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Frontline (original title)
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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Series cast summary:
Rob Sitch ...  Mike Moore 39 episodes, 1994-1997
Jane Kennedy 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 Santo Cilauro ...  Geoffrey Salter 39 episodes, 1994-1997
Anita Smith Anita Smith ...  Domenica Baroni 39 episodes, 1994-1997
Linda O'Grady Linda O'Grady ...  Shelley Cohen 39 episodes, 1994-1997
Pip Mushin Pip Mushin ...  Stuart O'Hallaran 38 episodes, 1994-1997
Trudy Hellier ...  Kate Preston 36 episodes, 1994-1997
Torquil Neilson Torquil Neilson ...  Jason Cotter 33 episodes, 1994-1997
Boris Conley Boris Conley ...  Elliot Rhodes 25 episodes, 1994-1997
Marcus Eyre ...  Hugh Tabbagh 20 episodes, 1994-1997
Genevieve Mooy 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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Trivia

Mike and Prowsey discuss Mel Gibson and his time at NIDA and Prowsey says and Steve Bisley what's he doing now (Prowsey is played by Steve Bisley) See more »

Quotes

Mike Moore: They won't dare sack me for this.
Brian Thompson: No, they'll think of something else.
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Connections

Referenced in The Chase Australia: Episode #1.62 (2015) See more »

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So close to the truth it's frightening
12 October 2000 | by jmdataSee all my reviews

This series was the watershed of satirical description of TV current affairs. After the rubbish that the commercial stations dish up as current affairs it was at times hard to tell the difference between this and the real thing.


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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 1994 (Australia) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Runtime:

(39 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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