Summer Heights High


HBO, Showtime deals for Presto as Stan taps ABC

Australian on-demand services Presto and Stan have both scored new programming deals. The deals come as Australia’s on-demand market adapts to a number of new services launching in the territory in recent months, and ahead of the upcoming launch of Netflix. Presto’s deals hand the Foxtel-owned SVOD service HBO programming including The Sopranos, Entourage, The […]

BBC Three, ABC board next Chris Lilley Heights spin-off

The Australian and UK pubcasters are to broadcast the latest spin-off from Chris Lilley’s mockumentary Summer Heights High. Australia’s ABC yesterday unveiled its 2014 programming line-up, which included the untitled series. The BBC subsequently revealed BBC Three had come onboard the project, as it has done with other Lilley comedy projects. The Princess Productions and […]

Chris Lilley character returns in ABC, HBO, BBC comedy

Comic Chris Lilley has scored a new series for his schoolgirl bully character Ja’mie King via Australian pubcaster ABC1, HBO in the US and BBC Three in the UK. Australian-born Lilley played the role in previous series We Can Be Heroes and Summer Heights High and will now reprise the part in Ja’ime: Private School […]