“We’ll definitely see this year out,” Pomeranz tells Fairfax.
Stratton says, ”this year and next year,” but then adds they may consider working up to the 30th anniversary of the show.
We may just hold them to those statements now…
Stratton also hopes that no matter how long they decide to remain on television, one day their At the Movies format will eventually provide a vehicle for some emerging young talent.
”I really hope the ABC will keep the formula in the post-David and Margaret era, whenever that might be,” Stratton says. ”I’m not saying that’s going to happen this year or next year, but when we do decide enough is enough, I do hope they keep the program going because there are lots of very bright, young film reviewers out there.
They return to TV this week at the new time of 9:30pm Tuesdays on ABC1.