Seven extends Jackson coverage
Updated: Seven beefs up its news reports for Wednesday to cover the Jackson Memorial, with more Jacko added to 7HD.
Networks continue to fall over themselves in the race to cover the Michael Jackson Memorial Service.
Details on programming are changing as the day progresses.
Amongst the latest details is word that Today Tonight reporter Clare Brady has scored one of the 17,500 tickets to the Memorial events in an online ballot.
Tomorrow night Seven News will screen extended one hour reports from 4:30pm and 6pm, with TT airing at 7pm. Thank God You’re Here season finale at 7.30pm.
Seven will also replay the Memorial from 12pm and commercial free from 7pm on 7HD followed by Michael Jackson: The Last Time from 9pm. Nine has already slated its repeat for 7pm.
As a result of the changes, a double episode of Home and Away will screen at 7pm Thursday, followed by Ghost Whisperer at 8pm and a special double episode of Grey’s Anatomy at 9pm. Scrubs repeat is out but Heroes remains.