Seven returning to sketch comedy

Seven returning to sketch comedy


TV Tonight hears whispers that Seven has a new sketch comedy in the pipeline for 2023.

Helium, recently founded by Mark Fennessy, is understood to be producing the new series, which has been running a Writers’ Room in recent weeks. It has recently produced 6 Festivals and Last King of the Cross for Paramount+ with drama series Paper Dolls announced for 10.

Seven had a hugely successful run with Fast Forward from 1989 – 1992 followed by Full Frontal from 1993 – 1997. More recently series have included Housos: The Thong Warrior, Australia’s Sexiest Tradition, Orange is the New Brown and Kinne.

Seven is also due to announce details of its upcoming Kath & Kim revival, believed to be a 20th anniversary special.

Network Upfronts will be held on October 25. Watch this space.

Seven and Helium were both contacted for comment.

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