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Stuff The British Stole
Follow Marc Fennell on a globe-trotting, emotional quest for the truth as he unravels the twisted mysteries behind six iconic and priceless objects taken by the British Empire and meets those who want them back.
Since 1989, Media Watch has been a forum for analysis and comment on Australian media. Manipulation, plagiarism, conflicts of interest and abuse of power are just some of the issues dealt with on the weekly program. Journalists, editors, producers, camera operators and photographers are under the spotlight as Media Watch continues to expose corrupt reporting in newspapers and magazines as well as on radio, TV and the internet.
Diary of an Uber Driver
Diary of an Uber Drivers follows Uber driver Ben as he tries to figure out what he should be doing while helping others get where they're going. Ben tries to decipher what it means to be relevant against the ticking clock of impending fatherhood and in a relationship that seems like he's surplus to requirements. Ben has a revolving car door of human behaviour to trawl through for clues.
Dissect the news to sort the real from the rumours, separate fact from fiction and flatten conspiracy theories back down to Earth.
The Strange Calls
Hot Fuzz meets Haven, Aussie-style: A lighthearted, supernatural cop show set in a fictional Australian seaside community called Coolum. A young constable arrives to take the night shift, answering calls from the residents who apparently have some special problems at night. His girlfriend dumps him; his office is a beat-up trailer; and his side-kick is an elderly gentleman who favors a Dungeons-and-Dragons style board game. "It can get pretty weird around here when the sun goes down."
Grand Designs Transformations
Australia's boldest and most inspired home renovators put their skills, finances and relationships to the test in the quest to create their perfect homes.
Round the Twist
This is a wacky TV series written by the hilarious children's author, Paul Jennings. It follows the bizarre lives of the Twist family. Tony Twist (aka dad) and his three children- the twins Pete and Linda and youngest son, Bronson- move from "The Big Smoke" (the city) to the sea-side village of Port Niranda. They move into an old lighthouse, previously owned by their new neighbour, Nell, and their new lives begin. Strange things happen to the Twist family, strange but hilarious things. The series has been running since 1989 with several new actors stepping in to fill the spaces of those all grown up.
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Back in Time for Dinner (AU)
Guided by Annabel Crabb, an Aussie family goes on a time-traveling adventure to discover how the food we eat has transformed the way we live, the fabric of the nation and defined family roles over the past 60 years.
The Killing Season
This is Sarah Ferguson's gripping three-part examination of the forces that shaped Labor during the Kevin Rudd / Julia Gillard leadership years.
It is a documentary series like no other. Visually striking, scripted like the best political dramas, The Killing Season is an enthralling account of one of the most turbulent periods of Australian political history.