NEIGHBOURS: FIRST LOOK AND LAUNCH DATE CONFIRMED FOR AMAZON REBOOT
It’s time to return to Ramsay Street! The new chapter of the hit Australian daily drama Neighbours will premiere exclusively on Monday 18th September on Amazon Freevee. Amazon have also released a first look trailer and the key art for the series.
As previously announced, Stefan Dennis (Paul Robinson), Alan Fletcher (Karl Kennedy), Jackie Woodburne (Susan Kennedy) and Ryan Moloney (Toadie Rebecchi) will return. Amazon have announced that Ian Smith (Harold Bishop), Melissa Bell (Lucy Robinson) and April Rose Pengilly (Chloe Brennan) will have guest roles.
Elsewhere, Neighbours have introduced a brand new family, the Varga-Murphys. The Varga-Murphy family comprises mums, Remi and Cara, and two teenage sons, JJ and Dex. Marley Williams (Dex), Sara West (Cara),Riley Bryant (JJ), Naomi Rukavina (Remi).
Jason Herbison, Neighbours’ Executive Producer, said: “All the cast and crew are incredibly excited that Ramsay Street will officially welcome viewers again to the neighbourhood on 18 September in the UK and Australia, and also be introduced to brand new audiences in the US and Canada when the new chapter of Neighbours is unveiled.”
Lauren Anderson, head of AVoD original content and programming, Amazon Studios said: "Neighbours has captivated its audience for nearly 40 years, building a dedicated and loyal following for the lives and stories of the characters on Ramsay Street. With the power of streaming, we’re able to offer a catalogue of thousands of Neighbours episodes for new audiences to discover this legendary series and current fans to relive their favorite moments."
Jennifer Mullin, global CEO, Fremantle, added: "Neighbours is a unique series with a powerful connection with its fans across the world. We cherish the show and all those who have been part of its incredible story over many decades, so we are thrilled that we have found a new home with Amazon Freevee...
The new series will premiere exclusively for free on Amazon Freevee in the UK and US in September.