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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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Cast

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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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 1994 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Breaking News See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(39 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Mike Moore: They won't dare sack me for this.
Brian Thompson: No, they'll think of something else.
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Simply Brilliant
1 May 2001 | by c_cooperSee 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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