Discussion of SBS programming for 2021. A virtual presentation was held this afternoon.
SBS has acquired the rights to several overseas dramas for TV and SBS on Demand, including Departure and Vienna Blood.
SBS has also bought several factuals including Secrets of the Factories, Weekend Breaks with Gregg Wallace, and Made in Britain.
SBS has acquired Finnish thriller Man in Room 301.
Three SBS programs have received funding from Screen Australia. Apart from Australia vs Anxiety (hosted by Celia Pacquola) and NITV’s Incarceration Nation which were announced at the 2021 upfronts last month, there is a new documentary Can Science Prevent Suicide with Osher Gunsberg (now known as Osher Gunsberg: A Matter of Life and Death).
Can Science Prevent Suicide?
1 x 60 mins
Director Jodi Boylan
Writers Paul Scott, Jodi Boylan
Executive Producers Jodi Boylan, Paul Scott, David Galloway, Leonie Lowe
Synopsis A journey to investigate how new science, innovative thinking and technology is helping prevent suicide.