800 Words is a comedy drama series produced by South Pacific Pictures and Seven Productions. The series premiered in Australia in September 2015 and quickly became the #1 drama on Australian television as well as topping the Tuesday night primetime ratings. Now in its third season, 800 Words is still going strong.
Starring Erik Thomson as a widower who relocates to the fictional town of Weld, New Zealand, along with his kids (Melina Vidlerand Benson Jack Anthony), the series follows the affable Turner family as they embark on their own romantic relationships and set about finding their futures.
This is a Seven and South Pacific Pictures production created by James Griffin (Outrageous Fortune, The Almighty Johnsons) and Maxine Fleming (Being Eve, Outrageous Fortune).