Wil Anderson returns with The Gruen Transfer next month, with 12 episodes instead of the previous 10.
He is joined by Todd Sampson, Russel Howcroft, Jane Caro, Matt Eastwood, Dan Gregory, Dee Madigan, Bridget Taylor, Bram Williams, Rowan Dean and Carolyn Miller.
And maybe just a little bit of Tweeting?
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Wil Anderson returns after touring the world with his sell-out show Wilful Misconduct, appearing on Chelsea Lately and gaining a Gold Logie nomination. Joining him will be regulars Todd Sampson, Russel Howcroft, Jane Caro, Matt Eastwood, Dan Gregory, Dee Madigan, Bridget Taylor, Bram Williams, Rowan Dean and Carolyn Miller.
Old favourite segments including The Pitch – where two agencies compete to sell the unsellable – will also return, alongside new offerings, which we’ll fill you in on soon. We’re also upping the ante online, with exclusive and extended content scheduled for the Gruen website (www.abc.net.au/gruentransfer)
Through two seasons, The Gruen Transfer has averaged more than a million viewers a week. It still holds the record for the biggest ever debut of a Light Entertainment program on ABC-TV – its first episode was seen by 1.287 million viewers on 2008.
The Gruen Transfer is a Zapruder’s other films co-production with ABC-TV. Executive Producers are Andrew Denton, Anita Jacoby and Sophia Zachariou. The show was co-created by Andrew Denton and Jon Casimir. It is produced by Jon Casimir. Supervising Producer is Debbie Cuell.
It returns to ABC1, Wednesday, June 16, at 9pm.