The Newsreader
Season 1

s01e01 / Three, Two, One...

15th Aug '21 - 12:00pm
Three, Two, One...

In 1986, ambitious reporter Dale dreams of landing the most prized role on commercial TV: newsreader. But Helen, the network's first female newsreader, struggles against her reputation as 'difficult'. When their personal and professional lives collide, Dale and Helen embark on a fragile new alliance. Their first job together seems simple enough: cover the launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger.

447 have watched this episode

s01e02 / Once In A Lifetime

22nd Aug '21 - 12:00pm
Once In A Lifetime

Helen and Dale's new alliance has become the talk of the office as they cover the much-hyped return of Halley's Comet. The closer Dale draws to Helen, the more he finds himself thrust into the spotlight.

329 have watched this episode

s01e03 / The White Marquis Matinee Jacket

29th Aug '21 - 12:00pm
The White Marquis Matinee Jacket

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".

303 have watched this episode

s01e04 / A Step Closer to the Madness

5th Sep '21 - 12:00pm
A Step Closer to the Madness

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.

308 have watched this episode

s01e05 / No More Lies

12th Sep '21 - 12:00pm
No More Lies

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.

295 have watched this episode

s01e06 / Meltdown

19th Sep '21 - 12:00pm
Meltdown

While Helen is still reeling after Dale's revelation, reports emerge of a nuclear accident in Chernobyl. In the face of great fear and uncertainty, the pair must confront who they really are to each other, and to themselves.

279 have watched this episode
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