Wentworth Brief Data

Show Language: English

Show Type: Scripted

Premiere date: May 1, 2013

Show network: Showcase

Show country: Australia

Official website: Link

Show runtime: 60 min

Show schedule: Tuesday, 20:30

Show IMDB Link: IMDb Link

Show status: renewed

Show genres:

Drama Crime
YEAR: 2013
70 EPISODES

Showcase Renewed Wentworth For Season 7

Current Show Status: Running

Next Season Status: renewed

Wentworth Overview & Latest News

Wentworth is an Australian 60 minute scripted crime television series, which kicked off on May 1, 2013, on Showcase and is broadcast every Tuesday at 20:30. The show is currently in its 6th season.

Showcase has officially confirmed the renewal of Wentworth for Season 7. The exact release date is yet to be announced so far. Sign up to track it down.

Fans of the iconic Prisoner Cell Block H series, which pushed boundaries over three decades ago and still boasts a loyal following worldwide today, will remember Bea Smith as gutsy and fearless, ruling Wentworth Correctional Centre with an iron fist. But who was Bea Smith before prison? How did a wife and mother from the suburbs become a top dog without rival? Wentworth Prison is a dynamic, often confronting, drama series that begins with Bea's early days in prison. Set in the present day, it is a modern adaptation of Prisoner Cell Block H that contemporises legendary characters and their stories for today's audience.

This series takes the viewer inside to an uncompromising environment that explores the politics of women in a world without men, and how such a threatening experience both challenges and often changes those confined and working behind the razor wire. The audience will be introduced to Bea all over again and meet her allies and enemies in the form of iconic inmates: Doreen Anderson, Liz Birdsworth and Franky Doyle, and there are new faces such as Jacs Holt, the ruthless matriarch of a crime family who now reigns over Wentworth. Favourite offices will also return. Meg Jackson carries a shameful secret; Vera Bennett, the well-meaning officer who discovers everyone has a price; Erica Davidson, the crusading Lawyer and Matthew Fletcher who believes in retribution rather than rehabilitation. And a new face, Meg's husband Will Jackson, whose past still haunts him.

Each episode explores an individual character's back story, providing an insight to what makes them tick and the circumstances that led them to Wentworth. In doing so we discover that the difference between an inmate and an officer is sometimes simply geography, because they're all prisoners in surprisingly different ways. Like the original Prisoner Cell Block H, Wentworth Prison is, at its heart, a series about survival, a character drama featuring women living in a pressure cooker environment. Despite the rivalries and power struggles, this family of misfits and rebels are forced to forge unlikely friendships and allegiances if they want to survive their time inside.

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Wentworth: List of Episodes With Release Dates

Season 6

#TitleRelease Date
06x12ShowdownSeptember 4, 2018
06x11Indelible InkAugust 28, 2018
06x10FracturedAugust 21, 2018
06x09Shallow GraveAugust 14, 2018
06x08Lovers and FightersAugust 7, 2018
06x07The EdgeJuly 31, 2018
06x06Angel of WentworthJuly 24, 2018
06x05Bitter PillJuly 17, 2018
06x04Winter is HereJuly 10, 2018
06x03Bleed OutJuly 3, 2018
06x02The BoxerJune 26, 2018
06x01Clean SlateJune 19, 2018

Season 5

#TitleRelease Date
05x12Hell BentJune 20, 2017
05x11Coup De GraceJune 13, 2017
05x10Mere AnarchyJune 6, 2017
05x09SnakeheadMay 30, 2017
05x08Think Inside the BoxMay 23, 2017
05x07The PactMay 16, 2017
05x06Happy Birthday, VeraMay 9, 2017
05x05Belly of the BeastMay 2, 2017
05x04Loose EndsApril 25, 2017
05x03Nothing But the TruthApril 18, 2017
05x02The Bitch is BackApril 11, 2017
05x01ScarsApril 4, 2017

Season 4

#TitleRelease Date
04x12Seeing RedJuly 26, 2016
04x11Eleventh HourJuly 19, 2016
04x10SmittenJuly 12, 2016
04x09AfterlifeJuly 5, 2016
04x08Plan BeaJune 28, 2016
04x07Panic ButtonJune 21, 2016
04x06Divide and ConquerJune 14, 2016
04x05Love and HateJune 7, 2016
04x04Screw LoverMay 31, 2016
04x03PrisonerMay 24, 2016
04x02Poking SpidersMay 17, 2016
04x01First BloodMay 10, 2016

Season 3

#TitleRelease Date
03x12Blood and FireJune 23, 2015
03x11The Living and the DeadJune 16, 2015
03x10A Higher CourtJune 9, 2015
03x09Freak ShowJune 2, 2015
03x08GoldfishMay 26, 2015
03x07The Long GameMay 19, 2015
03x06EvidenceMay 12, 2015
03x05MercyMay 5, 2015
03x04Righteous ActsApril 28, 2015
03x03Knives OutApril 21, 2015
03x02Failing UpwardsApril 14, 2015
03x01The Governor's PleasureApril 7, 2015

Season 2

#TitleRelease Date
02x12Fear HerAugust 5, 2014
02x11Into the NightJuly 29, 2014
02x10Jail BirdsJuly 22, 2014
02x09The FixerJuly 15, 2014
02x08Sins of the MotherJuly 8, 2014
02x07MetamorphosisJuly 1, 2014
02x06The Pink DragonJune 24, 2014
02x05Twist the KnifeJune 17, 2014
02x04The Danger WithinJune 10, 2014
02x03Boys in the YardJune 3, 2014
02x02Whatever It TakesMay 27, 2014
02x01Born AgainMay 20, 2014

Season 1

#TitleRelease Date
01x10CheckmateJuly 3, 2013
01x09To the MoonJune 26, 2013
01x08Mind GamesJune 19, 2013
01x07Something DiesJune 12, 2013
01x06CaptiveJune 5, 2013
01x05The Velvet CurtainMay 29, 2013
01x04The Things We DoMay 22, 2013
01x03The Girl Who WaitedMay 15, 2013
01x02Fly Me AwayMay 8, 2013
01x01No Place Like HomeMay 1, 2013