Headlines:

'She's a fighter': How Miss Fisher took Essie Davis to Morocco

She's was a hit on TV, but can the fabulous Miss Fisher crack the case of big-screen success?
february 15 | www.smh.com.au

Obituary: Ron Haddrick

Actor Ron Haddrick, star of Australian stage, film and television, has died at the age of 90.
february 13 | televisionau.com

New ABC drama, Wakefield

Filming has commenced in NSW on a new ABC drama, Wakefield, produced by Jungle Entertainment. The 8 part psychological mystery, co-produced with BBC Studios, explores the fine line between sanity and madness, with humour and heart.
february 12 | tvtonight.com.au

The Stranger, Australia's answer to Doctor Who, premieres on ABC iview after decades in the vaults

The Stranger was Australia's first locally-produced science fiction television show and one of the first Australian series to be sold overseas... While Doctor Who developed a cult following over the following decades, The Stranger sat untouched in the ABC's film archives. But thanks to a team of dedicated film archivists, the series will have a new life after being remastered for ABC iview
february 02 | www.abc.net.au

YES, CHEF! New six-part comedy series announced for ABC

Screen Australia has announced a fresh round of production funding totalling $3.5 million for five projects, including a new comedy series for ABC.
january 24 | tvblackbox.com.au

'Beautiful human': Tributes pour in for SeaChange star Tom Long

Australian actor Tom Long, a star of television series SeaChange and the film The Dish, has died aged 51 of encephalitis, five months after he was declared cancer-free.
january 5 | www.theage.com.au

Breathless, new miniseries for 10

Network 10 and Channel 5 have co-commissioned a new miniseries, Breathless, starring Brett Tucker and Eastenders star Charlie Brooks.
december 06 | tvtonight.com.au

New series of PACKED TO THE RAFTERS announced... with a twist

Amazon today announced the first scripted Australian Amazon Original series, Back to the Rafters, which will launch on Prime Video in Australia and around the world in more than 200 countries and territories.
december 05 | tvblackbox.com.au

Show of the week: Halifax Retribution

In some ways, Halifax: Retribution might seem like a reboot of sorts but in truth it’s vastly different from the cult telemovies that became iconic in Australia and beyond.
december 02 | tbivision.com

Seven commissions children’s drama Mystic, in NZ.

Seven has co-commissioned a new children’s drama to be filmed in New Zealand... Based on the Pony Club Secrets books by author Stacy Gregg, the character-driven drama will target a family audience, focusing on the key issue of climate change.
december 01 | tvtonight.com.au

Magical adventure returns with Bureau of Magical Things season 2

ZDF Enterprises, Screen Queensland and Screen Australia have today announced the second season of hit live-action children’s series The Bureau of Magical Things from internationally-renowned producer Jonathan M. Shiff.
november 27 | www.screenaustralia.gov.au

Stan announces star-studded cast for Bloom season 2 in 2020

the six-part Stan Original Series welcomes back its stars from the first season, including Jacki Weaver, Bryan Brown and Phoebe Tonkin... joining the cast for season two is a mix of rising stars and Australian screen legends
november 13 | www.mediaweek.com.au

New series to reveal Leyland Brothers as Australia's Greatest Monster Hunters

Mike and Mal Leyland brought the Australian landscape into lounge rooms across the country with their documentary series in the 1970s, and this new comedy will show the 'real story' of how the brothers hunted monsters in the Outback.
november 11 | tvblackbox.com.au

Updates:

February 20...
Black Comedy episode guide updated
February 01 - 19
Deadlock episode guide upgraded
Black Comedy episode guide updated
The Stranger section redone with a new episode guide and cast page
The End episode guide started
RFDS [1993] guide given a polish, cast lists added and pics redone
additions: Robbie Hood, Fam Time, Wakefield, Halifax Retribution

previous updates

airdates:

March
01 - Stateless (ABC)

birthdays:

February
1 - Jodi Gordon (1985)
1 - Daisy Betts (1982)
2 - Kate Raison (1962)
3 - Isla Fisher (1976)
5 - Jackie Woodburne (1957)
6 - Peter Bensley (1954)
6 - Kate Keltie (1986)
7 - Xenia Goodwin (1994)
8 - Liam McIntyre (1982)
11 - Alex Papps (1969)
12 - Saskia Burmeister (1985)
12 - Sigrid Thornton (1959)
12 - Sacha Horler (1971)
14 - Luke Jacobz (1981)
16 - Alyssa-Jane Cook (1967)
17 - Barry Humpries (1934)
18 - Tammy McIntosh (1970)
18 - Todd Lasance (1985)
18 - Zoe Carrides (1962)
19 - Lisa McCune (1971)
20 - Heli Simpson (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 - Doris Younane (1963)
25 - David Hoflin (1979)
27 - George Kapiniaris (1961)
28 - Spencer McLaren (1973)