|Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted to You|
|Directed by||Shawn Seet|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of episodes||2|
|Running time||88 minutes|
|Production company||FremantleMedia Australia|
|Original network||Seven Network|
|Original release||13 May –|
20 May 2018
Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted to You is an Australian miniseries based on the Australian singer/songwriter and actress Olivia Newton-John.The miniseries premiered on 13 May 2018 and concluded on 20 May 2018 on the Seven Network.
In November 2016, Delta Goodrem was announced to play the main role of Olivia Newton-John.Even though Goodrem is contracted to Nine, they gave her permission to star in the series. In December 2016, the series commenced filming in Melbourne.
According to Newton-John's daughter, Chloe Lattanzi, the series was created without Olivia's knowledge, participation or consent. Lattanzi told Women's Day "What's upsetting is the way it's been done. Not one part of it has come directly from our family, it is completely unauthorised. Nobody asked us to take part or consulted us about accuracy. [sic] and it's weird that some of the heaviest and saddest times of our lives have been turned into a fictional TV miniseries for the sole purpose of entertainment."Olivia later consented to the series providing the profits went to her cancer hospital.
On 11 May 2018, Sony Music Australia released the soundtrack I Honestly Love You , which is credited to Delta Goodrem. It includes 13 tracks; two as duets with Olivia Newton-John.
A Region 4 DVD was released in Australia on 6 June 2018 by Roadshow Entertainment.
The series debuted in the United States on Lifetime on 16 February 2019.
|No.||Title||Air date||Overnight ratings||Consolidated ratings||Total|
|1||Part One||Sunday, 13 May 2018||735,000||5||144,000||5||879,000|
|2||Part Two||Sunday, 20 May 2018||488,000||9||113,000||8||601,000|
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