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Jack IrishJack Irish
ABC (AU), 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Jack Irish (Guy Pearce) is a man getting his life back together again. A former criminal lawyer whose world imploded, he now spends his days as a part-time investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, punter and sometime lover - the complete man really. An expert in finding those who don't want to be found - dead or alive, Jack helps out his mates while avoiding the past. That is until the past finds him.


Bay Of FiresBay Of Fires
ABC (AU), 2023 Running | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

Set in the wilds of Tasmania, Marta will play lead character Stella Heikkinen whose fall from grace is as spectacular as it is life threatening. Betrayed by her own company and in immediate danger - single mother of two Stella has no option but to move her young family to the last place on earth anyone would expect. This town isn't the kind of place they put on postcards, this is a tiny community rife with simmering feuds, crime and sometimes, murder.


The Code (AU)The Code (AU)
ABC (AU), 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

The Code is a drama series that follows two brothers who stumble upon some sensitive information that the highest levels of political power want to keep hidden. As they try to uncover the truth, they find themselves caught up in a dangerous web of political intrigue and corruption.


Utopia (AU)Utopia (AU)
ABC (AU), 2014 Running | Comedy, Politics | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.9/5

A satirical comedy series that follows politics in Australia. The show portrays the decision-making process within politics and its consequences. The series is a humorous take on the Australian political system, highlighting the absurdity and flaws within it. It provides a unique insight into the workings of the government and its impact on the country.


The Doctor Blake MysteriesThe Doctor Blake Mysteries
ABC (AU), 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

It's 1959. Dr Blake has returned to a place he once called home, to take over his deceased father's medical practice. Everything seems peaceful on the surface, but seething underneath are the age-old passions of a regional town clashing head-on with the tensions and fears of the decade to come.


Total ControlTotal Control
ABC (AU), 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

When Alex Irving, a charismatic and contradictory Indigenous woman, is thrust into the national limelight after a horrific event, Australia's embattled Prime Minister Rachel Anderson, sees a publicity goldmine for her party. In a bold power play, she handpicks Alex for the Senate. But Alex wants to be more than just a political stunt: she wants to make a difference. So, when the Prime Minister's cynical calculations betray her, Alex sets out for revenge that will send the political establishment into meltdown.


Mystery Road: OriginMystery Road: Origin
ABC (AU), 2022 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

It's 1999, and Constable Jay Swan, a charismatic young officer arrives at his new station. Fresh from the city and tipped for big things, Jay might be the new copper, but he's not new to this town. His estranged father Jack lives here, as does the woman who will change his life forever, Mary. Mystery Road: Origin will explore how a tragic death, an epic love, and the brutal reality of life as a police officer straddling two worlds, form the indelible mould out of which will emerge, Detective Jay Swan.


Tomorrow When the War BeganTomorrow When the War Began
ABC (AU), 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Action, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

An Australian drama television series based on the Tomorrow series by John Marsden, produced by Michael Boughen and Tony Winley and executive produced by Christopher Mapp, Matthew Street and Kim Vecera. The series, consisting of six one-hour episodes, is set to premiere on ABC3 in April 2016, with the first season set to roughly cover the events of the first novel, Tomorrow When the War Began.


RosehavenRosehaven
ABC (AU), 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.8/5

Daniel McCallum returns to his rural Tasmanian hometown, Rosehaven, to help his mother's real estate business, but soon realizes it's not as easy as it seems. With quirky townspeople, unexpected challenges, and a complicated friendship with his business partner, Daniel must navigate the ups and downs of small-town life in this charming Australian comedy.


Nowhere BoysNowhere Boys
ABC (AU), 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Teens, Adventure, Mystery
Rating: 4.5/5

This fantasy action-adventure series follows four teenage boys who get lost in the forest and discover, when they return home, that they are in an alternate world identical to theirs except for one startling difference - they were never born.