2012 in Australian television

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This is a list of Australian television events and premieres which occurred, or are scheduled to occur, in 2012, the 57th year of continuous operation of television in Australia.

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Events[edit]

Karise Eden, winner of the first season of The Voice.

Deaths[edit]

Channels[edit]

New channels
  • 16 February – A&E[31]
  • 17 February – Fox Footy[32]
  • 26 February – FX[33]
  • 26 March – Extra (Nine Network/NBN Television)
  • 1 May – WIN Gold (WIN Television, Channel Nine Adelaide, Channel Nine Perth)
  • 24 September – TVSN (Free-to-air)
  • 12 December – NITV (re-launched as free-to-air)
Renamed channels
  • 1 March – STUDIO (replacing STVDIO)[34]
  • 4 May – Gold (replacing WIN Gold) (WIN Television, Channel Nine Adelaide, Channel Nine Perth)
  • 20 August – SoHo (replacing W)[35]
  • 23 July – SF (replacing Sci-Fi)[36]

Ratings[edit]

Premieres[edit]

Domestic series[edit]

International series[edit]

Telemovies[edit]

Domestic telemovie premieres on Australian television in 2012
Telemovie Original airdate(s) Network Ref
Last Race, TheThe Last Race 20 February ABC1 [37]
Great Mint Swindle, TheThe Great Mint Swindle 11 March Nine Network [38][39][40]
Dripping in Chocolate 7 April UKTV [41]
Beaconsfield 22 April Nine Network [42]
Mabo 10 June ABC1 [43]
Underground: The Julian Assange Story 7 October Network Ten [44]
Dangerous Remedy 4 November ABC1 [45]
Jack Irish: Bad Debts 14 November ABC1 [46]
Jack Irish: Black Tide 21 November ABC1 [46]
International telemovie premieres on Australian television in 2012
Program Original airdate(s) Network Country of origin Ref
Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens 11 March Cartoon Network Singapore
United States
[47][48]
Hemingway & Gellhorn 12 September Showcase United States [49]

Miniseries[edit]

Domestic miniseries premieres on Australian television in 2012
Miniseries Original airdate(s) Network Ref
Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms 15 May Network Ten [50]
Howzat! Kerry Packer's War 19, 26 August Nine Network [51]
Devil's Dust 11, 12 November ABC1 [52]
International miniseries premieres on Australian television in 2012
Miniseries Original airdate(s) Network Country of origin Ref
Exile 3, 10, 17 January UKTV United Kingdom [53]
Hogfather 7, 15 January ABC1 United Kingdom [54]
World Without End 30 December SoHo Germany
Canada
[55]

Documentary specials[edit]

Domestic documentary premieres on Australian television in 2012
Documentary Original airdate(s) Network(s) Ref
Orchids: My Intersex Adventure 29 January ABC1 [56]
Real Graham Kennedy, TheThe Real Graham Kennedy 5 February ABC1 [57]
Geoff Huegill: Be Your Best - Hunt For Gold 15 February Bio. [58][59]
MegaTruckers 16 February A&E [60][61]
Bombing of Darwin: An Awkward Truth, TheThe Bombing of Darwin: An Awkward Truth 19 February History Channel, TheThe History Channel [62]
Great Barrier Reef 11, 18, 25 March Nine Network [63]
2 Hours 17 March Seven Network [64]
Giants 24 March Seven Network [65]
Tony Robinson's London Games Unearthed 19 June History Channel, TheThe History Channel [66]
Sporting Nation 24 June ABC1 [67]
Inside 4, 11 October Nine Network [68]
Muddied Waters 9 December 7Two [69]
Who Makes the News? 10 December ABC News 24 [70]
George Rrurrambu TBA ABC1 [71][72]
Great Southern Land TBA ABC1 [73]
Murdoch TBA SBS One
Possum Wars TBA ABC1
Redesign My Brain TBA ABC1
Sydney Harbour – Life on the Edge TBA National Geographic Channel
International documentary premieres on Australian television in 2012
Documentary Original airdate(s) Network(s) Country of origin Ref
Missions that Changed the War 3, 10, 17, 24 January History Channel, TheThe History Channel United States [74]
Les Paul: Chasing Sound 6 January STVDIO United States [75]
Captains of the Final Frontier 13 January Sci Fi Channel United States [76]
Terror Island 17 January SBS One Norway [77]
How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin 21 January STUDIO United Kingdom [78]
Secrets of Wild India 5, 12, 19 February Nat Geo Wild United Kingdom [79]
Our War - 10 Years in Afghanistan 9, 16, 23 February BBC Knowledge United Kingdom [80]
Jamie: Drag Queen at 16 27 February LifeStyle You United Kingdom [81]
My Gorilla Life 11 March Nat Geo Wild Unknown [82]
No Woman, No Cry 23 March Discovery Home & Health United States [83]
Britain's Youngest Undertaker 18 April ABC2 United Kingdom [84]
Under Fire: Journalists in Combat 19 December SBS One Canada [85]

Specials[edit]

Domestic television special premieres on Australian television in 2012
Documentary Original airdate(s) Network(s) Ref
Sydney Festival 2012 7–29 January STVDIO [86]
Australia's Great Flood 15 January National Geographic Channel [87][88]
Big Day Out: 20 Years in 20 Days 17 January–5 February Channel [V] [89]
An Audience With The Cast of Annie 22 January Bio. [90]
Australia Celebrates 2012 25 January ABC1 [91]
AAA: Summafieldayze 26 January MTV Australia [92]
Adam Hills: Inflatable 26 January ABC1 [93]
Nick Cave: triple J's Tribute 26 January ABC2 [94]
2011 AACTA Film Awards 31 January Nine Network [95][96]
The Australian Open of Surfing Concerts 17, 18 February Channel [V] [97]
G'Day Soleil 18 February Nine Network [98]
Movie Extra Tropfest 19 February Movie Extra [99][100]
Meow Meow's Little Match Girl 19 March STUDIO [101]
Premier's Cut: 2011 AFL Grand Final, TheThe Premier's Cut: 2011 AFL Grand Final (recall special) 23 March Fox Footy [102]
Puppetry of the Penis: Live at the Forum 13 April[a] One [103]
2012 All Star Supershow 21 April Network Ten [104]
Voices Reaching Out 15 July Nine Network [105]
2012 Melbourne Comedy Festival Supershow 5 August Network Ten [106]
The X Factor: One Direction to Superstardom 27 September Seven Network [107]
Tina Arena: Live in Melbourne 19 November Studio [108]
26th Annual ARIA Awards 29 November Go! [109]
2012 Walkley Awards 20 November SBS One [110]
People Speak Australia, TheThe People Speak Australia 2 December History Channel, TheThe History Channel [111]
Shark Week 2–8 December Discovery Channel [55]
Convoy 8 December WIN Television [112]
Kylie 25: 25 Years in 25 Hours 8–9 December Max [55]
Celebrity Come Dine With Me Australia 11 December LifeStyle Channel, TheThe LifeStyle Channel [55]
2012 Asia Pacific Screen Awards 14 December SBS Two [113]
The Rolling Stones: One More Shot 16 December Main Event [114]
Maggie Beer's Christmas Feast 18 December ABC1 [115]
Homebake 2012 23 December Channel [V] [55]
2012 Carols by Candlelight 24 December Nine Network [116]
International television special premieres on Australian television in 2012
Documentary Original airdate(s) Network(s) Country of origin Ref
Radio 1's Big Weekend 2011 1 January BBC Knowledge United Kingdom [75]
17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards 13 January Starpics United States [95][117]
Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2012 Golden Globe Awards 16 January E! United States [117]
Live From the Red Carpet: The 2012 Golden Globe Awards 16 January E! United States [117]
69th Annual Golden Globe Awards 16 January Fox8 United States [95][117][118]
Jamie Cooks Summer 20 January Network Ten United Kingdom [119]
18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 30 January TV1 United States [95][117]
2012 BAFTA Awards 13 February Starpics United Kingdom [120]
54th Annual Grammy Awards 13 February Fox8 United States [99]
Whitney Houston: Last Days of a Legend 17 February E! United States [121]
Whitney Houston Memorial 19 February E! United States [122]
Arizona Republican Presidential Debate 23 February CNN United States [123]
2012 Independent Spirit Awards 26 February STVDIO United States [99]
84th Academy Awards 27 February Nine Network / Go!
Starpics
United States [99][124][125]
Charlie Sheen: Hollywood Black Book 12 March Bio. United States [126]
Aiming for Gold 22 March CNN United Kingdom [127]
Sport Relief 2012 26 March UKTV United Kingdom [127][128]
One Direction: A Year in the Making 15 May Go! United Kingdom [129]
2012 Billboard Music Awards 21 May Fox8 United States [130]
Bee Gees: In Our Own Time 25 May ABC2 United States [131]
2011 Royal Variety Performance 29 May 7Two United Kingdom [132]
66th Tony Awards 11 June Bio. United States [133]
64th Primetime Emmy Awards 24 September Fox8
Eleven
United States [134][135]
Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala 30 September Network Ten Canada [136]
2012 U.S. Presidential Election: Presidential Debate 4 October SBS One
ABC News 24
United States [137]
46th CMA Awards 2 November Country Music Channel United States [138]
The 2012 STYLE Awards 4 November Style United States [139]
2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 9 December Fox8 United States [55]
12.12.12 - The Concert for Sandy Relief 13 December StarPics United States [140]

Programming changes[edit]

Changes to network affiliation[edit]

This is a list of programs which made their premiere on an Australian television network that had previously premiered on another Australian television network. The networks involved in the switch of allegiances are predominantly both free-to-air networks or both subscription television networks. Programs that have their free-to-air/subscription television premiere, after previously premiering on the opposite platform (free-to air to subscription/subscription to free-to air) are not included. In some cases, programs may still air on the original television network. This occurs predominantly with programs shared between subscription television networks.

Criteria for inclusion:

  • Australian premiere episodes are airing on the new network.
Domestic television series which changed network affiliation in 2012
Program Date New network Previous network Ref
Excess Baggage 13 February Go! Nine Network
After the Bounce 19 February Fox Footy Fox Sports
On the Couch 20 February Fox Footy Fox Sports
Toasted TV 27 February Eleven Network Ten
Lab Rats Challenge 5 March Seven Network Nine Network
Saturday Disney 31 March 7Two Seven Network
Game Plan (NRL), TheThe Game Plan (NRL) 21 June Network Ten (NSW and QLD only)
One (VIC, SA and WA only)
One [141]
Big Brother 13 August Nine Network Network Ten
International television series which changed network affiliation in 2012
Program Date New network Previous network Country of origin Ref
Charmed 1 January Eleven Network Ten United States
Graham Norton Show, TheThe Graham Norton Show 14 January Network Ten ABC2 United Kingdom
Modern Family 29 January Fox8 Comedy Channel, TheThe Comedy Channel United States
Becker 14 February Eleven Network Ten United States
Ice Road Truckers 16 February A&E Fox8 United States
Dog the Bounty Hunter 16 February A&E Fox8 United States
Hogan's Heroes 18 February One Eleven United States
Ringer 20 February Eleven Network Ten United States
Pokémon 27 February Eleven Network Ten Japan
Beyblade: Metal Fusion 27 February Eleven Network Ten Japan
Bakugan: Gundalian Invaders 27 February Eleven Network Ten Japan
SpongeBob SquarePants 27 February Eleven Network Ten United States
Victorious 27 February Eleven Network Ten United States
NYPD Blue 27 February FX 111 Hits United States
Las Vegas 27 February FX 111 Hits United States
Dark Angel 27 February FX Fox8 United States
Alias 27 February FX W United States
Martial Law 27 February FX Fox8 United States
Shield, TheThe Shield 27 February FX Fox8 United States
District, TheThe District 27 February FX Sci-Fi United States
Arrested Development 29 February FX Comedy Channel, TheThe Comedy Channel United States
iCarly 1 March Eleven Network Ten United States
Penn & Teller: Bulls***! 1 March FX Unknown United States
Life on Mars 1 March FX W United States
Hot Wheels Battle Force 5 9 March Eleven Network Ten United States
Canada
Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman 9 March Eleven Network Ten United States
Dinosaur King 11 March Eleven Network Ten Japan
Gormiti 28 March Eleven Network Ten Italy
Eon Kid 30 March Eleven Network Ten Spain
South Korea
Wonder Years, TheThe Wonder Years 31 March ABC1 Seven Network United States
Penguins of Madagascar, TheThe Penguins of Madagascar 9 April Eleven Network Ten United States
Huntik: Secrets & Seekers 9 April Eleven Network Ten Italy
Chaotic 25 April Eleven Network Ten United States
Canada
Hero: 108 27 April Eleven Network Ten United States
Beyblade: Metal Masters 9 May Eleven Network Ten Japan
Rules of Engagement 15 May Eleven Network Ten United States
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's 17 May Eleven Network Ten Japan
GoGoRiki 21 May Eleven Network Ten Russia
Simpsons, TheThe Simpsons 16 June Network Ten
Eleven
Eleven United States
Glee Project, TheThe Glee Project 16 June
23 June (VIC)
Network Ten (Axed after 3 episodes following poor ratings)
Eleven
Eleven United States
Green Acres 2 July GEM Go! United States
Bewitched 2 July GEM Go! United States
I Dream Of Jeannie 3 July GEM Go! United States
The Voice (season two) 9 July Nine Network Go! (season one) United States [142]
Vera 18 July 7Two Seven Network United Kingdom [143]
Entertainment Tonight 6 August Network Ten
Eleven
Nine Network
Go!
United States
Conan 15 August Go! GEM United States [144]
The Young and the Restless 20 August Arena W United States [145]
Family Guy October Seven Network
7mate
7mate United States
Sons of Anarchy 11 December FX Showcase United States
Seinfeld 24 December 7mate GO! United States

Free-to-air premieres[edit]

This is a list of programs which made their premiere on Australian free-to-air television that had previously premiered on Australian subscription television. Programs may still air on the original subscription television network.

International television series that premiered on Australian free-to-air television in 2012
Program Date Free-to-air network Subscription network(s) Country of origin Ref
ThunderCats 18 February Nine Network Cartoon Network United States
Regular Show, TheThe Regular Show 12 March Go! Cartoon Network United States
Team Umizoomi 1 April Nine Network Nick Jr. United States
Archer 5 June ABC2 Fox8
FX
United States
Last Man Standing 10 June Network Ten Fox8 United States
Dollhouse 11 June Eleven Fox8 United States
The Insider 6 August Network Ten
Eleven
Arena United States
Smash 28 August Seven Network W. United States
Ben 10: Omniverse 6 October Nine Network Cartoon Network United States
Alphas 7 December Seven Network SF United States
Hell on Wheels TBA ABC2 FX United States

Subscription premieres[edit]

This is a list of programs which made their premiere on Australian subscription television that had previously premiered on Australian free-to-air television. Programs may still air on the original free-to-air television network.

International television series that premiered on Australian free-to-air television in 2012
Program Date Subscription network(s) Free-to-air network Country of origin Ref
Harry's Law 17 March Universal Channel Nine Network United States [146]
Bob's Burgers 14 April Comedy Channel, TheThe Comedy Channel Eleven United States
Wilfred June The Comedy Channel Eleven United States
Pokémon: Black & White November Cartoon Network Network Ten
Eleven
Japan
American Horror Story TBA FX Eleven United States
In the Night Garden TBA CBeebies ABC4 Kids United Kingdom

Endings[edit]

Domestic television series endings on Australian television in 2012
Program End date Network(s) Start date Ref
Once Upon a Time in Cabramatta 22 January SBS One 8 January
Outland 14 March ABC1 8 February
Excess Baggage 29 March Nine Network / Go! 30 January [147]
Good News Week 28 April Network Ten 11 February 2008
Game Plan (AFL), TheThe Game Plan (AFL) 14 June One 23 March 2011 [148]
Tangle 29 April Showcase 1 October 2009 [149]
Young Talent Time 3 May Network Ten 22 January 2012 [149]
Letters and Numbers 27 June SBS One 2 August 2010 [150]
Mandarin News Australia 27 June SBS Two 24 November 2010 [151]
RPA 18 July Nine Network 1995 [152]
Tricky Business 25 July Nine Network 14 May [149]
The Circle 3 August Network Ten 1 February 2010 [153]
Everybody Dance Now 19 August Network Ten 12 August [154][155]
The Shire 10 September Network Ten 16 July [156][157]
I Will Survive 23 October Network Ten 21 August [18][157]
Breakfast 30 November Network Ten 23 February [158]
Ten Morning News 30 November Network Ten 6 August [158]
The Price Is Right 14 December Seven Network 7 May [159]
Auction Room Unknown ABC1 15 April [160]
Marngrook Footy Show, TheThe Marngrook Footy Show Unknown ABC2 (since 2010) 2007 [161]
Playlist, TheThe Playlist Unknown Showcase Unknown [162]

Returns[edit]

Returning domestic television series on Australian television in 2012
Program Return date Network Original run Ref
Young Talent Time 22 January Network Ten 1971–1988 [163][164]
Price Is Right, TheThe Price Is Right 7 May Seven Network 1963–2005
(intermittently)
[165]
Ten Late News 4 June Network Ten 1991–2011 [166]
Domestic Blitz 7 July (special) Nine Network 2008–2010 [167][168]
Big Brother 13 August Nine Network / GO! 2001–2008 [169]
Aerobics Oz Style 3 September Aurora 1982–2005 [170]
Great Outdoors, TheThe Great Outdoors 23 September Seven Network 1993–2009 [171][172]

Film and television productions[edit]

Big 6 film productions[edit]

Film Studio Network Digital Channels Pay TV
20th Century Fox Network Ten Eleven, One Showtime movie channels
Paramount Pictures Network Ten Eleven, One, GO!, ABC2 Showtime movie channels
Sony Pictures (Columbia, TriStar and Screen Gems) Nine Network (expires late 2012) ABC2, 7Two, 7mate GO! (expires late 2012), GEM (expires late 2012) Showtime movie channels
Universal Pictures Seven Network 7mate, ABC2 Showtime movie channels
Walt Disney Pictures Seven Network 7Two, 7mate, GO! Movie Network
Warner Bros. Nine Network GO!, GEM Movie Network

Animation film productions[edit]

Film Studio Network Digital Channels Pay TV
20th Century Fox Animation Network Ten Eleven Showtime movie channels
DreamWorks Animation Seven Network / Nine Network, (Old films) Network Ten (new films) 7mate, GO! (old films) Showtime movie channels (New Films) / Movie Network (Old Films)
Nickelodeon Movies Network Ten Eleven Showtime movie channels
Pixar Seven Network 7Two, 7mate Movie Network, Disney Channel, Disney Junior
Sony Pictures Animation Nine Network (expires late 2012) GO! (expires late 2012) Showtime movie channels
Universal Animation Studios Seven Network 7mate Showtime movie channels
Vanguard Animation Nine Network GO! Showtime movie channels
Walt Disney Animation Studios Seven Network 7Two, 7mate Movie Network, Disney Channel, Disney Junior
Warner Bros. Animation Nine Network GO! Movie Network, Cartoon Network

Other film productions[edit]

Film Studio Network Digital Channels Pay TV
DreamWorks Nine Network, Network Ten GO!, GEM, Eleven, One Showtime movie channels (New Films) / Movie Network (Old Films)
Fox Searchlight Pictures Network Ten Eleven, One Showtime movie channels
Lions Gate Nine Network GO!, GEM Showtime movie channels
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Seven Network ABC2, 7Two, GO!, GEM, Eleven Movie Network
Miramax Films Seven Network, Nine Network 7Two, 7mate, GO!, GEM Movie Network
MTV Films Nine Network, Network Ten 7mate, GO!, Eleven Showtime movie channels
New Line Cinemas Nine Network GO!, GEM Movie Network
Regency Enterprises Nine Network GO!, GEM Showtime movie channels
Summit Entertainment Network Ten Eleven, One Showtime movie channels
Touchstone Pictures Seven Network 7Two, 7mate, GO! Movie Network
United Artists Seven Network 7Two, ABC2, GO!, GEM Movie Network

Television productions[edit]

TV Studio Primary Network Digital Channels Pay TV
20th Century Fox Animation Network Ten 7mate
Eleven
Fox8
The Comedy Channel
20th Century Fox Television Seven Network (old programs only)
Network Ten
7mate
Eleven
One
Fox8
111 Hits
Fox Classics
Arena
The Comedy Channel
4Kids Entertainment Network Ten GO!
Eleven
Cartoon Network
ABC Studios Seven Network 7Two
7mate
Arena
The Comedy Channel
Fox Classics
Cartoon Network Studios Nine Network GO! Cartoon Network
CBeebies originals ABC1 ABC4 Kids(ABC programs) Extra (BBC Programs) CBeebies(all programs) Disney Junior (abc for kids programs only)
CBS Studios International Network Ten Eleven
One
TV1
SF
111 Hits
Fox Classics
CBS Television Studios Nine Network (Old Programs Only)
Network Ten
GO!
GEM
Eleven
One
TV1
Arena
SF
Comedy Central Cartoons SBS One GO! The Comedy Channel
Disney-ABC Domestic Television Seven Network 7Two
7mate
Fox8
Arena
111 Hits
Fox Classics
Disney Television Animation Seven Network 7Two
7mate
Disney Channel
DisneyToon Studios Seven Network 7Two
7mate
Disney Channel
Disney Junior
DreamWorks Animation Network Ten Eleven Fox8
The Comedy Channel
Nickelodeon
DreamWorks Television Seven Network GO! Fox8
The Comedy Channel
SoHo
HBO SBS One Eleven Showcase
The Comedy Channel
Arena
Lionsgate Television Nine Network GEM
Eleven
Showcase
111 Hits
Fox Classics
Arena
MTV Animation Nine Network GO! MTV
Nickelodeon Animation Studio Nine Network (Nick Jr programs)
Network Ten (Nick programs)
Eleven Nickelodeon
Nick Jr.
Ragdoll Productions Seven Network
Nine Network
ABC4 Kids
ABC3
7Two
GO!
GEM
CBeebies
Disney Junior
Nick Jr
Saban Brands none GO! Nickelodeon
Showtime Network Ten Eleven
GEM
Showcase
Sony Pictures Television Seven Network
Nine Network
7Two
7mate
GO!
GEM
TV1
SF
Universal Television Seven Network 7mate TV1
SF
Warner Bros. Animation Nine Network GO! Cartoon Network
Warner Bros. Television Nine Network 7Two
GO!
GEM
Fox8
111 Hits
The Comedy Channel
Arena
Entertainment One Family (eOne Family) Nine Network ABC4 Kids CBeebies

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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