Fans of Nothing Trivial will finally get some answers – NZ On Air has agreed to fund a two-hour tele-feature to wrap up the series, after series three ended unexpectedly on a cliff-hanger.
NZ On Air will provide $1.6million for the tele-feature which will trace the lives of the popular characters over a year. Produced by South Pacific Pictures, it is expected to screen on TV One later this year.
“The storylines, acting and production values on Nothing Trivial were terrific. We have supported this tele-feature because there was still a loyal fan base of 265,000 throughout the third series, and we think they deserve the catharsis of a conclusion,” said NZ On Air Chief Executive Jane Wrightson.
Viewers had been left hanging about whether central character Catherine was dead or alive.
“We think its important to encourage top quality local drama projects. A conclusion may also make the possibility of overseas sales of the series more viable,” said Ms Wrightson.
Read the full press release here.