Nine Web Inks ‘Rats’ Series

Australia’s Nine Network has commissioned a 26 part, hourlong action drama series based on the Sydney water police, titled “Water Rats.”

Produced by Hal McElroy/Southern Star, the series is due to go into production before the end of the year.

McElroy, who developed the popular rural cop series “Blue Heelers” for the Seven Network, said “Water Rats” will be a young-skewing drama aimed at the international market. Southern Star will begin preselling the series at the Mip TV market in April.

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