The start of Q2 brings the stateside premieres of three series from Down Under, plus the broadcast debut of a beloved Aussie dramedy series on select public TV stations.
Four new Down Under TV programs premiere in the US in February, and an acclaimed Aussie legal drama will begin streaming again for your viewing pleasure.
This year closes out with the stateside (and Canadian) premieres of two Aussie dramas, along with several titles from Down Under being added to a streaming service.
Spectrum Originals has acquired the US rights for Eden, the new Australian drama series from the creators of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and Skins.
For all intents and purposes, Acorn TV owns Down Under TV premieres and additions in the US in October, which could be called “Mark Mitchinson Month” on the streaming service.
The new Kiwi-Canadian thriller The Sounds, which features stunning scenery and a layered storyline, premiered today in the US, Canada, and UK.
Down Under TV fans in the US get a double dose of brand new Kiwi TV in September, plus the new season of an Aussie TV favorite.
August is another all Aussie TV month, with the US premieres of a dramedy and a drama, the linear TV debut of a thriller, and the addition of a political drama to a streaming service.
July heats up with the national premieres of three series and a stand-up comedy special from Australia, plus a couple of dramas added to streaming services
Four dramas, four stand-up comedy specials, two comedy-drama series, and one reality TV show — all from Australia — premiere in the US in May.
Two Aussie series — one that was supposed to premiere in the US in 2018 and another that debuted Down Under in 1998 — finally make it to stateside screens in April 2020.
Sundance Now announced today its acquisition of US rights to the six-part Australian drama series The Secrets She Keeps from international distributor DCD Rights.
Of all the titles from Australia and New Zealand that were added to linear TV and streaming channels in 2019, five made it to my list of favorites.