Trieu about playing the character Fury in the upcoming Kung Fu Comedy Maximum Choppage that is premiering on ABC2 at 9pm on Tuesday 24th February. Hello Andy Trieu! Can you tell me a little about your character “Fury” in Maximum Choppage? I don’t […]

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New Australian comedy Maximum Choppage to premiere on ABC2, February 24

February 4, 2015

If you’ve been missing your quintessential Australian comedy from your life, fear no more – there’s a new Australian comedy about to hit your screens on February 24 via ABC2 – Maximum Choppage. Fans of the classic Aussie series, The Moodys will eat this up – it stars not one, but two cast members of […]

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The Iris News Weekly: 1st November 2013

October 31, 2013

In this issue: [V] Island Parties set to scorch through summer, first Sydney International Film Festival in November, watch the trailer for Wolf Creek 2, Anchorman 2 cast staying classy and heading to Sydney, new series’ on ABC, Gravity breaks box office records, results are in from the Australian Drama Survey and the Hola Sol […]

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