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Outrageous Fortune Steals The Show


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Outrageous Fortune Steals The Show At The Qantas Film And Television Awards

TV3’s successful primetime drama series Outrageous Fortune has won eight awards at the prestigious Qantas Film and Television Awards 2008.

The top-rating series, which follows the exploits of the criminally-inclined West family, was nominated for 16 awards and at the star-studded ceremony in Auckland it won: Images and Sound – Best Drama Programme; Performance by an Actress in General Television - Robyn Malcolm; Performance by a Supporting Actress in General Television - Antonia Prebble; Performance by an Actor in General Television - Antony Starr; Performance by a Supporting Actor in General Television - Tammy Davis; Best Script - Drama/Comedy Programme – Rachel Lang; Sony Achievement in Directing - Drama/Comedy Programme – Mark Beesley; Achievement in Editing - Drama/Comedy Programme – Bryan Shaw.

Kelly Martin, TV3’s Director of Programming comments, “We’re delighted that once again Outrageous Fortune has been recognised by the industry as New Zealand’s best and most successful drama series. We’re also thrilled that television audiences agree, the show continues to have a dedicated and loyal following which is reflected week after week in the ratings.”

“TV3 would like to thank John Barnett and the talented cast and crew at South Pacific Pictures who produce Outrageous Fortune, they do a truly amazing job.”

Outrageous Fortune screens on Tuesday nights at 9.30pm only on TV3.

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