Articles about Cleverman
Cleverman smartens up
Ryan Griffen, the creator of Australian sci-fi drama Cleverman, introduces DQ to the show’s second season and a new cast of characters known as the Bindawu.
Science fiction has a long association with television, but it’s now more visible than ever. DQ explores how a shift in storytelling has pushed the genre into the mainstream.
A global tour of 2016’s best new dramas
2016 was another superb year for the scripted TV business. So for our last column of the year, we look back at some of the best new shows that broke into the market during this calendar year.
Discovery draws up its Manifesto
2017 looks set to be another exciting year for drama, with Discovery’s Manifesto and BBC/FX’s Taboo coming through, written by Andrew Sodroski and Steven Knight respectively.
ABC Oz makes Clever decision
Cleverman, Outlander, Transparent and UnREAL all secure early renewals, while Amazon Japan unveils a new slate of shows and TV Land becomes the latest channel to turn a movie into a drama series.
Nordic drama in good company
The ‘Nordicisation’ of global drama continues with Nevision’s support for new series Midnights, while BBC3 makes its first online drama acquisitions and Amazon picks up AMC’s Preacher.
Smart TV: Get the lowdown on Cleverman
A new Australian drama blends Aboriginal history with contemporary culture in a futuristic landscape. DQ meets the team behind Cleverman.
Berlinale opens doors to top TV talent
The 66th edition of the Berlin Film Festival, aka the Berlinale, takes place from February 11 to February 21 – and this year’s event will showcase some of TV’s top writing talent.
TV drama faces dilemma down under
A report from Screen Australia shows the country’s TV drama funding is in decline. DQ considers the future of the genre and asks how it can it turn its fortunes around.
Amazon offers Trial
Amazon’s content push continued this week with the launch of one legal-focused drama, The Hand of God, and the announcement of another on the way in the shape of The Trial. Elsewhere, SundanceTV and Showtime are also adding new series.
Gearing up for the upfronts
With the crucial upfronts season in full swing, DQ casts an eye over the major US networks’ drama programming plans – with movie spin-offs proving a major draw.