ABC Commercial delivers fresh new drama for MIPTV 2017

ABC Commercial delivers fresh new drama for MIPTV 2017


ABC Commercial will showcase fresh drama at MIPTV this year, including the eagerly-anticipated new series, 'Newton’s Law' (8 x 60’).

From the producers of internationally successful drama series 'Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries', Every Cloud Productions, 'Newton’s Law' enjoyed critical and ratings success on its recent Australian debut on ABC TV, and has been the number one non-children’s performer YTD on ABC’s VOD platform, iview.

‘It’s incredibly encouraging that Australian audiences and critics have been quick to embrace this brand new drama-comedy series. With a creative team that has an exceptional pedigree in drama, and featuring a stellar cast, we’re confident this will be a resounding success with audiences around the world,’ said Tony Iffland - General Manager of Content Sales, ABC Commercial.

'Newton’s Law' centres around a suburban solicitor who attempts to return to her briefly glorious career at the Bar, and stars a diverse ensemble cast of outstanding Australian talent including Claudia Karvan (Love My Way, Jack Irish, Paperback Hero), Toby Schmitz (Black Sails), Brett Tucker (McLeod’s Daughters, Thor: The Dark World, Mistresses), and Miranda Tapsell (The Sapphires).

ABC Commercial will also be pre-selling new drama series 'Pulse' (8 x 60’) at MIPTV 2017, a high-stakes medical drama from acclaimed team, Clandestine Beyond.

The series began production in Sydney earlier this month and stars an exceptional international cast including Claire van der Boom (Sisters of War), Andrea Demetriades (Janet King), Owen Teale (Game of Thrones), Liam McIntyre (Spartacus: War of the Damned), Susie Porter (Puberty Blues), and Pallavi Sharda (Lion).