December Media


Doctor Blake Mysteries halts production over McLachlan allegations

Australian drama The Doctor Blake Mysteries has halted production after a series of assault allegations against star Craig McLachlan were made. Producer December Media has stopped the tape rolling while the allegations are checked out, while streaming service ABC iView has withdrawn its fifth season episodes and a TV movie. This comes after an ABC […]

ABC strikes off Doctor Blake

Australian pubcaster the ABC will end its popular medical-detective drama The Doctor Blake Mysteries with a telemovie. Development has begun on the TV film, which will act as the final instalment of the series and of the upcoming season five. Internationally, PBS in the US and BBC One in the UK are among buyers of […]

Myers resurfaces at Foxtel

Howard Myers has resurfaced at Australian pay TV giant Foxtel, seven months after leaving Melbourne-based prodco December Media, TBI has learned. He has landed a post as executive producer for News Corp- and Telstra-owned Foxtel Networks, which has moved into original programming through series such as Crimes That Shook Australia. He has been freelancing and […]

Ex-Rival chief exits Aussie prodco December

Former Rival Media co-chief Howard Myers has left his post as head of non-scripted and development at Australian indie December Media (Hidden Universe). Myers (pictured) told TBI he had chosen to go freelance after his one-year contract at December had come to and end, and was now working on some “hands-on production” jobs and looking […]