Working Dog Productions
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Working Dog Productions (originally Frontline Television Productions Pty. Ltd.) is a film and television production company based in Melbourne, Australia. It was formed in 1993 by actors Santo Cilauro, Rob Sitch, Jane Kennedy, Tom Gleisner, and producer Michael Hirsh. The company changed its name to Working Dog Productions Pty Ltd in 1996. The company's mascot is an Australian Cattle Dog.
|Frontline||Comedy, Satire||9 May 1994||3 seasons, 39 episodes||ABC||Ended|||
|Funky Squad||Comedy||24 April 1995||1 season, 7 episodes||ABC||Ended|||
|A River Somewhere||Documentary||1997[specify]||1 season, 13 episodes||ABC||Ended|||
|The Panel||Talk Show||18 February 1998||7 seasons, 237 episodes||Network Ten||Ended|||
|All Aussie Adventures||Mokumentary||5 August 2001||3 seasons, 14 episodes||Network Ten||Renewed|||
|The Panel Christmas Special/The Panel Christmas Wrap||Talk Show||25 December 2003||5 annual specials||Network Ten||Ended|||
|Thank God You're Here||Improvised Comedy||5 April 2006||4 seasons, 41 episodes||Network Ten (2006–2007)
Seven Network (2009)
|The Hollowmen||Comedy||9 July 2008||2 seasons, 12 episodes||ABC||Ended|||
|Santo, Sam and Ed’s Cup Fever||Sport, Comedy||11 June 2010||1 season, 26 episodes||SBS||Ended|||
|Santo, Sam and Ed’s Sports Fever!||Sport, Comedy||30 January 2012||1 season, 10 episodes||7mate/Seven Network||Ended|
|Pictures of You||Talk Show||27 March 2012||1 season, 16 episodes||Seven Network||Ended|||
|Santo, Sam and Ed’s Total Football||Sport, Comedy||14 May 2013||2 seasons, 56 episodes||Fox Sports||Ended|
|Have You Been Paying Attention?||Game Show||3 November 2013||5 seasons, 122 episodes||Network Ten||Ongoing|||
|Utopia||Comedy||13 August 2014||3 seasons, 24 episodes||ABC||Ongoing|||
|Pacific Heat||Animated Sitcom||27 November 2016||1 Season, 13 Episodes||The Comedy Channel||Pending|||
|The Castle||Comedy, Drama||1997|||
|Russell Coight's Celebrity Challenge||Comedy, TV Movie||2004|||
|Any Questions for Ben?||Comedy||2012|||
In addition to television and film, Working Dog Productions have also ventured into books, stage shows, and podcasts.
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Books which have been published by Working Dog include, but are not limited to, mock travel guides. Books published by Working Dog include:
- Molvania: A Land Untouched by Modern Dentistry by Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner and Rob Sitch, 2003. ISBN 1-58567-619-5
- Phaic Tan: Sunstroke on a Shoestring by Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner and Rob Sitch, 2004. ISBN 0-8118-5365-9
- San Sombrero: A Land of Carnivals, Cocktails and Coups by Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner and Rob Sitch, 2006. ISBN 0-8118-5619-4
- Molvanian Baby Names: With Meanings, Derivations And Probable Pronunciations, by Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner and Rob Sitch 2009. ISBN 978-1-74066-859-0
Working Dog produced the stage show The Speechmaker. The show was written by Working Dog's Sitch, Cilauro and Gleisner and had a sellout season at the Melbourne Theatre Company.
- Santo, Sam & Ed's Total Football Podcast (2017-present on ABC iview)
- Santo, Sam & Ed's Cup Fever! Podcast (2018 on ABC iview)
- Cassar, Jeremy (7 October 2016). "Working Dog: 30 years of biting at the cutting edge of comedy". Special Broadcasting Service. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
- Enker, Debi (7 August 2014). "Utopia proves there's nothing else like a Working Dog formula". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
- Knox, David (19 February 2014). "New comedy from Working Dog for Foxtel". TV Tonight. Retrieved 21 February 2014.
- Knox, David (30 October 2014). "Foxtel 2015 highlights: iQ3, Deadline Gallipoli, Banished, Gogglebox". TV Tonight. Retrieved 17 November 2014.
- Knox, David (5 October 2016). "Airdate: Pacific Heat". Retrieved 23 October 2016.
- Knox, David (4 November 2016). "How Glenn Robbins became Russell Coight". TV Tonight. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
- "Working Dog's Pacific Heat to air on Foxtel November 27". IF.com.au. 6 October 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
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