Seven has announced its new shows set to air in the run-up to official ratings.
In the week of January 31st it will launch My Kitchen Rules (both Monday and Tuesday night) and new factual ICU on Wednesday.
Returning are new seasons of Desperate Housewives, Brothers and Sisters, Grey’s Anatomy, 30 Rock, Gangs of Oz and Family Guy. Criminal Minds resumes new episodes after the season began late last year.
It also premieres US drama Royal Pains and has two double episodes of A Touch of Frost.
Thursday nights look ripe for new content in the week of ratings (Feb 7) as well as Sundays. There are also double episodes which will make room for other shows.
Seven is yet to declare a start-up for Cougar Town.
24 will premiere with a double episode at 8.30pm Tuesday Feb 2nd on 7TWO with a second double ep a week later. Heroes returns 9:30pm Thursday Feb 4th.
Sunday Jan 31
6:30pm Australian Open. Men’s Final
Monday Feb 1
6:00pm Seven News
6:30pm Today Tonight
7:00pm Home & Away
7:30pm My Kitchen Rules. Premiere
8:30pm Desperate Housewives. New Season.
9:30pm Brothers and Sisters. New Season.
10:30pm Royal Pains. Premiere
11:30pm 30 Rock. New Season.
Tuesday Feb 2
7:30pm My Kitchen Rules
8:30pm Grey’s Anatomy. New Season. Dbl ep.
10:30pm 10 Years Younger in 10 Days (NZ)
11:00pm My Shocking Story rpt
Wednesday Feb 3
7:30pm RSPCA Animal Rescue. New Season.
8:00pm ICU. Premiere
8:30pm Criminal Minds. Season Return.
9:30pm Gangs of Oz. New Season.
10:30pm Highway Patrol rpt
11:00pm SCU: Serious Crash Unit rpt
11:30pm Scrubs rpt
Thursday February 4
7:30pm Mighty Ships
8:30pm Bones rpt dbl ep
10:30pm Family Guy. New Season.
11:00pm Family Guy rpt dbl ep
Friday February 5
7:30pm Better Homes and Gardens. New Season
8:30pm A Touch of Frost. dbl ep
10:30pm M: Bird on a Wire updated
Saturday February 6
6:30pm Movie: Cool Runnings rpt
8:30pm A Touch of Frost dbl ep
10:40pm Suburban Secrets
11:10pm Real Crime
Subject to change.