Stand Up Australia
|Stand Up Australia|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|Original network||The Comedy Channel|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)|
|Original release||2006 – 2008|
Stand Up Australia was an Australian comedy TV program locally produced by The Comedy Channel from 2006 to 2008.
It was hosted by Cameron Knight, and featured four Australian or international comedians on each one-hour show. Series two was produced in Melbourne, previously the first series was shot at Foxtel's Sydney studios located in North Ryde, where the set and studio was named "The Troubled Bison".
The first series went for a marathon 95 episodes and showcased Australia's top comedic talent. For the week of the 2006 Melbourne Cup carnival, there was a number of episodes that had a "racing" theme for each show. This included the set, audience and host being dressed up in horse racing themes.
Comedians who appeared on the show include John Burgos, Tom Rhodes, Monty Franklin, Fiona O'Loughlin, Doug Chappel, Sam Simmons, Greg Fleet, Rod Quantock, Terri Psiakis, Michael Chamberlin, Subby Valentine, Justin Kennedy, Charlie Pickering, Jackie Loeb, Steady Eddy, Chris Franklin, Elliot Goblet, Pommy Johnson, Scott Brennan, Eddie Ifft, Simon Palomares, Dave Grant, Tommy Dean, Sam Bowring and Bev Killick.
- Stand Up Australia @ The Comedy Channel
- Official MySpace
- Sydney Comedy Store (sponsor and supplier of comedians for show)
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