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The Why Generation cast 

The Why Generation cast

Television Sydney(opens in a new window) and the University of Western Sydney are about to start making the second series of The Why Generation panel show, and are giving the community the chance to be in the audience.

Generation Y has been called self-centered, over confident and unproductive, but are the claims really true? The Why Generation sets out to explore the views of those born from 1982 to 2000, and might just bust a few myths about today’s most maligned generation. And some of the topics are just too hot for prime time!

Produced in the TVS studios, The Why Generation panel is made up of a diverse group of Gen Y-ers from the University of Western Sydney. Production staff from camera operators to sound and lighting technicians are also selected from among the university’s media arts production students.

"We are very proud of our record of producing thought-provoking television, as well as providing on-the-job, real life training to our university students," says TVS Chief Executive Rachel Bentley.

"The Why Generation demonstrates our students putting their course work into practice by developing their own production design and innovative, sometimes controversial panel topics. Our students at the University of Western Sydney have unrivalled access to the TVS studio and facilities."

Celebrate 25 years of learning at UWS by being part of The Why Generation audience. Recordings will take place at the TVS Studio, Lower Ground Floor, Building BD, Werrington South Campus on the following dates and times:

  • Tuesday 13 May: 10am – 11.30am and 12pm – 1.30pm.
  • Friday 16 May: 10am – 11.30am, 12pm – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 4pm.
  • Tuesday 20 May: 10am – 11.30am and 12pm – 1.30pm.
  • Friday 23 May: 10am – 11.30am, 12pm – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 4pm.

View a trailer of The Why Generation(opens in a new window)


9 May 2014 

For more information contact:

Krystyna Pollard, UWS Production Unit, (02) 9582 5417


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