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[05/16/11 - 07:34 AM]
DirecTV's The 101 Network Becomes The Audience Network on June 1
The Audience Network will be accessible in 19.4 million homes on channel number 239.

[07/19/10 - 08:01 AM]
Dustin Clare Cast in Key Role of Gannicus in Starz' Series 'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena'
Jaime Murray and Marisa Ramirez are also joining the prequel, which will air early next year.

[06/21/10 - 06:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 21
Updates include: Charice Pempengco to visit FOX's "Glee"; Sean Murray closes deal to return to CBS's "NCIS"; and Starz to develop a domestic take on Australia's "Underbelly."

[04/21/10 - 06:42 AM]
A&E Presents New Scripted Drama Series 'The Glades' Starring Matt Passmore, Kiele Sanchez and Carlos Gomez
The series, originally dubbed "Sugarloaf," will launch Tuesday, July 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/25/10 - 07:46 AM]
A&E Greenlights New Original Scripted Drama 'Sugarloaf' (Working Title)
The series, starring Matt Passmore, will begin production in Miami this winter for a summer 2010 premiere.

[02/16/10 - 12:08 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 16
Updates include: "The Forgotten's" Michelle Borth lands a new ABC pilot; Amy Smart to play nurse for CBS; and Brian Dennehy joins ABC's Dana Gould comedy.

[09/17/09 - 07:12 AM]
DirecTV Takes Viewers Deep Into the Underbelly of the Australian Crime World
"Underbelly" is "a gripping, gritty and shocking portrayal of the violent, drug-fueled Australian underworld from the 1970s through the early 2000s."







UNDERBELLY (DIRECTV)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/3/10 - 7/31/13
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
5 (50 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from DirecTV's press release, September 2009) DIRECTV's The 101 Network continues to bring viewers acclaimed programming that can't be seen anywhere else with the addition of the award-winning Australian crime-drama trilogy Underbelly. Based on true events, Underbelly is a gripping, gritty and shocking portrayal of the violent, drug-fueled Australian underworld from the 1970s through the early 2000s, with each installment portraying a specific period in the country's criminal history. The trilogy begins with: Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities and tells the story of the Griffith drug trade in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Part two of the series is titled Underbelly: War on the Streets and focuses on the Melbourne gangland killings between 1995 and 2004. The trilogy concludes with Underbelly: The Golden Mile that documents the hotbed of criminal activity in famed Kings Cross section of Sydney in 1989.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brenda Pam as PROD
· Des Monaghan as EP
· Greg Hedrick as PROD
· Jo Horsburgh as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Australian Film Finance Corporation
· Film Victoria