Exclusive – Seven and Nine announce holiday programming


The 2020 television ratings season ends on November 28th and viewers can expect summer sport to dominate the airwaves with Nine serving The Australian Open tennis tournament and Seven hitting us with the Big Bash League and Test Cricket.

Surrounding those key events will be a raft of new and returning programming including the much anticipated return of the US sitcom Young Sheldon.

Race Across the World will return for a second season on Nine, airing as double episodes from Thursday 3rd December at 8:30pm.

Desert Vet

60 Minutes will continue into the holiday period with two new installments, with Nine also continuing with new RBT. Desert Vet returns for a second season.

Across the suite of Nine channels, the network will also air the controversial series Labor of Love, plus Carols By Candelight, Country House Hunters Australia, Chicago Med and Escape to the Chateau.

Seven will continue with new episodes of The Amazing Race, Station 19 and Chicago Fire and return Motorway Patrol, Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly and 10 Years Younger in 10 Days.

Seven’s multi channels will keep non cricket fans entertained with Bridezillas, Bushfire Wars, Full Custom Garage, Counting Cars, Big Easy Motors, Leepu and Pitbull, Graveyard Carz, Golden Boy, Pawn Stars, Restoration Workshop, Building Giants, Mysteries of Abandoned, Escape to the Country and Yorkshire Vet.

One Lane Bridge

New series One Lane Bridge will air on 7two after Murdoch Mysteries. 7flix will resume the latest season of Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta, which was pulled from the schedule earlier this year.

Due to BBL coverage, SAS UK will premiere on the main channel on Tuesday 24th November at 8:40pm but then moves to 7mate at 7:30pm on Mondays.

Nine has also provided information on shows airing exclusively on 9Now:

  • Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom
  • Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade
  • Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
  • Crocodile Dundee
  • Crocodile Dundee II
  • Chicago Fire S2
  • Chicago P.D  S2
  • (joins Chicago Fire S1, Chicago PD S1, Chicago Med S1-5 (new eps) + Chicago Justice S1 already on platform)
  • Heartbeat S1
  • Parenthood S1-6- Every episode ever
  • Labour of Love
  • Keeping Up with the Kardashians S14-16 (new eps)
  • The Disappearance of Crystal Rogers
  • Killing Versace: Hunt For A Serial Killer
  • Dahmer on Dahmer: A Serial Killer Speaks
  • Kemper on Kemper: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer
  • Bear Grylls: Escape From Hell S1
  • Bear Grylls: Extreme Survival Caught on Camera

10 were contacted about their summer schedule but did not reply to emails. However, many fan favourites will be back.

Aaron Ryan
Aaron Ryan is currently the Broadcast Guide Editor and a News Contributor for TV Blackbox. An experienced media writer, his work has appeared on sites including TV Central and Mumbrella since 2009. Aaron can be heard weekly on Gold and Power FM. For all media enquiries please call 0400-218-566



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