Despite the irony of the Crisis title, can these shows help turn the tide for TEN?
Crisis centres on an idealistic Secret Service agent who finds himself at the center of an international crisis on his first day on the job. In his search for the truth, he will have to cross moral and legal lines as he navigates the highest levels of power and corruption.
The series features Dermot Mulroney, Gillian Anderson, Lance Gross and Aussie Rachael Taylor. Two eps have aired in the US although at 6.5m viewers was said to be “soft.”
Comedy series The Millers stars Will Arnett as Nathan Miller, a recently divorced local roving news reporter looking forward to living the singles’ life until his parents’ marital problems unexpectedly derail his plans.
After he finally breaks the news of his divorce to his parents Carol (Margo Martindale) and Tom (Beau Bridges), his father is inspired to follow suit and stuns the family when he leaves his wife of 43 years. Tom moves in with Nathan’s sister Debbie while mother Carol moves in with Nathan, each driving their children crazy.
This one is produced by Greg Garcia and directed by James Burrows.
It has fared well with ratings of 9 – 13 million US viewers.
TEN is also expected to have MasterChef, Offspring and 24 after the Easter break.