Outland (TV series)

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Outland
Genre Comedy
Created by John Richards
Adam Richard
Directed by Kevin Carlin
Starring Christine Anu
Ben Gerrard
Paul Ireland
Adam Richard
Toby Truslove
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6 (List of episodes)
Broadcast
Original channel ABC1
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
720p (HDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original run 8 February 2012 – 14 March 2012
External links
Website

Outland is an Australian television comedy series screening in 2012 on ABC1. The six-part comedy series was written by John Richards (episodes 1 - 6) and Adam Richard (episodes 1 - 3). It is based on the 2006 short film of the same name.

The first public screening of Outland took place at the science fiction convention Continuum 7, where brief clips of episodes 1 and 4 were shown, on 12 June 2011.[1] The full series was played over two nights at the 16th Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival,[2] on 18 and 19 October 2011, where it won an audience award.[3] The series was also screened at the 3rd annual Bent-Con convention in Burbank, California on 2 December 2012.[4]

The first episode screened on Australian television on 8 February 2012, at 9.30pm. In New Zealand, it screened in February-March 2014 on digital channel Choice TV.

Outside of the show itself, the character of Fab has a Twitter feed (@FabXXL), Adam Richard makes a blog in character as Fab, where he talks about what happened in the week's episode and reviews a science fiction film, and writer John Richards has online commentary tracks that can be synced up to each episode at http://soundcloud.com/outland-commentaries.

Overview[edit]

Outland revolves around the lives, loves and never-ending dramas of the members of a gay science-fiction fan club.[5]

Cast[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Continuum 7 program of events" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  2. ^ "Gay TV Dinner: Outland 1-3 | Showtimes and Tickets | Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival". Slgff.strangertickets.com. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  3. ^ "SLGFF 2011 Award Winners | News". Three Dollar Bill Cinema. 2011-10-24. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  4. ^ 2012 Bent-Con schedule
  5. ^ 8 November. "It’s Lift Off for ABC TV’s Outlandish New Comedy ... Outland - ABC TV Blog". Blogs.abc.net.au. Retrieved 2012-02-08.