Nine announces final season of McLeod's Daughters
Tuesday 20 November 2007: Channel Nine announced today that Series 8 of the Australian
rural drama McLeod’s Daughters, currently in production, will be its final.
Creator and Executive Producer of McLeod’s Daughters, Posie Graeme-Evans said, “I have
always maintained that the series should finish on a high, and while it was still loved by the
audience. Based on this belief, in conjunction with Channel Nine, we have come to the
decision, that Series 8 will be the last.”
Nine CEO David Gyngell said today, “Channel Nine is extremely proud of McLeod’s Daughters and the incredible success it has enjoyed since premiering in 2001. It has become
an iconic Australian drama and has featured the best of local talent, both in front of, and behind
A phenomenally successful series, both locally and internationally, McLeod’s has been a top
performer for Nine each season and has been sold to an incredible 200 countries around the
world. The series has also received 8 Logies Awards, including two for Most Popular Drama
Series in 2004/05.
McLeod’s Daughters is shot entirely on location in South Australia, centres on the vast cattle
property of Drovers Run and the lives and loves of the women who work it. The eighth and final
series starring Simmone Jade Mackinnon, Aaron Jeffery, Abi Tucker, Michala Banas, Matt
Passmore, Doris Younane, Gillian Alexy, Luke Jacobz and Dustin Clare, will premiere in early
2008 on Channel Nine.