Heartbreak High on Netflix
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Heartbreak High on Netflix debuts #7 globally

Heartbreak High on Netflix – The return of Netflix’s iconic Aussie TV series Heartbreak High Season 2,produced by Fremantle and NewBe has taken Hartley High to the global charts. Since its release last Thursday, the limited series has gained 2.3M views and is currently #7 in the global Top 10 English TV Show list and #1 in Australia’s Top 10.  

The series, hailed as a “cultural phenomenon” (RUSSH) and “a worldwide sensation” (Pedestrian TV), has hit the Weekly Top 10 in 24 countries including #9 in the UK and #7 in France.

Fans are lavishing the new season with praise on socials, declaring it a “one of a kind series”, and sharing their passion with posts such as “I actually think I have an emotional attachment to this show” and “obsessed with this show even more since season 2”. Heartbreak High Season 2 is the latest Australian series to feature in the Netflix Top 10, with Boy Swallows Universepeaking at #3 on the global Top 10 English TV list. Other Australian productions recently featured in the Top 10 include hits Surviving Summer Seasons 1 & 2, Love is in the Air, Fisk, Run Rabbit Run, Wellmania, True Spirit, and The Stranger.

Heartbreak High on Netflix

Synopsis: All our heroes are back for Term Two at the “lowest ranking school in the district.” But fresh hotties, a new sports teacher and a mystery assailant, throw any hopes for a peaceful term into disarray, while the race for school captain is seeing dirty tactics run rife through Hartley High. Yep… It’s Term 2 bitches, and it’s more chaotic than ever. 

Episodes: 8 x 50 minutes

Created by: Hannah Carroll Chapman

Written by: Hannah Carroll Chapman, Keir Wilkins, Megan Palinkas, Sara Khan, Jean Tong, Marieke Hardy, Thomas Wilson-White

Produced by: Sarah Freeman

Executive Producer: Carly Heaton, Hannah Carroll Chapman

Associate Producer: Anna Curtis

Directors: Gracie Otto (Ep 1-3), Neil Sharma (Ep 4-6), Adam Murget & Jessie Oldfield (Ep 7-8) 

Production Company: Fremantle, NewBe

Locations: Maroubra (Gadigal and Bidjigal) and various locations around Sydney, NSW (Dharug, Dharawal, Ku-ring-gai, and Birrabirragal and Gundungurra lands)

Cast: Ayesha Madon, James Majoos, Chloe Hayden, Asher Yasbineck, Thomas Weatherall, Will McDonald, Sam Rechner, Josh Heuston, Gemma Chua-Tran, Bryn Chapman Parish, Sherry-Lee Watson, Brodie Townsend, Rachel House, Angus Sampson, Chicka Ikogwe, Kartanya Maynard 

  • International Emmy Award Winner for Best Kids: Live-Action 
  • Won 1 Logie Award, nominated for 15
  • Won 6 AACTA awards, nominated for 3
  • Nominated for a GLAAD Media Award
  • Won Screen Producers Australia Drama Series Production of the Year Award
  • Won Casting Guild of Australia Award for Best Casting
  • Spent five weeks in Australia’s top 10 TV shows on Netflix and three weeks in the global top 10 TV shows on Netflix (hitting #6, #5, #8 and amassing over 42.6M hours viewed in the three weeks ) 
  • Reached top 10 shows in over 43 countries around the world on Netflix including UK, Europe, Africa and Asia 

Heartbreak High on Netflix – 11 April, 2024 

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Heartbreak High on Netflix

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