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ABC axes Tom Ballard’s ‘Tonightly’ saying it needs a fresh approach

ABC axes Tom Ballard’s ‘Tonightly’ saying it needs a fresh approach

The ABC has announced that Tom Ballard’s show Tonightly will come to an end in September and a “fresh approach” is needed. Tonightly began last December and has broadcast Monday to Thursday on the ABC’s Comedy channel, the Wednesday edition also airs on the broadcasters main channel. Earlier this year comedian Dan Illic took over as the […]

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Tom Ballard’s ‘Tonightly’ cleared by watchdog for repetitively saying “c**t”

Tom Ballard’s ‘Tonightly’ cleared by watchdog for repetitively  saying “c**t”

The Australian Communication and Media Authority has released it’s findings into complaints about a sketch that aired on the ABC’s comedy show Tonightly. In the lead-up to the Batman by-election host Tom Ballard and comedian Greg Larson delivered a sketch that focused on the controversial history of the man the electorate was named after John Batman. […]

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ACMA rules iceberg marriage ads are OK

ACMA rules iceberg marriage ads are OK

The broadcast media authority has ruled that the controversial television advertisements that compared marriage equality to the Titanic striking the iceberg did not breach televisions codes of practice. The Australian Communications and Media Authority has released the results of its investigation into the Marriage Alliance’s advertisements that drew wide spread criticism when they aired on […]

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