Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell

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Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell
Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell logo.jpg
Also known as Mad as Hell
Genre Satire, news, comedy, dark comedy
Written by Shaun Micallef
Gary McCaffrie
Michael Ward
Tony Moclair
David M. Green
Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall
Andy Matthews
Laura Davis
Pat McCaffrie
Directed by Jon Olb
Presented by Shaun Micallef
Starring Francis Greenslade
Roz Hammond
Veronica Milsom
Tosh Greenslade
Emily Taheny
Stephen Hall
Nicholas Bell
Molly Daniels
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 9[1]
No. of episodes 90
Production
Executive producer(s) Peter Beck
Tarni James
Shaun Micallef
Producer(s) Rachel Millar
Richard Kelly
Production location(s) Gordon Street, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2012-2017
Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2018-present
Cinematography Leon De Pettri
Editor(s) Nathan Wild
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Giant Baby Productions
ITV Studios Australia
Release
Original network ABC
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV) (2017- )
Original release 25 May 2012 – present
External links
Website

Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell is an Australian comedy news television program hosted by Shaun Micallef. The show first aired on ABC at 8:00 pm on Friday, 25 May 2012.[2] The show was named as Most Outstanding Comedy Program at the Logie Awards of 2016. Its title is assumed to be a reference to the 1976 American satirical black comedy-drama film Network.[3]

Cast[edit]

While Micallef hosts the program, a number of other cast members appear as a variety of characters.[2][4]

Broadcast[edit]

The program was commissioned without a pilot and the first season of 10 episodes originally screened from May to July 2012.[6] The show was renewed for a second series of 12 episodes which aired in 2013.[7] A third was announced in January 2014 and consisted of 10 episodes, shown weekly from 12 February 2014.[4][8][9] A fourth series premiered later in the same year on 24 September 2014 and the fifth series premiered on 11 February 2015.[10] A sixth season debuted on 11 May 2016.[11] The show's seventh season commenced on 21 June 2017. An eighth season debuted on 31 January 2018,[12] with a ninth season to premiere on 19 September 2018.[13]

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
11025 May 2012 (2012-05-25)27 July 2012 (2012-07-27)
21220 February 2013 (2013-02-20)24 April 2013 (2013-04-24)
31012 February 2014 (2014-02-12)16 April 2014 (2014-04-16)
41024 September 2014 (2014-09-24)26 November 2014 (2014-11-26)
51011 February 2015 (2015-02-11)15 April 2015 (2015-04-15)
61211 May 2016 (2016-05-11)27 July 2016 (2016-07-27)
71221 June 2017 (2017-06-21)6 September 2017 (2017-09-06)
81331 January 2018 (2018-01-31)25 April 2018 (2018-04-25)
9TBA19 September 2018 (2018-09-19)TBA

Season 1 (2012)[edit]

No. Title Original air date Viewers
1"Episode 1"25 May 2012 (2012-05-25)664,000[14]
2"Episode 2"1 June 2012 (2012-06-01)565,000[15]
3"Episode 3"8 June 2012 (2012-06-08)575,000[16]
4"Episode 4"15 June 2012 (2012-06-15)529,000[17]
5"Episode 5"22 June 2012 (2012-06-22)549,000[18]
6"Episode 6"29 June 2012 (2012-06-29)495,000[19]
7"Episode 7"6 July 2012 (2012-07-06)509,000[20]
8"Episode 8"13 July 2012 (2012-07-13)481,000[21]
9"Episode 9"20 July 2012 (2012-07-20)473,000[22]
10"Episode 10"27 July 2012 (2012-07-27)544,000[23]

Season 2 (2013)[edit]

No. Title Original air date Viewers
11"Episode 1"20 February 2013 (2013-02-20)664,000[24]
12"Episode 2"27 February 2013 (2013-02-27)574,000[25]
13"Episode 3"6 March 2013 (2013-03-06)623,000[26]
14"Episode 4"13 March 2013 (2013-03-13)596,000[27]
15"Episode 5"20 March 2013 (2013-03-20)527,000[28]
16"Episode 6"27 March 2013 (2013-03-27)625,000[29]
17"Episode 7"3 April 2013 (2013-04-03)627,000[30]
18"Episode 8"10 April 2013 (2013-04-10)627,000[31]
19"Episode 9"17 April 2013 (2013-04-17)610,000[32]
20"Episode 10"24 April 2013 (2013-04-24)617,000[33]
21"Episode 11"1 May 2013 (2013-05-01)697,000[34]
22"Episode 12"8 May 2013 (2013-05-08)671,000[35]

Season 3 (2014)[edit]

No. Title Original air date Viewers
23"Episode 1"12 February 2014 (2014-02-12)543,000[36]
24"Episode 2"19 February 2014 (2014-02-19)527,000[37]
25"Episode 3"26 February 2014 (2014-02-26)614,000[38]
26"Episode 4"5 March 2014 (2014-03-05)596,000[39]
27"Episode 5"12 March 2014 (2014-03-12)615,000[40]
28"Episode 6"19 March 2014 (2014-03-19)668,000[41]
29"Episode 7"26 March 2014 (2014-03-26)620,000[42]
30"Episode 8"2 April 2014 (2014-04-02)619,000[43]
31"Episode 9"9 April 2014 (2014-04-09)632,000[44]
32"Episode 10"16 April 2014 (2014-04-16)760,000[45]

Season 4 (2014)[edit]

No. Title Original air date Viewers
33"Episode 1"24 September 2014 (2014-09-24)643,000[46]
34"Episode 2"1 October 2014 (2014-10-01)570,000[47]
35"Episode 3"8 October 2014 (2014-10-08)623,000[48]
36"Episode 4"15 October 2014 (2014-10-15)729,000[49]
37"Episode 5"22 October 2014 (2014-10-22)649,000[50]
38"Episode 6"29 October 2014 (2014-10-29)699,000[51]
39"Episode 7"5 November 2014 (2014-11-05)731,000[52]
40"Episode 8"12 November 2014 (2014-11-12)741,000[53]
41"Episode 9"19 November 2014 (2014-11-19)722,000[54]
42"Episode 10"26 November 2014 (2014-11-26)733,000[55]

Season 5 (2015)[edit]

No. Title Original air date Viewers
43"Episode 1"11 February 2015 (2015-02-11)768,000[56]
44"Episode 2"18 February 2015 (2015-02-18)737,000[57]
45"Episode 3"25 February 2015 (2015-02-25)643,000[58]
46"Episode 4"4 March 2015 (2015-03-04)606,000[59]
47"Episode 5"11 March 2015 (2015-03-11)623,000[60]
48"Episode 6"18 March 2015 (2015-03-18)735,000[61]
49"Episode 7"25 March 2015 (2015-03-25)641,000[62]
50"Episode 8"1 April 2015 (2015-04-01)782,000[63]
51"Episode 9"8 April 2015 (2015-04-08)763,000[64]
52"Episode 10"15 April 2015 (2015-04-15)678,000[65]

Season 6 (2016)[edit]

No. Title Original air date Viewers
53"Episode 1"11 May 2016 (2016-05-11)692,000[66]
54"Episode 2"18 May 2016 (2016-05-18)625,000[67]
55"Episode 3"25 May 2016 (2016-05-25)664,000[68]
56"Episode 4"1 June 2016 (2016-06-01)505,000[69]
57"Episode 5"8 June 2016 (2016-06-08)726,000[70]
58"Episode 6"15 June 2016 (2016-06-15)682,000[71]
59"Episode 7"22 June 2016 (2016-06-22)552,000[72]
60"Episode 8"29 June 2016 (2016-06-29)681,000[73]
61"Episode 9"6 July 2016 (2016-07-06)677,000[74]
62"Episode 10"13 July 2016 (2016-07-13)574,000[75]
63"Episode 11"20 July 2016 (2016-07-20)655,000[76]
64"Episode 12"27 July 2016 (2016-07-27)710,000[77]

Season 7 (2017)[edit]

No. Title Original air date Viewers
65"Episode 1"21 June 2017 (2017-06-21)574,000[78]
66"Episode 2"28 June 2017 (2017-06-28)622,000[79]
67"Episode 3"5 July 2017 (2017-07-05)597,000[80]
68"Episode 4"12 July 2017 (2017-07-12)468,000[81]
69"Episode 5"19 July 2017 (2017-07-19)724,000[82]
70"Episode 6"26 July 2017 (2017-07-26)640,000[83]
71"Episode 7"2 August 2017 (2017-08-02)722,000[84]
72"Episode 8"9 August 2017 (2017-08-09)748,000[85]
73"Episode 9"16 August 2017 (2017-08-16)732,000[86]
74"Episode 10"23 August 2017 (2017-08-23)723,000[87]
75"Episode 11"30 August 2017 (2017-08-30)721,000[88]
76"Episode 12"6 September 2017 (2017-09-06)740,000[89]

Season 8 (2018)[edit]

No. Title Original air date Viewers
77"Episode 1"31 January 2018 (2018-01-31)568,000 [90]
78"Episode 2"7 February 2018 (2018-02-07)493,000[91]
79"Episode 3"14 February 2018 (2018-02-14)489,000[92]
80"Episode 4"21 February 2018 (2018-02-21)575,000[93]
81"Episode 5"28 February 2018 (2018-02-28)561,000[94]
82"Episode 6"7 March 2018 (2018-03-07)563,000[95]
83"Episode 7"14 March 2018 (2018-03-14)671,000[96]
84"Episode 8"21 March 2018 (2018-03-21)608,000[97]
85"Episode 9"28 March 2018 (2018-03-28)605,000[98]
86"Episode 10"4 April 2018 (2018-04-04)472,000[99]
87"Episode 11"11 April 2018 (2018-04-11)544,000[100]
88"Episode 12"18 April 2018 (2018-04-18)525,000[101]
89"Episode 13"25 April 2018 (2018-04-25)534,000[102]

Season 9 (2018)[edit]

No. Title Original air date Viewers
90"Episode 1"19 September 2018 (2018-09-19)TBD

Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2013 Peter Beck AACTA Award for Best Television Comedy Series Nominated[103]
2013 Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell Logie for Most Outstanding Light Entertainment Program Nominated[103]
2014 Shaun Micallef AACTA Award for Best Performance in a Television Comedy Won[103]
2014 Shaun Micallef and Peter Beck AACTA Award for Best Television Comedy or Light Entertainment Series Nominated[103]
2016 Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell Logie for Most Outstanding Comedy Program Won[104]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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