The Alliance TV Episodes

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The Alliance on Sky News

Following the successful partnership of Season One, AmCham and Sky News Australia are again partnering for Season Two of the docuseries The Alliance, this year hosted by The Australian’s Political Correspondent Adam Creighton.

With some of the world’s most significant business leaders appearing in The Alliance in 2020, Season Two provides an opportunity to showcase your business to the pollical elite and c-suite viewers of Sky News Australia.

In the 2021 series, Sky News Australia and AmCham will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the ANZUS Treaty and the historical journey that has brought our nations closer together. The episode format will examine the most significant periods of history and look to the future of the US-Australian Alliance and the businesses and industries which will shape success.

Watch the 2020 highlights here

Be a Part of Season Two

To find out more and to be part of The Alliance Season Two, please contact Commercial Director Cathryn Adams ([email protected]) or Executive Producer Matthew Etheridge ([email protected]).

THE ALLIANCE Presented by Adam Creighton

Prior to taking on his role as U.S. Correspondent for The Australian, Adam was the newspaper’s Economics Editor and co-host of Business Weekend on Sky News Australia.

Adam was the Journalist in Residence at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business in 2019, has written for The Economist and The Wall Street Journal from London and Washington DC, and authored book chapters on superannuation for Oxford University Press. In 2021 Adam will host Season Two of The Alliance, providing an invaluable perspective from his new home in the Washington, US.


2021 Episodes

Season 2 - Episode 3
First aired 30/08/2021

From Vietnam to Five Eyes, in Episode 3 the team explore how military, security and economic ties grew closer in the late 20th Century.


Season 2 - Episode 2
First aired 26/07/2021

From the arms race to the space race, Kieran Gilbert and the team look at how the Cold War period shaped the official alliance between Australia and the United States.

Season 2 - Episode 1
First aired 03/07/2021

Kieran Gilbert, Annelise Nielsen & Adam Creighton look back at how a shared sacrifice in both WW1 & WW2 established a close bond between Australia and the United States.

2020 Episodes

Season 1 - Episode 6
First aired 07/09/2020

From movie making on the Gold Coast to an all-American AFL side in Iowa, in part six Ticky gets to the heart of what makes the U.S. and Australia such strong partners – a shared culture and values.

Season 1 - Episode 5
First aired 03/08/2020

In part five Ticky explores the industry that powers our Pacific partnership and looks at how business investment, manufacturing and energy policy could underpin the economic recovery post-pandemic.

Season 1 - Episode 4
First aired 26/03/2020

From space exploration to 5th generation connectivity and the giant leaps for all mankind, in Episode 4 Ticky explores the tech & education powering the alliance to new frontiers.

Season 1 - Episode 3
First aired 29/05/2020

As tensions heighten amid the global pandemic, Ticky explores how the military partnership with our great ally underpins national security.

Season 1 - Episode 2
First aired 24/04/2020

In Episode 2 Ticky looks at the trade and investment that underpins the alliance and asks how the bond with our largest economic partner will help us emerge from the Covid-19 crisis.

Season 1 - Episode 1
First aired 26/03/2020

Australia’s alliance with the United States is long-standing, powerful and unique, but why? Ticky asks Prime Minister Scott Morrison and ambassadors past and present for their insights into what makes our alliance so strong.