“We will look at everything,” he told the Sunday Herald Sun.
“We’ll preserve what’s great about it and make changes were we need to.
“We will look at sport, everything is up for grabs.
“We’ve had a laser focus in a youth demographic sense.
“But I think we can be youthful and appeal to a slightly wider audience without losing what we are good at.”
McLennan seeks “creative renewal” with cash ploughed into refreshing TEN’s underperforming program schedule and a promotions blitz.
But rumours of more job cuts for TEN are also gathering early ahead of his reign as CEO.
“As a general statement we need to be prudent in the way we run our businesses but the reality is there needs to be more investment in programming and promotion,” he said.
But he also stood by Masterchef and did not rule out a return to Australian Idol.
“MasterChef and Australian Idol have been great properties for the network.”