New locally-produced kids comedy The Listies Work for Peanuts will premiere on ABC ME in November.
Set deep in the ‘burbs it follows comedy duo The Listies, Rich (the smart one) and Matt (the other one), as they cycle through a variety of bizarre jobs in order to pay their 83/4 -year-old landlord Abernathy Peanuts.
Directed by Natalie Van Den Dungen (Bunny New Girl), the 5-part eight minute series was created and produced by Judi McCrossin (The Time of Our Lives), Kate Keegan and The Listies’ Richard Higgins and Matthew Kelly.
Actress Asmara Feik (True History of the Kelly Gang, Upright) plays Abernathy Peanuts, alongside other guest stars including Justine Clarke and children’s author Andy Griffiths.
The Listies said, “We are exploding with pride to announce that our TV series will screen on ABC ME this November! This is a life time ambition of ours and we are overjoyed to join the stack of great shows on ABC ME. We’d like to sincerely thank our fellow producer / creators Judi McCrossin and Kate Keegan, as well as our director Natalie Van Den Dungen and stars Andy Griffiths, Justine Clarke and Asmara Feik as well as all of the team who worked so darn hard to help us get a talking potato joke on the telly. We couldna done it without ya.”
Production credit: The Listies Work for Peanuts is a Bob Pictures production. Principal production investment from Screen Australia.
Daily from Monday, 11th November at 4.35pm on ABC ME.