TV Series Index


Series/Serials

Barrumbi Kids

Produced by Ambience Entertainment, Tamarind Tree Pictures
Producers: Monica O'Brien, Danielle MacLean
Writers: Danielle MacLean, Warren Coleman, Fin Edquist, Stephen Abbott, David Woodhead, Julia Moriarty
Directors: Grant Brown, Justin Schneider, Ismail Khan, Deborah Brown
Network: NITV

Barrumbi Kids tells the story of best friends Tomias and Dahlia - two best friends growing up in a remote Northern Territory community. Through fishing, hunting and schooling, the children learn about themselves, each other and living in both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal cultures. (10x26mins)

Cast: Nick Durrurrnga, Caitlin Hordan

Bump - series 3

Produced by
Producers: Daniel Edwards, John Edwards, Claudia Karvan
Writers: Tim Lee, Mithila Gupta, Steven Arriagada, Jessica Tuckwell, Kelsey Munro, Fernanda Penaloza
Directors: Geoff Bennett, Kriv Stenders, Rebecca O'Brien, Maggie Beattie
Network: Stan

Life. Not What You Planned

Cast: Claudia Karvan, Nathalie Morris, Angus Sampson, Carlos Sanson Jr, Safia Arain

Clandestine

Produced by Wyld FGA Pty Ltd in association with Beyond Entertainment Pty Ltd
Producers: Kristine Wyld, Antony I Ginnane
Executive Producers: David Ogilvy, Nina Stevenson
Writers: Kristine Wyld, Kristen Dunphy, Sean Cook
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Claire Marks, a single mother of two, ex Australian Intelligence, now running a security company, learns her daughter was on a plane that was shot down in war-torn Syria. Claire flies to Beirut but finds herself up against ruthless players in an international conspiracy that reaches right back to Australia.

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Deadloch

Produced by Guesswork Television, OK Great Productions and Amazon Studios
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Writers: Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan
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Network: Amazon Prime Video

‘The Kates’ latest creation is a feminist noir comedy set against a bucolic backdrop with a rising body count.

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Fam Time

Produced by Seven Studios
Creator/EP: Michael Horrocks
Producer: Muffy Potter
Writers: Erica Harrison, Jack Yabsley
Director: Hayden Guppy
Network: Seven

Comedy series following Australia's most "postmodern family" who struggle to juggle their online personas with their real lives in the quiet suburbs.

Cast: Michala Banas as Belinda Box, Duncan Fellows as John, Benson Jack Anthony as Rylan, Karina Banno as Tahnee, Chloe De Los Santos as Cherry, Rhonda Burchmore as Viv, Tainui Tukiwaho as Bill Whata

Fisk - series 2

Produced by
Producer: Vincent Sheehan
Writers: Penny Flanagan, Kitty Flanagan
Directors: Kitty Flanagan, Tom Peterson
Network: ABC

The lady in brown returns. Helen Tudor-Fisk is back, along with solicitor siblings Roz & Ray Gruber and, of course, everyone’s favourite probate clerk/webmaster, George. With Roz stepping aside to start her own mediation business (within the Gruber offices) Helen is determined to take on a more senior role at Gruber & Associates. However, Helen’s grand vision to become partner soon comes unstuck when she’s featured in a current affairs show hit piece, and her main focus becomes trying to repair her damaged reputation.

Cast: Kitty Flanagan, Julia Zemiro, Marty Sheargold, Aaron Chen

The Good Hustle

Produced by Little Giant
Producers: Elle Croxford, Alexandra Doering
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Drama (10x30min)

Cast: Tammin Sursock, Francesca Hung, Lisa Flanagan, Gemma Forsyth, Brooke Lee, Sophie Bloom, Michael Tuahine, Tim Robards, Adam Saunders, Brayden Dalmazzone

Heartbreak High

Produced by Fremantlemedia Australia
Producers: Sarah Freeman, Anna Curtis
Writers: Marieke Hardy, Meyne Wyatt, Matthew Whittet, Thomas Wilson-White, Natesha Somasundaram, Hannah Chapman
Directors: Gracie Otto, Neil Sharma, Adam Murfet, Jessie Oldfield
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(8x??min)

Cast: Ayesha Madon, James Majoos, Chloe Hayden, Asher Yasbincek, Thomas Weatherall, Josh Heuston, Will McDonald, Gemma Chua-Tran, Rachel House, Chika Ikogwe, Sherry-Lee Watson, Bryn Chapman-Parish, Brodie Townsend

Limbo

Produced by Bunya Productions and Heiress Films
Creator: Lucas Taylor
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Director: Trent O’Donnell
Network: ABC (2023)

Six-part comedy series about grief, ghosts and how hard it is to let go of those we love, especially when they’re taken too soon. When Charlie’s best friend dies at just 38, he is rudderless and alone… until the wise-cracking ghost of his dead friend begins ‘haunting’ him.

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Local Council

Produced by Antichocko Productions
Producer: Paul Fenech
Writer: Paul Fenech
Director: Paul Fenech
Network: 7mate

Cast: Paul Fenech

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

Produced by Made Up Stories and Endeavor Content
Producer: Bruna Papandrea
Writer: Sarah Lambert
Director: Glendyn Ivin
Network: Amazon Prime Video

An Amazon Australian Original series based on the international best-selling book by Australian author Holly Ringland, and starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Sigourney Weaver. The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart tells the story of a young girl, Alice Hart, whose violent childhood casts a dark shadow over her adult life.

Cast: Sigourney Weaver

The Messenger

Produced by Lingo Pictures
Exec. Producers: Helen Bowden, Markus Zusak, Dominika Zusak, Sarah Lambert; Sally Riley, Rebecca Anderson
Producer: Jason Stephens
Writers: Sarah Lambert, Kirsty Fisher, Kim Wilson, Magda Wozniak
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The series follows Ed Kennedy who is just another stupid human, until one day he isn’t. That day, he stops an armed robbery and becomes an accidental hero. The next day, playing cards inscribed with cryptic tasks start to arrive in the mail. Who’s sending them? And what the hell is a hopeless, cab-driving, guy like Ed meant to do with them? Ed has been chosen to care. He stumbles this mysterious path, helping and hurting, completing the cards, until he comes to see the real message has been for him. Being The Messenger has brought Ed back to life. An adaptation of Markus Zusak’s best-selling novel. (8x60min)

Cast: William McKenna, Maggie Dence, Alexandra Jensen, Chris Alosio, Kartanya Maynard

The Newsreader - series 2

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Network: ABC

It’s 1987, and newsreaders Helen Norville and Dale Jennings are back on screen delivering the biggest stories of the day. Off screen they’re contending with rising public profiles, intensifying office politics, and a ruthless new CEO.

Cast: Anna Torv, Sam Reid

Oddlands

Produced by Matchbox Productions
Producers: Stephen Corvini, Alice Nash
Writers: Bruce Gladwin, Chris Anastassiades, Stuart Page, Dannika Horvat, Tim Williams
Director: Bruce Gladwin
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When cleaners Des and Tam come into contact with The Animal, their lives take an unexpected turn from model citizens to renegade members of The Resistance.

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Over and Out

Produced by
Producers: Christiaan Van Vuuren, Bridget Callow-Wright
Writers: Adele Vuko, Christiaan Van Vuuren
Director: Connor Van Vuuren
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Two new parents struggle to survive the age old trials and tribulations of raising babies... Oh yeah... Whilst being smack bang in the middle of the Post-Apocalypse.

Cast: Christiaan Van Vurren, Adele Vuko

Savage River

Produced by Aquarius Films
Producers: Polly Staniford, Angie Fielder
Writers: Giula Sandler, Franz Docherty, Angie Fielder, Polly Staniford, Belinda Bradley, Jonathan Gavin
Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse
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When Miki Anderson returns to her hometown in rural Victoria after 8 years in prison, she's determined to finally move on with her life. But the close-knit community of Savage River is not about to let her forget the past that easily and when a murder rocks the town, Miki immediately becomes a focus of everyone's suspicion. With the police closing in, she sets out to prove her innocence, uncovering long-buried secrets that will cast doubt on everything she thought she knew. (6x57min)

Cast:Katherine Langford, Jacqueline McKenzie, Cooper Van Grootel, Nadine Garner, James Mackay, Bernard Curry, Mark Coles Smith, Virginia Gay, Daniel Henshall, Osamah Sami, Robert Grubb, Leah Vandenberg, Amesh Edireweera, Richard Piper

Seconds

Produced by Headspace Entertainment
Executive Producers: Georgia Mappin, Darren McFarlane Writers: Jaime Browne, Jub Clerc
Director: Tony Rogers
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From director Tony Rogers, writer Jaime Browne and author Strephyn Mappin comes a darkly comic coming of age story set in 1970’s country Australia, inside a family defined by tradition… ritualised cannibalism.

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The Secrets She Keeps - series 2

Produced by Lingo Pictures
Producers: Helen Bowden, Diane Haddon
Writers: Michael Robotham, Sarah Walker, Sarah Bassiuoni
Director: Jennifer Leacey
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The mystery at the core of the second season of The Secrets She Keeps will see the lives of Meghan Shaughnessy and Agatha Fyfle colliding again - with a dramatic twist that will unleash new secrets and spark shockwaves for their families in a thrilling study of intergenerational trauma. (6x43min)

Cast: Jessica De Gouw, Laura Carmichael, Michael Dorma, Ryan Corr

Soundtrack to Our Teenage Zombie Apocalypse

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Network: ABC Me

What do you do when you get trapped in the ABC building during a zombie apocalypse? Write a song about it, of course. Music obsessed best friends Ella and Nick are on a mission to win the next Triple J Unearthed High competition. When they find themselves trapped inside an abandoned ABC building, they face a fate worse than zombies as Ella’s high school nemesis appears. (10×30min)

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True Colours

Produced by Bunya Productions and CAAMA
Creator: Warren H. Williams, Erica Glynn
Producers: Greer Simpkin, David Jowsey, Penny Smallacombe
Writers: Erica Glynn, Steven McGregor, Danielle MacLean
Directors: Erica Glynn, Steven McGregor
Network: SBS, NITV (2022)

Drama following detective Toni Alma, who is assigned to investigate a suspicious car accident in Perdar Theendar, the Indigenous community she left as a child, and never looked back on until now. Clues will lead back to her own family, leading her to navigate her way between past and present, the complexities of the Indigenous art world and her own self-doubt.

Cast: Rarriwuy Hick, Warren H. Williams, Luke Arnold, Errol Shand, Emilie de Ravin, Trisha Morton Thomas, Ben Oxenbould, Miranda Otto, Kumalie Riley, Kurt Abbott, Sabella Turner, Natalie Peperill, Grant Wallace, Janaya Kopp, Martin McMillan, Siobhan Breaden, Genise Williams, Keenan Mitchell, Stella McMillan, Rosario Young, Waylon Dixon

Underbelly: Vanishing Act

Produced by Screentime
Producers: Matt Ford, Kerrie Mainwaring
Writers: Michael Miller, Matt Ford
Director: Geoff Bennett
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The story of a woman who disappeared after swindling over $40 million from her most trusted clients. This is the story of Melissa Caddock.

Cast: Kate Atkinson, Colin Friels, Tai Hara, Maya Stange, Ursula Mills, Sophie Bloom

The Upside of Over

Produced by RevLover Films Pty Ltd
Producers: Lauren Edwards, Martha Coleman
Writers: Josephine Dee Barrett
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When her inner-most sexual fantasy goes viral, Australia’s most beloved newsreader Olivia Law must reassess the life she’s meticulously built for herself and tackle the age-old question; what do women really want? And how exactly do you rebuild yourself when you never really knew who you were to begin with?

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Upright - series 2

Produced by Lingo Pictures
Exec. Producers: Helen Bowden, Tim Minchin
Producers: Jason Stephens, Meg O’Connell
Writers: Niki Aken, Ian Meadows, Tim Minchin, Natesha Somasundaram
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Trading the desert for the steamy tropics of Far North Queensland, Lucky and Meg hit the road – and the river – on a mission.

Cast: Tim Minchin, Milly Alcock

We Were Tomorrow

Produced by Mad Lane Productions
Executive Producer: Amie Casey
Producer: Madeleine Kennedy
Writers: Madeleine Kennedy
Director: Darwin Brooks

When a meteor collides with the moon, the Earth is ravaged by catastrophic natural disasters. A small percentage of the population is relocated to an alternate world — the New World — and given three lifetimes to rebuild humanity. With the New World in dire straits, twin siblings, Noah and Evelyn, must navigate through three lifetimes to find William and Siena, who bare the other half of their branded keys. The keys, when connected, open a doorway to Earth, a year before the meteor hits, enabling them to warn mankind. Cain, a man cursed with immortality, hunts them down to stop them. (4x1hr)

Cast: Chai Romruen, Madeleine Kennedy, Tim Pocock, Alicia Banit, Gyton Grantley, Nikolai Nikolaeff, Chris Kirby, Lara Jean Marshall, Maya Stange, Amie Casey, Haiden Walker, David Beamish, Hallie Baker

Miniseries

Anyone’s Daughter

Produced by
Producers: Kerrie Mainwaring, Peter Andrikidis, Jamie Hilton
Writers: Michaeley O’Brien, Justin Monjo
Director: Peter Andrikidis
Network: Seven

A four-hour miniseries for the Seven Network about the police investigation into the disappearance of young women.

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Goolagong

Produced by Werner Film Productions Pty Ltd
Producer: Joanna Werner
Writers: Megan Simpson Huberman, Steven McGregor
Director: Wayne Blair
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A two-part event mini-series based on the inspiring true life story of world champion tennis player Evonne Goolagong, one of Australia’s best known and most loved sporting heroes.

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Reckoning

Produced by Playmaker Media
Producer: Diane Haddon
Writers: David Hubbard, David Eick
Directors: Shawn Seet, Jennifer Leacey, Peter Andrikidis
Network: Seven

The series explores the darkest corners of the male psyche through the eyes of two fathers, one of whom is a serial-killer. Like most men, Leo and Mike try to do what's best for the people they love, the families they protect. But as both struggle to suppress their inner demons, the murder of a local teenager sets them on a course of mutual destruction that will emanate through every facet of their quiet, suburban community.

Cast: Aden Young, Sam Trammell, Simone Kessell, Laura Gordon, Gloria Garayua, Mitzi Ruhlmann, Millly Alcock, Ed Oxenbould, Finn Little, Anthony Phelan, Diana Glenn