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Comedian Tom Ballard has joined a number of Australians calling for a boycott of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this weekend. The popular competition kicked off earlier this week in Tel Aviv after Israel’s contestant Netta won last year. Australia’s contender Kate Miller-Heidke will compete in the grand final on Sunday morning Australian time. …

Tom Ballard

Comedian Tom Ballard says he’s back on the stand-up comedy circuit after the untimely demise of his ABC comedy news show Tonightly. “We were too funny and our satire was too powerful,” Ballard quipped about the show’s axing last August. “Nobody could handle our raw power and that’s why we weren’t rating very well. “It …

Tom Ballard alleged sexual assault

Comedian Tom Ballard’s talk show Tonightly has been axed, the ABC has announced. The ABC said in a statement that Tonightly With Tom Ballard wouldn’t be renewed and will air its last episode on September 7. Host Tom Ballard said that it had been “an honour and a privilege” to host the show, “even though …

Tom Ballard alleged sexual assault

Comedian and TV host Tom Ballard has denied an allegation that he sexually assaulted a man in 2014. In a post on Facebook on Saturday, the man alleged that Ballard indecently assaulted him in a hotel room in June 2014, Fairfax Media reported. The man said he went to the police but the investigation didn’t …