Dr Mumbo

Tonightly goes to war with Gruen

One of Dr Mumbo’s favourite pastimes is reading passive aggressive memos plastered in and around office kitchens.

So you can imagine his delight when two of the ABC’s most headline-grabbing shows went to war over an audience sign.

Perhaps another indication of the ABC’s Budget cuts, it all kicked off when high-rating Gruen utilised the audience sign for much-lower-rating (but slightly more controversial) Tonightly to direct revellers to the studio entrance.

Dan Illic, Tonightly’s newly appointed executive producer, then decided to fight back.

Dr Mumbo looks forward to seeing if Todd, Adam and ‘Old Mate’ retaliate – and if Tonightly can reduce the 1800% ratings discrepancy.


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