Seven in 2005

29 Nov 2004, 03:01:57 PM

Seven Perth will be back bigger and better in 2005. Here are some reasons why :

  • The three most successful new series on US television: Lost, Desperate Housewives and Boston Legal.

  • New series for the four highest-rating new Australian programmes in 2004: Dancing With The Stars, Forensic Investigators, Border Security and My Restaurant Rules.

  • Commissioning two new Australian drama series Campus and Last Man Standing complementing new series for Home and Away, All Saints and Blue Heelers.

  • Signing Ian “Dicko” Dickson and Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins to new projects for Seven.

  • New series for Crossing Jordan, Las Vegas, Alias, The Amazing Race and My Wife and Kids.

  • Portfolio of BBC factual and natural history programmes, including the major event series, Massive Earth, Genghis Khan, Discovering Ancient Egypt and Medical Mysteries.

  • Further developments in news and public affairs programming – building on Seven's significant audience delivery with Seven News, Today Tonight and Sunrise.

  • Blockbuster events including Empire, The Poseidon Adventure, Hercules, Frederick Forsyth's Icon, Earthsea, Five Days Till Midnight, Escape from Colditz and Category 6 – Day of Destruction.

  • Major movie events including Bowling for Columbine, Enigma, Gosford Park, The Banger Sisters, We Were Soldiers and the latest 007 instalment Die Another Day.

  • Strong portfolio of major sports events – with Seven's year commencing with all-encompassing coverage of The Australian Open Tennis and the year concluding with exclusive primetime coverage of The World Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne. Seven will once again be the network for all major horse racing events including The Melbourne Cup and will also follow the Wallabies' test campaign in rugby union.