Stephen Oliver is the Commissioning Editor with the ABC and is the executive producer of the new ABC series, Better Date than Never.
Stephen oversees many of the national broadcaster’s biggest hits, including Better Date Than Never, Love on the Spectrum, Southern Ocean Live, Big Deal, Fight for Planet A, War on Waste, Big Weather, Family Court Murders and People’s Republic of Mallacoota.
During this podcast, Stephen chats about:
- His role as Commissioning Editor with the ABC
- His passions as a film maker
- If Better Date Than Never (BDTN) was born off the back of the success of Love on the Spectrum
- Some of the challenges of the participants in BDTN
- The participants dates
- Each of the participants in the show
- The heartwarming and heartbreak of the show
- Potential of a second season
- Nature documentaries upcoming on the ABC in 2023 (Dolphins, Ningaloo Reef)
- War on Waste season 3
- Australia’s Wild Odyssey
- The Black Hand
Better Date Than Never airs at 8pm Tuesday nights on ABC and iview. All episodes from the season are available on iview.
Special thanks to Amy Reiha for organising this podcast
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