Headlines:

Netflix drama The Survivors filming in Tasmania

Filming is underway in Hobart on upcoming Netflix crime-mystery The Survivors, based on a novel by Jane Harper, which will become the largest production ever filmed within the state.
February 15 | tvtonight.com.au

We Applied Rule 3Oh!3

There’s almost nothing you can do to make the [dramedy] format work. Or at least, that’s what we thought until we saw Triple Oh!
February 09 | blog.australiantumbleweeds.com

Phoebe Tonkin boards ‘The Dark Lake,’ Australian crime drama series from Brouhaha Entertainment

Phoebe Tonkin is to star in and executive produce a new Australian TV crime drama series, “The Dark Lake,” based on a novel by Sarah Bailey.
February 06 | variety.com

‘Dream Team’ the secret ingredient to Australian Survivor challenges

Before contestants are unleashed on daily challenges, there are 24 men and women who run the course first.
February 03 | tvtonight.com.au

Mercado on TV: Memorable year already with Boy Swallows Universe, Prosper and Total Control

It’s already a memorable year for Australian TV drama. Boy Swallows Universe (Netflix) and Prosper (Stan) are both superb and Total Control (iview) returns for its explosive final season.
January 19 | www.mediaweek.com.au

Production underway on new ABC drama Plum

Brendan Cowell, Asher Keddie and the team from Love My Way are behind a new ABC drama about an ex-footballer.
January 17 | tvtonight.com.au

New Last King of the Cross: Business as usual for Paramount+ after merger speculation

Paramount+ is continuing production on previously announced commissions with season two of Last King of the Cross underway in western Sydney. The start of production on the second series based on the life of John Ibrahim comes after speculation about the streaming platform’s parent company Paramount.
January 15 | www.mediaweek.com.au

Ten Australian streaming dramas to watch in 2024

Australian TV has drama aplenty in 2024, and we've rounded up some of the best series to look forward to.
January 12 | www.screenhub.com.au

Australian TV shows including Home and Away handed tax breaks in battle against Hollywood

Australian television shows such as Home and Away will be able to compete on a level playing field with Hollywood streaming companies such as Netflix, Apple Tv and Disney+, after federal government changes to tax laws in the industry.
December 15 | www.theguardian.com

Screen Australia announces over $6.9 Million of production funding for 11 projects

Among the projects greenlit for production is... the highly anticipated second season of Last King of the Cross on Paramount+.
December 14 | www.screenaustralia.gov.au

PRIME VIDEO announce new Australian original series THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH

Today, Prime Video, Curio Pictures, and Screen Australia announced the start of production, on the new Australian Original series The Narrow Road to the Deep North, which is based on Richard Flanagan’s Booker Prize-winning novel of the same name.
November 20 | tvblackbox.com.au

Obituary: James Davern

James Davern, creator and producer of the long-running series A Country Practice, has died at age 90.
November 18 | televisionau.com

Remembering ‘Ocean Girl’ And The Aussie Kids TV Boom Of The ’90s

Since I was a kid, I’ve had two major dreams: to breathe underwater and write my own TV show. The source of both distant dreams is cult Sci-Fi Australian kids series, Ocean Girl.
November 09 | junkee.com

“They haven’t held back”: Harbour views and big toys on NCIS: Sydney

There are choppers, battleships, aircraft carriers, action and, for actor Todd Lasance, a dream role in the new Paramount+ series.
November 09 | tvtonight.com.au

Vale Simon Elrahi, actor, writer and director

Industry veteran Simon Elrahi, known for his work as an actor, director, producer, and writer, has died after a short illness. He was 54.
November 09 | if.com.au

‘Bulls–t’: Comedian Celeste Barber reveals Netflix has dumped Wellmania

After just one season, comedian and actress Celeste Barber has announced Netflix has not renewed her comedy series, Wellmania.
November 01 | www.thenewdaily.com.au

Obituary: Les Dayman

Les Dayman, actor best known for his stage and television work, including leading roles in Homicide and E Street, has died at the age of 85.
October 24 | televisionau.com

Updates:

February 21...
House of Gods added
Rock Island Mysteries series 2 guide upgrade ongoing
February 11 - 20
Total Control guide updated
Total Control guide completed
Triple Oh! added
High Country added
Bad Behaviour added
Awards section updated with 2017-2024 AWGIEs and 2022 & 2024 AACTA awards

previous updates

premieres:

February
16 - Eddie’s Lil’ Homies (NITV/Netflix)
25 - House of Gods (ABC)
March
14 - Population 11 (Stan)
19 - High Country (Binge)
April
11 - Heartbreak High - s2 (Netflix)

birthdays:

February
1 - Daisy Betts (1982)
2 - Madeleine Jay (1990)
2 - Kate Raison (1962)
3 - Isla Fisher (1976)
4 - Natalie Imbruglia (1975)
5 - Jackie Woodburne (1957)
6 - Peter Bensley (1954)
6 - Kate Keltie (1986)
6 - Sophie Bennett (1989)
7 - Xenia Goodwin (1994)
11 - Alex Papps (1969)
12 - Saskia Burmeister (1985)
12 - Jesse Spencer (1979)
12 - Sigrid Thornton (1959)
12 - Sacha Horler (1971)
13 - Bree Walters (1976)
14 - Luke Jacobz (1981)
16 - Alyssa-Jane Cook (1967)
18 - Greta Scacchi (1960)
18 - Tammy McIntosh (1970)
18 - Kate Garven (1986)
18 - Adam Willits (1972)
18 - Todd Lasance (1985)
18 - Zoe Carrides (1962)
19 - Lisa McCune (1971)
21 - Burgess Abernethy (1987)
21 - Sianoa Smit-McPhee (1992)
22 - Leah de Niese (1983)
22 - Adrienne Pickering (1981)
23 - Callan Mulvey (1975)
23 - Samara Weaving (1992)
25 - Libby Tanner (1970)
25 - Tai Nguyen (1975)
25 - Doris Younane (1963)
25 - David Hoflin (1979)
27 - George Kapiniaris (1961)
28 - Spencer McLaren (1973)
29 - Kerry Walker (1948)