Rosie ODonnells variety show didnt survive the bad ratings, but maybe the Anna Copa Cabanna Show will have a shot when the Aussie performer introduces her own 70s-style variety hourIts Summer in Australia. Joined by a hula hooper, a punk bank, and the Copa Cabanna Dancers, the showgirl (who lives in Brooklyn) says she will sing about Australian clichés, like movies that are primarily about white Australians pretending to be friends with Aboriginies as some kind of weird tourism promotion for Australia. She will also enlighten the audience with Australian trivia: Fanny means vagina in Australianot bum, she explains. And when you say youve got the shits, it means youre madnot dealing with a diarrhea issue.
Sun., Jan. 25, midnight, 2009