[Updated to reflect new information received Sept 18]
[Updated to reflect changes to Australian Idols' time slot as well as other flow on changes.]
Channel 10 programming for the week starting September 27.
1. Sunday Sept 27, 7.30pm. P!nk night has been moved back one week to Oct 4. Sept 27 is 80′s night. Rove follows at 9.30pm.
2. Monday Sept 28, 7.30pm. On Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader, Ian Thorpes appearance draws to a close. He is then followed by Ian “Dicko” Dickson and Dave Hughes later in the show.
3. Monday Sept 28, 10.00pm after Good News Week. Originally it was planned that the season 5 premiere of Supernatural was to air with its 1st episode, picking up where the last season left off. This is one week after it’s US premiere.
As a result of the Australian Idol time slot change, Little Britain USA and Nurse Jackie will be moving to Monday nights after Good News Week which means they will usually air from 10pm. STILL No word yet as to where Supernatural will end up. The two shows will not air on Sunday Sept 20. Mon Sept 28 will be their second episodes.
4. Tuesday Sept 29, 8.30pm. Also fast tracked, will be the premiere of season 7 of NCIS – just one week after they see it in the US. This is followed by a repeat episode scheduled for 9.30pm
5. Wednesday Sept 30, 7.30pm. Celebrity Masterchef kicks off. Returning to judge the 18 celebrity contestants will be Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris and Matt Preston whose opinions, judgement and commentary will not change with this new realm of contestants.
6. Wednesday Sept 30, 8.30pm. The premiere of the new NCIS franchise, NCIS: LA starring Chris O’Donnell and LL Cool J. At 9.30, a repeat of NCIS will follow.
7. Saturday Oct 3, 3pm. One Tree Hill is back for season 6.
8. Dexter is no longer on Monday nights, being moved to 11.30 Saturday from Oct 4.
9. LIE TO ME confirmed for its season 2 return at 9.30 Tuesday Oct 6, after new NCIS. That brings the NCIS episode count back to 3 per week. One new NCIS, new NCIS:LA and one repeat after NCIS:LA.
Programming subject to late change.