Guesswork Television

Disney+ unveils first Australia slate, with ‘significant investment’ planned

Disney+ has unveiled its first wave of locally produced shows from Australia, with nine programmes on the slate. Three scripted series are in the works – The Clearing, The Artful Dodger and Last Days Of The Space Age – alongside four docs and two lifestyle/fact ent series. All nine shows will debut next year on the streamer […]

Amazon begins production on Australian comedy original ‘Deadloch’

Amazon Prime Video has begun production on Deadloch, a new Australian original comedy series from comedy duo ‘The Kates’ – Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan. Produced by Guesswork Television, OK Great Productions and Amazon Studios, the series will film exclusively in Southern Tasmania and launch on Prime Video in 2023. Described as a “Tasmanian noir […]

Amazon adds to Australian original slate with comedy commissions

Amazon is following up on its recent order for debut Australian original LOL: Last One Laughing, to be hosted by Rebel Wilson, with a series of stand-up specials from the country. The shows will feature Australian comedians including Zoë Coombs Marr, Judith Lucy, Tommy Little and Anne Edmonds, and will be filmed in Melbourne this […]

Sky & ABC Australia pair for scripted comedy Frayed

Sky UK and ABC Australia have co-commissioned Frayed, a comedy drama produced by Sharon Horgan and Clelia Mountford’s Merman Television and Australia’s Guesswork Television. The 6 x 45-minute comedy is the first scripted collaboration between the two broadcasters and is now filming in Newcastle and Sydney, Australia, and London. Set in1989, Frayed follows Sammy Cooper (Sarah […]