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September 2nd 2015
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Ready for This: New Teen Drama Series Begins

One boarding house. Five high-achieving teenagers. Endless possibilities.

After spending the good part of 2015 in production, the ABC’s much anticipated teenage drama series, Ready for This is coming to Australian screens.

Ready for This will premiere on Monday 5 October at 6.20PM on ABC3 with a special, double-length episode titled, “Brand New Me”. After October 5, Ready for This will screen as half-hour episodes every Monday at 6.20pm, leading up to the final episode on 28th December.   

Fans of the show can watch an encore screening every Friday at 8.30PM on ABC3, starting October 9. Episodes will also be available for 30 days online on the ABC’s iView service.

Ready for This follows the stories of five indigenous teenagers leading very different lives. Ava is an incredible singer with a shy disposition. Lily is at Arcadia House under sufferance, whilst Zoe dreams of running in the Olympics. Levi’s focus is on achieving his football dreams, while Dylan longs to escape from the watchful eye of his parents. And then there is Reece, a budding artist and friend to Lily who lacks stability at home and ends up becoming the final member of the household.

Despite their differences, and with each wanting to excel in their own field, they come to Arcadia House as strangers, but little do they realise that they, along with Mick and Vee who oversee the house, have found a family and with the help, support and friendship of these new friends they can achieve, challenge and conquer more than they could ever have imagined.

Ready for This is co-production between Werner Film Productions and Blackfella Films. The series is financed by Screen Australia, Screen NSW, the ABC, and the ACTF.

For more information about the show, you can head to the ABC’s Media Room and the ABC3 website:

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