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Season 2

Season 2, Episode 6 - Fireworks

4.0 53 x
As Dale hosts one of the longest and most elaborate broadcasts of the decade - full coverage of Australia Day 1988 - both he and Helen hit personal and professional cross-roads. (Final)

Season 2, Episode 5 - A Model Daughter

4.5 39 x
The News At Six is approached by Geoff and Evelyn's daughter Kay Walters, who offers her story of addiction for a price, plunging Helen and Dale into an ethical dilemma.

Season 2, Episode 4 - The Hungry Truth

3.3 75 x
As Australia's 1988 Bicentennial approaches, Helen is determined to interview a fiery Aboriginal activist. Meanwhile Dale quietly plans an elaborate marriage proposal.

Season 2, Episode 3 - Greed And Fear

3.3 51 x
With international stock markets in freefall, Helen is plunged into crisis when a gossip columnist threatens to expose her troubled past. Feeling hunted, she turns to embattled CEO Charlie Tate for help.

Season 2, Episode 2 - People Like You And Me

4.0 65 x
The country is rocked by a shock mass shooting in the heart of Melbourne. When Helen races to air with confronting footage of the aftermath, she is seen as exploiting the tragedy, and public sentiment shifts against her.

Season 2, Episode 1 - Decision 87

4.0 86 x
It's one year on and Helen and Dale are now established as 'The Golden Couple of News'. It's Election Night 1987 - Hawke vs Howard. Competitor Geoff Walters is also making a well-publicised comeback on a rival network.
Season 1

Season 1, Episode 6 - Meltdown

3.9 53 x
With Helen still reeling after Dale's revelation, reports emerge of a nuclear accident at Chernobyl. In the face of great fear and uncertainty the pair must confront who they really are to each other and themselves. (Final)

Season 1, Episode 5

4.3 35 x
Dale's career and his relationship with Helen couldn't be going any better, until his prized interview with an HIV-positive mother goes horribly wrong. In the eye of a media storm, buried secrets come to light.

Season 1, Episode 4

2.4 15 x
Helen is deeply apprehensive about meeting Dale's mother, while Dale gets lumbered with Royal Wedding puff pieces. But their everyday concerns are thrown aside when a bomb goes off on Russell Street.

Season 1, Episode 3

4.8 33 x
When news breaks of Lindy Chamberlain's imminent release from prison, Helen, Dale and cameraman Tim fly to Darwin. But they'll face fierce competition as they fight to land the "interview of the century".