Chandon Pictures

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Chandon Pictures
Genre Comedy
Created by Rob Carlton
Directed by Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress
Starring Rob Carlton
Josh Lawson
Darren Gilshenan
Rebecca Massey
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 16
Production
Producer(s) Rob Carlton
Location(s) Melbourne & Sydney, Australia
Running time 25 Minutes
Release
Original network Movie Extra
Original release 10 November 2007 – 7 May 2009
External links
Website www.movienetwork.tv/chandon/

Chandon Pictures was an Australian comedy television series that premiered on Movie Extra on 10 November 2007 and ended on 7 May 2009.

The series featured sixteen episodes and was a spin-off from a Tropfest short film produced by Rob Carlton and Alex Weinress. It followed the misadventures of a struggling video production company called 'Chandon Pictures.'[1] Rob Carlton, who plays the main character, is the younger cousin of Brian Carlton, The Spoonman talkback host on the Austereo Triple M network. This was revealed when The Spoonman interviewed Rob.

On 10 July 2008, it was announced that the series had won a second season and it had sold format rights to its distributor Lionsgate.[2]

The first season premiered in the UK on Dave on 19 February 2009 in a 10pm slot. It was also aired in the US on the Sundance Channel.

Regular cast[edit]

Guest cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2007)[edit]

# Title[3] Director(s)[3] Writer(s)[3] Original Air Date[3]
1 "Cousins" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 10 November 2007 (2007-11-10)
2 "Back To School" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 17 November 2007 (2007-11-17)
3 "Bevan's Heaven" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 24 November 2007 (2007-11-24)
4 "Champion Charles" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 1 December 2007 (2007-12-01)
5 "Private Dick" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 8 December 2007 (2007-12-08)
6 "Death Wish" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 15 December 2007 (2007-12-15)
7 "White Ants" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 22 December 2007 (2007-12-22)
8 "Hollywood" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 29 December 2007 (2007-12-29)

Season 2 (2009)[edit]

# Title Director(s)[A] Writer(s)[B] Original Air Date
9 "The Lifestyle" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 19 March 2009 (2009-03-19)
10 "Run Bitch Run" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 26 March 2009 (2009-03-26)
11 "Not a Pyramid" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 2 April 2009 (2009-04-02)
12 "The Man with the Dancing Fingers" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 9 April 2009 (2009-04-09)
13 "She's 22" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 16 April 2009 (2009-04-16)
14 "Pack" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 23 April 2009 (2009-04-23)
15 "Script is Written" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 30 April 2009 (2009-04-30)
16 "Rock$tar" Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress Rob Carlton 7 May 2009 (2009-05-07)
Notes
  • A ^ Directors - Rob Carlton & Alex Weinress
  • B ^ Writer - Rob Carlton

References[edit]

  1. ^ Newsome, Brad (2007-11-10). "Chandon Pictures review". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2007-11-13. 
  2. ^ Knox, David (2008-07-10). "More Pictures for Chandon comedy". tvtonight.com.au. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Chandon Pictures: episode guide". Australian Television Information Archive. Retrieved 15 March 2009. 

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