- Walking around the set of the new Wolf Creek TV series throws up many chilling reminders of the cold brutality of Mick Taylor, the cackling devil in the flannel shirt inhabited so definitively by John Jarratt.
may 04 | www.watoday.com.au
- The ABC has commissioned a fifth season of its hugely popular — and number one rating locally produced drama — series, The Doctor Blake Mysteries, to air in 2017.
may 04 | www.mediaday.com.au
- The Kettering Incident, a gripping mystery with otherworldly overtones, will make its world premiere on July 4. Australian and international expectations for the series continue to build after the show won the Special Jury Prize at the Series Mania Festival in Paris last week.
may 03 | if.com.au
- There's a potential new love interest for Nina Proudman as Network Ten announced several new cast members for season 6 of its popular relationship drama, Offspring.
april 29 | www.mediaday.com.au
- Screenwriter Robert Greenberg, best known for writing children's shows including Round the Twist, Get Ace and Lift Off has died, aged 57.
april 29 | www.tvtonight.com.au
- Production will start in Tasmania on ABC TV's new eight part comedy series, Rosehaven, created by Celia Pacquola and Luke McGregor, on May 9 it was announced today
april 28 | www.mediaday.com.au
- Australia's audiovisual trade deficit has dropped for the first time in 5 years with exports growing by 41 per cent to $199 million. This is a strong sign of acceptance of Australia television content around the world.
april 28 | if.com.au
- After the world's longest tease, the ABC last week announced a start date for its sci-fi project Cleverman. Finally I can quote some people who swore me to secrecy.
april 23 | www.smh.com.au
- As a young actor working in Australia, I've enjoyed a level of success I'm proud of and grateful for. But a lot of that gratefulness is rooted in the idea that I'm lucky to have had those opportunities despite being Filipino.
april 26 | www.dailylife.com.au
- HUGO Weaving has taken top billing on the all-star Australian call sheet for a new six-part ABC drama series, Seven Types Of Ambiguity.
april 23 | www.dailytelegraph.com.au
- In an Australian TV first, the ABC will showcase six hand-picked locally-produced comedy pilots over six weeks and give viewers the power to help decide which will be picked up for a full series.
april 21 | au.news.yahoo.com
- TVNZ has screened the first trailer for its new drama series Dirty Laundry
april 20 | www.nzherald.co.nz
- Network Ten has confirmed the full cast for its new contemporary drama series, The Wrong Girl, which will commence shooting in Melbourne
april 17 | decidertv.com
- The film adaptation of the book Tomorrow, When the War Began was generally well received in Australia and executive producer Matthew Street says it played incredibly well overseas... knowing it had appeal was encouragement enough to create another reworking, this time for TV.
april 12 | au.news.yahoo.com
- Matt Nable (Winter, Arrow, Gallipoli), Deborra-lee Furness (Correlli, Jindabyne), Mandy McElhinney (House of Hancock, Love Child), Emma Hamilton (The Tudors, Mary: The Making of a Princess) and Zoe Ventoura (Packed to the Rafters) will star in the Nine Network's new drama series Hyde & Seek, which has gone into production.
april 13 | www.mediaday.com.au
- TEN has surprised everybody by naming actor Jonathan LaPaglia as host of Australian Survivor. LaPaglia is best known for titles such as The Slap, Love Child, Underbelly and Cold Case.
april 10 | www.tvtonight.com.au
- Werner Film Productions has secured Emmy Award winning writer/producer, Javier Grillo-Marxuach (Lost) for a week-long intensive 'writers' room' workshop as part of its Story Lab initiative, to develop new TV drama Hereafter, created by writers Giula Sandler (Glitch) & David Hannam (Carlotta).
april 07 | www.mediaday.com.au
- 10 - Wentworth - series 4 (SoHo)
- 12 - Wolf Creek (Stan)
- 19 - Rake (ABC)
- 01 - Cleverman (SundanceTV - USA)
- 02 - Cleverman (ABC)
- 05 - Secret City (Showcase)
- 04 - The Kettering Incident (Showcase)
- 3 - Richard Sutherland (1971)
- 5 - Dieter Brummer (1976)
- 6 - Alan Dale (1947)
- 7 - Justin Melvey (1969)
- 10 - Rachel Gordon (1976)
- 11 - Anita Hegh (1972)
- 11 - Matthew Newton (1977)
- 11 - Holly Valance (1983)
- 11 - Justin Rosniak (1977)
- 12 - Glenn Robbins (1956)
- 14 - Cate Blanchett (1969)
- 14 - David Reyne (1959)
- 14 - Ada Nicodemou (1977)
- 19 - Claudia Karvan (1972)
- 19 - James Reyne (1957)
- 21 - Brett Tucker (1972)
- 21 - Josephine Mitchell (1965)
- 21 - Inge Hornstra (1974)
- 22 - Gary Sweet (1957)
- 24 - Brian Wenzel (1929)
- 25 - Kick Gurry (1978)
- 26 - Marieke Hardy (1976)
- 26 - Rachael Blake (1971)
- 27 - Stephen Lovatt (1964)
- 27 - Sara Wiseman (1975)
- 28 - Kylie Minogue (1968)
- 28 - Beth Allen (1984)
- 29 - Louise Siversen (1958)