Twas the week before ratings began for 2011 … and networks started filling their schedules with new content…
After two months of repeats and generally inferior free to air programming, finally the time has arrived for season premiere after season premiere.
This is where we will go from having nothing to watch one week, to having too much to choose from the next.
In week 6 (Jan 30 – Feb 5) – the last week of summer TV Ten will launch three new shows as well as premiere new episodes in season returns of others.
Already revealed is programming for Sunday Jan 30 which includes the premiere of The Biggest Loser Families at 6.30pm, two NEW episodes of Modern Family at 7.30pm, the premiere of Hawaii Five-O at 8.30 and new NCIS: LA at 9.30pm.
During the day on Sunday Jan 30, is a Video Hits Big Day Out Special, featuring the best Aussie music acts from Brisbane, the first stop on the Aussie leg of the Big Day Out tour.
Monday Jan 31 – after two months of repeats finally new episodes of GLEE are here! In Season 2, episode 9 Special Education, its sectionals time, and the Glee kids are fighting. Narcissism and secrets are threatening to blow New Directions’ chances.
Glee returns to Mondays, 7.30pm from Jan 31.
Undercover Boss (US) remains at 8.30 Mondays with new episodes. At 9.30, Mon Jan 31 is The Melbourne International Great Debate 2008.
Tuesday Feb 1 – New NCIS is back, at 8.30pm with season 8, episode 7 Broken Arrow. At 7.30, Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation remains in repeat. 9.30 TBC.
Wednesday Feb 2 – Biggest Loser Families continues at 7.30pm.
Premiere of new series Blue Bloods is at 8.30, Wed Feb 2. In the first episode, we are introduced to the Reagan family as Jamie (Will Estes) is graduating from the Police Academy and joining the NYPD, after deciding not to pursue his career as a lawyer.
At 9.30, House returns with season 7, episode 9 Larger Than Life! Guests stars Candice Bergen and Matthew Lillard.
Thursday Feb 3 – Biggest Loser Families continues at 7.30. 8.30 is another new episode of The Good Wife, with new Law and Order SVU at 9.30.
Friday Feb 4 – Biggest Loser Families continues at 7.30pm.
At 10.30pm that night, is the season finale of Outrageous Fortune.