The Slap Makes Its U.S. Premiere

February 13, 2012

The popular Australian drama series The Slap will make its U.S. premiere this Wednesday, February 15, at 10pm ET/PT, exclusively on DIRECTV’s AUDIENCE Network™. Based on Christos Tsiokas best-selling novel, this drama series traces the shattering repercussions of a single event, a man slapping another person’s child, on a group of family and friends. The Australian press has hailed the show as one of the bravest, most compelling, and finest dramas of 2011.

The cast features a host of acclaimed actors and actresses, including Golden Globe Award-nominee Melissa George, Academy Award-nominee Sophie Okonedo, Tony Award-nominee Essie Davis, Jonathan LaPaglia, Alex Dimitriades, and Sophie Lowe.

It’s a big week of premieres on the AUDIENCE Network™. Today, February 13, at 5pm ET and 9pm ET, catch the premiere of the highly anticipated documentary Martin Luther King: More Than A Dream.  And on Sunday, February 19, at 9pm ET/PT, The Shadow Line, a conspiracy thriller, makes its exclusive U.S. debut.

The AUDIENCE Network™ (Ch. 239) is home to some of the smartest, most daring entertainment on TV. And it’s available only on DIRECTV. Tune in today.