|Narrated by||Celia Pacquola|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||15|
|Executive producer(s)||Debbie Lee|
|Running time||24 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Matchbox Pictures|
|Distributor||NBCUniversal International Television Production|
|Original network||ABC Me (2017-present)|
|Picture format||16:9 HD|
|Original release||11 October 2017 –|
Mustangs FC is an Australian comedy drama TV series aimed at young teenagers and starring Emmanuelle Mattana as the lead character. The show is set in suburban Australia, and focuses on Mustangs FC, an all-girls soccer team, and focuses on Mattana's character, Marnie, who lives with her mother, Jen (played by Pia Miranda), her mother's boyfriend, Kev, and Kev's daughter, Lara, as well as Marnie's friends and teammates. Launched on International Day of the Girl in 2017, the show explores the relationship between team members, and the struggle to be taken seriously as an all-girls team. The show is airing in the US on Universal Kids.
Mustangs FC was created by Amanda Higgs and Rachel Davis and produced by Davis and Higgs, with Debbie Lee serving as executive producer. The show was produced by Matchbox Pictures for ABC Me alongside the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Screen Australia in association with Film Victoria. In October 2017, the show was nominated for Best Children's television series at the AACTA Awards Mustangs FC was renewed for a second season on 29 June 2018, and aired on 1 January 2019.
Cast and characters
- Ashleigh Marshall as Liv
- Gemma Chua-Tran as Anusha
- Molly Broadstock as Bella
- Celine Ajobong as Ruby
- Monique Heath as Lara
- Natasha Pearson as Michaela
- Pia Miranda as Jen
- Stephen Hall as Kev
- Jacek Koman as Danny
- Xavier West as Gabe
- Celia Pacquola as the narrator
- Tommy Little as the manager
- Martha Berhane as Freya
- Hayet Dabbouss as Hanifa
- Tara Jakubowskij as Willow
- Lottie Van Vijick as Alex
- Emily Carnibella as Simone
- Chelsea Ford as Magda
- Georgia Kirby as Trinity
- Jessica Faulkner as Madison
- Christie Whelan as Terry
- Fiona Choi as Cindy
- Mike McLeish as Sam
- Catherine Glavicic as Alicia
- Luke Christopoulos as Tom
- Ellmir Asipi as Hamet
- Clare Chihambakwe as Michelle
- Sophie Ashdowne as Summah
- Mitchell Lockhart as Miles
- Phoenix Raei as Lachy
- Rhett Shreuder as Jasper
- Tharanya Tharan as Zee
- Miah Grace Madden as Jas
- Imogen Lamble as Georgie
season 1 (2017)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||"Goals"||Tori Garrett||Michael Miller||October 11, 2017|
|2||"Like A Boss"||Tori Garrett||Kirsty Fisher||October 12, 2017|
|3||"Can't Even"||Tori Garrett||Rae Earl||October 13, 2017|
|4||"Game Changer"||Roger Hodgman||Warren Clarke||October 14, 2017|
|5||"Girl Crush"||Roger Hodgman||Kirsty Fisher||October 15, 2017|
|6||"OTP"||Corrie Chen||Michael Miller||October 16, 2017|
|7||"Kick Like A Girl"||Roger Hodgman||Michael Miller||October 17, 2017|
|8||"Oh Em Gee"||Corrie Chen||Rae Earl||October 18, 2017|
|9||"Flawless"||Corrie Chen||Magda Wozniak||October 19, 2017|
|10||"R U OK?"||Fiona Banks||Kirsty Fisher||October 20, 2017|
|11||"The Feels"||Fiona Banks||Kirsty Fisher||October 21, 2017|
|12||"Slay"||Fiona Banks||Warren Clarke||October 22, 2017|
|13||"Mustangs Forever"||Fiona Banks||Michael Miller||October 23, 2017|
The show received positive reviews, with Melinda Houston of The Canberra Times rating the show four out of five stars and receiving an AACTA award nomination for Best Children's television series. The show's premiere drew an audience of 38,000.
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