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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Class of ‘07

Produced by Matchbox Pictures
Creator: Kacie Anning
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Network: Amazon Prime Video

When an apocalyptic tidal wave hits during the ten-year reunion of an all-girls high school, a group of women must find a way to survive on the island peak of their high school campus. Like Lord of the Flies (in cocktail dresses), the series follows a group of former classmates, now freshly entangled in decade-old drama, as they attempt to survive not just the apocalypse but each other.

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Crazy Fun Park

Produced by Werner Film Productions
Producer: Joanna Werner
Writers: Craig Irvin, Magda Wozniak, Nicholas Verso, Enoch Mailangi, Lysander Fury
Directors: Sarah Hickey, Nicholas Verso
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When an introverted teen loses his best friend at an abandoned theme park, he must step into a ghoulish neverland and discover how much he’ll risk to keep the friendship alive. (10x30min)

Cast: Henry Strand, Stacy Clausen, Hannah Ogawa, Justin Holborow, Pandrea Jackson, Judith Lucy, Kim Gyngell, Bernard Curry, Alexandra Schepisi, Kuni Hashimoto, Alicia Banit, Simon Burke, Sally-Anne Upton, Anne Charleston

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

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

Safe Home

Produced by Kindling Picyures
Producers: Imogen Banks, Emelyne Palmer
Writers: Michelle Law, Anna Barnes, Jean Tong
Director: Stevie Cruz-Martin
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SAFE HOME follows Phoebe, a twenty-something professional who leaves her job at a prominent law firm to help a struggling family violence legal centre stop looming funding cuts. As interconnecting stories unfold, relationships are tested and the pressure mounts to save the centre. With so much at stake, Phoebe must navigate a path that isn’t always clear - and things aren’t always as they appear. (4x60min)

Cast: Aisha Dee, Mabel Li, Virginia Gay, Thomas Cocquerel, Antonia Prebble, Hal Cumpston, Chenoa Deemal, David Roberts, Janet Andrewartha, Mark Mitchinson, Tegan Stimson. Katlyn Wong, Nicholas Burton, Yuchen Wang

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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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

Turn up the Volume

Produced by Matchbox Pictures
Producers: Philippa Campey, Rachel Davis
Writers: Ciaran Hanrahan, Dannika Horvat, Penelope Chai, Matthew Bon, Chloe Wong, Betiel Beyin
Directors: Jub Clerc, Tenika Smith, Harry Lloyd, Adam Murfet, Jessie Oldfield
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TURN UP THE VOLUME is a live action drama series about a group of young female and gender non conforming teenagers attending a weekly music camp, who decide to form a band. Disconnected, disaffected and desperately looking for their tribe, these teenagers from all walks of life find that, via the transformative, uplifting power of music and friendship, they can unite together to define themselves on their own terms. (10x24min)

Cast: Riya Mandrawa, Ayiana Ncube, Mira Russo, Elaine King, Erza James

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

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