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The Screen Guide

LOWDOWN is an eight part comedy series set in the world of celebrity and tabloid journalism. LOWDOWN shines a torch on the life of a man whose job it is to feed the public's insatiable appetite for celebrity gossip. Based loosely on events from his former career as a showbiz journalist, Adam Zwar stars as Alex Burchill, the gossip columnist for an Australian tabloid newspaper.

Series

This is an umbrella record for a series
Lowdown
Series listing
Lowdown series 1 2010
Lowdown series 2 2012

Production Details

Production Completion Date
2012
Genre
Comedy
Production Company
Australian Broadcasting Corporation  High Wire Films

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • AWGIE Awards
    (2012)
  • AWGIE Awards
    (2010)

Screen News

SELLING FORMATS: HOT AIR OR HOLY GRAIL?

Many options for format rights to Australian shows have been sold abroad in the past five years, but that’s been the end of the road for the majority. Where production has occurred, very few have gone to a second series in the same territory, and generally that has to happen for there to be any chance of real upside.

04 Nov 2015
By Sandy George