Greg Hassall

Greg Hassall

Greg Hassall is Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald's television liftout, The Guide.

Networking: ABC's lucky '13

Chris Lilley returns to the ABC next year.

Greg Hassall and Andrew Murfett Spicks and Specks will return with a new host and team captains. Also, Chris Lilley has a new comedy project, but there are no details as yet.

The view

Greg Hassall

Greg Hassall All good things must come to an end, so after nearly nine years as editor, this is my final issue of The Guide.

ABC rings in the new for 2013

Chris Lilley

Greg Hassall Spicks and Specks will return to the ABC next year with a new host and team captains and Chris Lilley (pictured) has a new comedy project, although there are no details yet.

The Guide

The Guide Couch Potato Awards

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Greg Hassall The best and the worst of this year's television.

The Guide

The People Speak

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Greg Hassall Australian actors and musicians deliver engaging bite sized chunks of history - through pivotal writings, speeches and songs.

Networking: Summer better for Seven

<i>Better Homes and Gardens</i> host Johanna Griggs.

Greg Hassall and Andrew Murfett Channel Seven's long-running lifestyle show Better Homes and Gardens will take Home and Away's prime weekday 7pm slot over summer.

Summer's looking better

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Greg Hassall Home and Away has a worthy replacement this summer with Johanna Griggs.

Q&A with Chloe Sevigny

Chloe Sevigny.

Greg Hassall The star of Hit & Miss on wearing a prosthetic penis ... and other things.

Sinister hue

When Louis Met Jimmy

Still from <i>When Louis Met Jimmy</i>.

Greg Hassall Until recently, this doco on Jimmy Savile would have meant little to Australian viewers.

The Guide

Treme

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Greg Hassall A languidly paced high-concept study of post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans.

The Guide

Magic City

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Greg Hassall A lot of smoke and mirrors but little magic to be found here.

Networking: The tractor factor

Merrick Watts will host <i>Tractor Monkeys</i>.

Greg Hassall and Andrew Murfett New comedy quiz show Tractor Monkeys draws on the ABC's archives to examine the 'trends, fads and social phenomena that have shaped us all'.

More, please

Fifteen faces for the future

Jane Harber


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Compiled by Andrew Murfett, Greg Hassall, Paul Kalina, Melinda Houston and Debi Enker Green Guide compiles a list of underrated talents who have made a big impression on the small screen.

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The ABC ploughs ahead

Greg Hassall Merrick Watts to host the ABC's new comedy quiz show Tractor Monkeys.

Challenging role

'I'm less of a snob now'

Chloe Sevigny.

Greg Hassall You play a transgender hit person in Hit & Miss. On paper that sounds pretty weird. Did it feel like a stretch to you?

'Tis the season to be merry

A Moody Christmas

Greg Hassall FOUR years ago Phil Lloyd and Trent O'Donnell unleashed Review with Myles Barlow on an unsuspecting public.

The Guide

Redfern Now

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Greg Hassall This new ABC drama series is in your face, uncompromising and moving.

Free-to-air TV: Friday, October 26

Louie Spence of <i>Pineapple Dance Studios</i>.

Greg Hassall Pineapple Dance Studio might be funny in parts - in a cringy, David Brent kind of way - if it wasn't so painfully contrived.

Words paint a thousand pictures

Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Graeme Innes.

Greg Hassall Audio-description technology brings TV to the visually impaired.

End of a Mad era

10 reasons why Mad Men deserved to make Emmys history

Jon Hamm

Greg Hassall Not only did Mad Men miss out on making Emmys history, it missed out on getting any awards at all. Here is why it was robbed.

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