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When the breaking news is behind the camera.


An unconventional relationship in a world on the cusp of change; a star newsreader and an ambitious reporter join forces in a ruthless 1986 newsroom, as events unfold that will change their lives.

  1. Michael Lucas


Series Cast

  1. Anna Torv as Helen Norville

    Anna Torv

    Helen Norville

    6 Episodes

  2. Sam Reid as Dale Jennings

    Sam Reid

    Dale Jennings

    6 Episodes

  3. Robert Taylor as Geoff Walters

    Robert Taylor

    Geoff Walters

    6 Episodes

  4. Chum Ehelepola as Dennis

    Chum Ehelepola


    6 Episodes

  5. William McInnes as Lindsay Cunningham

    William McInnes

    Lindsay Cunningham

    6 Episodes

  6. Stephen Peacocke as Rob Rickards

    Stephen Peacocke

    Rob Rickards

    6 Episodes

  7. Michelle Lim Davidson as Noelene

    Michelle Lim Davidson


    6 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1 - The Newsreader

Season 1

2021 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of The Newsreader premiered on August 15, 2021.

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The Newsreader
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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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