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The Cheap Seats

They’re back! Superhosts Melanie Bracewell and Tim McDonald return with a brand-new season of their award-winning*, critically acclaimed**, ratings-hit*** series The Cheap Seats. 
She’s a netball-loving New Zealand stand-up comedian. He hosts a podcast about Formula One racing despite not yet having a driver’s licence. Put them together and somehow they manage to shine brighter than a United Australia Party billboard. 
Each Tuesday night The Cheap Seats takes a comedic deep-dive into the shallow end of our weekly news cycle. Politics, world affairs, sport, pop culture, celebrities behaving badly, hosts behaving even more badly - if it was broadcast, published, tweeted or simply swiped left on in the past seven days then it’s likely to appear on the show. 
The Cheap Seats 2022 will have all the fun of last year’s season - but with slightly fewer clips involving state premiers announcing border closures. There will still be all your favourite segments, including “What’s On What’s On In The Warehouse”, “Pacific Update Update” and “Across The Ditch”. Regular contributors Mel Tracina and Titus O’Reilly also return, along with some very special surprise guests who probably thought they were booked for The Project. 
So get set for your weekly dose of news and current affairs - as seen from The Cheap Seats. 


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Have You Been Paying Attention?

Have You Been Paying Attention? is a topical comedy-quiz show featuring five guests competing to see who can remember the most about events of the week.

A fast-paced, funny look at international affairs, politics, sport and entertainment news, we test just how well our contestants have been paying attention.

Hosted by Tom Gleisner and starring some of the most attentive minds in the country, Have You Been Paying Attention? is Australian TV’s least-rich quiz show. 

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Since the 2010 FIFA World Cup; Santo, Sam and Ed have made television, radio and podcasts showcasing their unique take on the world game.


Now it's time for them to ask the big questions. This time the boys are joined by guests from all walks of football life to find out:


If you ran football what would you like to do?


They want to get as many perspectives and ideas as they can. Think of it as a global suggestion box for the world game.

Santo, Sam & Ed's 2 On 1!

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Santo, Sam & Ed's Cup Fever!

Recording before a live studio audience, Santo, Sam & Ed’s Cup Fever! brings the boys together to deliver their unique brand of hard-hitting analysis for the entire FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia.

Co-host and ‘Hairstyles of the World Cup Expert’ Santo Cilauro says, “Sam Pang, Ed Kavalee and I will keep our eyes on Russia. For every whistle and VAR review through to the big final.”

For the first time, ABC audiences have even more ways to follow Santo, Sam & Ed’s Cup Fever! coverage, with a six-part special available from today on ABC iview, and weekly episodes of the hit podcast continuing throughout the tournament on ABC listen.

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