Lowdown, Series 2Closed Captioning
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LOWDOWN is a fast-paced, idiosyncratic comedy which goes behind the scenes of a tabloid newspaper. Each week, columnist Alex Burchill does his best to increase the circulation of the ailing Sunday Sun, by getting whatever dirt he can on our local and international celebrities. Politicians, filmmakers, actors, singers, chefs and sporting heroes – all are fair game in this cut-throat world of celebrity news. And the outrageous antics that Alex resorts to are straight out of the tabloid toolkit. Meanwhile, Alex’s relationship with photographer, best friend and flat-mate Bob is put to the test when Bob’s new girlfriend Samantha moves in. And Alex’s on-off relationship with artist Rita becomes strained, when Alex finally meets someone else.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoPretty Pollie||Alex has a chance to impress the new editor of the Sunday Sun, when some erotic photos of the morally conservative Minister for Families and Communications fall into his lap.||27:21||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||Closed CaptioningVideoHack in Business||After missing out on the biggest story of the year, Alex has a chance to redeem himself by entrapping a fornicating film director. But a road rage incident on the way to the interview throws a spanner in the works.||26:45||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoOne Fine Gay||Alex is commandeered into ghost-writing a controversial column for a high profile footballer, who has decided to come out.||26:12||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||Closed CaptioningVideoRex, Lies and Videotape||When Alex is invited on the set of cult comedy classic REX to write a puff piece on its obnoxious, preening star, Alex tries instead to provoke him into having a tantrum to make his article more interesting.||27:05||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoA Bollywood Ending||Alex is charged with locating the spurned lover of Australian Test Cricket Captain Mark Hardy, and convincing her to grant an exclusive interview to the Sunday Sun.||27:39||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||Closed CaptioningVideoBubble Trouble||When one of the journalists invited to spend the night in the share-house of reality show "Life in a Bubble" is found stabbed to death, Alex becomes the prime suspect.||26:57||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Naked Chef||When a celebrity chef insults Alex's new girlfriend on national television, Alex and Bob set up an elaborate News-of-the-World type sting to expose the chef cheating on his wife with a wannabe actress.||26:34||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||Closed CaptioningVideoBen Behaving Badly||When Bob inadvertently snaps a compromising photo of singer/actor Ben Hollander, Alex and Bob decide to capitalize on it, as revenge for Hollander running up a massive tab on Alex's credit card.||27:22||$2.99||View in iTunes|
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It's brilliant and very funny. Love Alex Burchill and all the cast. Shame it's coming to an end. Don't know what I'm going to do without my weekly laugh!