Rosehaven

Rosehaven is an Australian television comedy series which first began airing from 12 October 2016 on ABC.[1] The second season began airing on 25 October 2017.[2][3] The third season began on 30 January 2019.[4]

Plot

Daniel (Luke McGregor) returns to his hometown in Tasmania, fictional "Rosehaven", to help his mother, Barbara (Kris McQuade) run the family real-estate business. His friend Emma (Celia Pacquola) turns up after her honeymoon doesn't work out.[5] The series draws its inspiration from McGregor's parents, who have worked in real estate in Tasmania since 1986.[6]

Cast

Episodes

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 8 12 October 2016 (2016-10-12) 30 November 2016 (2016-11-30)
2 8 25 October 2017 (2017-10-25) 13 December 2017 (2017-12-13)
3 8 30 January 2019 (2019-01-30) 13 March 2019 (2019-03-13)

Season 1 (2016)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateAustralian viewers
11"Episode 1"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola12 October 2016 (2016-10-12)603,000[7]
Daniel returns to his rural Tasmanian hometown to help his mother, Barbara, with her real-estate business. To his surprise, his best friend Emma turns up on his doorstep on the run from her marriage.
22"Episode 2"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola19 October 2016 (2016-10-19)508,000[8]
It's Daniel and Emma's first day in charge of the office and already they are facing unique difficulties of running a real-estate agency in a small town.
33"Episode 3"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola26 October 2016 (2016-10-26)457,000[9]
Emma makes life difficult for Daniel by accidentally uploading some heavily photo-shopped pictures of a property right before it's to be viewed by potential buyers.
44"Episode 4"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola2 November 2016 (2016-11-02)456,000[10]
Daniel's childhood cubby house has been overrun by his old school bully Bruce. Emma convinces Daniel to confront Bruce and get his cubby house back.
55"Episode 5"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola9 November 2016 (2016-11-09)450,000[12]
Barbara has returned from hospital and for the first time she and Daniel are working together. Daniel is determined to impress Barbara by expanding McCallum Real Estate's profile within the town by offering free door-to-door appraisals.[11]
66"Episode 6"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola16 November 2016 (2016-11-16)517,000[13]
Emma is on thin ice with Barbara after allowing a bunch of random strangers to trash her house. Emma is determined to make amends by following Daniel's advice to be more professional.
77"Episode 7"Luke McGregor and Celia Pacquola23 November 2016 (2016-11-23)504,000[14]
Daniel has been opening some of Barbara's mail and discovers that McCallum Real Estate is in real financial trouble. He tells Emma he has an idea on how to make some cuts.
88"Episode 8"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola30 November 2016 (2016-11-30)454,000
As Daniel prepares to leave Rosehaven for good, an important property is trashed by tenants that he approved.

Season 2 (2017)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateAustralian viewers
91"Episode 1"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor & Celia Pacquola25 October 2017 (2017-10-25)639,000[15]
Daniel returns to Rosehaven, to find he must yet again prove himself at McCallum Real Estate where best friend Emma has been promoted.
102"Episode 2"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor & Celia Pacquola1 November 2017 (2017-11-01)592,000[16]
Barbara won't make a speech at the local primary school (or do tuckshop duty), and a reluctant Daniel steps in. But his resolve is put to the test when he and Emma are accused of stealing.
113"Episode 3"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor & Celia Pacquola8 November 2017 (2017-11-08)598,000[17]
Emma is planning a birthday party for Daniel, while Daniel is determined to list a house for sale.
124"Episode 4"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor & Celia Pacquola15 November 2017 (2017-11-15)444,000[18]
When a blackout plunges Rosehaven into darkness, evening plans are thrown into turmoil.
135"Episode 5"Luke McGregor & Celia Pacquola22 November 2017 (2017-11-22)548,000[19]
It's sales vs rentals as Daniel and Emma take sides in a neighbourly dispute. Daniel is desperate to hold on to the listing, so he agrees to help Steve, with an unusual complaint about an adornment on his neighbour's house.
146"Episode 6"Luke McGregor & Celia Pacquola29 November 2017 (2017-11-29)553,000[20]
Rosehaven is under siege by a nocturnal graffiti artist. Emma is keen to investigate.
157"Episode 7"Luke McGregor & Celia Pacquola6 December 2017 (2017-12-06)451,000[21]
It's the annual Rosehaven Hops Festival and Emma is determined to prove to one and all that she belongs in Rosehaven.
168"Episode 8"Luke McGregor & Celia Pacquola13 December 2017 (2017-12-13)414,000[22]
Emma and Daniel are united. With his first auction looming, Emma is helping Daniel practice his auctioning skills.

Season 3 (2019)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateAustralian viewers
171"Episode 1"Shaun WilsonLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola30 January 2019 (2019-01-30)456,000[24]
When the professionalism of McCallum Real Estate is brought into question, Daniel tries to fix their reputation while Emma befriends a pig.[23]
182"Episode 2"Shaun WilsonLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola30 January 2019 (2019-01-30)456,000[24]
Emma and Daniel try to prevent a tenant from moving house, after he finds out that the previous owner died in the house and the neighbours are eager to pay their respects. Emma and Daniel come up with a unique fix.
193"Episode 3"Shaun WilsonLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola6 February 2019 (2019-02-06)447,000[25]
Can people change, or do they just stay the same? Barbara's sold her house and a visit from her sister, Jenny, leads to some uncharted territory for the McCallums.
204"Episode 4"Shaun WilsonLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola13 February 2019 (2019-02-13)429,000[26]
Daniel and Emma are on a drive out of town looking to secure a listing but the day takes a turn as they find themselves getting lost.
215"Episode 5"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola20 February 2019 (2019-02-20)408,000[27]
Emma is at home, sick, and feeling very sorry for herself. Grace and Daniel go to check on her, but Daniel keeps his distance - after all, he doesn't want to get sick.
226"Episode 6"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola27 February 2019 (2019-02-27)482,000[28]
It's Valentine's Day and Emma is out at Farmer Dan's house. It's an early start and they're off to fix a fence. She's clearly out of place - farm life doesn't come naturally to her, nor is being up this early.
237"Episode 7"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola6 March 2019 (2019-03-06)470,000[29]
Daniel and Grace get a new housemate and Emma lands McCallum Real Estate in hot water with a new block of land she is trying to sell.
248"Episode 8"Jonathan BroughLuke McGregor and Celia Pacquola13 March 2019 (2019-03-13)454,000[30]
Rosehaven are boycotting McCallum Real Estate so Emma and Daniel go into overdrive to try and put things right.

Viewership

Season 1 (2016)

No. Title Air date Overnight ratings Consolidated ratings Total
viewers
Ref(s)
Viewers Rank Viewers Rank
1 Episode 1 12 October 2016 603,000 13 204,000 9 807,000 [7][31]
2 Episode 2 19 October 2016 508,000 18 239,000 10 747,000 [8]
3 Episode 3 26 October 2016 457,000 N/A 210,000 13 667,000 [9][32]
4 Episode 4 2 November 2016 456,000 19 206,000 13 662,000 [10][33]
5 Episode 5 9 November 2016 450,000 N/A 165,000 15 615,000 [12][34]
6 Episode 6 16 November 2016 517,000 16 144,000 11 661,000 [13][35]
7 Episode 7 23 November 2016 504,000 16 132,000 10 636,000 [14][36]
8 Episode 8 30 November 2016 454,000 N/A 135,000 14 589,000 [37]

Season 2 (2017)

No. Title Air date Overnight ratings Consolidated ratings Total
viewers
Ref(s)
Viewers Rank Viewers Rank
1 Episode 1 25 October 2017 639,000 11 143,000 7 782,000 [15][38]
2 Episode 2 1 November 2017 592,000 11 147,000 6 739,000 [16][39]
3 Episode 3 8 November 2017 598,000 10 119,000 10 717,000 [17][40]
4 Episode 4 15 November 2017 444,000 16 160,000 13 604,000 [18][41]
5 Episode 5 22 November 2017 548,000 11 104,000 9 652,000 [19][42]
6 Episode 6 29 November 2017 553,000 12 112,000 9 665,000 [20][43]
7 Episode 7 6 December 2017 451,000 10 128,000 10 579,000 [21][44]
8 Episode 8 13 December 2017 414,000 13 122,000 9 536,000 [22][45]

Season 3 (2019)

No. Title Air date Overnight ratings Consolidated ratings Total
viewers
Ref(s)
Viewers Rank Viewers Rank
1 Episode 1 30 January 2019 548,000 14 96,000 13 555,000 [24][46]
2 Episode 2 30 January 2019 458,000 14 96,000 13 555,000 [24][46]
3 Episode 3 6 February 2019 452,000 17 69,000 14 521,000 [25][47]
4 Episode 4 13 February 2019 430,000 15 72,000 13 502,000 [26][48]
5 Episode 5 20 February 2019 413,000 16 81,000 14 494,000 [27][49]
6 Episode 6 27 February 2019 474,000 13 81,000 13 555,000 [28][50]
7 Episode 7 6 March 2019 477,000 13 63,000 13 539,000 [29][51]
8 Episode 8 13 March 2019 428,000 15 60,000 14 488,000 [30][52]

Broadcast

Internationally, the series was acquired by SundanceTV in the United States.[53]

Home video releases

The first season was released on DVD on 7 December 2016.[54] The second season was released on DVD on 13 December 2017.[55] The third season was released on DVD on 20 March 2019.[56]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Recipients and nominees Result Refs.
2017 Logie Awards of 2017 Most Outstanding Comedy Program
Rosehaven
Nominated [57]
2018 Logie Awards of 2018 Most Popular Actor
Luke McGregor
Nominated [58]
Most Popular Actress
Celia Pacquola
Nominated

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