With all our fave shows for 2009 coming to a close in November, we have here our first glimpse of summer television viewing courtesy of Ten – the first of the three commercial networks to reveal their summer line up.
Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader US – Sunday Nov 29 6.30pm
Although the local version has not done too well, Ten will be taking their chances over summer with the US version. Fifth graders Laura, Jacob, Spencer, Kyle and Alana will help contestants find out if they are smarter than a fifth grader.
Glee – Sunday Nov 29 7.30pm. New episodes.
NEW EPISODES continue in to summer! Nov 29 sees S1 Ep 11. Glee – Sundays 7.30 from Nov 29.
Just For Laughs – Montreal Comedy Festival 2009.
Paul McDermott hosts a night of laughs with highlights from the Montreal Comedy Festival 2009. Comedians appearing include John Cleese, Whoopi Goldberg, Martin Short, Jimmy Carr and Ross Noble.
Futurama – Mondays 8pm from Nov 30
Returns with season 6, episode 9.
Supernatural – Mondays 8.30pm from Nov 30
Returns for season 5 with a double episode.
Accidentally on Purpose – Tuesday Dec 1 7.30pm
New comedy series starring Jenna Elfman and Grant Show. In the first episode, when Billie (Jenna’s character) receives a box of chocolates instead of a marriage proposal, she oges out and gets drunk with her girl friends. A hang over is not the only thing she picks up on her night out.
The Office – Tuesdays and Thursday 8pm from Dec 1.
Returns with season 5.
White Collar – Tuesdays 8.30 from Dec 1
The premiere of White Collar is on Wednesday Nov 25 at 9.30pm after the finale of Celebrity Masterchef. The series continues on Tuesday nights at 8.30.
Numb3rs – Tuesdays 9.30 from Dec 1
Series return with season 5, episode 8.
Simpsons Hour – Wednesdays 7.30pm from Dec 2
What Ten schedule would be complete without an hour of the Simpsons somewhere? Homer is back to the old Wednesday night time slot with a double dose. This weeks eps from season 10.
The Cleveland Show – Wednesdays 8.30pm from Dec 2
The Cleveland Show is a new animated series that follows everyone’s favourite sotf spoken neighbour, Cleveland Brown to his hometown in Virginia as he settles down with his childhood sweetheart, her unruly kids and his own 14 year old son, Cleveland Junior.
Little Britain USA – Wednesdays 9.30pm from Dec 2
The series repeated from episode 2.
Californication – Wednesdays 10.05pm from Dec 2
Season premiere of the first episode of season 3.
Rule of Engagement – Thursdays 7.30pm from Dec 3
Its back – starting from season 3, episode 1.
Lie to Me – Thursdays 8.30 from Dec 3
The repeat catch ups continue with Lie to Me playing out from Season 1, episode 2.
Law and Order CI – Thursdays 9.30pm from Dec 3
Law and Order is back on Ten. Season 8, episode 1.
Bondi Vet – Fridays 8pm from Dec 4
Repeats from the start. Good chance to see what you missed out on.
Law and Order – Fridays 8.30pm from Dec 4
Did I say this already? Law and Order is back on Ten. The original franchise returns with season 19, episode 19.
Outrageous Fortune – Fridays 9.30pm from Dec 4
Series return, season 5.
Don’t Forget the Lyrics – Saturdays 6.30pm from Dec 5
Been singing the wrong words for too long? “I’m your penis – I’m your fire – sure desire”. Its back to help us all out on karaoke night. See who gets their lyrics right for a chance of winning a million dollars.
Merlin – Saturdays 7.30pm from Dec 5.
The first series played out from episode 1. Catch up and see what everyone was talking about ear;ier this year – or just see it again before Ten airs season 2 in 2010.
And that is not all.
Other shows coming to Ten over summer include Stargate Universe – the Sci Fi channels’ highest ever rating show and a New Years Eve special hosted by Shaun Macallef.
The 7pm Project continues through summer while Neighbours has its season finale on Friday December 4 at 6.30pm.