Nine announces Human Error for 2023

Inspired by actual events, 9Network’s new drama series, Human Error, follows Detective Holly O’Rourke and her homicide team as a seemingly open-and-shut murder investigation threatens to destroy her career, her family, and her faith in justice. Human Error will be made with major production investment from Screen Australia.
As she scrambles to redeem her personal and professional reputation, Holly and her team uncover a criminal conspiracy that will change their lives forever.

Screen Australia’s Head of Content Grainne Brunsdon said, “We’re thrilled to support this gripping modern drama from accomplished screenwriters Samantha Winston, Greg Haddrick and Gregor Jordan who have created Australia’s next iconic screen character in the tenacious Detective Holly O’Rourke. From award-winning producers Dan and John Edwards and inspired by real events, Human Error is set to hook viewers on Channel 9 and 9Now next year.”

Roadshow Rough Diamond’s, John and Dan Edwards said: “Cracking the nut on a smart detective drama show has long been an ambition for us, and Nine and ITV Studios are the perfect partners.”

9Network’s Head of Drama Andy Ryan said, “Human Error will be the must-watch crime drama for 2023. 9Network has always been the home of Australian crime drama, and we are thrilled to partner with the outstanding team at Roadshow Rough Diamond to bring Human Error to the screen.”

From the creative talents behind Underbelly, Bump, Offspring and Love My WayHuman Error is produced by John Edwards, Dan Edwards, Greg Haddrick and Samantha Winston, with The Age’s legendary crime reporter and podcaster John Sylvester (Underbelly) as story consultant. Cast to be announced soon. 

Human Error is a Roadshow Rough Diamond production for the 9Network with major production investment from Screen Australia in association with Nine. Financed with support from VicScreen. International distribution will be handled by ITV Studios.


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