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)
Pip Mushin ...
 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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Mike Moore: They won't dare sack me for this.
Brian Thompson: No, they'll think of something else.
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Making current affairs funny...
1 March 1999 | by (Cranbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

"Frontline" is an amazing show. It combines actual current events (Pauline Hanson, the Gulf War, etc.) with a funny and thought-provoking analysis of topics such as how the media treats people and events, and how people are stereotyped. Laugh at Mike Moore and crew as they battle the odds, the rival networks and each other in search of good television... or is it good ratings?

Favorite Moment: When Mike goes on Burke's Backyard and proves himself as a complete idiot.


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