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Rove McManus Captures Footage of a Very Strange LA Backyard Specimen

Last night at Meltdown Comics‘ NerdMelt Showroom on Sunset Blvd., magician Justin Willman hosted the fifth edition of his monthly Web talk show Sleight of Mouth. It’s got a name-brand producer (The Late Show‘s Robert Morton), musical sidekick Billy “Bushwalla” Galewood, a very loose vibe and guests who are always game.

The highlight of Episode #5 was Down Under jokester Rove McManus, who does reports for The Tonight Show and currently films a version of his smash Australian talk show here in LA. At one point, McManus cued up some video footage taken in the back of his SoCal canyon home by means of a motion-activated camera. There were a couple of deer, a bobcat at night and, on the vacant lot next door, “something I don’t think I can prepare you for in any shape or form.”

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Australian Comic Rove McManus Brings Talk Show Act to LA

On Monday, September 19, popular Australian TV personality Rove McManus will debut a new season of his talk show program under the localized banner Rove LA. Per the promo below, the Fox8 gabfest looks to have some pretty funny comedy bits to go along with the chit chat (think Botox):

Episode One, which was taped this week, features Lisa Kudrow, Kathy Griffin and Entourage‘s Jerry Ferrara. And though it probably meant nothing while he was here, McManus is a “three-time Gold Logie Award winner.”

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