Flatmates (New Zealand TV series)

Flatmates is a New Zealand reality show.[1][2] It followed the lives of several house friends while they were living under the same roof. The show was broadcast on the now-defunct channel TV4 in 1997 and ran for two seasons with the follow up, More Flatmates.[3][4] The show was produced by Top Shelf Productions and funded by NZ On Air.[5][6][7][8] The show was a finalist for the New Zealand television awards in 1998.[2][9][10][11]

Country of originNew Zealand
No. of episodes5
Executive producerGeoff Steven
ProducersVincent Burke
Louise Fisher
Production companyTop Shelf Productions
Original networkTV4
Original release1997 (1997)


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  3. ^ "FLATMATES: EPISODE 01". ngataonga.org.nz. Retrieved 2021-07-29.
  4. ^ "MORE FLATMATES: EPISODE 01". ngataonga.org.nz. Retrieved 2021-07-29.
  5. ^ "NZ On Air". www.nzonair.govt.nz. Retrieved 2021-07-29.
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