Soul Mates, ABC2, Australia
Pitch: Sitcom starring YouTube comedy duo The Bondi Hipsters as two friends stuck on the same cycle of death and rebirth, constantly being reincarnated, and finding each other in each lifetime. They’re featured in four different lifetimes: Cavemen 50,000 years ago, Kiwi Assassins in 1981, Bondi Hipsters in the present day and in 2093, agents toiling in the offices of Travel Time.
Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the sitcom was the most commented premiere of the week in social media in Australia. Over the first season, the sitcom has nearly doubled its Facebook Likes. The official YouTube channel of the TV show reached more than 740,000 views since August 2014.
Premiere: Thursday 23 October 2014
Distributor: ABC Commercial
6 weekly 30-minute episodes