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Comedies return to Oz

Australia's ABC renews a batch of shows

Australia’s ABC network has announced the return of a raft of comedy series.

Coming back in 2019 are:

Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell: The satirical news show returns for a tenth season

Utopia:  A fourth season of the  sitcom about a team in the fictional Nation Building Authority, with stars including the comedians Rob Stitch, Anthony Lehmann (Lehmo), Celia Pacquola, Kitty Flanagan and Dilruk Jayasinha.

Squinters (pictured)The series of car-based sketches about commuters (driving into the low sun, hence the title) which has starred Sam Simmons, Tim Minchin, Steen Raskopoulos, Susie Youssef and Rose Matafeo

Rosehaven: Fourth series of the sitcom set in smalltown Tasmania starring comics  Luke McGregor and Celia Pacquola.

Get Krack!n: Spoof breakfast TV show created by  comedians Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan, and featuring Anne Edmonds as batty fashion expert Helen Bidou

 The Letdown: Second series of the sitcom starring Alison Bell as a new mum in an oddball mothers' group.

It is not known if all the cast for all the shows are returning.

Published: 19 Nov 2018

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