Topic archives: Hey Hey It’s Saturday

Pobjie’s year in review: perfect ’10 for ruction, discord and Hey Hey’s demise

December 20, 2010 10

I don’t think it would be hyperbolic to say that 2010 has been the most momentous and exciting year since the dawn of time, writes Ben Pobjie.

Televised Revolution

Televised Revolution

December 17, 2010

In this week's Televised Revolution podcast Dennis and Dan discuss the more than likely demise of Hey Hey It's Saturday, Grant Blackley's promotion, the SA regional analogue shut-off and more.

Outrage! The scandalous year of popular culture

December 23, 2009

Was 2009 the year that popular culture pushed the edgy right off the cliff face? From skits about kids with cancer to black face and rape scandal, Mel Campbell examines the power of the media shitstorm.

Tips and rumours: No Red for Hey Hey?

Tips and rumours: No Red for Hey Hey?

December 22, 2009

That black face loving comedy crew down at Hey Hey are returning to our humble screens next year, but will resident grouch Red Symons also return? Plus, news on the Myer renos.

The hits and misses of Aussie TV in 2009

November 23, 2009

2009 was a year of surprise hits for Aussie TV, with MasterChef, Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation, and the return of Hey Hey all defying the odds. A look back at the television year that was.

Getting your stolen Safran knickers in a twist

Getting your stolen Safran knickers in a twist

October 23, 2009 7

Blackface! A crucifixion! Masturbation! This week's coveted Wankley award goes to the outrage surrounding John Safran's new show Race Relations before it had even aired. Storm in a teacup, anyone?

One Nation is dying

One Nation is dying

October 13, 2009 17

At the Bob Santamaria Hospice for the Terminally Ignored

Minutes from a Hey Hey Production Meeting

October 12, 2009 37

Ben Pobjie presents minutes from Hey Hey's last Production Meeting, where a creative decision was made between "Jackson Jive", "Schmuckie the Jew With The Giant Nose", "The Asian Driver Song", and "Al-Boomah, the Exploding Arab Clown".

Daryl Somers

October 9, 2009 4

Daryl Somers wins this week's coveted Wankley Award, for not letting a bit of blackface controversy get in the way of crowing about Hey Hey It's Wednesday's stellar ratings.

Red Symons: …and then nobody laughed

October 9, 2009 78

Red Symons speaks out on the Hey Hey blackface debacle and racism backlash: Americans are offended by blackface. Australians are largely not.