Dr Mumbo

What started as a Today breakfast anchor gig will end. Eventually.

It’s a media tale as old as time – breakfast anchor is ousted to be replaced by a fairly similar, but slightly younger, model. Somehow, amid Today’s flagging ratings, and the return of prodigal son Karl Stefanovic, Nine almost managed to escape being pinned with the morning TV female rivalry cliche. But never fear, Youtube user ‘White Secretion’ (yep, sorry about that), has got this ‘real scandal’ covered.

In a parody video based on the trailer of Bombshell, the 2019 drama covering the Fox News and Roger Ailes sexual harassment scandal, Allison Langdon, Georgie Gardner and Deborah Knight are forced to confront the truth – what started as a breakfast anchor gig will end. Eventually.

Dr Mumbo has to give credit to the attention to detail – an Ossie Ostrich and Sam Newman poster in the background is a real highlight, as are the the Nine memos stuck to a staffer’s desk.

The video has been up since Friday and collected 3000+ views to date, with the Daily Telegraph gleefully reporting a source as saying ‘its been passed on quickly’ and ‘been done extremely well’.

Only time will tell whether Russell Crowe will take home the Oscar for his role as Gardner, but the feedback from the Youtube commenters so far has been glowing.

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