Outland (TV series)

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Created byJohn Richards
Adam Richard
Written byJohn Richards
Adam Richard
Directed byKevin Carlin
StarringChristine Anu
Ben Gerrard
Paul Ireland
Adam Richard
Toby Truslove
Country of originAustralia
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6
Original networkABC1
Original release8 February (2012-02-08) –
14 March 2012 (2012-03-14)

Outland is an Australian television comedy series which screened 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.


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


Social media[edit]

Outside of the show itself, the character of Fab had a Twitter feed (@FabXXL) and Adam Richard had a blog in character as Fab, where he talked about what happened in the week's episode and reviewed a science fiction film. Writer John Richards has online commentary tracks that can be synced up to each episode.[6]


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Max"Kevin CarlinJohn Richards & Adam Richard8 February 2012 (2012-02-08)
2"Rae"Kevin CarlinJohn Richards & Adam Richard15 February 2012 (2012-02-15)
3"Andy"Kevin CarlinJohn Richards & Adam Richard22 February 2012 (2012-02-22)
4"Fab"Kevin CarlinJohn Richards29 February 2012 (2012-02-29)
5"Toby"Kevin CarlinJohn Richards7 March 2012 (2012-03-07)
6"Pride"Kevin CarlinJohn Richards14 March 2012 (2012-03-14)


  1. ^ "Continuum 7 program of events" (PDF). Retrieved 8 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Gay TV Dinner: Outland 1-3". Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. Retrieved 8 February 2012.
  3. ^ "SLGFF 2011 Award Winners". Three Dollar Bill Cinema. 24 October 2011. Archived from the original on 6 September 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2012.
  4. ^ 2012 Bent-Con schedule
  5. ^ "Outland". IMDb. 8 February 2012.
  6. ^ Richards, John. "Outland Commentaries". SoundCloud. Retrieved 9 October 2017.

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