SUNDAY OCTOBER 2
W – RESCUE ME (Season 7, Episode 1) FINAL SEASON Australian Exclusive Premiere at 9.20pm
In the aftermath of Damian’s on-the-job accident, Tommy, Sheila, and the guys of the 62 truck have done their best to
work through the tragedy and get on with their lives. Things have slowed down for Tommy, both at home and on the job,
until a news reporter decides to feature Jimmy as the subject of her 9/11 retrospective. When she delves too deep into
the personal lives of her subjects and suggests fault within the FDNY, Tommy turns on her and soon finds himself
jobless.Cast: Dennis Leary, Callie Thorne, Andrea Roth, John Scurti, James McCaffrey
MONDAY OCTOBER 3
ARENA – PROJECT RUNWAY AUSTRALIA MARATHON (Season 3) LABOUR DAY HOLIDAY MARATHON from 8.00am to 8:30pm
Catch all 11 episodes of Project Runway Australia Series 3! With a new host, new judges and new challenges, the third
series return of Arena’s Project Runway Australia was well worth the wait! Aussie supermodel, actress and designer
Megan Gale takes the helm as Australia’s finest up-and-coming designers cut, sew and fight their way through the
competition for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to launch their career in the Australian fashion industry!
W -PILLARS OF THE EARTH SEASON 1 Mondays from October 3 at 10.00pm Channel Exclusive
A magnificent retelling of Ken Follett’s epic masterpiece, The Pillars of the Earth is set against a backdrop of war,
religious strife and power struggles, which tears lives and families apart.
As a glorious Cathedral is built in Kingsbridge, Follett masterfully weaves the stories of Tom, the master builder, Aliena,
the noblewoman, the sadistic Lord William, Philip, the Prior of Kingsbridge, Jack, the artist in stone work and Ellen, the
‘witch’ and creates a story that touches love and hate, loyalty and treachery, hope and despair.
Cast: Ian McShane, Matthew Macfadyen, Eddie Redmayne
TUESDAY OCTOBER 4
W – LEVERAGE (Season 2, Episode 1) Weekdays at 12.50pm
Oscar winner Timothy Hutton stars in this fast-paced heist series that follows a team of thieves, hackers and grifters who
exact revenge against those who abuse power.
CI NETWORK – BEHIND MANSION WALLS (Season 1, Episode 1) Australian Exclusive Premiere at 7.30pm
Steve Liebmann delves into the real life stories of high society, high stake tales of intrigue.
Through dramatic recreations and powerful interviews Behind Mansion Walls investigates what happens when wealth
and vice collide causing family dynasties to implode, where high stake divorce ends in bloodshed and where rich
decadence turns to death.
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 5
FOX 8 – TEEN WOLF Channel Premiere at 8.35pm
The series revolves around social outcast Scott McCall, a young lacrosse-playing student at Beacon Hills High School.
His life drastically changes when he is bitten by a werewolf one night. Upon discovery that he is a werewolf,
with the help of his best friend, Stiles, and the mysterious werewolf, Derek, he is forced to learn to balance his newfound identity
among the many dangers that it presents with his teenage life. He must keep his loved ones safe and balance the relationships
he shares with each person around him. The theme of finding your place is a prevalent undertone in the series that is mirrored by
the pack mentality of werewolves.
THURSDAY OCTOBER 6
FOX8 – AMERICA’S GOT TALENT (Season 6, Episode 1) Australian Exclusive Premiere at 7.30pm
The smash hit America’s Got Talent comes to Australian screens showcasing the hottest performers; including singers,
dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians and ventriloquists, all vying for their chance to
strut and perform on stage hoping to win hearts, and the $1,000,000 prize. Hosted by Nick Cannon and with celebrity
judges Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne and Piers Morgan this top-rating series is not to be missed!
FOX8 – BONES (Season 6, Episode 1) Channel Premiere at 9.30pm
As Season Six begins, Cam finds her job as a federal medical examiner and her reputation in danger due to the politics
surrounding a stalled case involving the remains of a child. One by one, the team members come home in order to solve
the mystery behind the child’s death and to preserve the reputation of one of their own.
W – FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (Season 4, Episode 1) Weekdays at 4.00pm
This compelling drama from executive producers Brian Grazer and Peter Berg takes place in Dillon, Texas, a community
obsessed with the status of its high school football team. The head coach, Eric Taylor, constantly feels the pressure of
the town’s expectations as he leads this troubled and conflicted team through the season.
THE COMEDY CHANNEL – ONION NEWS NETWORK (Season 1, Episode 1) Australian Exclusive Premiere at 10.00pm
The fakest of fake news and a spin-off of The Onion website, the rapid-fire ONION NEWS NETWORK relentlessly parodies the
conventions of TV news and current affairs reporting.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 7
FOX8 – FRINGE (SEASON 1) Friday October 7 at 9.30pm Channel Premiere
Set in Boston, the FBI’s Fringe Division is formed when Special Agent Olivia Dunham enlists institutionalized ‘fringe’
scientist Walter Bishop and his globe-trotting, jack-of-all-trades son, Peter, to help in the investigation of an airline
disaster that defies human logic. As the investigation continues it becomes clear that there are mysterious forces at play
and that this case won’t be the last…
ARENA – HOMEMADE MILLIONAIRE (SEASON 1) Friday October 7 at 9.30pm Australian Exclusive Premiere
Homemade Millionaire follows the competitive journey of three women vying to win a life changing deal with the Home
Shopping Network (HSN). Kelly Ripa is sent hundreds of products every day from aspiring female entrepreneurs — all
hoping to become the next million-dollar success story. Each week, find out who will land a lucrative deal with mega
multi-media retailer HSN.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 9
FOX8 – TOWER PREP (Season 1, Episode 1) Australian Exclusive Premiere at 6.30pm
Ian, a rebellious teenager who has recently been suspended from school, wakes up in a mysterious preparatory high
school, with no idea how he got there or where it’s located. He soon finds out it’s an exclusive school for students with
special abilities, but nobody knows why the students were brought there. Ian soon makes friends with CJ, Gabe and
Suki and together they explore the school and all of its mysteries.
ARENA – GO GIRLS (Season 2, Episode 1) Channel Premiere at 6.30pm
Rich, famous, married? Well… that was the plan. But it’s a new year with new resolutions. The Go Girls embark on yet
another epic quest. And this time, they decide on new and bigger objectives.
FOX CLASSICS – HOLOCAUST (Sunday Night Mini-Series PART 1) at 7.00pm
Winner of eight Emmy Awards FOX Classics will screen a presentation of the now-legendary miniseries which
highlighted one of the most monstrous crimes in world history – the slaughter of 6 million Jews by the Nazis.
Dramatically and definitively, the story covers an entire decade, the eventful years from 1935 to 1945. Holocaust
focuses on the tragedy and triumph of a single family – the Weiss family. Their story is told in counter-poise to that of
another fictional family, that of Erik Dorf, who portrays a Nazi aide to German’s infamous Heydrich.
Stars Meryl Streep, Michael Moriarty, James Woods, Tovah Feldshuh, Joseph Bottoms, Tom Bell, Sam Wanamaker and
HISTORY – 101 GADGETS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD (Two-hour Special) Australian Exclusive Premiere at 7.30pm
The gadget: It’s small enough to hold in your hands. It’s mechanical or electronic, and mass-produced. It’s a personal
item that evolves from novelty to necessity and ultimately shows its paradigm-shifting power. In this two-hour special,
the editors of Popular Mechanics and a panel of experts join forces with HISTORY to rank the most influential inventions
of the past 200 years and tell the surprising stories behind them. Presented by Richard Dean Anderson of MacGyver
MONDAY OCTOBER 10
THE COMEDY CHANNEL – BOTTOM (Season 3, Episode 1) Channel Premiere at 9.30pm
Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson (The Young Ones) give the flat-share sitcom a much needed kick up the you-knowwhat
as they play Richie Rich, a clumsy, pompous dimwit, and Eddie Hitler, a cheerfully violent drunkard.
HISTORY – GOERING’S SECRET (One-hour Special) Australian Exclusive Premiere at 9.30pm
Göring’s Secret shows the most important man after Hitler from a completely new perspective, not in official newsreels
but almost entirely in private film footage. This allows an uncensored and direct look at Hermann Göring and his deeds.
TUESDAY OCTOBER 11
FOX8 – THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (Season 1, Episode 1) Channel Premiere at 7.30pm
The vampire brothers, Damon and Stefan Salvatore, have been leading ‘normal’ lives, hiding their bloodthirsty condition,
for centuries and moving on before their non-aging is noticed. They are back in the Virginia town where they became
vampires, as high school students. Stefan is noble, denying himself blood to avoid killing, and trying to control his evil
brother Damon. Stefan falls in love with schoolgirl Elena, whose best friend is a witch, like her grandma. Damon has
plans of his own for Elena and this is where the trouble begins.
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 12
CI NETWORK – ANATOMY OF A CRIME: THE BALI BOMBINGS (One-hour Special) Australian Exclusive Premiere at 7.30pm
On a Saturday night in 2002, in the height of Bali’s tourist season, two lethal explosions ripped through the popular
tourist district of Kuta, killing 202 people. Within moments a third bomb was detonated between the US and Australian
consulates, just 10km away.
Anatomy of a Crime retraces the lead up to these Jemaah Islamiyah bombings and how a united international police
force investigation helped bring some of the perpetrators to justice.
THURSDAY OCTOBER 13
W – RAW (Season 3, Episode 1) Australian Exclusive Premiere at 7.30pm
This Australian Premiere series follows the friendships, rivalries and passions among the staff of a thriving Dublin
SUNDAY OCTOBER 16
BIO – BOY INTERRUPTED (One-hour Special) Australian Exclusive Premiere at 9.30pm
Dana and Hart Perry share the intensely personal story of every parent’s worst nightmare: the death of a child by
HISTORY – THE REAL JACK THE RIPPER (One-hour Special) Australian Exclusive Premiere at 8.30pm
In 1888 London was the world’s largest city and the first to experience a serial killer, when over a ten-week period five
prostitutes died at the hands of Jack the Ripper. Over a century has passed and the murders remain unsolved. Amateur
sleuths, a descendant of one of the Ripper’s victims, and modern day police provide new perspectives on the terrible
deeds of Jack the Ripper.
MONDAY OCTOBER 17
ARENA – ROCCO’S DINNER PARTY (Season 1, Episode 1) Australian Exclusive Premiere at 8.30pm
Join celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito at the table for a taste of his exclusive New York City parties on Rocco’s Dinner Party.
This competition series gives three highly skilled chefs a shot at crafting the perfect evening for DiSpirito and his
handpicked celebrity guests. The competing chefs hail from all walks of life – from restaurateurs to caterers to self-taught
foodies – and the winner of each episode will take home a prize of $20,000. With a glittering array of guests, including
Liza Minnelli, Padma Lakshmi, Raven Symone, Sandra Bernhardt and Bryan Batt, this is one dinner party you don’t want
to be fashionably late for!
TUESDAY OCTOBER 18
THE COMEDY CHANNEL – TRIGGER HAPPY TV (Season 2, Episode 1) at 10.00pm
British comedian Dom Joly takes to the streets bringing carnage, chaos and outrageous comedy wherever he goes.
Disguised as an assortment of characters, Joly preys on the unsuspecting public, unleashing his twisted brand of humour
when they least expect it. This side-splitting fun fest has won a number of awards including the BBC2 Best Cutting Edge
Entertainment Show and a bronze medal at the Montreux Festival of Comedy. TRIGGER HAPPY TV blends quick-fire
humour, a hip soundtrack and real life antics – with strictly no faking allowed.
111 HITS – ER (Season 7, Episode 1) Channel Premiere Weeknights at 10.30pm
A winner of the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award, ER also earned 22 Emmy® Awards, including Outstanding
Drama Series, and 122 Emmy® Award nominations, making it the most nominated show in any genre. This multiple
award winning drama quickly became one of the most compelling hit shows of our time, each episode a whirlwind of
intense and involving drama, gritty realism, and offbeat humour.
HISTORY – BETRAYAL! (Season 1, Episode 1) Australian Exclusive Premiere at 7.30pm
“Betrayal!” is a documentary series that uncovers treachery, at its best. Each story is better than fiction. Each tale is
straight out of a Le Carre novel. “Betrayal!” travels from Iraq to Moscow to Washington to London to Germany to Tel Aviv
revealing the deadliest and most seductive stories of 20th Century treason.
FOX8 – SLiDE (Season 1, FINAL Episode 10) LOCAL PRODUCTION Australian Exclusive Premiere at 7.30pm
THURSDAY OCTOBER 20
ARENA – MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER (Season 5, Episode 1) Australian Exclusive Premiere at 9.30pm
Newly single Patti Stanger takes reign over her clients’ love lives, but is love in store for the matchmaker herself? Patti
calls on celebrity friends Tori Spelling and Jenny McCarthy to provide expert advice for her hapless millionaires. From a
former NFL player to Million Dollar Listing’s Madison Hildebrand, Patti will be challenged to find love for a very diverse
roster of rich singles.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 23
W – THE MENTALIST, SEASON 2, Commercial Free, Sundays from October 23 at 7.40pm
Season two of THE MENTALIST delves into the shadows of Patrick Jane’s well-concealed past as well as the personal
histories and dynamics of the other CBI team members. In the season 2 premiere, Jane and Lisbon learn that the Red
John case has been reassigned to a new CBI team, led by the straight-shooting officer Sam Bosco.
TUESDAY OCTOBER 25
FOX8 – AUSTRALIA’S NEXT TOP MODEL (Season 7, FINAL Episode 13) LOCAL PRODUCTION Australian Exclusive Premiere at 7.30pm
For the first time ever, this year’s Australia’s Next Top Model finale will be broadcast live from one of Australia’s most
iconic landmarks, The Sydney Opera House.
From the very first episode, this series of Australia’s Next Top Model started big. In a world-first, a stunning line-up of the
top 100, not top 16, girls was showcased, before being whittled down to 20 and flown to the fashion capital of the world,
Paris. Here, the top 20 girls modelled incredible outfits from international designers Gucci and YSL, wore designs
especially created for superstars Beyonce and Lady Gaga, dined with supermodel Natalia Vodianova, completed a photoshoot
at the historic Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte, and had the Eiffel Tower closed down for an exclusive climb.
Upon their return to Sydney, the final 16 models were announced and were moved in to a lavish $22 million dollar
mansion in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs, before competing in the biggest series of Australia’s Next Top Model yet.
The finale voting lines will officially open at 8.30pm AEDT on Monday, October 17 after the finalists are announced. The
finalists will make one more unmissable surprise journey on Monday, October 24 at 7.30pm AEDT, before the finale the
following evening, Tuesday, October 25 at 7.30pm AEDT.
Wednesday October 26
FOX8 – GREEK – SEASON 6 Wednesdays from October 26 at 9.30pm, Australian Exclusive Premiere
Journey with the students of Cyprus-Rhodes University as they navigate the treacherous terrain of the fraternity and
sorority system that is the Greek life! As the students try to find their
SATURDAY OCTOBER 29
W – BURN NOTICE (Season 3, Episode 1) Commercial Free Double Episodes at 8.30pm
Jeffrey Donovan stars as Michael Weston, a blacklisted spy who uses his special training to help people in trouble who,
for various reasons, can’t go to the police. Catch the entire third season before the W premiere of Season 4 this