Nine Upfront: Tipping Point to debut in 2024, MAFS and The Block return

By AdNews | 6 September 2023

Nine have announced an extensive slate of both new and returning content arriving in 2024, including a new project with details to come about Tracy Grimshaw returning to Channel 9 in 2024, as well as news and current affairs and sports.

New in 2024:

Tipping Point Australia

2024 is the year Australians have been waiting for as the worldwide game show phenomenon, Tipping Point arrives.

Hosted by Australian sporting legend Todd Woodbridge, three players will answer general knowledge questions, hoping to win counters which can be used on a large coin pusher, arcade-style Machine. Contestants from all over Australia will have the chance to win mystery prizes along with cash prizes, if they can beat the Machine. 

Tipping Point Australia is produced by Endemol Shine Australia (a Banijay company) for the 9Network. 

Human Error 

Inspired by actual events, 9Network’s new drama series, Human Error, follows Detective Holly O’Rourke and her homicide team as a seemingly open-and-shut murder investigation threatens to destroy her career, her family, and her faith in justice.

From the creative talents behind UnderbellyBumpOffspring and Love My WayHuman Error is executive produced by John Edwards and Dan Edwards with producers Greg Haddrick and Samantha Winston, alongside The Age’s legendary crime reporter and podcaster John Sylvester (Underbelly) as story consultant. Cast to be announced soon. 

Human Error is a Roadshow Rough Diamond production for the 9Network with major production investment from Screen Australia in association with Nine.  Financed with support from VicScreen. International distribution will be handled by ITV Studios. 

Blood On The Tracks - the Platform Killer
When a train commuter is found dead during peak hour, police suspect suicide. But when Detective Kate Fletcher finds links to an 'accidental' death at a suburban station, she  suspects something far more sinister in the 9Network’s new crime thriller, Blood On The Tracks - the Platform Killer.

Blood On The Tracks - the Platform Killer is produced by Easy Tiger and Anton for the 9Network.

Do You Want to Live Forever?

What if it was possible to reverse ageing, end disease and live forever? In the 9Network’s groundbreaking new series, Do You Want to Live Forever?, Dr Nick Coatsworth will guide six Australians on a powerful journey to stop the clock and turn back time.

Beyond The Dream

On the path to Paris 2024, the Beyond The Dream documentary series goes beyond the headlines to discover the untold stories that led to some of the greatest Olympic and Paralympic moments. 

Beyond The Dream isproduced by Wide World Of Sports for the 9Network. 

Jeopardy! Australia.

Australia will get its very own version of the hit international quiz show Jeopardy! with Jeopardy! Australia

Hosted by English broadcaster and actor Stephen Fry, Jeopardy! Australiawill feature a cast of Australian competitors in one of the world’s longest-running game shows. 

Flipping the traditional Q&A format, Jeopardy! presents answers first in the form of short, written clues. Contestants must then respond in the form of a question that correctly identifies the clue description. This general knowledge showdown is an opportunity to amass a lucrative cash prize the longer contestants can stay in the game.

Jeopardy! Australia is a Whisper North production for the 9Network. 

The Garden Hustle

A new gardening makeover program, The Garden Hustle, will give everyone a chance to create their slice of backyard bliss, no matter how green their thumb is. 

Hosted by Australian actress Lisa McCune and garden landscaper, The Block’s Dave Franklin (along with resident pooch Robin), this series follows everyday homeowners and renters on their journey to create their very own garden oasis. 

The Garden Hustle is an Ambience Entertainment production for the 9Network, created and produced by Monica O’Brien. 

Listing Melbourne

High-stakes deals, demanding clients and unbreakable bonds make the 9Network’s hot new series Listing Melbourne your new pleasure for addictive viewing next year. 

Six elite real estate agents navigate Melbourne’s property market, showcasing opulent homes while juggling their complicated personal lives in a program that gives viewers a captivating glimpse into one of the most glamorous real estate markets in the world.

Listing Melbourne is produced by Abode Entertainment for the 9Network.

Budget Battlers

In a time when Australians need it the most, The Block’s Norm and Jess will carry out incredible renovations for unsung heroes while showing viewers how you can renovate an entire home on a budget in the 9Network’s new series, Budget Battlers

Budget Battlers is produced by Northlight Productions for the 9Network.

Returning in 2024:

Married at First Sight

Married at First Sight returns in 2024 for its 11th season. 

This season will see the powerful combination of a new set of participants ready for their chance at love, along with all of the romance, passion, emotion and drama that comes with it. 

Married at First Sight is produced by Endemol Shine Australia (a Banijay company) for the 9Network. 

The Block

The Block hits an incredible milestone in 2024, heading into a huge 20th season. There are big plans for this special season with high anticipation for next year’s location. 

Plus, host Scott Cam will be back for his 18th season to guide the five keen teams along the way. As usual, at stake will be $100,000 for the overall winner on auction day, on top of any profits made. 

The Block is a Nine production in conjunction with Cavalier Television.

LEGO Masters Australia

9Network’s homegrown family sensation has taken off around the world, now the world is coming back!

In our Olympic year, it’s “Australia vs The Rest Of the World” at LEGO  Masters with four brand new Australian teams taking on the four best LEGO teams who have previously competed in their homelands.  

LEGO® Masters is produced by Endemol Shine Australia (a Banijay company) for the 9Network.

The Summit

In a stunning new location, season two will return even bigger in 2024, hosted by Australian actor and Hollywood star Jai Courtney.

A new group of Australian go getters will embark on an unforgettable adventure, conquering the impossible to reach the top of one of New Zealand’s highest mountains and earn the chance to walk away with a share of $1 million. A thrilling game of trust, greed and betrayal, where strategy rules and morals will be tested, physical limits will be pushed to new levels while the mountain’s Keeper follows their every move and will test the trekkers in ways they never won't see coming.

The Summit is an original concept developed by Endemol Shine Australia (a Banijay Company) and Nine.

Travel Guides

Hot on the heels of its second consecutive Logie win, Travel Guides is back in 2024, giving viewers the perfect way to see the world from the comfort of their living rooms. 

Featuring both extraordinary overseas adventures and domestic delights, the seventh season of Travel Guides will see favourite travel critics return, including Newcastle’s budget-hunting Fren family, happy-go-lucky couple Matt and Brett, retired jetsetters Kevin and Janetta, and best mates Kev, Dorian and Teng. 

Joining them on the road for the first time will be Karly and Bri, two besties who met while filming Beauty and the Geek for Channel 9 a couple of years ago and have been inseparable ever since. 

Narrated by popular Aussie comedian Denise Scott, Travel Guides is produced by Nine.

The Hundred with Andy Lee

The Hundred with Andy Lee is back in 2024, with 100 everyday Aussies and some of our funniest comedians coming together to find out what the country is really thinking.

Season six of The Hundred will tackle more of society’s biggest (and smallest) questions like: What percentage of The Hundred have had to cut a date short for a bathroom emergency? How many people have hooked up with the same person as their sibling? How many of our Hundred have moved back in with their parents as adults? 

Handpicked to represent the demographic makeup of Australia, The Hundred will once again be polled live via Zoom to give us the stories behind the stats, while three comedy panellists battle it out on each episode to see who knows Australia best. 

The Hundred with Andy Lee is an original concept by Screentime (A Banijay company) and Andy Lee, in association with the 9Network. 


The leading and captivating real-life series that ignited Australia’s love of observational documentaries, RPA, is returning in 2024 to once again give viewers unique and exclusive access into one of Australia’s leading public hospitals, Royal Prince Alfred in Sydney. 

The compelling series gives insight into the inner workings and behind-the-scenes drama of the famous hospital. From the Emergency Department to the wards and operating theatres, RPA will showcase the amazing dedication of the doctors, nurses and specialists.

RPA is a 9Network series, produced by McAvoy Media with the cooperation of patients and staff at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Big Miracles

Australia’s most heartwarming and emotionally powerful program, Big Miracles, returns for a second season in 2024, narrated by one of Australia’s most popular screen and theatre actress Lisa McCune. 

With one in six Australians experiencing infertility, this ground-breaking, captivating and intimate series is about the ultimate quest to create new life. It invites viewers to see, feel and be captured by the very raw and emotional journey into one of the most fundamental human experiences of all, trying to have a baby, against the overwhelming odds, through IVF and other fertility treatments. 

Viewers also witness the miraculous work of the dedicated doctors, nurses and scientists committed to making people’s baby dreams come true. 

Big Miracles is produced by Ronde Media for the 9Network.


The unique, fly-on-the wall Emergency series is back, giving viewers rare and exclusive access to the riveting stories in one of Australia’s biggest trauma hospitals

With returning favourites and a slew of new faces, Emergency will once again pull back the curtain in casualty for an honest, revealing look at the busy frontline where hero doctors and nurses save lives every day.

Emergency is produced by WTFN for the 9Network.


In 2024, a new season of Paramedics will offer audiences exclusive and unprecedented access to our frontline emergency service personnel as they render assistance to those in their time of need. 

This gripping factual series captures the intimate, first-hand account of each medical emergency as it unfolds through the eyes of paramedics. 

Paramedics is a WTFN production for the 9Network.

Space Invaders

Space Invaders is back to help everyday families escape their clutter nightmares and lighten their homes and their hearts with a fourth season of this inspirational program.

Join declutter guru Peter Walsh, renovation queen Cherie Barber and obsessive collector Angie Kent as they use their skills, compassion and good humour to guide struggling Aussies through a life-changing journey with amazing renovations and unbelievable  transformations, as well as sharing decluttering tips and tricks to help us all improve our lives.

Space Invaders is produced by WTFN for the 9Network.

Parental Guidance 

While there is no such thing as the perfect parent, Parental Guidance always determines the parenting style that comes close when it puts parenting styles with remarkably distinctive methods and unique approaches under the national spotlight. 

The carefully selected diverse range of parents take centre stage to be unpacked, judged and scrutinised under the guidance of returning dynamic duo Ally Langdon, the esteemed host of A Current Affair, and Dr Justin Coulson, one of Australia’s most trusted parenting experts.

Each set of parents get a taste of their own medicine when it comes to report-card results as their approach to parenting is reviewed, reacted to and discussed on the Parents’ Lounge, ultimately leading to a vote for Australia’s best style.

Parental Guidance, the show that celebrates and learns from the good, bad and ugly sides of parenthood, is produced by Eureka Productions for the 9Network. 


Hear the extraordinary and candid stories and excuses from drivers up to no good on our roads and witness the patience of our police when RBT, always one of Australia’s favourite factual series, returns with new episodes.

Narrated by Andrew Daddo, the new series will capture the drama and danger police face every day – from major roadside drink-driving operations and mobile breath testing to high-speed pursuits and drivers under the influence of drugs.

RBT is produced by Endemol Shine Australia (A Banijay company) for the 9Network. 

Planet Earth III 

The remarkable Planet Earth trilogy concludes with Planet Earth III, which explores more of the world’s most magnificent habitats and the incredible animals that reside within. 

Presented and narrated by the legendary naturalist Sir David Attenborough, this series celebrates the wonders of our sublime world from the deepest oceans to the remotest jungles. 

The stunning eight-part masterpiece, brimming with beauty and insight, will go beyond our imaginations to uncover the Earth’s remaining, pristine wild places and the staggering strategies animals have developed to survive there. 

Planet Earth III is a BBC Studios Natural History Unit production, co-produced with BBC America, ZDF and France Télévisions for BBC. 


Getaway is returning for another season of exploration and adventure in 2024.

Presenters Catriona Rowntree, David Reyne, Jason Dundas, Charli Robinson and Lincoln Lewis and a lineup of other familiar faces will crisscross continents and traverse borders, unveiling a treasury of hidden gems and savvy travel tips along the way.

Getaway is produced by the 9Network. 

For the Love of Pets

The heartwarming series For the Love of Pets returns to the 9Network, giving viewers an unrivalled look behind the scenes into the workings of RSPCA Queensland and QVS/Pet Emergency.

For the Love of Pets will follow the passionate and colourful characters at RSPCA’s sprawling Wacol campus who devote their lives to the animals in their care, from vets performing life-changing surgeries to the re-homing team working tirelessly to care for and re-home thousands of animals each year.

For the Love of Pets is a Context Media production for the 9Network.

News and current affairs

60 Minutes

With a rich history spanning more than four decades, this award-winning flagship current affairs program is helmed by some of Australia’s most distinguished journalists: Liz Hayes, Tara Brown, Tom Steinfort, Nick McKenzie and Amelia Adams.


With over 20 hours of original news content produced daily, Nine’s national news and current affairs footprint is connecting with more Australians across more devices.  

For the first time NBN Newcastle, Northern Rivers and 9News Gold Coast bulletins will be live on 9Now from later this year.

A Current Affair

A Current Affair, hosted by Ally Langdon Monday to Friday and Deb Knight on Saturday, is Australia’s most watched daily current affairs program.


Today is the breakfast show led by Karl Stefanovic and Sarah Abo, along with news and entertainment presenter Brooke Boney, sport presenter Alex Cullen and weather presenter Tim Davies on the ground connecting with viewers from coast to coast.

In 2024, Today will deliver an essential morning ritual for the latest in news and current affairs, sports, politics, showbiz, lifestyle and more. 

Offering a fresh, light-hearted look at news, entertainment, and celebrity gossip, Today Extra returns each weekday from 9.00am, with hosts Sylvia Jeffreys and David Campbell. 

And viewers can ease into the weekend with hosts Jayne Azzopardi and Clint Stanaway along with news presenter Sophie Walsh and weather presenter Dan Anstey.

Under Investigation with Liz Hayes

In 2024, Australia will resume its pivotal role at the War Table when Under Investigation with Liz Hayes returns to solve more mind-boggling mysteries.

In each riveting episode, Liz Hayes uses her award-winning investigative skills in collaboration with expert analysis from a cadre of Australia’s leading crime specialists. Together, their unrelenting pursuit of the truth leaves no stone unturned, meticulously piecing together the puzzles of each case. Aided by insiders connected to the crimes, who unveil explosive evidence and crucial clues, these dormant cold cases come to life once more. 

Under Investigation with Liz Hayes is produced by the 9Network. 



Australia’s world-beating swimming team has eyes on the glittering prize in 2024 with the World Aquatics Championships Doha and the Australian Olympic team trials for the Paris Olympic Games, for which the swimming finals will be available exclusively on Channel 9HD and 9Now in prime time.

It all begins in Doha for the World Aquatics Championships on February 2, followed by the Australian Olympic trials before Paris 2024.

Australian Open, Grand Slam tennis

Nine will serve up an epic year of Grand Slam Tennis with the Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open available exclusively across the 9Network, 9Now and Stan Sport.  

It all begins in January with lead-up tournaments that include the star studded United Cup, before viewers receive wall-to-wall coverage of the 2024 Australian Open. 

Throughout the year tennis fans can keep their eye on the ball with every match from all four Grand Slams, the Laver Cup streaming ad-free, live and on demand on Stan Sport.

Rugby league

Another thrilling rugby league season will arrive in 2024, when the biggest games and the biggest names are all live and free on Channel 9HD and 9Now for the network’s 33rd consecutive year of broadcasting. 

Each week viewers will get Thursday Night, Friday Night and Sunday Arvo NRL, mixed with the best magazine shows on offer both on the 9Network and 9Now. Working with the Australian Rugby League Commission, Nine will also bring viewers NRLW (including the Women’s State of Origin series), Indigenous and Maori All Stars, NSW and Queensland Cup games in 2024.

State of Origin 2024

Nine’s Logie Award-winning State of Origin coverage goes to new heights in 2024 when the biggest sporting rivalry in Aussie sport is exclusive, live and free on Channel 9HD and 9Now. 

Offering unmatched drama and passion that captivates record-breaking audiences every year, fans can watch all three games in the State of Origin series, with additional camera angles on 9Now. 


Super Rugby in 2024 shines a light on the best rugby players in the southern hemisphere when Wide World of Sports broadcasts a weekly game for free across the 9Network. 

With the Brumbies, Waratahs, Reds, Force and Rebels taking on the might of New Zealand rugby powerhouses in the Crusaders and Chiefs, the emerging Wallabies will get their chance to show their talent leading into the Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup in August and September.

The Home of Rugby, Stan Sport, will broadcast every Super Rugby game ad-free, live and on demand. 

The Masters

Tournament golf doesn’t get any bigger than The Masters, and in 2024 Wide World of Sports will present another thrilling instalment of one of the world’s greatest sporting events live and free from Augusta National.  

Sports Sunday

In an Olympic year, Sports Sunday steps it up a notch to cover every corner of the globe every week for the biggest moments and developing stories in sport.

Available nationally on Channel 9, Sports Sunday is the hour of power to catch up on everything going on in the sporting world through an easily digestible lens. 

100% Footy

Home of the biggest opinions from those who count, 100% Footy saddles up in 2024 to provide rugby league lovers with the clearest picture in the never-ending news cycle of the National Rugby League. 

Host James Bracey is joined by Phil Gould and Paul Gallen, going toe to toe on all the biggest issues, with plenty of news from the mailbag thanks to Sydney Morning Herald NRL reporters Danny Weidler and Michael Chammas.

NRL Sunday Footy Show

Hosted by Danika Mason with rugby league legends Andrew Johns, Billy Slater and Brad Fittler, the NRL Sunday Footy Show in 2024 will cover all the action throughout the competition rounds and the finals.

Special guests will dissect and discuss all the news and the big issues from the week, with special guests including Nathan Cleary, Adam Reynolds and Cameron Murray to preview each Sunday game on Channel 9HD and 9Now.

And the biggest opinions from the biggest news breakers will be given on Inside the 10 with journalists Andrew Webster and Michael Chammas featuring on a rotating weekly panel. 

The AFL Sunday Footy Show and Footy Classified

Australia’s longest running AFL program, The Sunday Footy Show, will return for its 32nd season in 2024. The panel will talk all things footy, meet high-profile guests and feature up-and-coming stars of the game. 

Plus, the hard-hitting Footy Classified returns to set the agenda for the 2024 season, with the breaking-news and analysis program every Monday and Wednesday night. 

WNBL on 9Now

9Now jumps onto the court for women’s basketball this year when the WNBL 2023-24 season tips off on 9Now in November.

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