Whether this is a sign of things to come is unclear, but networks had previously tested extended bulletins in summer (and with breaking news of bushfires) ahead of a permanent move.
Sunday’s line-up is now:
6pm Nine News
7pm David Attenborough’s Life rpt (The Embassy in Brisbane, Adelaide).
8pm 60 Minutes
10pm Movie: Red Dawn
12am Dallas (return)
There are also some changes to weeknights this week.
Midsomer Murders, which appeared to be trialled on Nine last Thursday, heads back to GEM. US drama, Golden Boy, which was premiering on Friday night moves to Thursday.
8:30pm New Tricks
9:40pm The Mentalist rpt
10:40pm CSI rpt
11:35pm Golden Boy series premiere
12:30am The Following rpt
7:30pm Australia’s Funniest Home Videos rpt
8:30pm Movie: The Fugitive
11:10pm CSI NY rpt