Jonah from Tonga

Jonah from Tonga TV show on HBONetwork: HBO
Episodes: Ongoing (half-hour)
Seasons: Ongoing

TV show dates: August 8, 2014 — TBD
Series status: Has not been cancelled

Performers include: Chris Lilley, Tama Tauli’i, Isaia Noa, Linda Horan, Jane Reupena-Niko, Eigawe Hunt, Tevita Manu, Doug Bowles, Uli Latukefu, Meaghan Butler, Dorothy Adams, Jason Moleli, Lafaele Tauli’i, Tana Laasia, Bryce Padovan, Belinda Sharp, Mose Mose, and Braydan Pittman.

TV show description:      
This Australian mockumentary series is a follow-up to the Summer Heights High TV show. It follows the story of Jonah Takalua (Chris Lilley), a rebellious Tongan teen who just can’t help himself when it comes to stirring up trouble.

At the end of Summer Heights High, Jonah was expelled midway through Year eight. The story picks up four months later, with Jonah banished by his father┬áto the island of Tongapatu and living with his extended family. The arrangement isn’t working out very well for anyone.

When his uncle has had enough and sends him back to Sydney, Jonah finds himself enrolled at the Holy Cross Catholic high school, with new friends, new foes, and new teachers he drives to the brink of insanity.

Through it all, Jonah tries to leave his naughty ways behind and be a “good boy,” but as per usual, things never quite go as planned.

Series Finale:     
Episode #TBD
This TV series has not ended yet.
First aired: TBD


What do you think? Do you like the Jonah from Tonga TV show? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for another season?

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  1. Samantha says

    Bring back Jonah! Season 2 is a must have in our house. I can’t believe there were only 6 episodes in the first season. What is life with out sister and the jokes she likes so much?

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