Breaking News (1994–1997)
"Frontline" (original title)

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Based on the making of a fictitious Australian CURRENT AFFAIRS show, Frontline blends invented events with REAL LIFE events. A true reflection of THE TIMES we live in.

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 Mike Moore (39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Jane Kennedy ...
 Brooke Vandenberg (39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Tiriel Mora ...
 Martin di Stasio (39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Alison Whyte ...
 Emma Ward (39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Santo Cilauro ...
 Geoffrey Salter (39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Anita Smith ...
 Domenica Baroni (39 episodes, 1994-1997)
Linda Ross ...
 Shelley Cohen (39 episodes, 1994-1997)
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 Stuart O'Hallaran (38 episodes, 1994-1997)
Trudy Hellier ...
 Kate Preston (36 episodes, 1994-1997)
Torquil Neilson ...
 Jason Cotter (33 episodes, 1994-1997)
Boris Conley ...
 Elliot Rhodes (25 episodes, 1994-1997)
Marcus Eyre ...
 Hugh Tabbagh (20 episodes, 1994-1997)
Genevieve Mooy ...
 Jan Whelan (17 episodes, 1994-1995)
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Based on the making of a fictitious Australian CURRENT AFFAIRS show, Frontline blends invented events with REAL LIFE events. A true reflection of THE TIMES we live in. Written by P.A.Duggan <Suzanne.Berthelsen@tvl.soils.csiro.au>

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The USA title was changed to "Breaking News" when it aired on PBS, so viewers wouldn't confuse it with the network's real news program "Frontline". See more »

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Simply Brilliant
1 May 2001 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This series is just marvellous, another gem by the great team of Santo Cilauro, Rob Sitch, Tom Gleisner etc.

It is basically a satirical look at the ficticious current affairs program 'Fronline'. It has a great cast of characters including Mike Moore, the slightly naive host of the show.

Each episode revolves around a storyline, usually involving the team trying to chase a big story or, for example, their night at the Logie awards. Each episode is carried along brilliantly by it's humour, sometimes subtle but none-the-less excellent.

Definently a must see.


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