1. No love for Mike & Molly on Nine.
Nine have dropped the new episode of Mike & Molly, scheduled to play at 8pm Monday for a repeat of The Big Bang Theory. This change is effective immediately, so it applies to next Monday, May 9. New Big Bang remains at 7.30pm Mondays on Nine. If Nine do not play out the new episodes of Mike & Molly, they will end up on GO!, which are already playing repeats.
2. White Collar not a repeat.
Sydney only: The scheduled episode of White Collar this Saturday May 7 iBigs no longer a repeat. Instead, a new episode called “Payback” will air.
3. Australia’s Got Talent Encores
An encore of the first episode of Australia’s Got Talent can be seen on Seven at 3.00pm this Saturday, May 7. Another encore with both episodes that aired this week, can be seen on 7TWO from 10.30am this Sunday may 8.
4. Detroit 1-8-7 moves to 10-3-0
Seven have reacted to this weeks’ low ratings for the show, moving its start time back to 10.30pm from next Wednesday May 11. Its 9.30 timeslot will now be taken up with a Criminal Minds repeat episode. Note that the episode of Criminal Minds at 8.30pm remains as is new.
5. I Shouldn’t Be Alive isn’t on air.
As a result to the changes on Wednesday nights, with Detroit 1-8-7 at 10.30pm now, I shouldn’t Be Alive drops out of the schedule.
6. Friday Night movies on 7mate.
After The Event and The Cape failed to attract good ratings on Friday nights on 7mate, the channel will now be airing movies on Friday nights from May 20. The movie on that night is Major Payne, from 1995.
Note that Sydney and Brisbane still remain as TBA for Friday May 13 7.30pm – 10.30pm on 7mate.
7. Big encores on Nine.
David Attenborough’s Madagascar will encore on Nine at 3pm on Sunday in NSW & QLD, 4pm in VIC (and presumably SA & WA). It’s regular timeslot is Wednesdays 7.30pm.
BIG – Extreme Makeover will encore in all markets at 10.30pm Monday night, May 9. BIG’s regular timeslot is Wednesday’s 9.30pm.