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)
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 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)
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 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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Brian Thompson: Mike has the network's one hundred percent support right up to the day we sack him.
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Brilliant
20 February 2001 | by (Sydney Australia) – See all my reviews

Between 'Frontline'and 'Media Watch', the credibility of 'tabloid tv' was destroyed. Brilliant playing, great scripts, and all this, on a shoestring budget. Like 'The Games', 'Frontline' often prophesied actual stories. Journalists both loved it and hated it. It's a shame these guys did 'The Panel'. It's not likely that tv comedy will get as good as this in the near future.


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