Shaun Micallef names and shames Australian politician who whinged about their portrayal on ABC comedy Mad As Hell: ‘I’m not holding back’
Shaun Micallef is about to publish a tell-all book about the behind-the-scenes secrets of his hit ABC series, Mad as Hell.
And the 59-year-old funnyman has promised fans he won’t be ‘holding back’.
He even names and shames a politician who whinged about the way they were portrayed on the satirical comedy sketch show.
Funnyman Shaun Micallef (pictured) has named and shamed a Australian politician who whinged about their portrayal on the ABC comedy-satire Mad As Hell in his new book
The funnyman says readers will get the full story of the controversy in his book Tripping Over Myself when it comes out in October.
Hosted by Shaun, Mad as Hell satirises Australian politics and has been a consistent ratings winner for the ABC since its debut in 2012.
Describing his new book, Shaun told TV Tonight ‘It’s the story of Mad as Hell, the story of every comedy bit I’ve done.
‘It’s subtitled, A Memoir of a Life in Comedy. So I talk about my love of comedy.’
The funnyman says readers will get the full story of the controversy in his book Tripping Over Myself when it comes out in October
The news comes after it was revealed that the ABC axed Mad as Hell earlier this year.
Cast and crew were delivered the sad news in July that the current season, the show’s 15th, will be the last for the hit comedy.
The ABC has refused to deny or confirm the story, according to TV Tonight.
The news comes after it was revealed that the ABC axed Mad as Hell earlier this year
Among the show’s featured cast are: Francis Greenslade, Tosh Greenslade, Emily Taheny, Stephen Hall and Christie Whelan Browne.
In its time on air Mad as Hell has received acclaim from fans and critics alike.
In 2016, the show won a Logie for won the Most Outstanding Comedy Program after winning an AACTA Award for Best Television Comedy or Light Entertainment series in 2014.
Tripping Over Myself is released on October 5.
Hosted by Shaun, the show, now on-air, satirises Australian politics, and has been a consistent ratings winner for the ABC since its debut in 2012