SBS yesterday launched its highlights across Summer and Autumn for 2010 / 2011.
Personalities including Don Hany, Jenny Brockie, Julia Zemiro, Lee Lin Chin, Anton Enus, Janice Petersen, Silvio Riviera, Costa Georgiadis, Sam Pang, Les Murray, David Basheer, Craig Foster and Paul Mercurio joined media at the National Maritime Museum in Darling Harbour.
Director of TV and Online Content Matt Campbell introduced a showreel of upcoming highlights, spanning a number of genres including:
William Shatner’s Weird or What? Shatner explores weird and wonderful events and phenomena.
Who Do You Think You Are? A new seres including Magda Szubanski, Tina Arena, Georgie Parker, Shane Bourne, Paul Mercurio and Rodney Marsh as subjects.
Secrets of the Human Body. The science behind the inner workings of the human body.
Secrets and Lives. Documentary series includes SAS: Have You Got What It Takes? A rare insight into SAS training.
Tropic of Cancer. Factual.
Inspector Rex. New season.
RocKwiz Rewind. Best of series.
Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam. Series two.
Immigration Nation looks at our immigrant beginnings and who was pushed out by our forefathers.
Costa’s Arnhem Land Odyssey. Lifestyle series.
Mother of Rock. Factual
Amazon with Bruce Parry.
Faces of America. Factual.
Coast. Series four.
Bigger Bigger Biggest. Factual.
Apocolypse: The Second World War. Factual.
2011 Santos Tour Down Under
Inside the Force. Factual.
History of Scotland. Series two.
Seduction in the City: The Birth of Shopping.
The Family. Fly-on-the-wall series profiling one Australian family, filmed 24/7. The UK version will also air later (it looks like a cult hit already).
The Secret History of Eurovision. Factual.
East West 101. Season three.
Ugly Americans. Animated comedy.
Eurovision 2011. Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang travel to Germany for both semi finals and final.
FA Cup Final
The Last Goodbye
Asterix at the Olympic Games
I’m Not There
Big Love. Season four.
The Protectors. Danish drama looking at bodyguards in the police force.
Sex: An Unnatural History. Julia Zemiro hosts 6 part series exploring the last 50 years of Australia’s sexual landscape.
Campbell also flagged more Mythbusters, Man v Wild, South Park, and a brand new comedy from Paul Fenech. The Ricky Gervais Show will also screen.
Finally he teased the room with plans for the broadcaster’s third channel, to be known as DARL’ ….but it turned out to be a gag at 7mate’s expense.