Paramount+ has announced that hit Australian comedy series Colin From Accounts will debut in the U.S. on Thursday, November 9, exclusively on the service.
The first two episodes of the series’ eight episode long first season will be available to stream at launch, with two new episodes dropping weekly on Thursdays through November 30. Colin From Accounts debuted last year in Australia to critical and viewer acclaim.
“Colin from Accounts has already stolen the hearts of international audiences with its irresistible blend of lovable characters, endearing storylines and the perfect balance of modern-day romance and comedy,” said Jeff Grossman, Executive Vice President, Content & Business Operations, Paramount Streaming.
“We are beyond thrilled to call Paramount+ the streaming home of the series here in the U.S. as it joins our growing slate of originals.”
The series is about flawed, funny people choosing each other and being brave enough to show their true selves, scars and all, as they navigate life together.
In addition to Dyer and Brammall, the series stars Emma Harvie as Megan, Helen Thomson as Lynelle, Genevieve Hegney as Chiara, Michael Logo as Brett and Tai Hara as James.
Colin From Accounts is commissioned by the Foxtel Group and produced by Easy Tiger Productions and CBS Studios.
Patrick Brammall, Harriet Dyer, Alison Hurbert-Burns, Brian Walsh, Trent O’Donnell, Rob Gibson and Ian Collie serve as season one executive producers
The series has major production funding from Screen Australia with support from Screen NSW. Colin From Accounts is distributed outside of Australia and New Zealand by Paramount Global Content Distribution.
Season one is currently available internationally on Binge and Foxtel in Australia, BBC2 and BBC iPlayer in the UK, CityTV/CityTV+ in Canada, Cosmote in Greece, YES in Israel, SVT in Sweden, NRK in Norway, DRTV/DR1 in Denmark, YLE Areena/YLE TV2 in Finland, MNET 101 in Pan Africa, Universal+ in Latin America and RTE 2 in Ireland.
The series recently received three prestigious TV Week Logie Awards in Australia in the top comedy categories for Most Outstanding Comedy Program (the first streaming series to win this honor), Most Outstanding Actress (Harriet Dyer) and Most Outstanding Actor (Patrick Brammall).