The Newsreader: Season 2

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Anna Torv (Fringe) and Sam Reid (Belle) lead this newsroom series set in 1986 Melbourne, following the drama presented on-camera... More

Where to watch The Newsreader: Season 2

The Newsreader: Season 2 is available to stream in the... More United Kingdom now on BBC iPlayer.

The Newsreader: Season 2 episodes

Episode 2.1

Decision 87

It's one year on and Helen and Dale are now... More established as 'The Golden Couple of News'. It's Election Night 1987 - Hawke vs Howard. Competitor Geoff Walters is also making a well-publicised comeback on a rival network.

Episode 2.2

People Like You and Me

The country is rocked by a shock mass shooting in... More the heart of Melbourne. When Helen races to air with confronting footage of the aftermath, she is seen as exploiting the tragedy, and public sentiment shifts against her.

Episode 2.3

Greed and Fear

With international stock markets in freefall, Helen is plunged into... More crisis when a gossip columnist threatens to expose her troubled past. Feeling hunted, she turns to embattled CEO Charlie Tate for help.

Episode 2.4

The Hungry Truth

As Australia's 1988 Bicentennial approaches, Helen is determined to interview... More a fiery Aboriginal activist. Meanwhile, Dale quietly plans an elaborate marriage proposal.


A Model Daughter

The News At Six is approached by Geoff and Evelyn's... More daughter Kay Walters, who offers her story of addiction for a price, plunging Helen and Dale into an ethical dilemma.



It's the biggest television event of the decade - Australia... More Day 1988, featuring a full re-enactment of the first fleet sailing into Sydney Harbour, ceremonies with Prince Charles and Princess Diana, and one of the biggest protests ever seen in Australia.

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