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Shaun Micallef is Mad as HellShaun Micallef is Mad as Hell
ABC (AU), 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Sketch/Improv, Current Events, Interview | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

Shaun Micallef is Mad as Hell is a hilarious Australian news-comedy show that satirizes current events and politics. Hosted by the talented Shaun Micallef, the show is a must-watch for anyone who loves witty humor and sharp commentary.

ABC (AU), 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Medical, Military/War | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

ANZAC Girls is a six-part series that honors the Centenary of WW1. It tells the true stories of Australian and New Zealand nurses in Gallipoli and the Western Front. The show provides a unique and rarely told perspective of the war. It showcases the bravery and sacrifices of the nurses during the war.

ABC (AU), 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, Drama
Rating: 4/5

When a family from Queensland enters witness protection in Sydney, they must adapt to new identities and face the dangers of their past. Hiding is a thrilling drama that explores the complexities of family, loyalty, and survival. Watch as the family navigates through their new lives.

Summer LoveSummer Love
ABC (AU), 2022 Running | Comedy | ► Trailer

Summer Love is an anthology series which sees eight very different sets of people rent the same beachside holiday house. Eight different writing teams bring eight different stories to life, each connected through the house and through the theme of love. Summer Love captures the collision between the dreamy enchantment of the beach and the clumsy reality of humans on holiday. It explores the anonymity, the possibility, and the escape that we all feel, alongside the ever-present threat of sand in the sheets.

The Weekly with Charlie PickeringThe Weekly with Charlie Pickering
ABC (AU), 2015 Running | Comedy, Current Events, Talk Shows, Variety
Rating: 4/5

Get ready to laugh and learn with The Weekly with Charlie Pickering. This half-hour news comedy exposes the absurd and hypocritical, 24/7, once a week. Join Charlie Pickering as he delivers witty commentary on current events and politics. Premiering in 2015, this show is a must-watch for anyone who wants to stay informed and entertained.

The Black HandThe Black Hand
ABC (AU), 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History | ► Trailer

Award-winning actor and producer Anthony LaPaglia unravels an epic story of Italian organised crime gang - the Black Hand - which terrorised Italian Australians working around the cane fields of North Queensland in the 1930s.

Heartbreak HighHeartbreak High
ABC (AU), 1995 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance
Rating: 1/5

Heartbreak High is a hip and realistic series about the lives of teenagestudents, their families and teachers at a high school. Heartbreak High is set in an inner city school at Sydney Beach, Hartley High, within a multi-racial area. Heartbreak High was originally a stage play which producer, Ben Gannon, turned into a successful film The Heartbreak Kid in 1993. The show captured more than 70 per cent of the youth audience in its first five weeks of broadcast in Australia.

You Can't Ask ThatYou Can't Ask That
ABC (AU), 2016 On Hiatus | Documentary, Talk Shows

A new 10 episode series that asks groups of misunderstood, judged or stigmatised Australians the questions you've always wanted to know the answers to. The series plunges joyfully into the lives of short statured Australians, wheelchair users, the transgendered, Muslims, ex-prisoners, fat people, Indigenous, sex workers, the terminally ill and the polyamorous. It asks forthright and at times uncomfortable questions, which result in illuminating, moving and surprising answers. You Can't Ask That will screen on Wednesdays on ABC TV and iView.

The InBESTigatorsThe InBESTigators
ABC (AU), 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Family, Crime, Mystery
Rating: 5/5

Maudie, a 10-year-old with a talent for observing human behavior, forms an investigative agency with classmates. Together, they solve crimes in their school and neighborhood. The InBESTigators follows a group of young detectives as they use their intelligence and skills to solve mysteries. With Maudie's keen eye for detail and her friends' help, no case is too difficult to crack.

ABC (AU), 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Squinters is a six-part comedy series that follows five carloads of commuters during peak hour morning transit and their drive home to find out how their workday went. The show tracks the trials and tribulations of the characters as they navigate the challenges of daily life, including work, relationships, and family, all while stuck in traffic.