The Chaser has gone to the Governor-General and asked for her permission to go to air on July 28.
After constitutional lawyers told her she couldn’t stop it, she agreed.
Craig Reucassel admitted the team had been surprised by Gillard’s early election call.
“We haven’t even had time to choose a Chaser candidate for Lindsay,” he said.
“Although while we aren’t ready to do a show, we are ready to govern.”
Yes We Canberra! will air on ABC1 at 9.45 on Wednesday, July 28 after Gruen Nation. There will be four shows before the election and one after the poll.
“We are not looking forward, we are not looking forward, we are not looking forward to this election,” said Executive Producer Julian Morrow.
Chas Licciardello said this election offered Australians a clear choice.
People are sick of the kind of political stunts we saw Laurie Oakes pull at the National Press Club. They want the kind of considered, well-informed commentary only The Chaser can offer,” he said.