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Russell Coight returns plus 2 New Aussie Dramas - TEN reveals 2017 Lineup

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Antonia Prebble, Maria Angelico and Lucy Durack will star in Sisters
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The Ten Network has announced two new Australian dramas, plus the return of Russell Coight and a Googlbox spin-off series as part of its UpFronts announcements for 2017

From the makers of Offspring, Sisters is a new series asks the questions: "What makes you 'you'? And what's the difference between being related and being family?" Sisters stars Lucy Durack, Maria Angelico and Antonia Prebble with Magda Szubanski in a supporting role

Wake in Fright will be a two-part telemovie, the series in an new adaptation of Kenneth Cook's classic Australian novel and tells the story of John Grant, a young schoolteacher who descends into his own personal nightmare after being stranded in a small outback town.

Russel Coight's All Aussie Adventures returns to TEN after 15 years, Glenn Robbins' outback character is back – older, but none the wiser. Repeats of the series have been attracting significant audiences throughout 2016 on ONE.

Common Sense, is from the Gogglebox Australia team, and will feature ‘real Aussies’ giving their opinions on the week’s most talked-about news topics. Ten is describing the show as a current affairs version of Gogglebox. Common Sense will also air on Foxtel

The network has also confirmed drama series Offspring and The Wrong Girl will return despite disappointing ratings this year.

Ten has also confirmed the axing of The Great Australian Spelling Bee and Long Lost Family.

Source: News CorpFairfax

Sisters — Starring Roy Billing and Magda Szubanski
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Wake in Fright,
Common Sense,
Russell Coight’s All Aussie Adventures,



This is Us
24: Legacy
Man with a Plan



The Wrong Girl,
MasterChef Australia,
Australian Survivor,
The Biggest Loser: Transformed,
The Bachelor,
The Bachelorette,
I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!,
Have You Been Paying Attention?,
Shark Tank,
Todd Sampson’s BodyHack,
Big Bash League,
The Project,
Family Feud,
All Star Family Feud,
The Living Room,
Studio 10,


Returning International:

NCIS: Los Angeles,
NCIS: New Orleans,
Modern Family,
Law & Order: SVU,
Madam Secretary,
Life in Pieces,
The Graham Norton Show,
David Attenborough specials



The Simpsons,
No Tomorrow,
The Great Indoors



Building Invincible,
Rocky Mountain Railroad,
Car Crash Globa