Returning: Parenthood

By David Knox on September 26, 2011 / Filed Under Programming 15

Season Three of Parenthood will air on Seven from next week.

It will return to its timeslot of 9:30pm Tuesdays following Packed to the Rafters. This is three weeks after its US season launch.

Dinner Date is out.

Sarah celebrates a milestone birthday and leans on Mr.Cyr for emotional support, while Amber makes an independent move from her family. Unemployed, Adam feels the stress of providing for his  growing family and ponders a new business venture with Crosby. Julia becomes frustrated with the adoption process and dreams up a bizarre scenario. Meanwhile, Haddie’s boyfriend Alex reveals hidden  information to Julia.

October 4th on Seven.


  1. David Knox December 2, 2011 at 4:34 pm -

    Back in 2012.

  2. jess December 2, 2011 at 4:26 pm -

    Yeah can Someone explain where parenthood has gone? I wish they would actually provide us with information when they don’t show a scheduled program! I’m addicted to parenthood!!!

  3. Nicole November 26, 2011 at 3:27 pm -

    What has happened to Parenthood?

  4. Moanique in Brisbane September 27, 2011 at 11:18 am -

    Great news, excellent combination.

  5. Kylie September 27, 2011 at 10:57 am -

    Brilliant! Best news! :)

  6. catherine September 27, 2011 at 9:54 am -

    Well done 7. That is awesome. I enjoyed watching PTTR and then Parenthood.

    I think all the aussie eps of Dinner Date were shown because Im sure they would have put them on before showing the UK ones. Secretly I didnt mind Dinner Date.

  7. dylan September 27, 2011 at 12:19 am -

    When is warehouse 13 returning to 7mate

  8. franz chong September 26, 2011 at 8:26 pm -

    Dinner date was only meant to be one of those short lived reality tv shows

  9. Michael September 26, 2011 at 8:14 pm -

    First news about The Amazing Race S19, now Parenthood is returning! Awesome! I was expecting to wait until February 2012, so glad Seven are starting S3 next week. Parenthood rates fairly well after PTTR. Last season, I remember it was shoved around, taken off for a week or two (for Conviction Kitchen I think), but its ratings held up pretty well. Can’t wait for next Tuesday! Thanks for the news, David.

  10. JB September 26, 2011 at 6:58 pm -

    PTTR & Parenthood was a great combination. Would watch every week. But then 7 got rid of Rafters for Winners & Losers so i eventually stopped watching Parenthood. And now i’ve given up on Rafters.

  11. ryaneco September 26, 2011 at 6:49 pm -

    Agreed that Rafters/Parenthood double is a great combo.
    I like Parenthood! Can’t wait for its return!!

  12. Andrew September 26, 2011 at 6:32 pm -

    @MattC Ur funny Miles Heizer never gets screen time. I think its coz hes the more soft spoken and insecure in a family where they are more loud spoken

  13. Craig September 26, 2011 at 6:28 pm -

    This is good news, would have been better sooner but at least they are not holding off until 2012 like some of their other similar shows.

    FYI not to spoil anyone but Drew (Miles Heizer) does have more to do in S3 starting from ep3. There are some interesting story lines for the whole cast.

    Also currently there are only 16 eps planned for the season and it’s not known is there will be an option to extend that to the usual 22. It’s not event known if the show will have a hiatus or run with new eps well into December.

    Ratings for the 2 eps so far have been okay, about what they were getting last season in the US. The only thing saving the show is good 18-49 demo and 7 day PVR numbers. Being so early in the season it’s hard to tell if they will have another season, but it’s performing better than some of the new season shows.

  14. MattC September 26, 2011 at 5:21 pm -

    Great move by Seven.

    PTTR and Parenthood is one of the best double-headers on network television (better than Bones/Castle, even), and having watched the first two episodes of the new season already, I must say that I’m really pleased with the direction in which they’re taking the show.

    Who knows, Miles Heizer might even get some screen time this season!

  15. J Bar September 26, 2011 at 4:54 pm -

    Have they shown all the Ausie Dinner Date eps?

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