Why is Neighbours being Cancelled? On March 3, Fremantle Media announced Neighbours — Australia’s longest-running drama series with a whopping 9,000 episodes since first airing in 1985 — would cease production in June 2022, citing funding problems following Channel 5’s departure as its UK broadcaster (Channel 10 airs it in Australia).
Is Neighbours finishing in 2022? The Ramsay Street-based show has seen its fair share of drama – deaths, weddings, births, murders and the rest – yet in March 2022 show bosses announced that the drama was coming to an end. So why is Neighbours being axed and when is the final episode airing on British TV?
Is Neighbours finishing in Australia? The final episodes of TV soap opera Neighbours have been aired in Australia. Hundreds of fans gathered to watch on a big screen in Melbourne – the city where the show is set and produced. In the UK, where Neighbours found most success, the finale will be broadcast on Friday evening on Channel 5.
How many seasons are there of Neighbours? How many episodes of Neighbours are there? The first episode of Neighbours aired on 18 March 1985, and introduced us to the residents of Ramsay Street. Since then, the show has broadcast almost 9,000 episodes over 38 seasons.