The Heights is a ‘slice of life’ drama that explores the relationships, work lives and everyday challenges faced by six families living in the Arcadia social housing tower and the gentrifying inner-city district that surrounds it. This exciting new 30-part serial drama starts on ABC on 22 February, 8:30pm.
When two strangers are accidentally caught up in a deadly crime, they find themselves on a roller coaster chase across country and ocean in a desperate effort to stay alive and in this third chapter of Rebecca Gibney’s epic adventure series, to deliver justice. Lola and Chelsea style… Wanted 3 (Matchbox Pictures and R&R Productions) aired in 2018.
Seven Network Australia and Netflix Worldwide
Political reporter Harriet Dunkley is under the impression that she knows just about everything there is to know about Canberra. But when she stumbles onto the dark side of the halls of power, she becomes irreversibly embroiled in the lies, betrayal and corruption behind the slick façade. There are more secrets to uncover in Season 2, Secret City: Under the Eagle which will launch on Foxtel in 2019.
On a yachting holiday from Brisbane to Indonesia, five Australians come across a broken-down fishing boat, full of desperate asylum seekers. The group come to the aid of the asylum seekers’, leading to a tragic series of events that return to haunt them five years later. The four part series premiered on SBS in 2018 and is available now on SBS On Demand.
When the eldest son of a brilliant Muslim cleric tells one small lie to meet family expectations, he finds himself covering until everything he knows threatens to come tumbling down around him. Based on real events, Ali’s Wedding is an irreverent, warm-hearted comedy, and an affectionate and vivid portrait of Islamic life in Australia.
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Real Housewives of Sydney
Between them, these seven sophisticated and vivacious Housewives run successful companies, travel the world in luxury, attend the most exclusive parties and are the matriarchs of their million dollar mansions. Ready to set sail and show Australia the extravagant and stylish lifestyle their beautiful harbour city has to offer, The Real Housewives of Sydney offers a revealing insight into their world..
Foxtel AU / HAYU UK
Seven TYpes of ambiguity
When a missing child is found in the care of his mother’s ex-boyfriend, a police investigation with far-reaching consequences kicks into gear. Hidden truths come to light and relationships are tested as the effects of one crime take their toll on all involved. Hugo Weaving joins an ensemble cast in this thrilling adaptation of Elliot Perlman's best-selling novel.
hyde & seek
When his partner is killed in a seemingly random attack, Detective Gary Hyde (Matt Nable) vows to bring the killers to justice. With his new partner Claire McKenzie (Emma Hamilton), Gary uncovers a criminal underbelly where no one can be trusted.
An all-star cast explore the iconic, audacious campaign of the Allied forces attempting to take Gallipoli in 1915 by following three journalists who will get the truth down on paper or die trying.
Julian Assange is one of the most significant figures of the twenty-first century. But before he was famous, before WikiLeaks and before the world-wide web even existed, he was a teenage computer hacker in Melbourne. This is his story.
When a child is hit by another kid’s dad at a neighbourhood BBQ, the ramifications of a seemingly small act take a significant toll on each of the witnesses. The Slap, based on Christos Tsiolkas’ bestselling novel is a bold, provocative drama that forensically examines the morality of contemporary middle-class life.
Hosted by veteran comedian Paul McDermott, this is a comedy chat show with a twist. Each week, a new celebrity guest reveals their pet hate and tries to persuade Paul to banish their gripe permanently into ‘Room 101’. As the conversation unfolds, we gain new insight into some of our favourite personalities and into what makes them tick.
Based on the Nadia Wheatley & Donna Rawlins picture books of the same name, My Place takes us to one location in South Sydney through the eyes of 26 kids over the course of 260 years to show that while the world changes, some things about being a kid never will.
Julia Weston, a married woman in her mid thirties, becomes the advocate for a young Iranian refugee held in detention. As Julia helps Amir adjust to ordinary life, she finds herself increasingly attracted to this handsome, damaged young man as she battles to keep clarity on the lines of relationships, work and moral responsibility.
A documentary following the inner struggles of Ian Thorpe as he attempts a comeback and, despite failing to make the Olympic team, discovers a new relationship with swimming and his own legend.
sex an unnatural history
When the pill was released in Australia fifty years ago it signalled a sexual revolution. Or did it? We like to believe we are more sexually liberated than our parents or grandparents, but are we? Host Julia Zemiro explores the last fifty years of Australia’s sexual landscape.
Country copper James Hayes (Patrick Brammall) is back for a second crack at getting to the bottom of the mysterious re-appearances in Yoorana, but they bring with them a whole new set of complications and his job isn’t getting any easier. Catch Season 1 and 2 on Netflix now with Season 3 coming soon.
ABC Australia and Netflix Worldwide
Three seasons, an International Emmy and a movie later, and the teen heroes of Bremin are ready to take on the biggest threat that the multi-verse has served up yet. If they can only get past the scariest villain of all… high school. And the story continues with Season 4 available now on ABC iView.
Everyone's a critic
They say art is the mark of a civilised society, but what do Australians really think about it? Each week, a cross-section of Australians will become art critics as they delve deeper into some of the most renowned works in the country. This nine part documentary series aired on the ABC in 2018 and you can watch the whole series now on ABC iView.
Real Housewives of Melbourne
Four seasons on, The Real Housewives of Melbourne provides an insider view of the lifestyles of the wealthy and extravagant women living in Melbourne, Australia. With the backdrop of exotic locales and high-end events, the Housewives explore such universal themes as love, family, marriage, fidelity, babies, health, and friendship.
Foxtel AU / Bravo US
When a teenage swimming prodigy wins a scholarship to an elite private school, he is forced to juggle a punishing training regime, working-class family life and his standing in a new world of money and power as he chases sporting greatness. Barracuda is our second adaption of author Christos Tsiolkas’ critically acclaimed work.
Hunters follows a Pennsylvania detective-turned-suspect Flynn Carroll who, after his wife goes missing, is determined to prove his innocence and find her. His search leads to evidence that dangerous alien cells are living among us, and the US government has a secret organisation in place to thwart their terrorist efforts.
In the wake of the death of a young boy in 1998, a respected Sydney psychiatrist and a local politician join forces to investigate suspicions of child abuse in the all-powerful Catholic Church.
When Simon Chan returns to his hometown of Cabramatta after many years training as an elite warrior, he is given the mission of defeating the evil property developer who threatens to destroy their community. And so the battle plans begin in earnest. He probably should have corrected them earlier, it was Marshall’s Art School, not Martial Arts School.
STORIES I WANT TO TELL YOU IN PERSON
The screen adaptation of the highly successful one-woman stage show of the same name, written by and starring the inimitable Lally Katz.
Young, lazy and driving us crazy
Hosted by Lawrence Mooney, this series follows a group of young adults aged 18 to 23 who have been waited on hand and foot their whole lives. Until they’re forced to live together and fend for themselves – cooking, cleaning, working, and living on a basic weekly budget all without their parents’ help.
Seven Network Australia
ZUZU & ThE supernuffs
When an intergalactic bathtub crash-lands on top of 13 year-old ZuZu Becky Jones, she meets its inhabitants, an Alien race called ‘Nuffs’. Together they make their way through a world where a nuff is never enough. Zuzu & The Supernuffs is a 2D animated children’s comedy series for ages 6-10.
When a dark figure from his past reappears in his life, Sparra Farrell, a fiercely private man in his twenties, must do everything he can to hold onto the new life and family he is building.
Anatomy is a multi-award winning series of narrative-driven documentaries exploring the ways in which artists and performers deal with the subject of sex and the human body. Each film tells an engaging and compelling story touching on a wide range of human experience and emotion beyond the boundaries of traditional arts documentaries.
Mrs carey's concert
A documentary from acclaimed filmmaker Bob Connolly follows a select group of music students from the MLC School in middle class inner Western Sydney as their inspired and driven teacher pushes them beyond their limits.
When Australia stopped the refugee boats in late 2001, most Australians applauded. Ten years later, the people who were there tell us now what we didn’t then know. We hear from the Norwegian merchant-sailors on Tampa, the Australian Navy sailors sent to turn the boats back, and the refugees themselves.
THE FAMILY LAW
The almost-true story of the hilariously dysfunctional Law family doled out generous servings of painfully awkward and deeply moving drama in their first outing in 2016. The first two season aired on SBS and you can catch the final season now on SBS On Demand.
Mighty Mustangs Football Club team captain Marnie Masters knows that as the first girls team at the club they’ve got a lot to prove, and if they are going to have any chance at winning they’d better learn to play together. A show for anyone who’s sick of cheering from the sidelines. And the Mighty Mustangs are back to kick some more goals with Season 2 out now on ABC iView.
Inspired by the world-wide fitness phenomenon ‘Spartan Race’ this is the world's most demanding physical obstacle course. The only way to conquer it is to work as a team. Groups of friends, families, co-workers must join forces to race across a specially designed spectacular Spartan course engineered to challenge their determination, endurance and will. In the end only one team will triumph and rise to become the ultimate Australian Spartans! Catch the action on Seven.
Seven Network Australia
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF AUCKLAND
The Real Housewives of Auckland gives an exclusive look into the glamorous galas, scintillating scandals, and enormous egos of this group of luxury-loving ladies as they navigate the social scene of the city¹s elite, all while juggling their husbands, boyfriends, careers and families.
Date My Race
Date My Race is a documentary that asks: in a world where the internet allows us to choose from a never-ending smorgasbord of potential mates, what role does race play in seeking a partner? Using exclusive data from one of Australia’s popular dating sites, this documentary explores what our dating patterns say about us as a nation, and our attitudes toward race.
A highly respected and retired cop teams up with a highly notorious and retired crim, bringing their opposite but strangely complementary skillsets together to solve crimes in an unorthodox but effective partnership.
Deadline gallipoli: The full story
The team behind Foxtel’s landmark drama series, Deadline Gallipoli, offer a revealing peak into the behind the scenes of the series. Revealing why they were so drawn to the story of the four war correspondents who went to Gallipoli, this documentary explores how this fresh take on an old story still resonates today.
As the teens descend on Little Otter Family Camp for another drama-filled summer, ‘Mack’ Granger must find a way to make the property repayments or risk losing the place forever.
The Montebello’s are just your average Aussie Family. But even a simple family business like smuggling drugs, weapons and exotic wildlife can be dangerous in the heat and humidity of the picture-perfect Torres Strait Islands.
Just as suddenly as Lou’s father walked out of her life, her Alzheimer’s-suffering grandfather Doyle crashes in – bringing chaos to the council house she shares with her mother and sisters. A huge weight of responsibility is thrust on 11-year-old Lou’s young shoulders when her grandfather confuses Lou with his former wife.
next stop hollywood
Six ambitious young Aussie actors embark on one of the toughest journeys of their lives with a clear challenge in mind – to score a TV role in Hollywood. This six part series follows the actors as they compete for roles during the chaotic US TV pilot season.
When you’re 17, the formal is the biggest event of your high school life. But what happens if the control is taken out of your hands and instead, your parents, of all people, get to plan your formal? Welcome to Formal Wars.
HOME SONG STORies
The true story of Rose, a glamorous Shanghai nightclub singer, who struggles to survive in seventies Australia with two young children. Based on writer/director Tony Ayres’ own life, The Home Song Stories is an epic tale of maternal bonds, unrequited love, betrayal and secrets that cannot stay hidden forever.
Darwin's Lost Paradise
The story of Charles Darwin’s great voyage onboard the Beagle is a story of initiation and discovery. It was during the voyage that Darwin developed his theory of evolution and the voyage itself remains one of the most significant scientific expeditions undertaken in history.
miss south sudan
A story of optimism and resilience, we follow a group of young Sudanese attempting to overcome a violent legacy and forge a new identity in Australia. By putting on a beauty pageant, they are creating a new platform for young Sudanese people to celebrate their beauty, share their stories, talents and culture with the wider Australian community.