Shine Australia

MasterChef Australia finale ratings hit all-time low

Three years after MasterChef Australia posted a record-breaking four million viewers, the Shine-produced show has scored just one million for the current season’s finale. According to OzTAM ratings data, just 1.06 million viewers tuned in to see the denouement of the cooking series on Network Ten, which meant Seven’s The X Factor and Nine’s Australia’s […]

News brief: Australia checks out Embarrassing Bodies

Shine Australia will produce the local series, titled Embarrassing Bodies Down Under, for Foxtel-owned channel LifeStyle YOU. It will feature Dr. Christian Jessen from the original UK series that broadcasts on Channel 4 (above). The format sees Jessen diagnose the ailments of embarrassed patients. Production on the Australian version begins next month. Hannah Barnes, Foxtel’s […]

Shine making drama about rock band INXS

Shine has been commissioned to make Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of INXS, a two-part drama about the Australian rock band. Australian free-to-air broadcaster Network Seven has ordered the series, which will be Shine Australia’s first move into drama. The series will follow the story of the band and particularly lead singer Michael […]