The countdown has begun. Only 5 days until 7MATE’s Mighty Mega Week shifts into gear on Sunday, June 19. Premier motorsport, mind-blowing stunts and experiments, epic big screen action, side-splitting comedy, alligator hunting and automotive genius come together for a week of mega entertainment.
It all starts with the high-octane action of the V8 SUPERCARS series from Hidden Valley Raceway, Darwin at 12.30pm (June 19). It’s event 5 of the 2011 season with Qualifying and Race 13 over 200km. Host Matt White and commentators Neil Crompton and Mark Skaife are trackside for the big race.
The Emmy nominated, hit science TV series MYTHBUSTERS explodes twice a week on 7MATE (Sundays 6.30pm & Thursdays at 8.30pm) starting with the special Impossible Heists Part 1on June 19. Join hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage as they decode and demystify some of the most popular urban myths and legends using their signature offbeat experimentation.
Sunday night on 7MATE pays tribute to one of cinema’s greatest heroes, John Rambo. 7MATE presents the iconic cult-hit RAMBO series starring Sylvester Stallone starting with First Blood on June 19 at 8.30pm.
Tuesday (June 21) is comedy central with new episodes of AMERICAN DAD (9.00pm) and FAMILY GUY – celebrating its 150th episode with a movie length event at 9.30pm – followed by Danny McBride in the Will Ferrell produced comedy EASTBOUND & DOWN at 10.30pm.
Celebrity car enthusiast Xzibit cruises into Wednesday nights on 7MATE with the hit series PIMP MY RIDE from June 22 at 7.30pm. In true rags to riches fashion, the program takes a young automotively-challenged fan and turns his/her bucket into a pimped out masterpiece.
The wild swamplands of Southern Louisiana set the scene for 7MATE’s documentary series SWAMP PEOPLE. The program follows a group of Cajun swampers who navigate inhospitable bayous, marshes and wetlands through a time of year that is crucial to their survival: the 30-day alligator hunting season (Thursday, June 23 at 7.30pm). And at 9.30pm, catch new episodes of HELILOGGERS.
The mega hits continue the following week on 7MATE with the premiere of AMERICAN PICKERS, HARDCORE PAWN and LIFE AFTER PEOPLE.
7MATE is number 1 in its target audience (men 16-54) across the television year (week 24: June 5 – June 11, 2011).