Renewed: House Husbands

By David Knox on June 10, 2013 / Filed Under News, Top Stories 12

2013-06-09_2033House Husbands has been renewed for a third season.

Nine and Playmaker Media have confirmed the return of all cast members of its Logie Award winning drama series, including Gary Sweet, Rhys Muldoon, Firass Dirani and Gyton Grantley.

The renewal for the melodrama continues to end a run of short-lived procedural dramas on Nine including Tricky Business and Cops LAC.

Nine’s Heads of Drama, Jo Rooney and Andy Ryan, said: “We are delighted with how Australian audiences have fallen in love with House Husbands.

“Having been voted Australia’s most popular drama after less than 12 months on air, we are excited to announce a third series and look forward to continuing to add to Nine’s incredible slate of drama.”

Directors of Playmaker Media, David Taylor and David Maher, said: “We are thrilled that House Husbands will be back on the Nine Network in 2014 for a third series.

“It is an enormous credit to our dedicated team of writers, cast and crew. It’s been a terrific year, winning the Logie for Most Popular Drama Series. We have a fantastic loyal audience and look forward to delivering them even more in season three.”

A third season will air in 2014 while Season Two currently screens on Sunday nights.


  1. carolemorrissey June 12, 2013 at 10:51 am -

    Nothing cringeworthy or embarrassing about House Husbands. It has a great cast and some really good story lines. It’s a great Aussie drama.

  2. scruffy June 12, 2013 at 1:11 am -

    House Husbands has to be the most embarissingly cringeworthy show to be renewed on Australian television. When I saw an ad with the four dads pushing prams down the street together, I thought do these people really exist. Banal crap, and if 9 thinks this show appeals to men, they’re dreaming.

  3. carolemorrissey June 11, 2013 at 6:23 pm -

    Don’t know why everybody’s bagging it out, it’s a great show and deserved the Logie award. I for one am glad it has been renewed.

  4. thatsnicmeyers June 10, 2013 at 4:54 pm -

    Its a bit like Neighbours that way. I watch it while on facebook or while cooking. It’s light entertainment. Not exactly smart, thought provoking melodrama (a la A Place to Call Home).

  5. nik c June 10, 2013 at 4:26 pm -

    Well done to the entire team for House Husbands!
    It is good for the Aussie industry! Whether you like the show or not, it is scripted entertainment that emits caters, writers and crew!
    It might not be the most deep and dramatic, but I like it for the light hearted entertainment!

  6. Jake June 10, 2013 at 2:47 pm -

    The only incredible thing here is how Australian television audiences can latch onto such crap……..

  7. mediamgt June 10, 2013 at 12:47 pm -

    Let’s hope they have the intelligence to call the Emergency Dept at the hospital just that. Not “Accident & Emergency” It’s not called that in Australia. That is a British term. Unless, of course, it’s deliberate to try to help sell the series into the UK.

  8. dan June 10, 2013 at 12:28 pm -

    Nines incredible slate of drama are you serious house husbands only won the logie because nine rigged it

  9. on the digital spectrum June 10, 2013 at 12:22 pm -

    Yay for them.

  10. Adam June 10, 2013 at 11:39 am -

    Without jumping on the ‘hate’ band wagon. I do agree that the quality of the episodes has never been overly high, but I do watch it for light entertainment.

  11. deedeedragons June 10, 2013 at 11:13 am -

    “Nine’s incredible slate of drama” Bahahahahaha! Funniest thing i’ve read in a while.

  12. JimboJones June 10, 2013 at 10:28 am -

    How is this possible? The writers have used up every cliche in the Big Book Of Screenwriting Cliches. Oh, hang on, they still haven’t done the episode where a character gets hit by lightning and loses his memory, thereby leading to all sorts of high-jinks and misunderstandings.

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