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‘Please Like Me’ loses US broadcaster and funding partner

‘Please Like Me’ loses US broadcaster and funding partner

Josh Thomas’ TV series ‘Please Like Me’ has been left without a US broadcaster after Participant Media announced it was permanently closing down cable channel Pivot. The channel, that was focused at Millennials, heavily promoted the series when it debuted in the USA with Thomas’ picture appearing on buses as part of a promotional campaign, […]

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Filming underway for new series of ‘Please Like Me’

Filming underway for new series of ‘Please Like Me’

Filming is underway on series four of ‘Please Like Me’. Creator, writer and star of the show, Josh Thomas, will once again be joined by co-stars Thomas Ward (Tom), Hannah Gadsby (Hannah), Debra Lawrance (Mum), David Roberts (Dad), Caitlin Stasey (Claire), Emily Barclay (Ella), Keegan Joyce (Arnold), Renee Lim (Mae) and Josh’s incredibly talented cavoodle, […]

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Australian Christian Lobby unhappy about ‘Play School’

Australian Christian Lobby unhappy about ‘Play School’

The Australian Christian Lobby is not happy that ABC children’s program ‘Play School’ is considering featuring a family with two fathers. The long-running program which caused a stir back in 2004 when it featured a very young Brenna Harding with her two Mums. At the time Prime Minister John Howard called the move “foolish” and […]

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Josh Thomas talks Please Like Me season 3

Josh Thomas has been making waves across the globe with his hit show, ‘Please Like Me’. We chatted to the comedian leading up to the world premiere this week. Please Like Me is about to kick off its third season – did you imagine that your show would be screening around the world after just […]

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‘Please Like Me’ Nominated for GLAAD Award

‘Please Like Me’ Nominated for GLAAD Award

Australian comedian Josh Thomas’ International Emmy-nominated series ‘Please Like Me’ is up for a GLAAD Award. The series has gained a strong following in the US and has been comissioned for a third season. The first season of ‘Please Like Me’ chronicled Josh coming to terms with his sexuality, and in its chronicles of Josh […]

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Josh Thomas Receives Six AACTA Nominations

Josh Thomas Receives Six AACTA Nominations

Comedian Josh Thomas has been nominated for six Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards for his ABC2 comedy series ‘Please Like Me’. ‘Please Like Me’ is a semi-autobiographical series that follows the character of Josh in his coming out process and his subsequent relationships as well as the lives of his friends […]

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‘Please Like Me’ Nominated for International Emmy

‘Please Like Me’ Nominated for International Emmy

Josh Thomas’ ABC2 comedy series ‘Please Like Me’ has had its overseas success formally recognised with a nomination for an International Emmy. The show has been nominated in the comedy category alongside three other nominees from Belgium, Brazil and South Africa. The comedy series has been critically acclaimed despite rating lower than ‘Dr Phil’ for […]

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Josh Thomas Vs Bob Katter: Homophobia, Mental Health & Grindr

Josh Thomas Vs Bob Katter: Homophobia, Mental Health & Grindr

On the ABC’s weekly current affairs discussion program ‘Q and A’, comedian Josh Thomas and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter came to a disagreement when discussing mental health issues in regards to gay people. As part of the ABC’s focus on mental health in this week’s programming, this episode of ‘Q and A’ focused […]

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Josh Thomas: Award Winning Awkward

Josh Thomas: Award Winning Awkward

‘Please Like Me’ returns to our screens this month. The show has been so popular in the USA that before they’ve even finished filming the second season a third has already been commissioned. It’s a rare development in television but Josh Thomas jokes that a least he knows that he’s employed for a while. As […]

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Josh Thomas’ ‘Please Like Me’ Renewed

Josh Thomas’ ‘Please Like Me’ Renewed

Josh Thomas’ comedy series ‘Please Like Me’ has been renewed for a second season. The show which aired on ABC2 has found a big audience on DVD and has recently begun screening overseas. The show has just begun screening on US network PIVOT which has rolled out a big advertising campaign for the show including […]

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