TV News Roundup: Netflix Announces Premiere Date for Tiffany Haddish’s ‘Black Mitzvah’ Comedy Special

In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix announces the premiere date of Tiffany Haddish’s new comedy special and Amazon Studios’s “The Wilds” gets additional cast members. Casting Amazon Studios has ...

The Good Place's D'Arcy Carden to Star in Amazon's A League of Their Own

The Good Place's D'Arcy Carden to Star in Amazon's A League of Their Own Batter up! D’Arcy Carden is moving from The Good Place to the baseball diamond: The actress is set to star in Amazon’s upcoming adaptation of A League of Their Own, TVLine has confirmed. Based on the ...

‘The Wilds’: Rachel Griffiths, David Sullivan Among 7 Cast In Amazon’s Ya Drama Series

‘The Wilds’: Rachel Griffiths, David Sullivan Among 7 Cast In Amazon’s Ya Drama Series Six Feet Under and Brothers & Sisters alumna Rachel Griffiths, David Sullivan, Troy Winbush (The Goldbergs), Sophia Ali, Sarah Pidgeon (Gotham), Jenna Clause and Erana James (Golden Boy) are set as ...

Brothers & Sisters' Rachel Griffiths to Star in Amazon's Ya Drama The Wilds

Brothers & Sisters' Rachel Griffiths to Star in Amazon's Ya Drama The Wilds Rachel Griffiths (Brothers & Sisters, Six Feet Under) has signed on to chaperone star in The Wilds, Amazon’s forthcoming Ya series that’s described as “part survival drama, part dystopic slumber ...

Crunching the numbers on streaming services’ local content: static growth, but more original productions

‘Lunatics’. (Photo: Amelia Entertainment) Since 2017, we have been studying the availability of local content on the major subscription streaming services operating in Australia. Our latest report, ...

2019 Australian Academy Awards nominations: ‘The Nightingale,’ ‘The King’ and ‘Hotel Mumbai’ lead

2019 Australian Academy Awards nominations: ‘The Nightingale,’ ‘The King’ and ‘Hotel Mumbai’ lead Nominations for the 9th annual Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) Awards were unveiled in Sydney on Oct. 23, with Jennifer Kent‘s “The Nightingale” sweeping the film nominations ...

‘The Nightingale’, ‘Lambs Of God’ Lead 2019 Australian Academy Awards Nominations

‘The Nightingale’, ‘Lambs Of God’ Lead 2019 Australian Academy Awards Nominations Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale tops the nominations pool for film at this year’s Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (Aacta). The thriller, which debuted at Venice last year ...

Damon Herriman Stands Out as ‘The Nightingale’ and ‘Lambs of God’ Lead Aacta Nominations

Damon Herriman Stands Out as ‘The Nightingale’ and ‘Lambs of God’ Lead Aacta Nominations Dark thriller, “The Nightingale” and miniseries “Lambs of God” lead the pack at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards. In nominations announced on Wednesday, they picked up 15 ...

‘Lambs of God’, ‘The Nightingale’ lead Aacta nominees

‘Lambs of God’. Lingo Pictures’ four-part TV drama Lambs of God has collected an unprecedented 18 Aacta Award nominations, while Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale leads in film with 15 nods. The ...

Bo Report: ‘Maleficent’ tops ‘Zombieland’ in the battle of the sequels

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.’ In the battle of the sequels Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil beat Sony’s Zombieland: Double Tap last weekend but neither was a match for the third frame of ...

Bo Report: ‘Hustlers’ trumped by ‘Joker’ as ‘Gemini Man’ bombs

‘Hustlers’ (Photo credit: Stx Films). Lorene Scafaria’s Hustlers is a hit in the Us but the crime caper starring Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Lili Reinhart and Cardi B was never going to beat the ...

From ‘Devils’ to ‘Sanditon,’ The Next Global Hits are Coming to Mipcom

From ‘Devils’ to ‘Sanditon,’ The Next Global Hits are Coming to Mipcom The “Downton Abbey” effect will be felt at Mipcom, with one of the stars of the show in town to launch her new project, an ITV-Masterpiece period drama, while a number of lavish historical series ...

Screen Australia to continue to “move the dial” towards online

Screen Australia CEO Graeme Mason speaking at the Power of Inclusion conference. (Photo: Fiona Goodall/Getty Images) When it comes to representing the diversity of the Australian population, both in ...

Adg’s new exec director will champion female and other under-represented directors

Diana Burnett. Diana Burnett, the incoming executive director of the Australian Directors’ Guild (Adg), cites supporting female and other under-represented directors and helping directors to get more ...

‘Black Bitch’: ‘Six Feet Under’s Rachel Griffiths On How The Rise Of Populism Informed Her Australian Political Drama – Mipcom

‘Black Bitch’: ‘Six Feet Under’s Rachel Griffiths On How The Rise Of Populism Informed Her Australian Political Drama – Mipcom Rachel Griffiths is best known for her long-running roles as masseuse Brenda Chenowith in HBO’s Six Feet Under and Sarah Walker Laurent in ABC’s Brothers & Sisters. But now, the Australian actor, ...

Bo Report: ‘Joker’ aces the competition while ‘Ride Like a Girl’ gallops to a record

‘Joker’ (Photo credit: Warner Bros) Is Todd Phillips’ Joker an enthralling masterpiece or a disturbing and deeply derivative incitement to commit violence? The comic book-inspired movie has polarised ...

Australian films Bo September scorecard: ‘Ride Like a Girl’ leads the field

‘Ride Like a Girl’. Rachel Griffiths’ Ride Like a Girl will take the crown of highest grossing Australian film on home soil this year. Meanwhile the low visibility and modest returns from limited ...

Embankment Films celebrates brisk business on Tiff slate (exclusive)

With key deals secured for ’Military Wives’ and ’The Father’, co-founder Tim Haslam says market is robust for the right projects. UK-based sales, financing and packaging outfit Embankment Films has ...

Bo Report: ‘Ride Like A Girl’ beats the odds to take winning place

‘Ride Like A Girl’. Transmission Films’ Ride Like a Girl, the directorial debut from Rachel Griffiths, has surpassed expectations, topping the Australian box office on its opening weekend. The ...

Deborah Mailman seizes power in ABC’s ‘Total Control’

Deborah Mailman in ‘Total Control’. Deborah Mailman is feeling anxious in the lead up to the Australian premiere of Blackfella Films’ Total Control on the ABC next month. Despite being a staple on ...

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