8MMM Aboriginal Radio
Produced by Brindle Films Pty Ltd
8MMM Aboriginal Radio in Alice Springs runs on the smell of an oily rag, the enthusiasm of its motley Indigenous crew and the misguided intentions of the whitefellas in charge. For the 3M's of Alice Springs - the missionaries, mercenaries and misfits - saving Aboriginal people from themselves is hard work. Especially Aboriginal people who expect to be heard on the radio and in the office. Princess Pictures and Brindle Films bravely step into the vortex of Aboriginal Australia, where truth and comedy collide
Danger 5 - series 2
Produced by Dinosaur Pty Ltd
It's Christmas in the 1980s. Adolf Hitler is alive and has two Yuletide wishes: Danger 5 dead... and the world under his Christmas tree.
Cast: David Ashby
Dogstar - series 2
Produced by Media World Pictures
After the Dogstar is accidentally relaunched into space, the intrepid Clark kids once again set off to find their missing pet Hobart and return all the world's dogs back to Earth.
Produced by Galaxy Pop
A 26-part children's series about a nerdy kid, Ace McDougal, who accidentally is fitted with a pair of top-secret braces while in a dentist's chair.
Cast: David Myles Brown, Lyall Brooks, Amanda Harrison, Gian Christian
Ghosts of Time
Produced by Three's A Company
Animated. Some kids find a haunted house that can travel through time, they and its ghostly inhabitant go on adventures which are both comic and thrilling.
Produced by Matchbox Pictures
Maximum Choppage is a kung fu comedy series where identity, family and love are a battlefield. Set in the Western Sydney suburb of Cabramatta, this TV series takes the martial arts genre and gives it a distinctive Australian twist. In production from October 2013 to February 2014
Please Like Me - series 2
Produced by Pigeon Fancier Productions
In season two, Josh tries to get through the day without upsetting anyone. There's a new dog, a new rabbit and a new baby. There's no big twist. It isn't Lost.
Cast: Josh Thomas
Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures
Produced by SLR Productions Pty Ltd
An action-packed children's adventure series about teenage 'danger magnet' Sam Fox as he braves the wilds from open ocean to deepest jungle, coming face to face with killer sharks, man-eating leopards, raging tornadoes, erupting volcanoes, deadly scorpions, giant anacondas and much, much more. Based on the bestselling books children's author Justin D'Ath. SLR's first live action series. (26x24min)
Cast: Remy Brand as Sam Fox, et al
Produced by Moody Street Kids Pty Ltd
An animated childrens TV series about a 12-year-old boy who thinks he's all that, until he finds a power ring that will transform him into a mighty superhero. The problem? The ring was meant to be worn by a girl.
Cast: Lyall Brooks, David Myles Brown, Dan Hamill, Jacquie Brennan, Diana Kaarina, Matt Hill
The Skinner Boys
Produced by SLR Productions
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. 26 x 30min
Produced by Van Vuuren Bros Pty Ltd
Soul Mates is a toxic bromance that follows the story of a couple of buddies who are continually drawn together across the course of human history, past and future. In the beginning of time these two mates are experiencing all of life's firsts as a couple of cavemen. In 1979 they're two New Zealanders killing it as Kiwi assassins. By 2013 they're a pair of fashion-obsessed Bondi hipsters, and in the year 2145 they are tackling time travel conundrums, working nine to five in a time travel agency.
Cast: Christiaan Van Vuuren, Nick Boshier
Produced by Buzz Studios
When young Jack is bundled off and sent to stay with distant relatives in a far off land, he has no idea quite how much his life is about to change. (52 x 11 mins)
Produced by Working Dog
Set in the offices of the 'Nation Building Authority', UTOPIA explores that moment when bureaucracy and grand dreams collide. The series follows the working lives of a tightknit team in charge of guiding major infrastructure projects from announcement to unveiling. Constant shifts in priorities are the order of the day as the staff are asked to come up with plans for everything from new roads and rail lines to airports and high rise urban developments. UTOPIA examines the forces that go into creating a very well-designed white elephant.
Cast: Rob Sitch, Celia Pacquola, Dave Lawson, Luke McGregor, Kitty Flanagan, Anthony 'Lehmo' Lehmann, Emma-Louise Wilson, Michelle Lim Davidson
Vicky the Viking
Produced by ASE Studios
Inspired by Runer Jonsson books, VIC THE VIKING is the story of a little boy who, despite his diminutive size and sensitive nature, is an ingenious, extremely astute boy. The son of Halvar the Viking chief, Vic often accompanies the crew on sea voyages aboard their drakkar. Regularly involved in perilous situations, the vikings spontaneously try to settle their problems by the use of force. Vic, however, prefers peaceful solutions and relies on brainpower. Courageous and clever, he untangles the most complicated situations thanks to the clever idea that he sees appear when he rubs his nose.
Cast: Kirstie Hutton, Peter Callan, Jane U'Brien, Paul Davies, David Callan, Cameron Ralph
Winners and Losers - series 4
Produced by Seven Network
Australia's favourite best friends will face some of their biggest challenges, in what promises to be the most compelling season yet.
Cast: Melissa Bergland, Virginia Gay, Katherine Hicks, Zoe Tuckwell Smith, Melanie Vallejo
Wonderland - series 2
Produced by FremantleMedia Australia
22 x 45min
Cast: Brooke Satchwell, Michael Dorman, Peter Phelps, Tracy Mann
The Worst Year Of My Life - Again!
Produced by the Australian Children's Television Foundation and Reflective Pictures
Alex King (Ned Napier) has had a horrible year — humiliated by his teachers, targeted by bullies and embarrassed by attempts to impress the most popular girl in school. So when he wakes up on his birthday to discover that somehow time has reset itself, he can't believe he must relive every miserable moment of the past 12 months once more. Until his friends Simon Birch (Laurence Boxhall) and Maddy Kent (Tiarnie Coupland) convince him he's being offered a second chance and maybe this time round, he can get it right. Filmed in Melbourne from April 08 - July 09, 2013. (13 x 24min)
Cast: Ned Napier, Laurence Boxhall, Tiarnie Coupland, et al
Produced by Screentime and ABC TV
In December 1914, the first women volunteers for the Army Nursing Service sailed from Australia bound for the Great War. Diverted to Egypt in preparation for the Gallipoli campaign they served in Alexandria, Gallipoli, Lemnos and on the Western Front. Through shocking hardship they experienced exceptional friendship, passionate love, success and heartbreak. Based on the Peter Rees book The Other ANZACs. 6 x 60min
Cast: Anna McGahan, Caroline Craig, Georgia Flood, Antonia Prebble, Laura Brent
Produced by RSJ Films (UK) and See-Saw Films (Aus)
An epic seven part series from award-winning writer/creator Jimmy McGovern loosely inspired by events in the 18th century when Britain established a penal colony on the other side of the world. Filming began in April 2014.
Cast: David Wenham as Governor Arthur Phillip, Joseph Milson as Major Ross, Ryan Corr, Adam Nagaitis, Ewen Bremner, Genevieve O'Reilly, Brooke Harman, Orla Brady, Joanna Vanderham, Myanna Buring, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Russell Tovey
Produced by Screentime
Based on the historical events of 1629 when a Dutch merchant ship foundered off the coast of Western Australia, Batavia combines sea-faring adventure, the battle of good versus evil, mutiny, ship-wreck, love, lust, criminality, a reign of terror, sexual slavery, natural nobility, survival, retribution, rescue and the birth of the world's first corporation. Based on the Peter Fitzsimon's bestseller. (6 x 60min)
Produced by Playmaker Media Pty Ltd
A fictional thriller set between the remote Australian desert and the corridors of power in Canberra. A murder in the Outback thrusts two unlikely brothers into an international political conspiracy.
Cast: Dan Spielman, Ashley Zuckerman, Adam Garcia, David Wenham, Lucy Lawless, Aden Young, Chelsie Preston Crayford, Adele Perovic, Dan Wyllie, Aaron Pedersen, Paul Tassone
Deadline Gallipoli (pka: The Gallipoli Story)
Produced by Matchbox Pictures Pty Ltd
The story of journalists Charles Bean, Ellis Ashmead Bartlett and Philip Schuler, sent with the troops to Gallipoli in 1915, and how their quest for the truth helped change the war's course - and its legend. Airing 2015
Cast: Sam Worthington as Phillip Schuler, et al
Produced by Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder
"A 2-part miniseries profiling the world's richest woman Gina Rinehart and the Hancock/Rinehart dynasty. The plot follows the public feud between Gina and her father Lang Hancock's second wife Rose Lacson, her struggle to rebuild the company following her father's death, and her recent battles with her children over their multi-billion dollar inheritance."
Produced by Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd
The greatest invasion in the history of warfare was to become a diabolical failure — an eight-month siege where the bravery of Anzac troops was squandered. But in doing so a legend, and a nation, were born. To air on the 100th anniversary in 2015. (4 x 2hr)
Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Harry Greenwood, Tom Budge, Sam Parsonson, Lincoln Lewis, Matt Nable, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor, Anthony Hayes, Lachy Hulme, James Callis, Ashleigh Cummings, Travis Jeffery, Dion Williams,
In Your Dreams - series 2
Produced by Southern Star Entertainment in association with T.V Plus
Sam and Ben are settling back into life in Australia when their eccentric German relatives, Philipp and Lili von Hasenburg arrive unexpectedly. But things suddenly go pear shaped when Philipp is arrested and can't return to Germany. The Australian twins must then make choices that will affect the lives of everyone around them. In production from Nov 2013 to Dec 2014 (26 x 24min)
Cast: Tessa de Josslyn, David Delmenico, Soma Pysall, Jorn Knebel
Love Child - series 2
Produced by Playmaker Media
Cast: Jessica Marais, Jonathan LaPaglia, Mandy McElhinney, Ella Scott Lynch, Sophie Hensser, Gracie Gilbert, Harriet Dyer, Miranda Tapsell
Mako Mermaids - series 2
Produced by Jonathan M Shiff Productions Pty Ltd
A new mermaid arrives convinced that Zac is a danger to mermaids everywhere, not realising that there may be another merman in town bent on seizing Mako Island for himself.
Cast: Surichai Romruen, Dominic Deutsher, Ivy Latimer, Lucy Fry, Kerith Atkinson
Offspring - series 5
Produced by Southern Star Entertainment
As in previous seasons, the show revolves around Nina Proudman as she deals with her family, career and love life.
Produced by Southern Star Entertainment Pty Ltd
A woman's campaign to be the next State Premier is complicated when her ex-lover is announced as the new leader of the opposition. Airing 2014 (6 x 45min)
Cast: Asher Keddie as Kate Ballard, Rodger Corser as David McLeod
A Place to Call Home - series 2
Produced by Seven Network Operations Limited
Set in rural Australia in the 1950s, A PLACE TO CALL HOME is a sweeping drama of one woman's journey to heal her soul and of a privileged family's confrontation with a changing era. A romantic saga based in the fictional town of Inverness — home to the Bligh family estate Ash Park - with a landscape as vast and dramatic as the people who live there.
Cast: Marta Dusseldorp, Noni Hazlehurst, Brett Climo, Frankie J. Holden, David Berry, Abby Earl, Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood, Aldo Mignone, Craig Hall, Sara Wiseman, Matt Levett
Produced by Matchbox Pictures
Twink, an ex cop, and Lennie, a recently released crim, reluctantly join forces to trackdown the mastermind behind the heist-gone-wrong that ruined both their careers. Although determinedly on opposite sides of the law, they find themselves growing to appreciate each other's talents as they work together to unravel the mystery and make some much-needed cash along the way. OLD SCHOOL is an odd couple crime series about growing old in a modern world, where your former enemy might just turn out to be your closest ally. Old School is inspired by creator Paul Oliver's film Lennie Cahill Shoots Through.
Cast: Bryan Brown, Sam Neill, Sarah Peirse, Hanna Mangan Lawrence, Mark Coles-Smith, Damian Walshe-Howling
Return To The Devil's Playground
Produced by Matchbox Pictures
1988. Thirty-five years after Fred Schepisi's film The Devil's Playground, Tom Allen, now a psychiatrist, becomes a secular confessor to the Catholic clergy, and is soon embroiled in political and theological intrigue.
Time of Our lives - series 2
Produced by Jahm Pictures
Things are moving on for the Tivoli family after some momentous changes. Matt and Caroline are divorcing but must face an even greater challenge when a traumatic event with Alice affects them all. Chai Li's reconnection with her birth mother brings unexpected complications when a life-changing issue arises for her adoptive parents Ray and Rosa. Luce and Bernadette find new strength together as they deal with a major personal crisis.
Cast: William McInnes, Claudia Karvan, Michelle Vergara Moore, Shane Jacobson, Justine Clarke, Stephen Curry, Tony Barry, Sue Jones, Anita Hegh, Cheree Cassidy
Wentworth - series 2 & 3
Produced by FremantleMedia Australia
Cast: Danielle Cormack, Nicole da Silva, Pamela Rabe, Kate Atkinson, Celia Ireland, Shareena Clanton, Aaron Jeffery, Robbie Magasiva, Katrina Milosevic
Producers: Jesse O'Brien, Gabe Berghuis, Christian D'Alessi
A tale of survival set amongst the distant stars. Kye is a prisoner of war caught between two armies that he doesn't believe in. When offered an opportunity for freedom, Kye sets out on one last rescue mission, only to become stranded on a desert moon when his ship — the Arrowhead — crash lands. Kye has to learn to survive when we discovers a new life form that will challenge his very body and soul.
Produced by Story Ark Productions
Carlotta is based on the extraordinary life of iconic Les Girls headliner and Australian transgender pioneer, Carlotta. Spanning forty years of groundbreaking social and sexual upheaval, Carlotta lays bare the life of the sexually confused teenager Richard Byron and his flight from a neglectful and abusive household into the turbulence of the hedonistic Kings Cross of the sixties and seventies. We witness the birth of the transsexual underworld against the threat of criminal prosecution as well as social rejection and with it, the emergence of the all conquering drag queen and performer, Carlotta. (90min)
Cast: Jessica Marais, Anita Hegh, Caroline O'Connor, Alex Dimitriades, Paul Capsis, Eamon Farren, Socratis Otto, Andrew Lees, Ryan Johnson, Gigi Edgley, Damian de Montemas, Warick Young
Produced by Shine Pty Ltd
This true story of the investigation that leads to the arrest of Ivan Milat details Detective Paul Gordon's struggle to find the killer — and then convince his bosses he is on the right track. In production from January to June 2014.
The Killing Field
Executive Producer: Julie McGauran
Rebecca Gibney plays the leader of a task force that's sent to a country town to investigate a shocking crime. Filming begins November 2013
Cast: Rebecca Gibney, Peter O'Brien, et al
Produced by Bogan Entertainment Solutions
A 1x70' special that tells the story of two brothers who are packed off on holiday to stay with their uncle, but run into trouble with the local community who turn out to be monsters.
Cast: Rove McManus, Steven Hall, Jacquie Brennan
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