April 10, 2014 – The Doctor Blake Mysteries (Season One) has this week received a prestigious Silver World Medal for Best Drama at the New York Festivals World’s Best TV & Film 2014 awards. The New York International festival honours the world’s most outstanding in the television and film industries with 50 countries competing for the coveted awards.
The international win is yet another reason for celebration for the show and its producers, December Media, with this week’s announcement of the commencement of scripting for a third season of The Doctor Blake Mysteries. This comes on top of the recent announcement the star of the show, multi‐award winning Craig McLachlan, has been nominated for Most Outstanding Actor in this year’s TV WEEK Logies awards.
Producer George Adams said, “This show just keeps giving. We are stunned by the reaction from local audiences but now this level of international recognition has blown us away. I am so delighted for our entire cast and crew who have worked so hard to create a world‐class drama. It appears we might just have done it.”
Writers will now map out the twists and turns of the new season with promises of even bigger mysteries to uncover, more Blake secrets to unravel and a few surprises along the way. Season Three is expected to film later this year, returning to the iconic town of Ballarat.
The Doctor Blake Mysteries is an Australian drama success story. Its final episode of the season screens this Friday (April 11 at 8.30pm on ABC1). The series enjoys recognition on the world stage selling to international markets including the United Kingdom, Europe and New Zealand.