GEM has released its Guide just a day after its announcement by Nine.
The channel will begin on air at 12 midday Friday September 24th ahead of its official launch on Sunday 26th.
The first titles will be the classic movies Singin in’ the Rain (1952) followed by Gypsy (1962).
Like GO! the channel is built around block programming which repeats across the day and late night.
In its schedule for the week of Sept 27, weekdays offer a simulcast of Today until 9am followed by a mix of lifestyle, comedy, drama and movies including Alive and Cooking, The Zoo (NZ), The New Adventures of Old Christine, Friends, The Alice. A movie airs at midday while afternoons feature Getaway, McLeod’s Daughters, Sea Patrol, and more repeats.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show will also replay the daily episode following an earlier screening on Nine.
Primetime scheduling varies on different nights but includes:
6:30pm Wife Swap USA
7:30pm Random Acts of Kindness
7:00pm The Zoo (NZ)
7:30pm 60 Minutes
7:30pm Secret Millionaire USA
8:30pm Cold Case
7:30pm Who Do You Think You Are?
9:30pm The Big C (Premiere)
10:00pm Weeds (S6 premiere)
10:30pm Secret Diary of a Call Girl
7:30pm How Clean Is Your House
8:00pm Neighbours at War
8:30pm Marco Pierre White’s Chopping Block
9:30pm The F Word
10:30pm Amazing Medical Stories
8:30pm Holiday Showdown
6:30pm Deadly Surf
7:00pm Animal Emergency
7:30pm A Year with the Royal Family
No sport is scheduled for its first full week.
Regional viewers can see GEM on WIN SNSW (excluding Griffith), WIN Qld, WIN Vic, and WIN Tas.
GEM will launch in Darwin on October 4th.
A full Guide is available at TV Tonight’s Advance Guides.