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Soaps Home and Away, often referred to as H&A as well, is a long-running Australian soap opera written for television. The show is set in the fictional seaside town of Summer Bay in New South Wales, where Tom and Pippa Fletcher run a caravan park together with their six foster children. Home and Away premiered in 1988 and has since then become the second-longest drama series on Australian TV, exceeded only by the immensely popular show Neighbours. Home and Away is well-known for creating story lines around both everyday topics, like foster children and teenage problems, and more controversial themes, like abortion, addiction and domestic violence. The show has been exported to more than eighty countries, turning it into one of Australia's most successful media products of all time. Neighbours is an Australian soap opera written for television and created by Reg Watson, who was also responsible for series such as Prisoner and Sons & Daughters. The objective of the series is to show realistic depictions of everyday life's stories, lived by both relatable adults and teenagers. Neighbours is set in the fictional town of Erinsborough, in the fictional Melbourne suburb of Victoria, and initially focused on the lives of three befriended families, the Clarks, the Ramsays and the Robinsons. The show aired for the first time in 1985 and has since then become the longest-running Australian drama series. Neighbours was sold to more than sixty countries and was introduced into the Logies Hall of Fame in 2005. The Bold and the Beautiful is an American soap opera written for television and a sister show to another soap opera of the same creators called The Young and the Restless. Over the years numerous characters have appeared in both of the shows. The premise of the show is based on the comings and goings of the Forrester family in Los Angeles, and their fashion business called Forrester Creations. The Bold and the Beautiful is a hugely successful series and one of the most-watched soap operas in the world. Since its premiere in 1987 the show has won an impressive 31 Daytime Emmy Awards, including three consecutive Daytime Emmy's for Outstanding Drama Series in the period 2009-2011. Action Chicago Fire is an American action series written for television and executive produced by Dick Wolf, who is also the man behind other series about public services in Chicago such as Chicago P.D., Chicago Justice, and Chicago Med. In the show viewers follow the firefighters and paramedics from Firehouse 51 of the Chicago Fire Department during their shifts in the city of Chicago. The idea behind Chicago Fire is to show and tell the stories of the members of the Chicago Fire Department as they are confronted with often dangerous and impacting situations. The creators of the series work closely together with real-life firefighters in order to achieve a realistic depiction of what they do, and the firehouse shown in the show is actually a working Chicago Fire Department firehouse functioning as the headquarters of Engine 18 in real life. Utopia is a British conspiracy thriller and action drama series written for television by Dennis Kelly, who also wrote the BBC Three sitcom Pulling and Matilda the Musical. The series is about a group of people who, through a series of events, end up with a manuscript called The Utopia Experiments which supposedly contains predictions of the worst disasters of the last century. An obscure organisation called The Network is also desperately after the same manuscript, though. Utopia features an abundance of British acting talent including Fiona O-Shaughnessy (Nina Forever, The Living and The Dead) as Jessica Hyde, Alexandra Roach (Anna Karenina, No Offence) as Becky, and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits, Houdini and Doyle) as Ian. The show has also won several awards, including an International Emmy for Best Drama Series and a four RTS Craft & Design Awards. Vikings is an English-spoken Canadian historial drama series about the Norsemen of Early Medieval Scandinavia, and their raiding and trading at the beginning of the Viking age in the first century. More specifically, the series focuses on Ragnar Lothbrok (played by Australian actor Travis Fimmel), a young farmer who out of discontent with his leaders rises through the social ranks to eventually become a Scandinavian king. The story of Vikings is loosely based on the legendary tales of Ragner Lothbrok himself as described in several historical accounts and Norse folk tales. The series is mainly recorded in Ireland, with some scenes being filmed in parts of Norway, for the Canadian channel History. Crime Death in Paradise is a British-French crime comedy series written for television that takes place on Guadeloupe, a French island in the Caribbean. The premise of the show revolves around British detective Richard Poole (played by Ben Miller) who is sent to a fictional paradise island called Saint Marie in the Caribbean in order to investigate the murder of a British police officer there. Once he solves the case Poole remains on the island as Detective Inspector, where he solves new cases and has to learn how to fit into the local community. The recording of Death in Paradise takes place on the island of Guadeloupe, and mostly in the area of Deshaies, which is presented as the fictional town of Honoré. The beautiful nature and scenery of the island play an important role in the series, as does the local population. Homeland is an American thriller series written for television, and based on the acclaimed Israeli series Prisoners of War. The show revolves around CIA officer Carrie Mathison (played by Claire Danes), brilliant at her work but suffering from bipolar personality disorder, and US Marine Nicholas Brody (played by Damian Lewis), a sniper for the Corps who at the start of the series is freed after 8 years of captivity by Al Qaeda and who is suspected of having been "turned" by the enemy in an attempt to attack the United States on home soil. Homeland ?has received high praise from the critics and the series has received numerous awards and nominations. These include, amongst many others, back-to-back Golden Globes for Best Television in the Drama category, as well as Emmy Awards for both protagonists. House of Bond is an Australian drama mini-series written for television and consisting of two parts. It is a fictionalised account of the life of Australian businessman Alan Bond, who passed away on the 5th of June, 2015. During his lifetime, Bond was central to several high-profile happenings and dealings, including the financing of the successful challenge to the 1983 America's Cup, his central role in the WA, Inc scandal that caused the loss of hundreds of millions of public Australian dollars, and a criminal conviction resulting in four years of jail time. House of Bond features an extraordinarily talented cast, including Packed to the Rafters-star Ben Mingay (as Alan Bond), Hollywood regular Rachael Taylor (as Diana Bliss) and ?renowned New Zealand actor Sam Neill (as Roland Rowland). The Blacklist is an American crime series written for television that revolves around multinational criminal mastermind Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader) after he surrenders voluntarily to the FBI who have been after him for decades. Red possesses a list of high profile criminals around the world and he offers to give them all up in return for immunity from prosecution. He has one condition though, namely that he wants to work exclusively with a rookie profiles called Elizabeth Keen. The Blacklist has become an international television success, with the performance of James Spader as Red Reddington often being especially lauded by the critics. The series follows a relatively fixed format, but the over-reaching story arcs of the main characters provide plenty of twists and turns as the story of Red and Elizabeth evolves and deepens as time goes on. Vera is a British crime series written for television and inspired by the novels of the same name by well-known crime writer Ann Cleeves. The series' protagonist is Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope (played by Brenda Blethyn) who works for the Northumberland & City Police, a fictional department. Vera is enormously dedicated to her work and she is excellent at it, but her emotional instability takes its toll, on herself and the people around her. Vera has quickly become a very popular drama series, resulting in broadcasting agreements in more than 20 countries and territories. The beautiful scenery often plays an important role in the show. A majority of the scenes is filmed in the North-East of England, around Newcastle, Teesside and the Northumberland coast, where the so-called “Vera effect” has resulted in an influx of tourists after each season of the show. Drama Call the Midwife is a British drama series written for television revolving around the day-to-day lives of a group of midwives working in the impoverished East End of London, Great Britain, in the 1950's and 1960's. The premise is based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth who spent time at the convent of an Anglican religious order called the Community of Saint John the Divine located in London's East End. Since the airing of the first episode in January 2012 Call the Midwife has received critical acclaim, and numerous nominations and awards. The series manages to combine sometimes heartbreaking character arcs and serious social issues, such as gender inequality, feminism and incest, with charming, and sometimes even humorous, story lines. Insight is an American drama series written for television that aired weekly between 1960 and 1983. Roman Catholic priest Ellwood E. Kieser was the creator of the show, which he used to spread spiritual enrichment through television. The series presents a different storyline and a different set of characters every week, while exploring moral themes like freedom, love and meaning through different forms, including comedy, melodrama and fantasy. Insight was one of the references in the field of religious television in its time, which is illustrated by the the four consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Religious Programming between 1981 and 1984. The show has featured many well-known actors and actresses, including Grammy Award-winner Beau Bridges, variety host and actress Carol Burnett and Golden Globe-winner John Ritter. Love Child is an Australian drama series written for television and created by Heartbreak High's Sarah Lambert. The series is set at the end of 1960's and in the 1970's, and revolves around the comings and goings of the staff and residents at the Kings Cross Hospital and Sydney's Stanton House, two fictional locations. The story is inspired by the stories of forced adoption in Australia, where unmarried mothers were forced to put their newborn up for adoption, something for which former Australian PM Julia Gillard apologised publicly. Love Child was a commercial success from the first episode onwards, something that is illustrated by the numerous awards and award nominations the show has received over the years. These include three Logie Awards and Golden Nymph Award nominations for Best Drama Series and Best Actor in a Drama Series (Jonathan LaPaglia). Madam Secretary is an American political drama series written for television and mainly focuses on Elizabeth McCord, the highly capable intelligent newly appointed Secretary of State for the United States of America. She is married to Henry McCord who no longer has a mother, but who comes from a large family living in Pittsburgh. Madam Secretary was co-produced by the actor Morgan Freeman, who also has a minor guest role in a few episodes. Other famous guest appearances include Madeleine Albright, the first real-life United States Secretary of State, and Bob Schieffer, a former moderator for Face the Nation. Over the years the show has received several prestigious nominations, including for the People's Choice Awards and the Publicists Guild of America. Midsomer Murders is a British crime and detective series about Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby, and in later seasons about his cousin Chief Inspector John Barnaby, played by Neil Dudgeon. The series is inspired by the book series about Chief Inspector Barnaby, written by Caroline Graham. Midsomer Murders is set in the picturesque villages of the fictional county of Midsomer. As a result of the setting the whole series has a very strong and authentic rural English feel to it, which has been explained as one of the reasons for its popularity. The regular moments of black comedy and the contrast of gruesome murders taking place against the backdrop of idyllic English villages have been cited as other major reasons for the success of Midsomer Murders. Game Shows Family Feud is? an American game show written for television in which two teams of five, each comprised exclusively of members of one and the same family, compete to win cash and prizes. It starts with a series of questions to which the right answers can win the contestants points, followed by a Fast Money round in which the winning family can win an additional cash bonus. The show premiered on the American Broadcasting Company network in 1976 and was named the third-best greatest game show of all times by TV Guide in 2013. Family Feud has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards and the inspiration for an extensive collection of merchandise. Amongst other awards the show has won several Daytime Emmy Awards, while it has also been turned into videogame versions for several formats, including PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo. If You Are The One is a Chinese dating game show, originally called Fei Cheng Wu Rao. During the show one man has to choose his “heartbeat girl” out of 24 female contestants, based on sight alone. Only the male contestant and the show's host know who this girl is initially. Each girl has a light that she can turn off to leave the game as video clips are shown about the male contestant. At the end of the round the single man needs to choose 2 women to be the finalists, and if the “heartbeat girl” is not amongst them she is also invited up on stage. After some questions the man will ask one of them out on a date. If You Are The One is popular amongst Chinese expats around the world, while Australia is the only country for which a version with English subtitles exists. Million Dollar Minute is an Australian quiz show written for television and hosted first by Simon Reeve (Weekend Sunrise, It's Academic) and later by Grant Denyer (Family Feud, Carols in the Domain). The quiz consists of four buzzer rounds between three contestants, each of which begins the game with 15 points. Throughout the rounds points can be won and lost by all contestants, and the player with most points at the end advances to the Million Dollar Minute. Million Dollar Minute turned out to be a popular show on Australian TV, and the format was exported to New Zealand and Vietnam as well. There have also been several special episodes in which, for example, celebrities played for points only or for donations to charities of their choice. My Kitchen Rules is an Australian competitive cooking-based TV reality show in which teams of two people are being challenged and pitched against each other to turn an ordinary home into a full-blown restaurant for one day. Each team prepares a three-course meal for the panel of My Kitchen Rules-judges and the other team, who will rate the cooking team's performance. Initially each episode would focus on two teams going head-to- head to see who would progress to the next round and who would be eliminated. Over the years the format of the show has been adapted, and the risk of direct elimination after one episode was removed to make place for a more elaborate and long-term scoring system, including special Rounds, Finals round and the Grand Final. Love & Dating Dating Naked is an Australian combination of a reality show and a dating game for television in which participants go on dates with each other while being completely nude during a major part of the show. The nudity is largely censored, while the host is generally clothed. The recording location of Dating Naked varies per season and usually consists of an exotic location, such as a Panamanian island or Bora Bora. Dating Naked is in an essence a typical reality dating show, but the nudity factor gives it some edge. While some might consider it too revealing, others argue that it allows for a new type of creativity from the creators' point of view. The show has been sold to several other countries and markets, including Brazil, Canada and the United Kingdom. Married at First Sight is an Australian reality TV series in which three dating experts match up four couples who have never met before, and who will marry each other when they meet for the first time. It is based on a show of the same name from Denmark. The concept of the show revolves around the couples getting married, spending a wedding night of luxury, going on a honeymoon together?, and finally living together for a month in order for them to determine whether or not they want to keep the relationship going. After season 3 Married at First Sight was extended and the format of the show was adjusted, with the number of couples participating in it increasing from four to ten. The Bachelor Australia, also referred to as simply The Bachelor, is an Australian reality dating program for television based on the world famous American show with the same name. This is an elimination-based show revolving around one Bachelor and a group of bachelorettes who compete to be the Bachelor's choice at the end of each season. By going on dates with the candidates, in group at first and later one-on-one, the Bachelor will eventually need to make a choice and decide whether or not he likes one of the bachelorettes enough to take their relationship to the next level. Once there are four women left, the Bachelor will visit their home towns with them where he meets their families. The last two women get to meet the Bachelor's family, and he will choose the winner soon after that, which usually results in a proposal. Series Since the 29th of May 1996 Australian Story has been aired weekly as a reality documentary series for national Australian television. Every week since the start of the show Caroline Jones has presented the stories of Australians from all backgrounds and walks of life. What stands out about Australian Story is the very personal approach to story-telling, as the stories are told by the subjects of the documentaries as well as their family, friends, colleagues and other related people, instead of by a narrator. It is one of the most popular shows of its kind in Australia, a fact that is illustrated by the numerous Walkley and Logie Awards it has won over the years. Bull is an American comedy drama series written for television revolving around the TAC, or Trial Analysis Corporation. This is a jury consulting firm led by Dr. Jason Bull, a psychologist and renowned expert in the field of "trial science". They assist their clients in selecting the right jurors, while they also provide advice for their clients' lawyers in terms of which arguments will sit best with the jurors. The premise for Bull is inspired by talk show host Phil McGraw, popularly known as Dr. Phil, and his past as a trial consultant. His character is brought to live by former NCIS main-stay Michael Weatherly, who has received praise for his role as Dr. Jason Bull. Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which is sometimes abbreviated KUWTK, is an American reality show written for television and starring the Kardashian-Jenner family. The main focus of the series is on the Kardashian sisters Kim, Kourtney and Khloé, as well as on their half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner. Parents Kris, who is also the clan's manager, and Caitlyn, who was previously known as Bruce, also play a major role in the show, as does brother Rob Kardashian. The success of Keeping Up with the Kardashians has converted itself into numerous spin-offs, like Kourtney and Kim Take Miami, Kourtney and Khloé Take The Hamptons and Life of Kylie, as well as into a considerable merchandising empire that includes fashion labels, books and make-up collections. Postcards is an Australian holiday and travel series written for television and serves as a showcase of all the beautiful things Australia and New Zealand have to offer. From beautiful locations to remarkable characters and fascinating activities, the series takes the viewers on a trip around the Australia and New Zealand while providing travel tips and advice from locals. Postcards is one of the longest-running travel and holiday series on Australian television, and it was the first lifestyle program produced in South Australia. The show has a place in the South Australian Tourism Hall of Fame and it is the recipient of four South Australia Tourism Awards. Scorpion is an American action series written for television and lightly inspired by the life and legend of Walter O'Brien, a computer genius. In Scorpion, Walter, with an IQ of 197 and known for hacking into NASA as a kid heads a high-tech crime-fighting organisation ?consisting of manager and mother of a gifted son Paige, psychiatrist Toby, mechanical engineer Happy, and mathematician Sylvester. Together they often help out the Department of Homeland Security with the most complex and high-tech threats, while the team also works for private clients. While the individuals of the Scorpion team are all highly intelligent and capable in their own fields they sometimes struggle with the realities of every day life, especially on a social level. Besides keeping everyone in check Paige also provides the necessary social context for the other team members wherever and whenever necessary. The Big Bang Theory is an American comedy series written for television and created by, amongst others, Chuck Lorre, who is also responsible for blockbuster series like Two and a Half Men and Mike & Molly. ?The show focuses on on the comings and going of five characters living in Pasadena, California. Four of them are brilliant yet socially awkward scientists, namely Caltech physicists Leonard and Sheldon, astrophysicist Raj, and aerospace engineer Howard. The fifth character is Penny, a pretty waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall from Leonard and Sheldon. The main source of comedy for the Big Bang Theory is the clash of the intellectual but geeky world of Leonard, Sheldon, Howard and Raj with Penny's more down-to-earth and socially much more developed world. Over the years the show has been hugely successful and the recipient of countless awards, including several People's Choice Awards and Emmy's. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, often referred to as RHOBH as well, is an American reality television show and the sixth version of the The Real Housewives franchise, after Orange County, New York City, Atlanta, New Jersey and D.C. The show revolves around the personal and professional lives of several women living in the Beverly Hills region of California, United States. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills features several better known women from Hollywood, including Kyle and Kim Richards, aunts of Paris and Nicky Hilton, Camille Grammer, the ex-wife of Kelsey Grammer, and Lisa Vanderpump-Todd, owner of the restaurant Villa Blanca. This Is Us is an American television show revolving around the lives of Kate, Kevin and Randall. Kate and Kevin were born as triplets, but their brother Randall was stillborn as a result of the babies being born six weeks premature. Their parents Jack and Rebecca decide to adopt another newborn baby, the black baby Randall, who was born on the same day and cared for at the same hospital as Kate and Kevin after his biological father abandoned him. The show switches between the past and present of the main characters on a regular basis. The flashbacks are set in the city of Pittsburgh, while the current scenes usually take place in Los Angeles, New York and New Jersey.? Since its premiere This Is Us has received critical acclaim and numerous award nominations, including several Golden Globe and Critic's Choice nominations. Reality Shows Bondi Rescue is an Australian non-fictional television series about the daily comings and goings of the professional lifeguards of Waverly Council who patrol Sydney's world-renowned Bondi Beach. Ben Davies, who actually used to be a part-time lifeguard, is the creator of the show as well as one of the producers. As a viewer you can follow the lifeguards fulfilling their daily duties and dealing with all kinds of challenges, including thieves on the beach, shark scares and lost kids. Seeing as Bondi Beach is an internationally known holiday destination Bondi Rescue also features regular guest appearances by local and international celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Richard Branson and Snoop Dogg. As part of the deal the Waverley Council receives a fixed yearly amount of money and a part of the profits generated by the show as an additional way to finance their rescue operations. Botched is an American reality series written for television and for original broadcasting on the network E!. In the show the viewers follow plastic surgeons Terry Dubrow and Paul Nassif as they attempt to fix extreme plastic surgeries that have gone wrong. This includes, for example, the fixing of deformed breasts, leaking lips and one patient's inability to close her mouth since college. Botched quickly garnered a decent following among the Australian TV-watching audience as the show's two doctors have grown into television personalities and household names. The fact that both celebrities, like Dolly Parton, Nicole Eggert and Janice Dickinson, and ordinary people appear on the show adds to the appeal of the series. Gogglebox Australia is the Australian version of the hugely popular British television show with the same name. Sometimes referred to as a fly-on-the-wall show, the concept of the show, simply put, is "watching people watch TV". Every week cameras are installed in the homes of ten normal Australian households and the viewers can watch the reactions of the participants as they watch sports games, movies or whatever else is on TV. ?Gogglebox quietly but steadily gained a loyal following in Australia. What's more, some of the participants, like gay couple Tom and Wayne or housemates Angie and Yvie who live together with a bunch of dogs, have slowly become household names. I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, or I'm a Celebrity as it is often referred to, is an Australian reality series written for television and based on the British TV show of the same name. The Australian version is filmed at the South African Kruger National Park, where celebrities have to survive in a jungle camp with only very basic comforts while competing in numerous challenges in order to win food and other luxuries. Viewers can vote to eliminate one or more of the contestants every week. The celebrity who remains as last will be proclaimed "King and/or Queen of the Jungle" and wins $100'000 to be donated to a charity of their choice. ?Any participant can give up at any point during the show by saying "I'm a celebrity get me out of here!", while during the show new contestants, or intruders, enter the competition as well. Outback Truckers is an Australian reality series written for television revolving around the lives and issues of professionals and interesting personalities active in the Australian road-transport industry. This includes following the owner of a monster truck company while he needs to get his fleet of vehicles half way across Australia, a journey with some of Australia's most specialised and reliable long-distance truckers, and the daily lives of tanker drivers on the way to supply remotely located client in North Queensland before the wet season arrives. Outback Truckers has been lauded as an original series about an industry that is part of Australia's DNA. The show has been sold to more than 15 territories, including the United Kingdom, the United States and Spain. Entertainment QI, which is short for Quite Interesting, is a British comedy quiz show written for television and with English stand-up comedian Alan Davies as a permanent member of the panel. ?Each episode features Davies and three other panelists as they try to answer extremely difficult and often misleading questions. Points are not only awarded for correct answers, which rarely occur, but also for interesting answers that often lead to discussions and conversations between the panelists and the host. Each episode of QI is based on a specific them, and in some episodes the set, the clothes of the panelists or the opening theme is adapted to the theme. In the episode “Health and Safety”, for example, the panelists were equipped with bright yellow work vests, safety glasses and hard hats. Comedy House Husbands is an Australian comedy series written for television about four stay-at-home dads dedicated to raising their children while their partners are working professionals. The idea behind the series is to give a light and comical insight into modern Australian family life, with a focus on changing gender roles in particular. Sometimes referred to as an Australian kind of Modern Family, the hugely popular American mockumentary-style comedy, House Husbands is a very family-oriented and very family-friendly comedy. Following the success of the first few seasons the show was re-made for both French and Italian television. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is an American late-night talk show written for television and hosted by American comedian Stephen Colbert. It was preceded by The Late Show with David Letterman after a successful run of 22 years. Colbert is supported by announcer and program writer Jen Spyra and the show's houseband Stay Human, led by New Orleans artist Jon Batiste. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert consists of several fixed segments, which include the skits and introductions of the episode's guests, a fake news style segment to cover some of the recent headlines in the news, guest interviews and musical performances. Guests who have appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert include Donald Trump, George Clooney and Barack Obama. Reports 7.30 is an Australian news and current affairs television program that replaced the popular nightly current affairs program The 7.30 Report on ABC1 and ABC News 24 in 2011. Several critics have described the show as a crucial platform in Australia's public discussion. It has often been lauded for its direct and sometimes hard-hitting interview style, especially when politics are involved. Until the end of 2014 7.30 was also broadcasting so-called state editions of the show, which were local versions of the show that were made available nationally during the weekends. There were eight separate state editions of the show, including for Tasmania, New South Wales and the Northern Territory, that covered local current affairs until ABC was restructured in 2015. Media Watch is an Australian media analysis program written for television in which the Australian media is critiqued. It is the most-watched program in its segment. The episodes of the show revolve around the analysis and investigation of what the Media Watch team believe to be failings in news coverage by the different Australian media. This consists both of entertaining pieces about spelling errors, wrong captions and such, and of more serious investigative journalism about more controversial topics like media bias and the ethics in journalism. Over the years Media Watch has played an important role in the uncovering cases of unethical behaviour in the media, such as the Cash for Comment affair, in which influential Australian radio hosts were discovered to have been paid to speak favourably about certain companies on air, and a case in which a 60 Minutes reporter allegedly plagiarised a BBC documentary on the massacre at Srebrenica in 1995. Sunday Night is an Australian news and current affairs television program that features a combination of interviews, investigative reports, forums and feature stories. The show initially started in the presence of a live studio audience that could ask questions to the hosts, but this segment of the show was removed once the broadcasting company decided to no longer record with a live studio audience. Sunday Night has covered and investigated numerous complex and controversial cases and situations over the years, including the discomforting disappearance of three year old Madeleine McCann from her room in a Portuguese resort, and the chilling police interview tapes of mass murderer Martin Bryant who was responsible for the Port Arthur massacre in 1996? in which 35 people were killed and 23 were severely injured. Travel Destination Flavour is an Australian food and travel show written for television and hosted by Adam Liaw, the winner of MasterChef Australia in 2010. His victory that year is one of the most watched non-sporting events in the history of Australian television. For Destination Flavour he travels Australia, together with Renee Lim and Lily Serna, searching for people who have dedicated their lives to producing the best food imaginable, from farmers to top-notch chefs. On the basis of the success of the first season of Destination Flavour other formats of the show have been created as well, including Destination Flavour: Japan and Destination Flavour: Scandinavia. All the recipes mentioned in the show can be found, including instructions, on the Destination Flavour website. Travel Guides is an Australian television series about six groups of Australian people who become full-out travel critics over the period of one week. The groups are sent to a national or international holiday destination where their job is to review everything the trip has to offer, from accommodation and local delicacies to local sights and attractions. The holiday destinations vary enormously, from Oman and Tokyo (Japan) to the Gold Coast and a cruise on the Pacific. The idea of Travel Guides is to show the ordinary Australian holiday destinations reviewed by other ordinary Australians. A major part of the comedy is the concept that one person's paradise may seem like another person's personal hell. Talk Shows One Plus One is an Australian weekly interview show hosted by Jane Hutcheon, a renowned Hong-Kong-born international correspondent and author. For One Plus One she interviews both Australian and international personalities, public figures, celebrities and politicians for the audience to learn more about their lives and work. Some of the personalities that have been on the show include Australian athlete and two-times world champion Jana Pitmann, legendary Australian pop star John Paul Young and stand-up comedian Felicity Ward. One of the praise factors of One Plus One is the fact that the show does not only invite celebrities, but also ordinary people with a remarkable story to tell. Hutcheon has, for example, covered the story of a survivor of the 2002 Bali bombings. Q&A is an Australian television panel talk show hosted by Tony Jones, one of Australia's most well-known journalists and host of the ABC TV's renowned news and current affairs program Lateline. During the show a panel of five people, usually consisting of politicians, academics and celebrities, answers questions from both the live studio audience and the viewers about a wide range of topics usually related to current news and affairs. Q&A has not been without controversial incidents over the years. When former Australian Prime Minister John Howard attended the program on October 25th, 2010, for example, an environmental activist in the audience threw a shoe at him in reaction to Howard's attitude on the war on Iraq. On another occasion the show was boycott by the government of Tony Abbott after the producers of the show invited a former terror suspect to ask a question of a minister from the audience. The World Game is an Australian television show about football that covers reviews and previews of both national and international football and related issues. The show also covers major international football and football-related events such as the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Europa League and the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. In 2008 The World Game received a Logie nomination in the category Most Popular Sports Program. Over the years The World Game has welcomed numerous guests with considerable reputations and experience in the Australian and international football game. These include the likes of English international player Ledley King, Dutch Central Coast Mariners centre back Patrick Zwaanswijk, and all-time A-League topscorer and Socceroo Archie Thompson. Food & Cooking Vasili's Garden is an Australian gardening and cooking show written for television and presented by Greek-Australian media personality Vasili Kanidiadis (and his family). In the show Kanidiadis explores the world of backyard gardening as he visits passionate people from all over the country to share knowledge about their gardens and their produce. In Vasili's Garden the Kanidiadis family also shares many Mediterranean cooking tips and typical recipes, such as Greek Saganaki cheese, tzatziki and cabbage in brine. Together with the family matriarch viewers also learn about important Mediterranean kitchen activities like preserving pork, whipping up the perfect tomato sauce and preparing a subtle garlic dressing for stuffed capsicums and other dishes. Current affairs & News 60 Minutes is an Australian adaptation of the American news and current affairs program of the same name. Since the first episode in 1968 the show has become a reference in the Australian broadcasting industry, just as its American counterpart has become for American TV. The careers of now-famous Australian journalists and media personalities such as Ray Martin, Ian Leslie and Jana Wendt have all been considerably boosted by their work for 60 Minutes. The extent to which 60 Minutes has revolutionized the coverage of current affairs on Australian television over the years is confirmed by the numerous awards and award nominations the show has received. These include five Logies, a Special Achievement Logie and several Logie Award nominations. A Current Affair is an American television news and current affairs show that ran between 1986 and 1996, and for a short period in 2005. What started as a late-night New York City broadcast soon grew to become a show covering stories from all over the United Stated that were missed or ignored by the dominant networks of the time. A Current Affair generally covers stories in the categories of entertainment and gossip in a tabloid style, though it does not shy away from covering a serious news story every once in a while. Various critics have described A Current Affair as an everyman's version of the popular and famous newsmagazine show 60 Minutes. Four Corners is an Australian television programme revolving around investigative journalism and the coverage of current affairs. The show debuted on TV in 1961 and has since then become the longest-running show of its kind in Australia. The concept is heavily inspired by the British show of the same kind Panorama. Four Corners airs weekly and investigates one issue every week, both nationally and internationally. Over the years the program has covered numerous controversial topics and uncovered several high profile cases, including police corruption in Queensland (in 1987), the involvement of the French secret service in the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior (in 1985) and the power of the fossil fuel lobby in Australia (in 2006). Four Corners has been honored with a place in the Logies Hall of Fame. Landline is an Australian national television program about rural issues that is presented by Australian journalist and television personality Pip Courtney. In the show a variety of rural issues are discussed every episode, ranging from farming and mining to fisheries and other commodities. Each episode is ended with an overview of the current commodity prices (for mining and livestock), and with a series of detailed national weather reports. Landline has garnered a very loyal audience in Australia since the premiere of the first episode in March of 1991. Earlier seasons were presented by different people, including Australian journalists Deborah Knight (Weekend Today, Nine News) and Sally Sara (ABC's first female Africa Correspondent between 2000 and 2005). Lateline is an Australian news and current affairs show for television that is broadcast by both ABC and internationally throughout Asia and the Pacific territory on the Australia Plus Network. The show has grown to become a major player in the setting of the Australian news, with some critics considering the show as the single-biggest creator of headlines in Australia. Besides in-depth coverage of the news Lateline often also features head-to-head debates on current issues and serious political interviews. Some of Australia¡s most famous television presenters have spent a part of the career at Lateline, including political journalist Tony Jones, editor and TV host Kerry O'Brien and author Leigh Sales. Sunrise is an Australian breakfast program written for television consisting of a mix of news updates every half hour, interviews and feature pieces of general interest, as well as coverages of major events such as, for example, the Commonwealth Games. The program also offers city-specific news and traffic information for viewers from major Australian cities like Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. What sets Sunrise apart from many other news and current affairs programs is that viewers can respond to the stories covered by the show via Facebook, Twitter, email, SMS and telephone. The so-called ROSwall (Responses of Sunrisers) serves as a place where viewers can mention issues they would like to see reviewed or investigated. Totally Wild is an Australian television series for children that has been on the air since 1992, making it one of Australia's longest running kids shows on TV. Over the years the show has become a reference in the industry of children's television in Australia. Totally Wild is presented in the form of a news program that covers stories on various topics, including science, technology, animals and nature, sports and the environment. Similar to news programs for adults the show is broadcasted at 8am from Mondays to Wednesdays, while repeats of each week's episodes take place on Saturday mornings at 8.30am. ?By the time of Totally Wild's 20th anniversary in 2012 more than 2'000 episodes had been broadcasted. Living & Home Improvement Better Homes and Gardens is an Australian lifestyle show made for television. The series is mainly about lifestyle and home improvement in areas such as gardening, cooking and pet care. The show is hosted by Johanna Griggs, a former Olympic swimmer, and it boasts a group of specialists in the areas covered by the program. There are also regular guest appearances by celebrities such as Dr. Harry Cooper (from the TV program Harry's Practice) and House Rules winner Adam Doville. Better Homes and Gardens started as a lifestyle magazine covering the same topics as covered by the television program. Following the success of the TV format the Better Homes and Gardens Live concept as created, three-day events full of interactive workshops and showcases in areas such as gardening, cooking and DIY. Escape to the Country is a British television show about the purchases of (rural) real estate by ordinary people and families. The subjects of each episode are usually looking to leave the city where they live behind in order to move to a calmer and more rural location. Based on the preferences and possibilities of the potential buyers the show's presenter comes up with four houses (later on the format was adapted to three houses) for them to view. Each episode of Escape to the Country exists in two formats, namely one of 45 minutes and one of 60 minutes. The series also inspired the show Escape to the Continent in which real estate in more exotic locations like Malta and Portugal ?is explored for potential buyers. Kids Operation Ouch! is a British educational TV show for children about the human body. It covers topics such as what happens in Accidents and Emergencies (A&E) and the different problems doctors face, while the show's hosts Drs. Chris and Xand van Tulleken regularly conduct interesting experiments as well. The goal of these experiments is usually to educate kids about biology and medicine in a “try this at home”-style. The hosts of Operation Ouch! are twin brothers and graduates in Medicine from the University of Oxford. Chris is a practicing doctor, while Xand is a researcher and teacher in New York City. For the show they follow and assist personnel and patients at different hospitals and in different situations, such as A&E workers at Alder Hey Children's Hospital and the rapid response team of the West Midlands Ambulance Service. Sports The NSW Koori Rugby League Knockout Carnival is one of the biggest indigenous events in Australia and takes place every October long weekend. The Knockout emerged in the late 60's and early 70's as an Aboriginal initiative for Aboriginals who were looking for a game of football in Sydney, in times when opportunities and prospects for Aboriginals in the big cities were on the rise. The 2016 edition of the Annual Koori Knockout had more than 120 participant teams, up from 8 participating teams for the very first Knockout in 1971, and drew more than 30'000 spectators to the legendary Leichhardt Oval in Sydney. Apart from winning the title, the winner of each edition also gains the hosting rights for next year's edition. 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