The Newsreader: Season 1

The Newsreader: Season 1

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Anna Torv (Fringe) and Sam Reid (Belle) lead this newsroom series set in 1986 Melbourne, following the drama presented on-camera and the dramatics unfolding behind the cameras.

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The Newsreader: Season 1 | Awards

Award Winner
Best Drama Series, Best Lead Actress (Torv) and Best Supporting Actor (McInnes) winner at the 2021 AACTA Awards.

The Newsreader: Season 1 | Reviews

The Conversation

The Conversation

The Newsreader is a great piece of television drama but one thing doesn’t ring true. Commercial newsrooms in 1986 were not as diverse as the program pretends...

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Screenhub

Screenhub

The Newsreader is at its best when it conveys the mingled stress, thrill and intimacy of working closely and creatively under pressure.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

(The Newsreader) packs nostalgia, romance and office politics into its six perfectly formed hours, and still finds room to tackle weighty issues... In its understated way it is quite brilliant.

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News.com.au

News.com.au

From the very first moment... (The Newsreader) is a rush, an energetic series that leaves you buzzing and wanting more.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

A well-told and engrossing drama, offsetting the franticness of a tumultuous industry with a dignified sensibility.

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The Newsreader: Season 1 | Release Details

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