About

Guesswork Television works with the finest and funniest creators and stars in Australian television and pairs them with teams that are passionate about making great, global TV.

Guesswork Television is a full- service production company based in Melbourne, specialising in narrative comedy, authored documentary and studio entertainment shows. Guesswork has a slate of projects including Please Like Me, The Weekly with Charlie Pickering, The Katering Show (Season 2), Hard Quiz, Whose Line is it Anyway Australia, Rosehaven and the much anticipated The Edge of the Bush and Get Krack!n.

Since kicking off in earnest in 2012 Guesswork shows and their creators have bagged a few awards including the 2014 AACTA Award, Best Comedy Series & 2015 AACTA Award, Best Television Screenplay for Please Like Me, 2015 AACTA Award for Best Light Entertainment Television Series for The Weekly, 2015 Screen Producer’s Award for Comedy Television Production of the Year for Please Like Me,  2015 Best Australian Comedy at the Melbourne Web Fest for the Katering Show & 2017 Logie Award, Most Outstanding Comedy Program for Please Like Me.

Guesswork Distribution launched in 2017 to handle exploitation of Guesswork Television’s growing slate of original series, innovative formats and award-winning stand-up.


 

KEVIN
WHYTE

Managing Director

Kevin is the founder and Managing Director of Token, a specialist comedy touring and management company that has been operating since 1993 with offices in Melbourne and Sydney. Token Group has expanded to include the artist and creative management firm, Creative Representation and the TV production company, Guesswork Television.

Kevin has acted as managing director for Rove McManus' Roving Enterprises since 1999, guiding programs such as Rove Live, Skithouse, The ARIA Awards, Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader, The Project and Before the Game.

As MD of Guesswork Television Kevin has been the Executive Producer on shows such as Please Like Me Series 1–4 (ABC-TV and Participant Media), Judith Lucy Is All Woman (ABC-TV), The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (ABC-TV), Whose Line Is It Anyway Australia (Foxtel), Judith Lucy’s Spiritual Journey (ABC-TV), Problems (ABC-TV), Woodley (ABC-TV), Hard Quiz (ABC), Get Krack!n (ABC and NBCU), Rosehaven Series 1-2 (ABC and SundanceTV) and The Katering Show (ABC).

Token represents artists such as Adam Hills, Judith Lucy, Celia Pacquola, Charlie Pickering, Tom Gleeson, Wil Anderson and Dave Hughes, working to develop both commercial and creative strategies and managing their interests as producers or co-producers on a number of film and television projects. 

Token is also the largest producer of live comedy in Australia, selling more than 250,000 tickets a year across the country.


 

FRANK
BRUZZESE

Head of Production

Frank Bruzzese is the Head of Production for Guesswork Television and oversees production of all Guesswork shows.

Frank joined the Guesswork team in mid 2016 and brings his diverse background to the role having worked across a number of genres including narrative, studio entertainment and documentary television. 

As a Producer, Frank has worked on titles including Hamish & Andy’s Caravan of Courage Aust vs NZ, their Gap Year series in Europe, Asia and South America and The Weekly with Charlie Pickering seasons 1 & 2. He has received two Best Light Entertainment AACTA awards for The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (2015) and Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year South America (2014). 

Frank’s credits as Line Producer and Production Manager include roles on Masterchef Australia, Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam, Laid S02, John Safran’s Jedi’s and Juggalo’s and Judith Lucy’s Spiritual Journey.