A fast-paced serial drama in an urban setting, Shortland Street explores the lives and loves of the patients and staff of a modern metropolitan hospital and contains a heady mix of medical crisis, human drama, comedy, romance and suspense. First airing in 1992, Shortland Street celebrates 23 years on air in 2015. With around 40% of all viewers tuning in every night, Shortland Street is regularly the number one show in target demographics 18-39 and Household Shoppers with children. As well as being New Zealand's most successful serial drama, the show screens in several international territories including Fiji, Australia and Ireland.
-2012 Script Writer Awards NZ ('SWANZ'): SWANZ Award for contribution to New Zealand drama writing and writers
-2012 TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Award Best Drama
-2012 TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Award: Amanda Billing for Best Actress
-Aotearoa Film and Television Awards 2011 (AFTAs): Best Performance by a Supporting Actress - Rena Owen
-RSVP and Nexus Awards: Bronze RSVP Award for 'Customer Engagement' (for the Ferndale Homicide campaign that ran in Summer 2008/2009).
5-night-a-week serial drama. Broadcast on TV2 (NZ) since 1992.