ABC TV

Interview: Aileen Beale on the response to ABC’s Easybeats mini-series Friday on My Mind

December 3, 2017

Tonight will see the second part of the ABC mini-series Friday on My Mind air on TV. Following the first part airing last week, we caught up with actress Aileen Beale, who plays George Young’s mother in the series, to talk about it and the show’s reception. This mini series is garnering quite a lot of acclaim […]

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Ioan Gruffudd crime series Harrow begins production in Brisbane

August 8, 2017

Announced recently by the ABC, crime series Harrow which will be led by Amazing Grace actor Ioan Gruffudd has commenced filming in South East Queensland. And as the production rolls out on the ten-part series, details regarding the extended cast and the production schedule have surfaced. Promising a gritty and dramatic program imbued by endless […]

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ABC, Screen Australia and Mardi Gras announce brand new documentary initiative for LGBTQI filmmakers

June 27, 2017

In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, Screen Australia and ABC TV Arts have announced Love Bites, a brand new documentary initiative for LGBTQI filmmakers. Love Bites will comprise 10 x 5 minute documentary short films made by filmmakers from the LGBTQI community across Australia. The successful projects […]

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Interview: Hugo Weaving talks about ABC’s Seven Types of Ambiguity, V For Vendetta and Kicking John Wick’s Ass

June 9, 2017

One of Australia’s top leading film and TV actors, Hugo Weaving is not a name you forget. With so much versatility and strength in every role he takes on, it’s hardly surprising he is a household name throughout the world. From his 1994 role as Tick (or Mitzi if you prefer) in Priscilla Queen of The Desert […]

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ABC’s The Doctor Blake Mysteries is set to say goodbye with a telemovie

March 6, 2017

Development is underway between the ABC and December Media on a Doctor Blake Mysteries telemovie, that will serve as a finale and mark the end of the series. Since its debut in 2012, The Doctor Blake Mysteries starring Craig McLachlan and Nadine Garner, has been the top rating Australian Drama series on ABC TV. As fans eagerly await […]

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DVD Review: Rosehaven Series One (Australia, 2016) is a funny comedy misadventure about two unlikely friends

December 29, 2016

Rosehaven is a comedy show that finds the funny in lots of things. It’s a fish-out-of-water comedy, a buddy comedy and a sitcom set in rural Australia. This eight-part series debuted on the ABC in 2016 and it was a hit with audiences. This is because it’s a funny show about two rather unlikely friends […]

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Janet King has begun production on its third season

November 9, 2016

The third series of ABC drama Janet King goes into production this week, with Marta Dusseldorp reprising her role as the titular character. In the third season of the award winning series, Janet is embroiled in a world of illegal gambling, organised crime and money laundering, while investigating the tragic death of a young sports […]

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Interview: Adele Perovic talks series two of ABC TV’s The Code, amazing normality and what makes her tick

October 24, 2016

Aussie actress Adele Perovic stars in the political thriller series from ABC, The Code and since showing her true acting grit in the first series, returns for a second. Perovic began first took acting classes at the age of five, before studying drama during high school and majoring in Theatre Arts at University in Toowoomba, […]

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Interview: Gus Worland of ABC’s Man Up talks about what it should mean to be a real man & best mate Hugh Jackman

October 19, 2016

Australian television and radio personality Gus Worland is perhaps best known for his series of reality television programs for Foxtel (An Aussie Goes Barmy, An Aussie Goes Bolly and An Aussie Goes Calypso). In 2009, he took up the role of co-host of Triple M’s breakfast show in Sydney. Within two years, The Grill Team […]

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Indigenous AFL comedy The Warriors to hit ABC next year

October 11, 2016

ABC TV, Screen Australia and Film Victoria have announced that filming has commenced in Melbourne on The Warriors , a provocative new Indigenous comedy drama series. Created by Tony Briggs (The Sapphires) and Robert Connolly (Paper Planes, Barracuda), The Warriors is set in the world of Australian Rules Football. It explores the elite world of professional sport […]

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ABC’s Barracuda to premiere in the lead up to Olympics

June 23, 2016

ABC has announced that their four-part drama series, Barracuda, will air on Sunday nights in the lead up to the 2016 Rio Olympics. In Melbourne 1996, the Golden Age of Australian swimming is beginning and a scholarship to an exclusive boys school brings 16-year-old Danny Kelly one step closer to his ultimate goal – winning Olympic gold. […]

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Fourth series of ABC’s Rake kicks off on May 19

April 26, 2016

The much-anticipated and critically acclaimed Rake will be returning to the ABC for a fourth season on May 19th. Last seen dangling from a balloon drifting across the Sydney skyline, Cleaver Greene (Richard Roxburgh) crashes back to earth – literally and metaphorically, when he’s propelled through a harbourside window into the unwelcoming embrace of chaos past. […]

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ABC TV introduces six brand new comedy pilots to Comedy Showroom!

March 31, 2016

As of Wednesday 27th April at 9PM, ABC TV will be launching six brand new comedy pilots to its Comedy Showroom. This will include exclusive content by some of Australia’s most exciting comedians, comedy writers, producers and directors. Viewers won’t have to wait a week with each pilot release as all them will be available […]

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Filming for Upper Middle Bogan‘s third series underway

March 23, 2016

ABC TV has announced today that filming has commenced on the third season of Upper Middle Bogan. The 8-Part comedy series written and produced by Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope will again be shot around Melbourne and its surrounding suburbs Series Creator/Producer, Robyn Butler said, “We’re so excited to unleash the wild, loud and sometimes […]

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Q&A returns live tonight on ABC; find out when and where to watch in your State!

February 1, 2016

Q&A, Australia’s favourite forum for debate and discussion, will again be live on television across Australia when it launches its 2016 season tonight. The program will air on ABC News 24 at 9pm in SA, 8.30pm in Queensland, 8pm in the NT and 6.30pm in WA. Q&A will also continue to be live-streamed on ABC […]

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Jack Irish to return to the ABC in a new six-part miniseries on February 11th

January 20, 2016

Following on from three highly praised telemovies, Jack Irish is set to return in an expanded six-part series on February 11th that will lead the charge on ABC TV’s season of Aussie drama. The all-star cast is led by Emmy Award-winner Guy Pearce and includes Jack Irish regulars Marta Dusseldorp, Aaron Pedersen, Roy Billing, Shane Jacobson […]

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TV Review: Doctor Who Series 9 Episode 8 “The Zygon Inversion” (UK, 2015)

November 9, 2015

“Since when is Doctor Who political?”, says my Tom Baker adoring mother after seeing the credits roll for “The Zygon Inversion”. Bewildered and a little confused as any long-term fan of the show would be, my mum encapsulates a stark change in the landscape of Doctor Who – that it has the power to transcend […]

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DVD Review: Utopia Season Two (Australia, 2015)

October 26, 2015

A lot of people want to live in Utopia but not many would want to work there. Or at least the “Utopia” that’s depicted in the eponymous TV show by the Working Dog production team. The series is a comedy one that feels so real it could have been a documentary if it wasn’t so […]

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When Attenborough Met Obama to air on ABC’s Foreign Correspondent on June 30th

June 26, 2015

President Barack Obama interviews Sir David Attenborough at the White House in an extraordinary program, which will screen as a special Foreign Correspondent on Tuesday June 30 at 8pm on ABC.

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Australian Rock and Roll explored in new ABC documentary Blood and Thunder: The Sound of Alberts.

June 22, 2015

Australia’s rock and roll history will be explored in the upcoming two part documentary, Blood and Thunder: The Sound of Alberts. The documentary surrounds the Australian rock and roll industry in the 1960s and 70s, and the two families that dominated the rock scene: the Alberts and the Youngs. Part one, Blood, explores music producer […]

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Celebrate 100 years of Anzac with ABC TV

April 7, 2015

This year marks 100 years since one of the defining moments in Australian history- the Gallipoli landings. To commemorate this momentous occasion, the ABC will broadcast an extensive range of programming which will celebrate the heroic feats of our Anzac soldiers. We got the scoop on just a few of the many highlights of Australia […]

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ABC’s satirical consumers affairs show The Checkout returns

April 7, 2015

Not content with the amount of advertisers, retailers and manufactures it has enraged on a weekly basis, The Checkout will make its comeback on April 9th on ABC. Serving as somewhat of a spiritual successor to the networks Chaser (even starring a couple of its members), The Checkout light heartedly mocks corporate Australia with investigative […]

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