"Against the Wind" begins in country Ireland in 1798 where the Mulvane family lives. Mary, the eldest daughter, is in love with Michael Connor. The Red Coats though from England are slowly taking over Ireland and when the Pastor's fee goes up and the Mulvane's can't pay, their cow is taken instead. Not wanting to give into the English, Mary and Michael go to steal the cow back in the middle of the night, are caught in the act and Michael is killed. Mary is sentenced to be transported to Australia aboard a merchant ship where she first encounters Ensign Greville. Once in Australia she is assigned as a kitchen maid to Captain Wiltshire, a kindly man with a snobbish wife. This is where she meets Jonathan Garrett, also a convict. Mary though is determined that she will return back to her famil...
All Saints is a popular Australian medical drama which airs on the Seven Network, and various international networks. The programme debuted on 24 February 1998 and soon became one of Australia's highest-rating dramas. All Saints also achieved popularity overseas, particularly in Ireland and the United Kingdom.
The series is set in a fictional Sydney suburban hospital, All Saints General Western Hospital. Its stories originally focused on the lives of the nurses of Ward 17, which was also known as the "garbage ward" because it took the overflow of patients. In 2004, after a year of low ratings, producers drastically overhauled the series, shifting focus from Ward 17 to the Emergency Department. A new set was established, many old characters were dropped and many new ones introduced. With t...
Australia's Got Talent is a talent show that features amateur singers, dancers, magicians, comedians and other performers of all ages competing for a top prize of $250,000 (AUD), although in the first series a "Judges Choice" of $25,000 (AUD) was also awarded. Three judges appear on the show each week to provide feedback for the contestants
Based on the US reality series of the same name, Beauty and the Geek Australia pairs attractive women in dire need of improving their scholastic side with academic but socially-challenged men.
The 'couples' all live in a house together with the aim of learning from their partners strengths and weaknesses. They compete in challenges throughout the competition, with the "beauties" tested on academic topics and the "geeks" on their social skills.
As couples are eliminated based on their performances during the contest, one pair stand to win $100,000.
Australian home lifestyle show providing information on cooking, gardening, DIY and home decoration.
Beyond Tomorrow follows in the footsteps of the highly successful science and technology format Beyond 2000 which was broadcast for the first time on the Seven Network, Australia, on July 27 1985. Beyond 2000 was seen by viewers in over 100 countries, in at least 10 different languages and ran for 14 series.
Beyond 2000's reporting team covered stories from around the globe on technology, medicine, aviation, computers, space, agriculture, transport, architecture, entertainment, energy, environment, sport, music, and leisure. With a regular viewership of more than 50 million people, Beyond 2000 was the most widely-travelled and widely-seen program of its type in the world.
The rebirth of the program as Beyond Tomorrow on the Seven Network, Australia was marked by the transmission of the f...
'Big Bite' is a sketch/comedy show, that aired shortly on the Seven Network.
It first aired on at 7.30pm on a Thursday night in May 2003. This fast-paced skit show featured many talented comedians such as: Andrew O'Keefe (who now hosts weekday gameshow Deal Or No Deal) and Chris Lilley, Rebecca De Unamuno, Kate McCartney and Andrew Dyer (who all stared on Wednesday nights short-lived variety show Hamish & Andy). Big Bite was a great show while it lasted and is great many of the comedian on other great Aussie shows.
May - Sept 2003: Thursdays 7.30pm
Dec 2003: Sundays 8.30pm (double episode)
Jan 2004: Wednesdays 10.30pm
The Fast Forward sketch series ran for four years, and featured some fo the strongest comic performers ever to appear on Australian TV. Comediennes Jane Turner, Gina Riley & Magda Szubanski stood out with their wonderful sketches mimicking the TV industry and other aspects of Australian Life.
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In 1994, Jane, Gina & Magda joined together to star in, write and produce the landmark sketch comedy series, Big Girls Blouse. It was through this series that viewers were first introduced to the characters of Kath, Kim & Sharon. The rest, as 'they' say, is history.
Go behind the desk of Australia's Immigration, Customs, and Quarantine departments with this often emotional, always dramatic reality show. See how the professionals guard the borders of the land down under.
For more than a year cameras have been given unprecedented access to the incredible life of socialite Brynne Edelsten for a brand new fly-on-the-wall series, Brynne: My Bedazzled Life. Brynne, a 29-year-old wide eyed girl from Phoenix, Arizona, and Geoffrey, 69, her multimillionaire husband with a colourful past, open their luxury penthouse apartment door to reveal their extraordinarily glamorous lifestyle.