Australia’s favourite hour of inter-generational laughs is back –Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation, led by host Shaun Micallef, launches later this month.
Your Gen is a riotous weekly biffo between three of our most alphabetically delinquent generations – Gen X, Gen Y and Gen Z.
Host Shaun Micallef has been a mainstay of Australian television for 25 years, starring in Full Frontal, The Micallef Programme, SeaChange, Welcher & Welcher, Micallef Tonight, BlackJack, Newstopia, Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation, Mr & Mrs Murder, Stairway to Heaven, The Ex-PM and the award-winning Mad as Hell.
Leading Gen X, the most senior generation in this current season, is prolific content creator Robyn Butler. Robyn co-created and produced the award-winning comedy The Librarians for ABC TV, in which she also starred. She also co-wrote and produced the lauded comedies Very Small Business, Upper Middle Boganand Little Lunch, which was a finalist in the International Emmy Kids Awards 2018.
Andy Lee steps up as captain of Gen Y. Andy, together with Hamish Blake, hosted one of the most successful radio programs in the last decade on the HIT Network. A stream of successful seasons of their global Gap Year expedition on the Nine Network secured their status as superstars of the Australian entertainment landscape. In 2017, they debuted their acclaimed TV series, True Story with Hamish and Andy, with the second series coming to Nine in 2018.
Introducing Gen Z to the world is 21-year-old Laurence Boxhall who made his television debut in the teen series The Worst Year of My Life … Again and was seen in Michael Rymer’s critically acclaimed DeadlineGallipoli for Foxtel/Matchbox Pictures. This was followed by series one and two of Ronny Chieng:International Student and the feature Mormon Yankees: The Spirit of the Game.
In week one our team captains are joined by entertainer Eddie Perfect, comedian Kate McClennan and actor Brenna Harding as they press their noses to the mindstone. Will their lips deceive them or follow their ears to victory? Tune in to find out on Monday, May 21, at 7.30pm on Nine.