From Monday (April 1, 2013), SBS TWO introduces a new programming strategy aimed at younger viewers rather than simply being a channel that replays SBS ONE material months later than first aired on the main channel or foreign movies. Continue reading »
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Now with Nine programming being dominated by The Voice, The Block and Celebrity Apprentice, there have been changes at GO! to supplement Nine’s programing and perhaps appease anyone who will have Big Bang withdrawals in the coming week.
GO! has scheduled repeats of The Big Bang Theory at 7pm Monday-Thursday, as well as episodes on Sunday and Thursday nights.
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AFL: Brisbane Vs Carlton. 7.30 AEST Seven (Melb) / 7mate Syd & Bris (others check local guides)
The Easter long weekend means Friday night AFL comes to Thursday night!
Community, GO!, 8.00pm
What – I hear you say? Something new on GO!? Yes – it is true – new episodes of Community Thursdays 8pm. This episode is called Biology 101. As the Greendale study group gathers in the library, they wonder whether they will see their old friend Pierce, who left the study group in a huff after last spring’s paintball game.
24 Hours in Emergency, SBS ONE, 9.35pm
Final. One in four of us will suffer from mental health issues at some point in our lives. The final episode of the series reveals how the emergency team at King’s deal with a population that’s becoming more and more psychologically fragile.
What Would You Do? GEM,10.30pm
Using hidden cameras, host John Quinones observes and comments on how ordinary people behave when they are confronted with a dilemma that requires them to either take action or walk by and mind their own business. GEM also has new content tonight from 8.30pm.
Inside the Actors Studio: Alec Baldwin, BIO, 9.30pm AEST
Inside The Actors Studio is an interview series in a class all its own. James Lipton, Dean Emeritus of The Actors Studio has created an institution in the interview world, having sat down with more than 180 of the world’s most accomplished artists – from actors and directors to musicians and comedians. Lipton’s studious research and enlightened curiosity has inspired his guests to open up and confess their deepest thoughts about their craft.
While the main channels fill up with repeats and alternative programming over the two weeks of Easter non-ratings, GO! has managed to program some new content from next week, including new (to free to air) episodes of Chuck, season 16 of The Bachelor and unaired episodes of Top Gear Australia.
Chuck airs on Monday night (April 2) at 11.40pm, with the first episode of season three Chuck Versus the Pink Slip. Meanwhile, season 5 is underway on FOX8, and available in HD (and Chuck looks brilliant in HD – worth the money for the HD package just for Chuck in HD!).
The Bachelor will air at 7.30pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays from April 3. This is the 16th season of the show. GO! never aired the 15th season.
New episodes of Community find their way into Thursday nights, at 8pm. Suburgatory, on the other had is in repeats during Easter, with new episodes possibly to return from April 15.
Rumours on Facebook suggest new episodes of Fringe will air in GO! soon, as will the new series of Spartacus. Not holding my breath though, those rumours have been around for months.
The remaining few episodes of Top Gear Australia that Nine never aired will play out on GO! in the usual Top Gear USA timeslot of 6.30pm Saturday from April 7.
Meanwhile, with Excess Baggage finishing Thursday March 29 (sighs of relief can be heard), Two and a Half Men return to 6.30pm Monday to Thursday and Australia’s Home Videos to 7pm those days.
Still no sign of Survivor: One World on either Nine or GO! Hoping for after Easter?
NBC entertainment chief Bob Greenblatt on Friday kicked off the broadcast networks’ segment of the Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena by almost immediately fielding questions about Community‘s MIA status from the current US midseason schedule as well as the acclaimed if undersampled comedy’s long-term fate.
First and foremost, Greenblatt made clear that Community “has not been cancelled,” and will return to the lineup… at a to-be-determined date this spring in the USA.
“When I announced our midseason changes last fall and took Community off the schedule, I failed to explicitly say that it would be back,” he explained. “I want to expel any notion that it is just disappearing off the schedule.”
For now, it remains unclear where exactly where our friends at Greendale will call home when they return to the lineup. “Community was moved to 8 o’clock a couple of years ago, and that’s an incredibly competitive time slot now on Thursday,” Greenblatt said, candidly. “I’m really curious to see what something else” — in this case, 30 Rock — “will do there. We have a really tight schedule with comedies [so it's] really going to be a matter of looking at what happens with the six comedies we’ve got at midseason.”
As for any Season 4 prospects for Community, Greenblatt says it’s far too soon to tell. “We’re just going to look at the success of what pilots yield, what the scheduling needs are and make that decision closer to the upfront [in May].”
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Updated October 11, 2011
Lost “deleted” scene released at Comic Con
Lost creators Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse unveiled a so-called “deleted” scene from the series at their Comic Con 2011 panel ‘Totally Lost: One Year Later’ this week. The clip was said to prove that the series was planned all along but in reality it was shot just a few weeks ago as a special treat for Comic Con attendees.
Goodman signs on for Community
John Goodman has signed on to appear in the third season of Community. The Big Lebowski actor will play the vice dean of the school of air conditioning repair on the comedy series.
Kerr lands TV role
Aussie supermodel Miranda Kerr has signed on for a role in the Project Runway All-Stars reality series. The role is said to be a springboard or her to break into film acting.
Series regular cast on House
Actress Odette Annable has landed a series regular role on House as a doctor at a prison. Annable has previously appeared in the likes of Brothers & Sisters and the J.J. Abrams film Cloverfield.
I know on Sunday afternoons GO have been repeating the few episodes of Community season 2 they previously aired. But casting my eye over the tv guide for this Sunday (22/05/11) I note the second episode airing at 5.00pm is infact not a repeat! Does this mean GO are now going to show the second season on Sunday afternoons??
Massive changes to the schedules of both Nine and GO! have come through overnight.
Saturday April 16
The usual Saturday night encore of Survivor Redemption Island this weekend will air from 10.40pm, replacing the movie Universal Soldier: The Return. Logan’s Run now starts at 12.30am.
Tuesday April 19.
Survivor has moved – just as we caught up to the US – no episode airs during this week. Now on Tuesday, is the Big Bang Theory at 7.30pm S2E20, followed by a Mike & Molly repeat S1E6 at 8pm. Another Big Bang remains at 8.30pm S2E21, followed by another Mike & molly repeat S1E7 at 9pm.
Thursday April 21.
Vampire Diaries fans – mark this date!
Finally it is back. The Vampire Diaries returns at 8.30pm on GO. New to Thursday nights.
7.30 – 8.30 has changed as well – with Mike & Molly S1E8 at 7.30pm, The Middle at 8pm. The movie has now changed to The House Bunny instead of a movie called GO after 9.30pm.
Monday April 25.
The early Monday night movies are gone. Seinfeld and The Nanny air at 6.30 and 7.00pm respectively.
At 7.30pm, a new series of Wipeout, called Winter Wipeout – the winter version of the show which features Spinning Ski Lift, Snowplow Sweeper and Big Balls with a new twist, the Snow-tivator.
A Top Gear repeat slots into 8.30pm, followed by Adults only Two and a Half Men at 9.30pm, The InBetweeners at 10pm, more Two and a Half Men at 10.30.
Tuesday April 26.
Totally new night on GO as well as Nine.
7.30 The Big Bang Theory, 8.00 Mike & Molly.
At 8.30 the new timeslot for Survivor Redemption Island. Just as we caught up, the show ends up falling back another week behind the US.
And finally – at 9.30pm – is new episodes of Nikita. It returns in a double. Can’t wait.
Thursday April 28.
The Vampire Diaries continues at 8.30pm, the 9.30 movie has changed to Bewitched.