Shortland Street - Primetime 1/2 hr weeknights TV Drama & Comedy (2012)
TV2 (NZ)
Distributor: FremantleMedia

http://www.shortlandst.co.nz/

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A fast-paced serial drama in an urban setting, Shortland Street explores the lives and loves of the patients and staff of a modern metropolitan hospital and contains a heady mix of medical crisis, human drama, comedy, romance and suspense.

First airing in 1992, Shortland Street celebrates 20 years in 2012.

On June 6th, 2008, Shortland Street celebrated a milestone 4000th episode. In commemoration of this special occasion, South Pacific Pictures, producers of Shortland Street, joined forces with the Department of Conservation in planting 4000 native New Zealand trees on the island of Motutapu, in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. 

With around 40% of all viewers tuning in every night, Shortland Street is regularly the number one show in target demographics 18-39 and Household Shoppers wth children.

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AWARDS

2012 Script Writer Awards NZ ('SWANZ'): SWANZ Award for contribution to New Zealand drama writing and writers

2012 TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Award Best Drama

2012 TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Award: Amanda Billing for Best Actress

Aotearoa Film and Television Awards 2011 (AFTAs): Best Performance by a Supporting Actress - Rena Owen

RSVP and Nexus Awards: Bronze RSVP Award for ‘Customer Engagement’ (for the Ferndale Homicide campaign that ran in Summer 2008/2009). 



CREDITS
 
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS JOHN BARNETT, CHRIS BAILEY, SIMON BENNETT
DRAMA EDITOR TVNZ KATHLEEN ANDERSON
HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT TIM BALME
PRODUCER STEVEN ZANOSKI 
LINE PRODUCER LIZ ADAMS