ABC TV announces follow-up series to A Moody Christmas

19 April, 2013 by Emily Blatchford

The Moody family will be returning to Australian television screens in a follow-up series to the popular comedy A Moody Christmas.

ABC TV yesterday confirmed the second series has been given the green light, with scripting currently underway and production slated for later this year in Sydney.


The new series will go under a different name but will still focus on the Moody clan and will be based around significant moments in the family’s year.

Produced by Jungleboys in association with ABC TC, the 8X30 minute series will reunite some of the original creative team, including Trent O’Donnell, Phil Lloyd and Executive Producer, Jason Burrows.

ABC TV Head of Fiction Carole Sklan said: “After spending Christmas with the Moodys we are now delighted to bring audiences a year in the much loved family’s life – eight important occasions brimming with the keenly observed humour, recognisable incidents and heightened flourishes we’ve come to expect from Trent, Phil and the Jungleboys team.”

Burrows said, “The feedback we've had on Moody has been amazing, and everyone is really excited about the second series. Moving outside of the Christmas theme will give Trent and Phil a lot more scope to explore the dysfunctionality of the family, but again it will have a lot of heart.”