800 words is a joint effort between Channel 7 and South Pacific Pictures. The show is largely shot in New Zealand, but MCTV talent were on hand for some scenes being shot in Sydney. Season 2 hasn’t finished production yet, so who knows we might get another call for talent. Fingers Crossed!
Without warning, George Turner quits his job as a popular 800 word columnist for a top selling Sydney newspaper. Over the internet he buys a house on an impulse in a remote New Zealand seaside town.