Kath & Kim: articles

Look at me, look at me, look at me…

Look out peoples! Those suburban nightmares living the suburban dream are back in 2003. Big time!

ABC TV is pleased to announce today the commissioning of the second series of the highly successful comedy Kath & Kim.

Jane Turner and Gina Riley will reprise their roles as mother and daughter, Kath Knight, nee Day and Kim Craig.

Sandra Levy, Director of Television, said, "I am thrilled that Kath & Kim will be back on air next year. Kath & Kim have delighted ABC viewers of all ages and their unique language and sayings have already become part of the Australian vernacular."

"Since the connubials I have an awful itching to get back on the TV", says Kath. "Ditto Kel… Kim is still a huge fly in the ointment, I have to say… but I have a feeling in my waters… that Kim is going to loose some kilos and finally find her feet".

Pussy-bum princess Kim adds, "I've got my clacky mules and my ultra -low Bumsters and I am so out there. Mum and Brett can get stuffed. Yes I am beautiful… yes I am gropable but I'm a foxymoron like that. Get used to it! "

All Executive Producer Robyn Kershaw had to say was, "I can't wait to get back to Fountain Lakes, toute sweet! (sic).

Series 2 will be written and executive produced by Gina Riley and Jane Turner, ABC TV Executive Producer will be Robyn Kershaw.

Production will commence in Melbourne in April 2003 .

Kath & Kim became ABC TV's highest rating locally produced comedy series when its final episode screened in July, peaking with a total viewing audience nationally of 1.63 million people.

released via ABC
September 17, 2002