TV Series Index


Aftertaste [pka Yes, Chef!]

Produced by Closer Productions
Executive Producers: Julie De Fina
Producers: Matthew Bate, Rebecca Summerton, Erik Thomson
Creators: Julie De Fina, Matthew Bate
Writers: Julie De Fina, Matthew Bate, Matthew Vesely, Jodie Molloy
Director: Jonathan Brough
Network: ABC

A six-part dramedy series following a notorious celebrity chef who is forced to flee to his hometown in the Adelaide Hills after his latest outburst goes viral. But when he forms an unlikely business partnership with his 18-year-old pastry prodigy niece, he must learn to navigate a whole new world order - except old habits die hard.

Cast: Erik Thomson as Easton West, Rachel Griffiths, Wayne Blair, Susan Prior, Peter Carroll, Remy Hii, Kavitha Anandasivam, Justin Amankwah


Produced by Porchlight Films Pty Ltd
Producer: Liz Watts
Writers: Miranda Nation, Tamara Asmar, Anya Beyersdorf
Director: Miranda Nation

A woman is faced with the choice between saving her daughter and saving a humanity teetering on the brink of extinction.


Australian Gangster

Produced by Roadshow Rough Diamond
Producers: John Edwards, Dan Edwards
Writer: Gregor Jordan
Director: Gregor Jordan, Fadia Abboud
Network: Seven

A wild tale of gangster ambition. The Instagram generation westie underworld collides with Sydney's glamorous social elite. A world of spray tans, steroids, tatts, laundered drug money and Lamborghinis. All of this and the pursuit of a happy family life. It's very funny, even amidst all the murders and mayhem.

Cast: Alexander Bertrand, Louisa Mignone, Steve Bastoni


Produced by Fremantle, Micanical Media, and 2Jons
Executive Producers: Nicholas Cook, Chris Oliver-Taylor, Sally Riley, Brett Sleigh
Producers: John Molloy, Michael Lawrence, Justin Davies
Writers: Liz Doran, Matt Cameron, Marieke Hardy
Directors: Taylor Steele, ...
Network: ABC

An eight-episode series that charts the journey of a group of young surfers living a life focused on the best breaks, great friendships, freedom and good times. From their tiny garages and surf coast shopfronts they create billion-dollar empires, hurtling them from the beach to the boardroom, winning and losing themselves along the way.



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

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.


Drop Dead Weird - series 2

Produced by Ambience Entertainment
Producers: Sally Browning, Paul Cummins, Monica O'Brien
Network: Seven

DROP DEAD WEIRD follows the continued hilarious antics of an Australian family who moved to Tubbershandy, an isolated seaside village in Western Ireland, to save the family B&B from the grasping hands of local identity and school principal Bunni Shanahan who is ready to takeover. With three 'fish-out-of-water' Aussie kids, one kooky Irish grandfather and two recently zombified parents, running a B&B in a remote seaside Irish village, things are going to get weird... DROP DEAD WEIRD!

Cast: Sofia Nolan, Jack Riley, Adele Cosentino, Amanda Bishop, David Collins, Pauline McLynn, Maeliosa Stafford, David Rawle, Lucy Maher

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

The Fires

Produced by Tony Ayres Productions in association with ABC
Executive Producer: Tony Ayres
Producers: Andrea Denholm, Liz Watts
Writers: Belinda Chayko, Jacquelin Perske, Mirrah Foulkes, Steven McGregor, Anya Beyersdorf
Network: ABC

The Fires is a serialised anthology inspired by the extraordinary stories of the people who survived last summer’s catastrophic fire season and continue to endure their aftermath even today. Each episode is based around character studies of ordinary people caught in the unimaginable and the impossible choices they were forced to make.

The characters include volunteer firefighters; families who lost homes, livelihoods and loved ones; people who had to make agonising decisions about whether to stay or flee; and others who found themselves responsible for the lives of friends and strangers. The Fires puts viewers at the centre of an experience which most people watched from a distance. (6x60min)


The Force (working title)

Produced by No Coincidence Media
Producers: Mitchell Stanley
Writers: Mitchell Stanley, Steven Oliver
Directors: Dena Curtis

An eight-part television series centred on a team of ambos, police officers and firefighters who must work together to serve the community, but their rivalry to be the hero stands in the way.


The Housemate

Produced by Chips and Gravy Films
Producer: Amanda Reedy
Writers: Gemma Bird Matheson, Alexandra Keddie
Director: Hayden Mustica
Network: online

Follows Alex and Gemma as they get to know a host of potential housemates over several weeks, eliminating them from the competition one by one until they finally find the housemate of their dreams. Through heartbreak and heartache, Alex and Gemma learn who is ready to put themselves on the line for an affordable, good-sized, light-filled room with built-ins in Melbourne's inner-east.

Cast: Alexandra Keddie, Gemma Bird Matheson

Harrow - series 3

Produced by Hoodlum Entertainment
Producers: Tracey Robertson, Nathan Mayfield
Writers: Leigh McGrath, Stephen Irwin, Michaeley O'Brien
Directors: Peter Andrikidis, Grant Brown, Mairi Cameron, Catherine Millar, Tony Tilse, Ioan Gruffudd

Cast: Ioan Gruffudd, Jolene Anderson, Damien Garvey, Darren Gilshenan, Ella Newton, Hunter Page-Lochard, Faustina Agolley


Produced by Red Empire Productions
Producers: David Aponas, Amie Casey
Writer: Ellie Popov
Director: Nick Kozakis

A socially awkward tech wizard, Wyatt finds his life turned upside down when he is kidnapped and thrust into the underground cyberpunk world of the Circuit Games; forcing Wyatt to chose between glory and his instincts as the mystery surrounding the game's controversial technology deepens.

Cast: Dan Ewing, Charles Terrier, Ellio Popov, Amie Casey, Brooke Nichole Lee, Hugh Parker, Christopher Kirby, Louis Mandylor, Samantha Jean

News Junkies

Produced by Weave Films
Producers: Kristy O'Brien, Emma Masters
Writer: Lucy McNally
Director: Emma Masters
Network: web series

Wannabe hotshot journalist Elle Walker faces a baptism of fire when she's banished from Sydney to a tabloid television newsroom in remote northern Australia

Cast: Ciella Williams as Elle Walker, Amy Hetherington as Cheree "Bullet" Ryder, Peter Stretton as Bruce McCarthy, Verity Martyn as Stacey Meldrum, Stuart Fong as Stan Lee, Rob Collins as Jimmy Tiwi


Produced by Matchbox Productions
Producers: Stephen Corvini, Alice Nash
Writers: Bruce Gladwin, Chris Anastassiades, Stuart Page, Dannika Horvat, Tim Williams
Director: Bruce Gladwin

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.


Over and Out

Produced by
Producers: Christiaan Van Vuuren, Bridget Callow-Wright
Writers: Adele Vuko, Christiaan Van Vuuren
Director: Connor Van Vuuren

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

Patricia Moore

Produced by Cobbstar Productions & Blacksheep Films
Executive Producers: Brian Cobb, Mathieu Van de Velde
Producer: Chris Thompson
Writer: Blake Fraser
Director: Blake Fraser
Network: digital

Patricia Moore, 16, hunts to feed her cannibal family when they are hungry. When she meets Toby, who ignites her desire to live a normal teenage life, Patricia is challenged by the family's number one rule... Never fall in love with the food! (10x10min)

Cast: Danielle Cormack, Les Hill, Jack Ruwald, Joe Klocek, Jeanete Cronin


Produced by Endemol Shine Australia
Network: Seven

A gripping new action-drama on a grand scale, based in Australia’s red heart, where the modern-day heroes of the Royal Flying Doctor Service navigate private lives as turbulent and profound as the heart stopping emergencies they attend. Based on remarkable real-life stories and filmed on location in and around Broken Hill, this series will capture the beauty and brutality of Australia’s vast centre where the doctors, nurses, pilots and support staff of the RFDS negotiate the unique challenges of emergency retrievals across some of the most inhospitable places in the country. It’s also a story about community and people coming together to laugh, to cry and to triumph, in spite of the huge obstacles they face.

Cast: Justine Clarke Rob Collins, Stephen Peacocke


Produced by Headspace Entertainment
Executive Producers: Georgia Mappin, Darren McFarlane Writers: Jaime Browne, Jub Clerc
Director: Tony Rogers

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.


The Sisters Antipodes

Produced by Endemol Shine Banks
Producers: Asher Keddie, Imogen Banks
Writers: Fiona Seres, Rebecca Rigg

A six-part television series which follows true events from the 1960’s when two couples switched partners and as a result, two little girls were given each other’s fathers. The scandal pushed the realigned families to opposite sides of the world and it was seven years before they saw each other again. Based on an intimate memoir of the same name by Jane Alison.


The Skinner Boys - series 2

Produced by Telegael
Producers: Suzanne Ryan, Paul Cummings
Director: Eugene Linkov

After world explorer Augustus Skinner dies his three young teen grandsons have inherited the a mansion and its contents. But Grandfather Skinner also left them a big surprise — they are now Guardians of the Lost Secrets... a collection of unique artefacts across the world that possess incredible powers. A fourth Guardian, teenage cousin Tara may be their biggest challenge of all.


Tips for Married Life

Produced by Endemol Australia
Producers: Mimi Butler
Executive Producers: Janeen Faithfull, John Edwards
Writer: Justin Monjo
Network: Nine

A grieving career wife has to wise up and fight for survival when she finds herself responsible for her dead husband's criminal debts and wrongdoings.


The Upside Of Over

Produced by Revlover Films Pty Ltd
Producers: Lauren Edwards, Martha Coleman
Writers: Josephine Dee Barrett

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?



Produced by Jungle Entertainment and BBC Studios
Creator: Kristen Dunphy
Executive Producers Chloe Rickard, Jason Burrows, Kristen Dunphy
ABC Executive Producers: Que Minh Luu, Sally Riley
Co-Executive Producer: Sam Meikle
Series Producers: Shay Spencer, Ally Henville
Writers: Kristen Dunphy, Sam Meikle, Joan Sauers, Cathy Strickland
Directors: Jocelyn Moorhouse, Kim Mordaunt
Network: ABC

Wakefield is a gripping psychological mystery set in the spectacular Blue Mountains. It unfolds with a potent blend of non-linear narrative, fantasy, music and dance that brings to life the fascinating characters — staff and patients — who populate Ward C. At the centre of the show is Nik — a gifted psych nurse, blessed with a powerful combination of common sense and intuition. Nik is easily the sanest person in what is a pretty crazy place. But when a song gets stuck in his head, a dark secret from his past begins to intrude into his present, forming an intriguing puzzle that comes together as the series builds to its heart wrenching conclusion. (8x60min)

Cast: Rudi Dharmalingam as Nik, Mandy McElhinney, Geraldine Hakewill, Dan Wyllie, Harriet Dyer, Ryan Corr, Felicity Ward, Harry Greenwood, Sam Simmons, Bessie Holland, Megan Smart, Pacharo Mzembe, Nadie Kammallaweera, Shapoor Batliwalla, Guy Simon, Miritana Hughes, Victoria Haralabidou, Wayne Blair, Heather Mitchell, Kim Gyngell

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


Produced by Undergrowth
Producers: Timothy Parish, Meredith Garlick
Writers: Philip Tarl Denson, John Saunders
Director: John Saunders

Animated. A young Indigenous superhero working for the Government uncovers a vast conspiracy regarding the disturbing reality behind the superhero program and its connection with the mysterious death of his father.

Cast: Mark Coles-Smith, Steven Oliver, Ebony McGuire, Anthony Ahern



Produced by Fremantle
Creator: Jason Herbison
Executive Producer: Jason Herbison
Director: Scott Major
Network: 10

A chilling tale centred on a British woman and her husband seeking a fresh start in Australia after infidelity rocks their marriage — that’s the plan until they hire a young local nanny who isn’t as innocent as she appears and there are deadly consequences.

Cast: Charlie Brooks, Brett Tucker


Produced by Werner Film Productions Pty Ltd
Producer: Joanna Werner
Writers: Megan Simpson Huberman, Steven McGregor
Director: Wayne Blair

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.


New Gold Mountain

Produced by Goalpost Television
Director: Ana Kokkinos
Network: SBS

1855, the height of the Australian gold fever, coming just a few years after the peak of the California gold rush. For the Chinese, this new opportunity is known as the ‘New Gold Mountain’. Wei Shing, the intriguingly charismatic — and occasionally ruthless — ‘headman’ leader of the White Hills Chinese mining camp, struggles to maintain the fragile harmony between the Chinese and European diggers. But, when Shing discovers the murdered body of a European woman, he uncovers a series of connections to the Chinese camp with implications disastrous both for himself and his people. (4x60min)



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


Alice Miranda Shines Bright

Produced by SLR Productions
Producers: Suzanne Ryan, Yasmin Jones
Writers: Tamara Asmar, Justine Juel Gillmer, Alexa Moses, Melanie Alexander
Directors: Jo-Anne Boag
Network: Nine

Alice Miranda is Australia’s newest heroine. An extraordinary young girl, who at the age of nine and three quarters has organised her own early entry into boarding school along with her cheeky pony, Bonaparte. Based on the award-winning books by bestselling Australian children's author Jacqueline Harvey.