Husbands and Wives

Thursday 29 November, 8.30pm

Middle-aged New York fiction writer and professor Gabe Roth (Woody Allen) and his wife, Judy (Mia Farrow), are shocked to learn that their best friends, Jack and Sally are splitting up. This revelation forces them to confront the failings of their own marriage, which are reflected in Gabe’s attraction to his student Rain (Juliette Lewis),…


Live From The Artists Den Series 3

Tuesday 6 November, 7.30pm

This New York Emmy nominated series pairs world-class musicians with unique and unlikely venues to create intimate, once-in-a-lifetime concerts. With secret shows in over 20 cities, The Artists Den features one-off concerts in venues such as churches, cinemas, banks and libraries. Alan Light, the former editor of Vibe and Spin, chooses a different artist every…


Queens of Pop

Saturday 20 October, 6.00pm

Get to know the women who defined pop over the last 50 years. In January 2011, viewers voted for the ‘Queens of Pop’. 8 pop queens were chosen from 50 proposals and each is presented in an episode. The final pop divas include Diana Ross (1960s), Donna Summer and Debbie Harry (1970s), Madonna (1980s), Britney…


Movie Talk Series Two

Thursday 1 November, 7.30pm

Movie Talk returns to STUDIO with an exclusive second season, offering more interviews with the world’s hottest actors and filmmakers. Season two offers viewers unique, in-depth insights into the extensive careers of the people who have forever influenced the way we see and experience film. New episodes feature your favourite stars including Samuel L. Jackson,…


Under African Skies

Saturday 15 September , 9.00pm
Under african skies

Paul Simon returns to South Africa to explore the journey of his Graceland album, including the political backlash he received for allegedly breaking the UN cultural boycott of South Africa designed to end the Apartheid regime. Shot largely during a 2011 visit to South Africa for a 25th-anniversary concert, the film reunites the songwriter with…


Noah Stewart – The Harlem Tenor

Sunday 23 September, 8.00pm

Noah Stewart is one of the most in-demand young tenors in the world. You can watch STUDIO’s exclusive interview and performance in Sydney above – then tune in Sunday evening for the documentary that explores his rough childhood in Harlem, his experiences with Audrey Hepburn, Mariah Carey and Bill Cosby, and his operatic debuts around…


Popstar to Operastar

Wednesday 17 October, 8.30pm

Catch the spectacular second season of this British singing competition – where some of the biggest stars of the pop world are trained in how to become Opera singers. The show is judged by Opera’s biggest names including singer Katherine Jenkins and actor and director Simon Callow, with contestants including Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton, Andy…


Talking Heads

Wednesday 19 September, 6.30pm

Talking Heads interviews some of Australia’s most influential people, focussing on early influences, career highlights and aspirations. Wednesday 5 September 6.30pm  Ep 1 – Jenny Kee Talking Heads interviews some of Australia’s most influential people, focussing on early influences, career highlights and aspirations. This episode focuses on fashion designer Jenny Kee, known for her kaleidoscopic…


AC/DC – Dirty Deeds

Friday 17 August , 8.30pm

From the small Australian rock scene, to selling 200 million albums worldwide, AC/DC are one of the most influential bands ever. This special looks at their impact, and features interviews with music experts and friends.


The 2012 Helpmann Awards nominees announced


Last night, the 2012 Helpmann Award nominations were announced at three simultaneous events in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. This year saw a record breaking 829 entries – from which the judging panel chose nominees for the 41 categories. Among these was Rock of Ages, receiving a total of seven nominations, and A Chorus Line scoring…


Stars of the Silver Screen

Thursday 20 September, 8.30pm

To be a Hollywood great is to fly too close to the sun, to embody the dreams of millions while placing your fate in their hearts. Stars of the Silver Screen celebrates the lives of those who soared the highest. From James Stewart to Bette Davis, we uncover what drove them and why the world…


STUDIO goes behind the scenes of Angela’s Kitchen


Angela’s Kitchen is an evocative piece of autobiographical theatre from one of Australia’s most celebrated performers, Paul Capsis. A one man show, the audience is taken on the journey of Paul’s grandmother, Angela, when she left Malta and moved to Australia for a new beginning. Check out STUDIO’s Artbreak as we went behind the scenes…


At The Movies

Thursday 4 October , 8.00pm

Explore the world of cinema every week with film critics Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton. Their sophisticated yet heartfelt critiques of the latest cinema releases are combined with interviews with the biggest stars and directors.


Voices of a Generation

Sunday 29 July, 8.30pm

This series features interviews with Britain’s most distinguished actors and directors. From two time Oscar winner Glenda Jackson Hollywood vilian Christopher Lee this series don’t miss this Australian television premiere series on STUDIO. Sunday 22 July 8.30pm  Glenda Jackson Two-time Oscar winner Glenda Jackson recalls her starring roles in the 1970s most iconic films. Sunday…


William S. Burroughs: A Man Within

Thursday 19 July, 9.15pm

This documentary special is a probing yet loving look at the man whose iconic works such as Naked Lunch savaged conservative ideals, spawned countercultural movements, and reconfigured 20th century culture. Narrated by actor Peter Weller, and featuring interviews with colleagues and confidantes including John Waters, Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Gus Van Sant, Laurie Anderson, and…


Classic Albums

Friday 19 October, 7.30pm

This ground-breaking documentary series looks at some of the pop and rock albums that are considered the best or most well-known of a musician or era of music.  Go behind the scenes to discover the process behind the album’s creation, what it was like in the recording studio and the lasting legacy the album has…


Ella From The BBC Vaults

Sunday 8 July, 8.30pm

Ella Fitzgerald was one of the greatest artists of the 20th Century. Having won nearly every singing honour around the world – from 12 Grammy awards to the National Medal of Arts – she remains a jazz and soul icon. The performances in this collection are taken from BBC programmes from 1965 to 1977, and…


Screenwriter Nora Ephron Dies at 71


Nora Ephron, screenwriter of iconic films such as When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, and You’ve Got Mail has passed away from leukaemia overnight in New York at the age of 71. Nominated for three Oscars, Ephron began her career as a journalist in her twenties and went on to be a best-selling author…



Wednesday 12 September , 10.00pm

This series is an in-depth guide to some of the world’s most iconic artistic figures. Each episode of Discovering examines a fascinating subject that had a significant impact on a particular era and art form. These include Luis Buñuel – the father of cinematic Surrealism, Salvador Dali – one of the 20th Century’s most important…


Movie Talk

Thursday 27 September, 7.30pm

Hosted by Hollywood’s leading insider Peter Bart, Movie Talk offers a unique, in-depth look into the extensive careers of Hollywood’s most recognizable actors and filmmakers, who have forever influenced the way we see and experience film. This weekly series features celebrities such as Charlize Theron, Sir Ben Kingsley, George Clooney, Jonah Hill, Danny DeVito, Michelle…