ABC is pleased to announce that the critically-acclaimed drama Janet King has been commissioned for a third series.
With the award-winning Marta Dusseldorp reprising her celebrated portrayal of Janet King, the third series is set to go into production later this year.
Produced by Karl Zwicky with Screentime’s Greg Haddrick and the ABC’s Kym Goldsworthy and Alastair McKinnon as executive producers, and Hilary Bonney and Marta Dusseldorp as associate producers, the eight-hour drama will make its on air return in 2017.
ABC TV’s Acting Head of Fiction Alastair McKinnon says: “We are delighted to have audience favourite Marta Dusseldorp bring her immense talents back for a third season of thrilling drama in Janet King, where we have plenty of surprises in store.”
Screentime’s Head of Drama Greg Haddrick says “Janet King has been embraced by audiences and critics alike, and we look forward to her continued quest for justice with an innate ability to unravel the mysteries that lurk beneath a façade of decency.”
Janet King is produced for the ABC by Screentime, a Banijay Group company, made with the financial assistance of Screen NSW, with DCD Rights handling international sales.