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ABC2, ABC3, ABC News 24: 2011 slate

Generation Kill, Party Down, Wired, a new local comedy and a special from Eddie Perfect are coming to ABC2 next year.

HBO drama series Generation Kill, set in the 2003 Iraq War, is coming to ABC2 next year. It will be joined by a new local comedy series, Twentysomething, about two former high school friends who embark on an unusual entrepreneurial journey. Also coming to ABC2 is Party Down, Wired and a special from Eddie Perfect.

ABC3 has a new series of My Place, Escape from Scorpion Island and a new game show, Splatalot.

ABC2
Twentysomething, local comedy series 6 x 30min.
ABC2 Live Presents Eddie Perfect, 1 x 90min
Generation Kill, HBO miniseries, 7 x 1hr
The Warehouse Comedy Special, 10 x 30min
Wired, UK Drama 3 x 45min
Party Down, US comedy 10 x 30min
Blood, Sweat and Luxuries, UK factual 6 x 1hr
River Monsters, Jeremy Wade angling series 7 x 1hr
The Filth and the Fury, Sex Pistols film 1 x 100min
Academy Season of Films incl. Sunset Bvd, Chinatown, Raging Bull, Platoon.

Returning:
ABC2 Live Presents,
Good Game,
Being Human,
Deadwood,
Durham County

ABC For Kids
Giggle & Hoot Goodnight Hour,
Bananas in Pyjamas,
Play School
The Octonauts,
Little Charley Bear,
Mr Moon,
The Hive,
Iconicles,
Mike the Knight,
Rah Rah, The Noisy Lion

Returning:
Wiggly Waffle,
Timmy Time,
Grandpa in my Pocket

ABC3
Splatalot, new game show 26 x 30min
My Place S2, 13 x 30min
Escape From Scorpion Island S5, 26 x 30min + 1 hr special
Mal.com, 13 x 13min
Go Lingo! (working title) 50 x 30 min
Gasp! 52 x 12 min

The Avengers,
The Jungle Book,
Deltora Quest,
Almost Naked Animals,
Legend of Dick & Dom
S3,
The Little Prince,
Jolly Rabbit,
Life with Boys

Returning:
Studio 3,
Prank Patrol,
Good Game SP,
BTN,
News on 3

ABC NEWS 24
Returning:
ABC News Breakfast,
Afternoon Live,
Mornings,
Business Today,
Capital Hill,
Contact Sport,
The Drum,
One plus One,
The Quarters,
The World,
The World this Week,
Newsline

Plus existing news and current affairs shows.

ABC: 2011 slate

30 Responses

  1. Generation Kill was quite good. In terms of TV shows about wars, much better than The Pacific turned out to be.

    Party Down is also great, but a niche comedy. One you’re into it and digging it, it just gets more and more funny. Even past episodes are better the more you’ve watched.

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