Coast Australia

Coast AustraliaGreat Southern Television achieved its’ largest ever ratings last night with 1.68m viewers tuning into their series Coast Australia on BBC2. (May 14)

In a rugged ratings night, the series went up against the finals of Masterchef UK but still managed a podium third place, beating 24 Hours in A&E and NCIS. Continue reading »

Coast AustraliaGreat Southern Television have enjoyed reasonable success with their production of Coast Australia and now the Australian subscription TV network Foxtel have given the go ahead for a second season.  Congrats to Phil and the team on this achievement.

Foxtel today announced the commissioning of a second season of Coast Australia, to be produced by Great Southern Television and presented by internationally renowned British archaeologist and television presenter, Neil Oliver.

The hugely successful first season achieved record ratings for HISTORY, with the launch episode on Monday, December 2 at 7.30pm EDT attracting the highest ratings to date on the channel. Continue reading »


After 8 series of Coast in the UK, Great Southern Television are making quite the impression with the first internationally licensed version of the show, Coast Australia.

Coast Australia debuted on Foxtel in Australia on the 2nd of December and delivered the highest audience ever for a documentary series in Australian subscription television history with 234,000 viewers.

What’s more, the 8 x 60-minute series has now been picked up for broadcast in the UK on BBC2 early in 2014. Continue reading »