Here’s some quick programming updates from the various networks.
1. ER – will finally return to our screens at 10.30pm on Thursday October 8. The medical drama takes off from episode two of season 14, with episode 1 having already aired way back in January this year. ER just has season 14 and 15 left before it finishes forever. In the US, the finale of ER was seen back in April this year. Also earlier this year, 111 Hits on pay TV played seasons 9 – 13.
2. Secret Millionaire. A show about rich people giving to the poor and based on a UK format will air on Thursdays at 9.30pm from October 8. The series is narrated by Russel Crowe.
3. Channel 9’s movie for Tuesday Oct 6 is Transformers. It starts at 8.30pm and is a first run movie for free to air TV. That week is school holidays in pretty well all states.
1. The new CBS series “Three Rivers” which is a medical drama will be fast tracked to channel 10 and will air on Wednesday nights at 9.30 after NCIS: LA. The first episode can be seen on October 14.
1. Amazing Race Season 15 – will start on channel 7 on Thursday October 8. Timeslot yet to be confirmed but is likely to be 8.30pm.
2. Beauty and the Geek Australia – will also start on Thursday October 8. Timeslot to be confirmed.
3. Destroyed in Seconds – will air on Mondays 8pm from October 5. That means that Highway Patrol will be on Mondays at 7.30pm from Oct 5. On Monday Sept 28, 7.30 sees an extra episode of Border Security followed by Highway Patrol.
4. Worlds’ Strictest Parents – on Wed Sept 30, a “see where they are now” episode airs that shows us what has become of some of the teens featured in the show. That is the finale of the series. No word yet as to what will be on channel 7 Wed 7.30 from Oct 7.