15 September 2010 archive

Sep 15 2010

Ten goes back behind bars

Prisoner was a surprise ratings hit when it debuted on the otherwise-ailing 0-10 Network in February 1979.  The never-before-seen tale of life inside a women’s prison was groundbreaking drama and also presented a milestone in featuring a predominantly female cast (including Peta Toppano, pictured). The series ran for eight years and 692 episodes, winning a …

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