If you live outside Australia you should seriously consider downloading for free the current ABC series The Slap based on Melbourne’s Christos Tsiolkas’s 2008 novel of the same name. It is easily the best drama series ABC has produced for at least five years and is even pulling in a million viewers per episode.
The ABC homepage of the show can fill you in with the detail and where you can watch previous episodes of the program. A different character presents their story each week:
HBO look out!
Better still, buy Tsiolkas’s outrageously brilliant novel The Slap here for a measly 40 cents: