Amazing Grace (Australian TV series)

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Amazing Grace
Genre Drama
Created by
  • Sarah Smith
  • David Maher
  • David Taylor
Written by
  • Jonathan Gavin
  • Ainslie Clouston
  • Sarah Smith
Directed by
  • Shawn Seet
  • Lucy Gaffy
  • Sian Davies
Country of originAustralia
Original languageEnglish
No. of series1
No. of episodes8
Production
Executive producers
  • Sarah Smith
  • Shawn Seet
  • David Maher
  • David Taylor
ProducerDiane Haddon
Production location Sydney
Production company Playmaker Media
Release
Original network Nine Network
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatStereo
Original release3 March 
21 April 2021

Amazing Grace is an Australian television drama series which premiered on the Nine Network on 3 March 2021. [1] [2]

Contents

The series was cancelled in September 2021. [3] [4]

Synopsis

The series centres on midwife Grace and her passionate colleagues at an unconventional birth centre attached to a major city hospital. A fierce advocate for her pregnant mothers-to- be, Grace's dubious work/life balance is about to get even more chaotic when Sophia, the daughter she gave up for adoption 17 years ago, arrives unannounced and pregnant at the birth centre changes her life forever. [5]

Production

The series was announced at Nine's annual upfronts in September 2020, Kate Jenkinson will play the titular role of Grace, along with supporting actors Sigrid Thornton, Catherine Van Davies, Alexandra Jensen and Kat Hoyos. [6] [7] Filming of the series began in Sydney in October 2020. [8]

Cast

Episodes

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateAustralia viewers
(millions)
1"Episode 1"Shawn SeetJonathan Gavin3 March 2021 (2021-03-03)0.570 [9]
2"Episode 2"Shawn SeetSarah Smith10 March 2021 (2021-03-10)0.509 [10]
3"Episode 3"Lucy GaffyJonathan Gavin17 March 2021 (2021-03-17)0.516 [11]
4"Episode 4"Lucy GaffyAinslie Clouston24 March 2021 (2021-03-24)0.472 [12]
5"Episode 5"Sian DaviesJonathan Gavin31 March 2021 (2021-03-31)0.495 [13]
6"Episode 6"Sian DaviesSarah Smith7 April 2021 (2021-04-07)0.529 [14]
7"Episode 7"Shawn SeetAinslie Clouston14 April 2021 (2021-04-14)0.495 [15]
8"Episode 8"Shawn SeetJonathan Gavin21 April 2021 (2021-04-21)0.402 [16]

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