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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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Jane Kennedy ...
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 Martin di Stasio 39 episodes, 1994-1997
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 Geoffrey Salter 39 episodes, 1994-1997
Anita Smith ...
 Domenica Baroni 39 episodes, 1994-1997
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 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
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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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Brooke Vandenberg: Would you be able to cry again?"
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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 See 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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