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This is the ChampagneComedy.com podcast, and heading our channel tonight... From 1992 to 1993, the ABC broadcast 40 episodes of The Late Show, consisting of Melbourne Revue graduates who got their first taste on TV as The D-Generation. Originally a low-rating comedy show that was live across Australia full of cheap jokes, cheap props and bad acting, the show gained a cult following and inspired many comedians and performers to help where they got to today. Also the fans. Definitely the fans. ...
 
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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first episode of The Late Show broadcast Saturday July 18, 1992 on ABC TV, we decided to remaster our first episode of the Champagne Comedy Podcast, re-editing and adding audio to define it more. Gone are our long-winded self-indulgent introductions, awkward silences, gaps and more-than-tedious tangents. In …
 
We've made it to Episode 40 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, U.S. Correspondent Steven and Matt as they review Season 2 Episode 20 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday October 30, 1993 on ABC TV. Special guests Nic and Justin Anderson - the Pissweak Brothers, and Shanra Grills - the daughter of Lucky "Bargearse" Grills.…
 
We've made it to Episode 39 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Tony and Matt as they review Season 2 Episode 19 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday October 23, 1993 on ABC TV. Federal Budgeting, Method Acting, R.E.M. song singing, and Pole Punching. Twitter: @TLSChampagne or Facebook. This is a fan discussion podcast wit…
 
We've made it to Episode 38 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Prue and Matt as they review Season 2 Episode 18 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday October 16, 1993 on ABC TV. Muckraking Live, Street Talk, Pantene shampoo, and Australian TV legend Ken James calls in on the podcast, literally! Get your Bargearse comp entr…
 
In Season 2 Episode 16, The Late Show team made a Sydney episode to cover the 2000 Olympic bid win. There was a live sketch where they played a role of the Biosphere 2 team coming out of their containment and take questions from journalists in the crowd. One of those journalists was Lawrie Zion - who then was a Triple J radio presenter. Lawrie has …
 
We've made it to Episode 37 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim and Matt as they review Season 2 Episode 17 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday October 9, 1993 on ABC TV. The Last Aussie Auteur, another Super Challenge, violence in video games, and playing the goanna for a toilet break. Get your Bargearse comp entries in n…
 
We've made it to Episode 36 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Tony and Matt as they review Season 2 Episode 16 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday October 2, 1993 on ABC TV. It's the Sydney special! Vox pops in Marrickville and Darling Harbour, Tanya Blencowe's Olympic speech, Biosphere 2, and Tom Rixon does a hammy. Ge…
 
Whoops - one of us forgot that the Easter 2022 break conflicts with our recording times! So here's a 'Pot Luck Toilet Break' recap special covering the first 15 episodes of The Late Show, as we've only recapped 15 episodes of Season 2 at the time of this special. Thank you to the regular team consisting of Alison, Daniel, Kim, Prue and Tony, but al…
 
We've made it to Episode 35 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Prue and Matt as they review Season 2 Episode 15 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday September 25, 1993 on ABC TV. Guest reviewer: Work Experience / Unit Assistant Julie Poulter. Comedian Mikey Robins' homage to Dr Aaron Beaucaire, The Sharp's Piet Collins ri…
 
We've made it to Episode 34 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim and Matt as they review Season 2 Episode 14 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday September 18, 1993 on ABC TV. Muckraking Magical Mystery Tour, IOC submissions, Shitscared at Movie World, The Rejuvenator. Get your Bargearse comp entries in now you have until Ep…
 
We've made it to Episode 33 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim and Matt as they review Season 2 Episode 13 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday September 11, 1993 on ABC TV. Guest reviewer: Natalie Bochenski. Funny detergent, Girl pop groups, more dinner parties, and we track down a Toilet Break "Legend". Check out his mus…
 
We've made it to Episode 32 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim and Matt as they review Season 2 Episode 12 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday September 4, 1993 on ABC TV. Guest reviewer: Amber. Mamet and Lynch, Supermodels, Super quizes, and Sexy Girls with Sexy Guns. Get your Bargearse comp entries in now you have until…
 
We've made it to Episode 31 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Matt, Prue and Tony as they review Season 2 Episode 11 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday August 28, 1993 on ABC TV. Muckraking's Jo Bailey protest, Bargearse begins, how boring is rice, and tips on hitting up a bar while on holiday. Get your Bargearse comp …
 
We've made it to Episode 30 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Matt and Prue as they review Season 2 Episode 10 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday August 7, 1993 on ABC TV. How to hold a party, letters to the show, Pot Luck contestant Darren Schutz speaks, Shaken Not Shitscared. Feel free to get in touch - champagnelate…
 
Here's a surprise bonus episode - a compilation of our interviews we've featured on the Champagne Comedy Podcast so far. If you've skimmed over our waffles and rants, you may have missed some important interviews from Bruno Lucia, Gavin Wood, the owners of the Ned Kelly Museum, Angie Hart, Andrew Mercado, Justin Anderson, Greg Arnold, Piffy The Bel…
 
Welcome to a very special episode of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim and Matt as they have a virtual Q&A session with D-Generation and The Late Show cast member Jason Stephens. We nit-pick Muckraking, Sale Of The Century, Skivvies Are Back, early appearances with The D-Generation, behind-the-scenes and writing processes, part…
 
While we were recording Episode 29 of the Champagne Comedy Podcast, news broke where Australian TV legend Bert Newton passed away at age 83, taking us all by shock. The Champagne Comedy Podcast pays tribute to Bert Newton, who contributed in his own way to The Late Show, and gave Australian audiences lots of love and joy. See acast.com/privacy for …
 
We've made it to Episode 29 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Matt, Prue and Tony as they review Season 2 Episode 9 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday July 31, 1993 on ABC TV. HANDS OFF!, Sandhurst Machinery, Nerfed, The Oz Brothers, "Hands off our Cam!". Thank you for being with us in 2021, we'll be back for more in 2…
 
We've made it to Episode 28 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Matt and Prue as they review Season 2 Episode 8 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday July 24, 1993 on ABC TV. With special guest reviewer, The Bazura Project's Shannon Marinko. Check out The Bazura Project's Radio Free Cinema podcast. Alison does some investig…
 
We've made it to Episode 27 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Matt and Prue as they review Season 2 Episode 7 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday July 17, 1993 on ABC TV. With returning special guest reviewer, Steven. Wallaby Jack, Chick vs Sh*t Magnet, Mick gets a tongue lashing from Judith, "I'm very well known", and …
 
We've made it to Episode 26 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Matt, Prue and Tony as they review Season 2 Episode 6 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday July 10, 1993 on ABC TV. Judith and Jane take on Thelma & Louise, precipitous cliffs, saint hoods, testing drunk drivers, and get unplugged. COMPETITION ONE: Enter our c…
 
We've made it to Episode 25 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Matt and Prue as they review Season 2 Episode 5 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday July 3, 1993 on ABC TV. Special guest reviewer: Remi "Piffy" Broadway. Lou Interligi's story, Jane on Sale Of The Century, Gabriel Gaté talks "Accidently Kelly Street", and Re…
 
We've made it to Episode 24 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Matt and Prue as they review Season 2 Episode 4 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday June 26, 1993 on ABC TV. Special guest reviewer: Liam Renton. Jumping on the couch during 'Ernie & Denise', THE episode with 'Champagne sketch Comedy', Melbourne Cliches (inte…
 
Just some obscure forward promoting for what might be potentially coming up in Episode 24, hopefully landing Monday August 23, 2021 (if planned correctly). Make sure you hit that "Subscribe" button. Buy our stuff as we need to buy prizes for you! RedBubble store: https://bit.ly/ChampagneComedy See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informati…
 
BUY OUR MERCHANDISE SO WE CAN BUY YOU PRIZES: https://bit.ly/ChampagneComedy We've made it to Episode 23 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Matt and Prue as they review Season 2 Episode 3 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday June 19, 1993 on ABC TV. Special guest reviewer: Ben. Syringes in drink cans, some guy winning Mis…
 
Buy our stuff as we need to buy prizes for you! RedBubble store: https://bit.ly/ChampagneComedy Just some obscure forward promoting for what might be potentially coming up in Episode 23, hopefully landing Monday August 9, 2021 (if planned correctly). Make sure you hit that "Subscribe" button. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informatio…
 
BUY OUR MERCHANDISE SO WE CAN BUY YOU PRIZES: https://bit.ly/ChampagneComedy We've made it to Episode 22 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Matt, Prue and Tony as they review Season 2 Episode 2 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday June 12, 1993 on ABC TV. Who does the best Psychopath impression, Telecom vs Optus, a Japane…
 
Buy our stuff as we need to buy prizes for you! RedBubble store: https://bit.ly/ChampagneComedy Just some obscure forward promoting for what might be potentially coming up in Episode 22, hopefully landing Monday July 26, 2021 (if planned correctly). Make sure you hit that "Subscribe" button. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information…
 
WELCOME BACK! We've made it to Episode 21 of the Champagne Comedy podcast! Join Alison, Daniel, Kim, Matt and Prue as they review Season 2 Episode 1 of The Late Show, broadcast on Saturday June 5, 1993 on ABC TV. We also have a special guest reviewer - 'Foolhardy Cousin George' Justin Anderson! He chats about behind-the-scenes on filming Charlie Th…
 
Thanks for your on-going ears! This is a VOLUME 2 "Best Of" compilation of the Champagne Comedy Podcast, choosing selected bits from Episodes 6 to 10 of the podcast (We've improved a little bit - not perfect, but better than the first 5 episodes). We use the term 'Best Of' in the strongest less-convincing tone as possible. We're returning soon for …
 
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