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The Wanted Life
|Date:||From Tuesday, July 9th|
International pop band, “The Wanted”, have taken the world by storm, and now the chart-topping UK pop band is heading to sunny California. They’ll be recording their third album, and preparing for a gruelling US and European tour in late 2013. E!’s new series, “The Wanted Life”, follows this amazing journey, chronicling the boys’ personal and professional lives as they solidify their top place on American music charts. The brand new half-hour series premieres on Tuesday, July 9 at 8:30pm AEST only on E!
ABC1 Program Highlights for Week 27, 2013
|Date:||Sunday, June 30th - Saturday, July 6th|
Grand Designs: River Thames
Sunday, 30 June 2013
Modern architecture fanatics Lysette and Nigel Offley attempt to build a dramatic new cutting-edge home smack bang in the middle of a Thames riverside community dominated by expensive traditional houses. It is a battle not only against their indignant neighbours, but also the river itself.
The Time Of Our Lives
Sunday, 30 June 2013
Keeping a secret is hard work, especially when all you really want is the comfort and support of your family. Georgie conceals the true reason for posting a raunchy profile picture on Facebook; Caroline struggles to keep her crumbling marriage a secret from Bernadette; and Matt continues to hide his relationship with Alice from everyone around him.
The Years That Made Us
Sunday, 30 June 2013
Award-winning journalist and author Chris Masters investigates the tumultuous 1920s and 1930s and the events that laid the foundation for Australia in the 21st century.
Tuesday, 2 July 2013
In series one and two of Kitchen Cabinet, ABC political commentator Annabel Crabb invaded the kitchens of Australian politicians, in search of food and light psychoanalysis. This election year, she's back for more, in a new prime-time home on ABC1.
Wednesday, 3 July 2013
Joining QI Master Stephen Fry to discuss all kinds of jobs are Alan Davies, Rev Richard Coles, Sarah Millican and David Mitchell.
Wednesday Night Fever
Wednesday, 3 July 2013 New Series
Who needs the news when there's ABC1's new Wednesday Night Fever - 30 minutes of 100% topical live sketch comedy featuring impersonations, satirical characters and musical comedy based wholly and solely on the past 7 days' events.
Wonders Of Life: Expanding Universe
Thursday, 4 July 2013
Presented by Professor Brian Cox, this beautiful and definitive 5 x 60 minute series looks at natural history from a physics perspective, revealing how a few fundamental laws gave birth to the most complex, diverse and unique force in the universe - life.
Wild Life At The Zoo
Friday, 5 July 2013
Wild Life at the Zoo is an intimate observational documentary series about the behind-the-scenes lives of animals at Taronga Zoo in Sydney.
Saturday, 6 July 2013
In the third special for the year, Gardening Australia explores the unique culture of islands - from the Tiwis to Tassie.
Father Brown: The Hammer Of God
Saturday, 6 July 2013 New Series
Based on the short stories by G K Chesterton, Father Brown is the newest crime series on ABC1. Set in the 1950s in the heart of the beautiful English countryside, Father Brown stars Mark Williams (Harry Potter, The Indian Doctor, Doctor Who) as the Catholic priest who also happens to have a particular talent for solving crimes.
Wednesday Night Fever
|Date:||Wednesday July 3rd|
ABC TV have announced that Wednesday Night Fever - its new, late night, weekly comedy series from the makers of controversial hit At Home with Julia - will premiere on Wednesday, July 3 at 9:30pm on ABC1.
Dance Academy: In The Middle, Somewhat Elevated
From 9.30am - 3pm on Saturday and Sunday go back to Second Year and catch up with Tara and her friends.
During Second Year, friendships and relationships fall apart as new ones are being forged, and rivalry and jealousy kick in as the students are forced to work harder than ever before in preparation for the Prix de Fonteyn.
Life With Boys: Wrestling With Boys
|Date:||Tuesday, 2nd of July 2013|
Tess Foster (Torri Webster) returns to ABC3 with an encore screening of the first season of Life With Boys.
Relive all Tess’ crazy antics as she grapples with being the only girl in an all-male household. Whether she's arguing with her brothers or soliciting their dating advice, testosterone rules the roost.
Splatalot: Classic Nan
|Date:||Sunday, 23rd of June 2013|
Hosted by ABC3's Kayne Tremills and Scott Tweedie, Splatalot is a hilarious medieval-themed physical game show featuring an extreme obstacle course with heaps of splats and spills. Each episode features a different group of 10 thrill-seeking teen contestants, dubbed Attackers, who compete for the coveted crown of Splatalot in three cringe-inducing rounds.
E! July 2013 Programming Highlights
The Wanted Life
Tuesdays @ 8:30pm from July 9
International pop band, The Wanted, has taken the world by storm, and now the chart-topping UK pop band is heading to sunny California. They’ll be recording their third album, and preparing for a grueling US and European tour in late 2013. E!’s new series, “The Wanted Life”, follows this amazing journey, chronicling the boys personal and professional lives as they solidify their top place on American music charts.
E!’s July Playlist
To celebrate the premiere of “The Wanted Life”, E! will be premiering a range of music specials this July, as well as airing encore screenings of our most popular music series. These include:
Ryan Seacrest With The Wanted
Tuesday @ 8:30pm on July 2
In this 30-minute special, Ryan Seacrest sits down with British boy band “The Wanted” for an exclusive interview ahead of the premiere of their new series. This revealing chat will cover everything from their humble roots, to how they are adapting to life in the spotlight and their plans for the future.
The Untold Story: Jason Derulo
Thursday @ 9:30pm on July 18
E! takes a turbulent ride with one of America’s most talented rising superstars, Jason Derulo. We’ll reveal the trials and tribulations of music Royalty’s newest member as he prepares to take his rightful place on the throne.
E! ES: Blinging Up Baby
Nick and Mariah Monday @ 8:30pm on July 1
As we await the impending birth of Kate Middleton and Kim Kardashian’s babies, E! takes a look at the lives of celebrated mums, covering the latest trends in baby-moons, over-the-top showers, and dazzling push gifts.
E! ES: Holly Has a Baby
Thursday @ 9:30pm on July 4
Holly Madison, everyone’s favourite ‘Girl Next Door’ has had her baby, Rainbow Aurora Rotella. In this one hour special, we follow Holly as she prepares for the biggest role of her life.
Keeping Up With The Kardashians S8
Wednesdays @ 8:30pm
The new season of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” once again takes viewers inside the ever-evolving, unfiltered relationships of this close-knit family. This season, the family embraces change on several fronts: Bruce and his son Brody are making an effort to spend more time together; Kourtney is drawing a line in the sand with Scott when he wants to take their relationship to another level; and the whole Kardashian/Jenner clan is eagerly awaiting the birth of Kim’s first child.
Married to Jonas S2
This season, the phrase “one big happy family” is put to the ultimate test when challenges, triumphs and family celebrations reveal themselves. Kevin and Danielle begin to really settle into their lives together, while attempting to accommodate the needs of their very close – and very different – families. The Jonas Brothers are fired up with new music and a pending world tour, while new challenges at home, the desire (and pressure from their families) to have a baby, and their very different in-laws, put Kevin and Danielle's marriage to the test.
What Would Ryan Lochte Do?
Tuesdays @ 9:00pm
He took the world by storm in the London Summer Games, and in “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?”, the all-American swimming champion proves that he lives life just like he swims, all out and at top speed. “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” follows Lochte as he prepares for the Rio games in 2016 while building his fashion line, making buzz-worthy media appearances, dealing with his unconventional family and loyal friends and, always, searching for "the one."
Style July 2013 Programming Highlights
Giuliana and Bill S6 Australian TV Premiere
Mondays @ 8:30pm from July 22
We have shared their ups and downs through the years, from marriage, health issues and their troubles in conceiving. In the all new season, now that Giuliana and Bill are parents, we will explore the next stage of their lives as they experience the joys and challenges of Baby Duke’s first year while still balancing busy careers.
Mondays @ 9:30pm
Style’s new series follows Sue McCarthy and her daughters, Diana and Laura, who own and operate one of the top resale stores in the US. This mother-daughter trio bring designer brands to their fashion savvy clientele, at affordable prices. With more than 25 years experience in the resale business, Sue has big plans for the future, but she needs her daughters – who have very different approaches to management – to help with the expanding empire. From spectacular closet buys of posh St. Louis socialites to exclusive shopping tours across the country, “Resale Royalty” is an exploration of high-end fashion events, insider trends and the highs-and-lows associated with running a demanding business.
Show Me Your Wardrobe
Wednesdays @ 9:30pm
Based on the well-respected blog by A-list fashion photographer Jackie Dixon and best friend, model and designer Zara Martin, this show allows the public to delve inside a celebrity’s most private space – their wardrobe. Each episode is presented by the fashion-savvy duo who invade the houses, and wardrobes of celebrities; from film stars to footballers’ wives. They discuss their lives, upcoming appearances and most importantly, their personal views and preferences when it comes to fashion.
Dina’s Party S2
Wednesdays @ 10:00pm
In each episode of Dina's Party, former “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Dina Manzo creates amazing, unforgettable events for her clients at their homes. Dina and her staff at Designer Affair, work to transform clients’ homes into something beautiful and unique to celebrate important moments in their lives. Whether an incredible anniversary celebration, an over-the-top wedding, or a festive graduation party, Dina's parties are always memorable ones!
Thursdays @ 9:30pm
Another season of the hair-raising drama surrounding the staff and clients of New Jersey beauty salons The Gatsby and Anthony Roberts’ Salon. This season, Jersey’s sweetheart, Gigi, enters the ring. Prepare for deception, vanity and sabotage when season five of Jerseylicious returns!
|Date:||From Monday, June 17th|
Style’s new series “Resale Royalty” gives viewers a glimpse inside one of the fashion industry’s best kept secrets – an unassuming resale store in St. Louis, Missouri, with designer duds, vintage treasures and one-of-a-kind accessories. “Resale Royalty” premieres on Monday, June 17 at 9:30pm AEST on Style.
The one-hour series, produced by stylist to the stars Rachel Zoe, follows Sue McCarthy and her daughters, Diana and Laura, who own and operate one of the top resale stores in the US. This mother-daughter trio bring designer brands to their fashion savvy clientele, at affordable prices. With more than 25 years experience in the resale business, Sue has big plans for the future, but she needs her daughters – who have very different approaches to management – to help with the expanding empire.
TwentySomething Series 2
|Date:||June 27th, 2013|
Buckle yourself in as everyone’s favourite twentysomethings, Jess (Jess Harris) and Josh (Josh Schmidt), are set to return to ABC2 for an all new series!
Once again the pair will be joined by Billy (Hamish Blake, Hamish & Andy's Gap Year), Nick (Simon Russell, Thank God You're Here) and Abby (Leah de Niese, House Husbands).
With the reality of ‘thirtysomething’ looming, and Jess no longer able to pull off pigtails, it’s time for the best friends to quit their band-aid approach to life and finally ask “what are we destined to do?”