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.
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|Frontline||ABC||Comedy, Satire||1994-1997||3 seasons, 39 episodes|
|Behind the Frontline||ABC||Documentary||1995||1 documentary|
|Funky Squad||ABC||Comedy||1995||1 season, 7 episodes|
|The Campaign||ABC||Documentary||1996||2 episodes|
|A River Somewhere||ABC||Documentary||1997-1998||2 seasons, 13 episodes|
|The Panel||Network Ten||Talk show||1998-2004||7 seasons, 237 episodes|
|All Aussie Adventures||Network Ten||Mockumentary||2001-2002, 2018||3 seasons, 20 episodes|
|The Panel Christmas Wrap||Network Ten||Talk show||2003-2007||5 annual specials|
|Russell Coight's Celebrity Challenge||Network Ten||Mockumentary||2004||1 telemovie|
|Thank God You're Here||Network Ten (2006–2007)
Seven Network (2009)
|Improvised comedy||2006-2009||4 seasons, 41 episodes|
|The Hollowmen||ABC||Comedy||2008||2 seasons, 12 episodes|
|Santo, Sam and Ed's Cup Fever!||SBS||Sport, Comedy||2010||1 season, 26 episodes|
|Santo, Sam and Ed's Sports Fever!||7mate/Seven Network||Sport, Comedy||2012||1 season, 10 episodes|
|Pictures of You||Seven Network||Talk show||2012||1 season, 16 episodes|
|Audrey's Kitchen||ABC||Comedy||2012-2013||2 seasons, 20 episodes|
|Santo, Sam and Ed's Total Football||Fox Sports||Sports, Comedy||2013-2015||2 seasons, 56 episodes|
|Have You Been Paying Attention?||Network Ten||Game show||2013-present||6 seasons, 143 episodes|
|Utopia||ABC||Comedy||2014-present||3 seasons, 24 episodes|
|Pacific Heat||The Comedy Channel||Animated Sitcom||2016||1 season, 13 episodes|
|The Castle||Comedy||10 April 1997||Village Roadshow|
|The Dish||Comedy||19 October 2000||Roadshow Entertainment|
|Any Questions for Ben?||Comedy||9 February 2012||Roadshow Films|
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.
- "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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