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Oceania Glass House cancelled! You right wing fascists!

Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by Saintheart, Nov 2, 2006.

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  1. Saintheart Chosen One

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  2. Detonating-Rabbit Jedi Grand Master

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  3. Kartanym Jedi Grand Master

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    I read that in the paper this morning. It's a completly and utter disgrace to have such a well watched and entertaining show cancelled simply because the 'hosts' and producers of the show, much like the Chaser team, have a different perspective on life. The ABC should be ashamed.
  4. epic Ex Mod / RSA

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    wait, why was it cancelled?
  5. HawkNC Former RSA: Oceania

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    They haven't given any reason that I've yet seen.
  6. Detonating-Rabbit Jedi Grand Master

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    They haven't cancelled Chaser too, have they?
  7. HawkNC Former RSA: Oceania

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    Nah, Chaser's still on. The ABC's using it as their "look look, we're not biased, this program still hates the government!" excuse. Honestly though, with the **** they do on that show, it'll only be a matter of time.
  8. Rebel_Padawan Force Ghost

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    I don't think they have cancelled The Chaser yet but I will find out for you next weekend when they come up to my local ABC shop.

    I am surprised that they have gone so far as to cancell The Glass House. When they were introducing all this non-biased crap, they were suggesting that shows such as The Glass House would need to be more careful, they were not suggesting it would be pulled all together.
  9. Katana_Geldar Force Ghost

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    Well they DID have the Chaser stop half way through the year which I think is fishy. But what is this country coming to? Hmmm. [face_thinking]
  10. HawkNC Former RSA: Oceania

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    The Chaser also reached the usual season limit of about 28. ;) Given that it was a bit of a gamble on the ABC's part, I'm surprised they even let it run that long. They've already said they're bringing it back for another season, though.
  11. Rebel_Padawan Force Ghost

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    The Chaser were always intending to do 26 episodes for the year
  12. Detonating-Rabbit Jedi Grand Master

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    I love Chaser; I think they're great. :) But I've always thought the Glass House was never funny. I'm not disappointed to see it go, but I think that it should stay (as it definitely has an audience and has had for quite some time). [face_plain]
  13. DarthAttorney Manager Emeritus

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    The only reason ABC have cancelled The Glasshouse is so they can sell it to Ch10 ;)
  14. Saintheart Chosen One

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  15. woppo Jedi Knight

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    Just like another funny show abc used to have called "the fat" 7 bought and and it became crap

  16. Protege-of-Thrawn Manager Emeritus

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    The Glass House - one of the ABC's highest rating shows - was axed because of "budget constraints".

    Because, like, you know, stand up comics with no props in front of a live studio audience costs SOOO much man!

    I'm going to just blame Janet Albrechsten. Stupid cow. She just rips off Bolt's articles without the half-smirk of knowing glee. How they got her onto the ABC board I'll never understand.
  17. DarthAttorney Manager Emeritus

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    And Good News Week.
    Although to be fair, Ch10 go their money's worth out of that.

    It seems ridiculous to cancel a show as cheap as The Glasshouse was to make based on budget concerns. My only guess is that the hosts were wanting more money than management at th ABC were willing to pay. Which wouldn't be crazy, considering Dave Hughes appeared on Holden ad's and at the ARIAs to present an award (for instance) and Corinne Grant had a pretty high profle with Rove Live (high for a standard Token Management/Melbourne comedian).
  18. Jedi knight Pozzi Force Ghost

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    It run for about five years, so that's not too bad for any TV show. The ABC probably, honestly think it's time for something new.

    Anyone buying the DVD?
  19. jediguy Force Ghost

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    The most obvious answer is also the most likely one - it was cancelled because it was horridly unfunny, and Wil Anderson, please please please God, will hopefully never appear on my screen again.
  20. Ender Sai Chosen One

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    And Sainty, what's a left wing fascist?

    :p

    E_S
  21. Detonating-Rabbit Jedi Grand Master

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    I think it's a matter of taste...but I happen to agree wholeheartedly. [face_plain]
  22. Kartanym Jedi Grand Master

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    Ah well, that's why we all have our own opinions ... the fact that both of you suck is mine ... naaaah, just kiddin'! You don't suck half as much as Auntie does :p
  23. TheBoogieMan Manager Emeritus

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    Stalin? :p

    And jediguy, even if it was unfunny (an opinion which isn't completely foreign to me) you can't deny that it rated very well, and for the ABC execs to cancel it on their own opinion over those of thousands who watched it every week would be ... stupid, to put it mildly.
  24. Kyptastic VIP

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    Glass House got higher ratings than what Rove is getting, according to the Herald Sun...
  25. Protege-of-Thrawn Manager Emeritus

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    Well that's it then, this thread is now about a petition to get Rove Live cancelled, because that runt is possibly the most annoying thing on television at the moment.

    Who is with this one, c'mon guys, join the bandwagon.
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