It gets very hard to support a new programme when networks mess around with episode orders.
Nine has a habit of doing this. Earlier this year it notoriously played Flashpoint out of sequence, defending that the eps were stand alone stories. It failed to recognise the series had character arcs that progressed in the background. Ratings for the series slipped and Nine took it off the air.
Now it launches new US drama Eleventh Hour -from the second episode. “Cardiac” will screen at 9:30pm on Monday April 27th following Underbelly.
In the US it aired on October 16th, a week after the first episode “Resurrection” premiered.
The Jerry Bruckheimer produced mystery series centeres on Dr Jacob Hood (Rufus Sewell), a brilliant crime solver recruited by the Government as an on-call detective to investigate the rapidly growing number of crimes and crisis that fall outside of normal detective work. It also stars Marley Shelton.