9 wowed attendees of its 2023 Upfront occasion at Luna Park in Sydney on Wednesday.

The broadcaster revealed a raft of latest and returning content material bulletins, business modifications, new investments and modern consumer experiences.

Under is a breakdown of what to anticipate from 9 over the subsequent 12 months. 

New Reveals in 2022

My Mum Your Dad

Nonetheless to return in 2022, Australia’s hearts shall be opened to a complete new world of grown-up love in My Mum Your Dad.

Kate Langbroek presents this sequence about single mother and father in search of love for the second time round. What they don’t know is their grownup youngsters are secretly guiding them by means of the perils of recent courting. 

My Mum Your Dad is produced by ITV Studios Australia for the 9Network.


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See additionally: Nine Upfront 2023: My Mum Your Dad coming to Nine

Information Reveals in 2023

Gordon Ramsay’s Meals Stars 

In a brand-new sequence for the 9 Community, culinary celebrity and CEO Gordon Ramsay and enterprise mogul Janine Allis will mentor and information competing groups in Gordon Ramsay’s Meals Stars. 

Produced by Endemol Shine Australia (A Banijay firm) and Studio Ramsay World (a FOX Leisure firm), Gordon Ramsay’s Meals Stars is a daring and aggressive format, already broadcasting within the UK and US and coming to the 9 Community in 2023.

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See additionally: Nine Upfront 2023: Gordon Ramsay teams up with Nine for Gordon Ramsay’s Food Stars

The Summit 

Within the rugged Alps of New Zealand’s southern island,  a bunch of strangers will embark on an epic quest. With their backpacks containing an equal share of 1 million {dollars}, the group should attain the height of a distant mountain in simply 14 days to win the money they’re carrying. 

The Summit is a 9 Community and Endemol Shine Australia (A Banijay firm) authentic sequence, produced by Endemol Shine Australia.

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See additionally: Nine Upfront 2023: Nine announces action reality, The Summit


There has by no means been and by no means shall be one other like him. Over two massive nights, Warnie would be the tribute to one of many biggest Australians of all time, the Aussie larrikin who lived and cherished massive within the 9 Community’s should see drama occasion of 2023.  

Warnie is produced for the 9 Community by Screentime, a Banijay firm, in affiliation with VicScreen. Solid to be introduced quickly. 

See additionally: Nine Upfront 2023: Nine to pay tribute to Shane Warne’s life in Warnie

Human Error

Impressed by precise occasions, 9 Community’s new drama sequence, Human Error, follows Detective Holly O’Rourke and her murder group as a seemingly open-and-shut homicide investigation threatens to destroy her profession, her household, and her religion in justice. 

From the artistic skills behind Underbelly, Bump, Offspring and Love My Means, Human Error is produced by John Edwards, Dan Edwards, Greg Haddrick and Samantha Winston, with The Age’s crime reporter and podcaster John Sylvester (Underbelly) as story marketing consultant. Solid to be introduced quickly. 

See additionally: Nine Upfront 2023: Nine’s new Aussie drama, Human Error


RPA is this system that ignited Australia’s love of observational documentaries. For 17 years it gave viewers across the nation an access-all-areas move to the inside workings of the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. 

And now it’s again, narrated by Rodger Corser. RPA follows sufferers who share their tales, in addition to the surgeons and physicians who not solely put damaged our bodies again collectively, however in lots of instances have to interrupt the information to those sufferers that their prognosis isn’t good. These real-life moments are captured in all their unfiltered emotional rawness. 

Huge Miracles

Huge Miracles is a brand new sequence crammed with pure hope, within the title of affection, about probably the most emotional human expertise of all: making an attempt to have youngsters. Huge Miracles is produced by Ronde Media for the 9 Community.

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See additionally: Nine Upfront 2023: Nine brings Big Miracles

Australia’s Most Similar 

A model new particular occasion sequence, Australia’s Most Similar is the last word seek for the nation’s most similar twins.

Hosted by Scott Cam and Dr Jana Pittman, each mother and father of twins, this social investigation sequence will discover and finally decide the nation’s most similar siblings.

By a sequence of scientific and entertaining challenges, 100 units of twins shall be put underneath the microscope till one pair is topped Australia’s Most Similar.  

Australia’s main “Twin Specialists” Professor Sarah Wilson and Professor Jeff Craig will supervise and assess the outcomes, in session with Twin Analysis Australia, which is predicated on the College of Melbourne. 

Returning Reveals in 2022

Love Island Australia 

Put together to dive in and fall in love with a sizzling new group of singles on the fourth season of Love Island Australia, to be filmed in a brand new villa on this system’s return to the attractive island of Mallorca in Spain. 

Love Island’s personal Cupid, Sophie Monk, is again as host, alongside the narrator, Irish presenter Eoghan McDermott

Love Island Australia is produced by ITV Studios Australia for the 9 Community. 

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Lego Masters Christmas 

Lego Masters, one of many largest hits on tv, will return later this yr for a two-part Lego Bricksmas Particular. 

This yr’s festivities will start early as a few of Australia’s favorite celebrities group up with contestants from the previous 4 seasons in a really particular Christmas celebration. 

The 2-part Christmas particular will function Poh Ling Yeow, Emma Watkins, Darren Palmer and Lincoln Lewis

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Below Investigation with Liz Hayes 

Below Investigation with Liz Hayes reveals investigative twists and turns that make for a gripping viewing expertise.

In every episode, Liz Hayes is joined by a brand new group of crime and forensic specialists who’re specifically outfitted with the know-how to delve deeper into chilly instances and ask the precise questions to unravel them. 


Returning Thursday, September 29, the factual sequence Paramedics is an perception into the dedication of our frontline first responders at work.

With a name for assist made each 11 seconds to emergency providers in Victoria, paramedics work across the clock, bringing hope even in probably the most harmful and life-changing medical emergencies.

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Snackmasters sweetened up TV screens in 2021, uncovering the secrets and techniques within the recipes of a few of Australia’s most well-known snacks, together with the mysterious components of the Cheese Twistie.

Be a part of hosts Scott Pickett and Poh Ling Yeow as every episode of Snackmasters sees two high cooks in a battle to make good replicas of one of many nation’s best-loved snacks, whereas inveterate snack lover Yvie Jones good points entry to the manufacturing traces for these treats, giving viewers a sneak peek contained in the factories the place the snacks are made.

Taronga: Who’s Who In The Zoo

Twin Academy Award nominee Naomi Watts once more lends her voice to this award-winning observational documentary sequence as workers from Taronga Zoo in Sydney, and Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, put the COVID-19 pandemic behind them in sight of a brighter future.

Taronga: Who’s Who In The Zoo is produced by McAvoy Media for the 9 Community.

Dream Listings 

Everyone seems to be making an attempt to get a bit of the Byron Bay pie. It’s the place Hollywood A-listers reside the dream and Instagram influencers are flocking to in droves.  

Viewers will get a glimpse into Australia’s most prestigious playground, the place the spectacular seashores and seaside glamour set the scene for all of the motion. There shall be beachside offers, tussles for premier property listings, and feuds over negotiations as these brokers work to safe a bit of paradise for his or her status purchasers.   

Dream Listings is produced by EQ Media Group for the 9 Community. 

Nation Residence Rescue with Shaynna Blaze 

For 14 seasons we’ve seen Shaynna Blaze as a decide on The Block, in addition to serving to householders spruce up their areas on Promoting Homes Australia. Now, for the primary time, Shaynna is doing it for herself and her household within the heartwarming new sequence, Nation Residence Rescue.

Imaginative and prescient Australia’s Carols By Candlelight

Australia’s annual Christmas Eve custom continues this yr with a few of this nation’s greatest performers coming collectively for Imaginative and prescient Australia’s Carols by Candlelight, broadcast stay from Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Saturday, December 24, at 8.00pm on Channel 9 and 9Now.

Returning Reveals In 2023

Married At First Sight 

Celebrating a milestone anniversary, the tenth season of Married at First Sight will increase the stakes with a brand new forged of members prepared for an opportunity at love. Because the experiment marks a decade, count on extra weddings, dedication ceremonies, and dramatic dinner events.

Licensed scientific sexologist Alessandra Rampolla and relationship specialists John Aiken and Mel Schilling will return to pair courageous singles from throughout the nation. Testing the bonds of {couples}, our specialists will as soon as once more discover the affect of science in creating real, long-lasting relationships.

The Block  

The Block is again in 2023 for its nineteenth season.

Tv’s hardest constructing problem will remodel a brand-new Melbourne property with host Scott Cam welcoming a brand new batch of keen Blockheads to construct 5 new household houses. 

Lego Masters  

Lego Masters exploded onto our screens in 2019 and has cemented itself as one of the crucial common exhibits on TV.

In 2023, the present is again with an allstar forged as the very best of the very best return with a brand new wave of constructing and creativeness for Lego Masters: Grand Masters. On this development contest, the elite Lego builders of the previous 4 seasons shall be competing for the last word title of Grand Masters.  

Host Hamish Blake and resident decide Ryan “Brickman” McNaught shall be joined by the fan favourites and former champions, all ingenious builders.

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Journey Guides 

Logie Award-winning Journey Guides shall be returning in 2023 with the last word traveller’s information to your subsequent escape. 

The journey critics are again as they take off for a seventh season crammed with extra adventurous locations.

Narrated by Denise Scott, Journey Guides is produced by 9. 

Parental Steerage  

In relation to parenting, everybody has an opinion. Parental Steerage returns in 2023, placing 12 new parenting kinds underneath the microscope to seek out out what works greatest.

When Parental Steerage first premiered, it broke new floor and bought the nation confronting the most important query: how ought to we be elevating our future adults? 

Now, on this thought-provoking sequence, At present host Ally Langdon and parenting knowledgeable Dr Justin Coulson are again, laying down greater and harder parenting challenges. Designed to disclose the strengths and weaknesses of every parenting model, these challenges are all grounded in real-life situations. 

Parental Steerage is produced by Eureka Productions for the 9 Community.   

The Hundred with Andy Lee  

The Hundred with Andy Lee is again in 2023, with 100 on a regular basis Aussies and a few of our funniest comedians coming collectively to seek out out what the nation is admittedly considering. 

The Hundred with Andy Lee is an authentic idea by Screentime (A Banijay firm) and Andy Lee, in affiliation with the 9 Community.

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Emergency is again for a fourth sequence in 2023 with returning favourites and new faces saving lives on the frontline of one in every of Australia’s busiest hospitals.

Be a part of the medical doctors and nurses for an perception into the uncooked inside workings of Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Emergency Division as they pull again the curtain for entry to groups of medical heroes coping with life-and-death instances every single day. 

Emergency is produced by WTFN for the 9 Community. 

Million Greenback Murders

Within the return of this landmark sequence, retired Detective Superintendent Deborah Wallace takes viewers inside six unsolved crimes. These instances are probably the most chilling homicide mysteries in Australia, with the most important rewards on provide, a million {dollars} for data that results in a conviction.

Australian Crime Tales: The Investigators

The group behind the worldwide award-winning sequence Australian Crime Tales is again with a model new sequence in a model new format. Australian Crime Tales: The Investigators is lifting the lid on the private case recordsdata of a few of Australia’s biggest detectives.

Australian Crime Tales: The Investigators will share the best tales of decided and distinctive police work; the homicide that appeared unsolvable; the crime king who appeared untouchable; and the psycho who appeared unstoppable.

Australian Crime Tales: The Investigators is produced by The Full Field for the 9 Community. 

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Frozen Planet II

Eleven years after the outstanding first sequence, Frozen Planet II returns to the Arctic and Antarctic with a spellbinding journey by means of these magical lands.

Offered by Sir David Attenborough, this sequence observes the species that thrive on the North and South Poles, in addition to exploring life past the Poles – seeing wildlife drama play out in all of the world’s coldest areas: from excessive mountains and frozen deserts to snowbound forests and icy oceans.

Millionaire Scorching Seat

Millionaire Scorching Seat, hosted by Eddie McGuire, is Australia’s longest operating quiz present and because it premiered in 2009, the present has given away over $60 million {dollars}. Each episode 6 contestants go head-to-head to win an enormous $1 million prize. 

House Invaders 

Inspirational sequence House Invaders returns for Season 3, greater and higher, and with a brand new co-host, to assist households confront their bodily and emotional baggage.

Our group of outstanding and passionate House Invaders, the dynamic duo of declutter guru Peter Walsh and renovation queen Cherie Barber, shall be joined this season by obsessive collector Angie Kent (Gogglebox) as they present these in want learn how to remodel their lives. 

Nation Home Hunters Australia

Nation Home Hunters Australia returns for a 3rd season in 2023, serving to potential householders take the leap and relocate from the busy metropolis to the peaceable countryside.

In relation to dream properties, who higher to level you to your fortunately ever after than Getaway’s Catriona Rowntree? Trying to find hidden gems throughout sweeping plains and sometimes neglected landscapes, she helps would-be patrons find their endlessly house in rural Australia.

The payoff is discovering the proper peaceable, rural retreat away from the stresses and pressures of life within the bustling metropolis.


Australia’s longest-running journey and life-style program returns to 9 for its thirty second season in 2023.

Be a part of Catriona Rowntree, David Reyne, Jason Dundas, Charli Robinson and different favorite faces as they discover breathtaking areas throughout Australia and all over the world, and provide vacation suggestions and concepts to cater for all tastes and budgets. After two years of lockdowns, disruptions and cancelled holidays, Aussies are itching to mud off their passports and get travelling as soon as once more, and the Getaway group will paved the way as they discover the globe.

9Now to bear main modifications with new design and UI

9Now has introduced its “most vital transformation since its launch” within the Nine Upfronts at present, in what the broadcaster is asking an Australian-first transformation.

The market-leading consumer expertise (UI) redesign will give customers full management of their viewing expertise, providing an amalgamated expertise of interactive digital and broadcast content material.

The improve will embrace an modern 9Now homepage, providing viewers the selection to begin streaming content material instantly, a “begin over” possibility for stay packages to be began from the start, personalised family profiles and the introduction of a “uncover” package deal.

The redesign can even introduce a brand new 24/7 Free Advert-Supported Streaming TV (FAST) channel with unique further content material and an interactive promoting expertise on linked TVs (CTV), supplied stay in full HD.

Australian-first interactivity

The newly launched interactivity of 9Now will present new alternatives for advertisers, with the rollout of sponsored content material and merchandise increasing.

In 2023, 9Now will see interactive “shoppable” advertisements on CTV, giving viewers the choice to work together with manufacturers instantly from their tv, all to create an Australian-first immersive buying expertise.


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Adjustments to the UI aren’t all, with the redesign seeing consumer expertise of sports activities get an improve with stay sports activities will now streaming in HD at 50 frames per second with Dolby 5.1 sound, providing an Australian first in stay sports activities streaming.

Promoting can even stream in HD, with 9Now furthering its funding within the Dwell infrastructure, 9Now will provide stand-alone, unique FAST channels which have been specifically designed for an immersive viewing expertise.

Goal reframing

The concentrating on of content material and promoting has additionally obtained a redesign, with 9Now including family location concentrating on to the platform.

This concentrating on is achieved by leveraging declared postcode knowledge from signed-in authenticated viewers, with segments spanning capital cities to regional areas.

Closing transformation is a brand new partnership with Mastercard, which is able to see concentrating on based mostly on bank card transaction knowledge that shall be made out there throughout 9Now within the months to return.

See additionally: Nine Upfront 2023: 9Now redesigned with completely new user experience

9 to supercharge Brisbane Instances with new funding

The Brisbane Times has obtained a big funding from 9, with the broadcaster saying an enlargement of the masthead in 2023, becoming a member of esteemed publications corresponding to The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and WAToday.

The funding from 9 will make sure the South-East Queensland newspaper can proceed to supply breaking native information and evaluation to the greater than two million individuals who now reside within the Larger Brisbane space.

The expansion of the Brisbane Instances will function an array of various voices that mirror the area and can see the masthead built-in deeper into 9’s community of award-winning information belongings, from 9News to Brisbane’s high speak radio station 4BC.

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The funding goals to have Brisbane Instances present a information service distinctive to every other presently serving the Queensland market.

Boasting a wholesome 621,000 month-to-month readers, the Brisbane Instances website is ready to boost key manufacturers throughout the area, from Area to Drive and Good Weekend along with offering tailor-made information content material to its readers.

9 has stated the funding will “supercharge” the media conglomerate’s presence in Queensland, with the way forward for the masthead seeking to produce breaking information and tales distinctive and necessary to the area of South-East Queensland.

See additionally: Nine Upfront 2023: Nine to supercharge Brisbane Times with new investment

Eye within the Sky: 9 launches Premium Visitors Community

9 will launch an “eye within the sky” impressed premium cross-platform visitors model, NTN, that may ship up-to-date visitors information to listeners throughout 9’s market-leading radio stations 2GB (Sydney), 2AW (Melbourne), 4BC (Brisbane) and 6PR (Perth).

The product can even launch throughout audio stay streaming and digital platforms throughout the above-mentioned 4 cities.

The platform is a singular one that may present advertisers with the chance to provide manufacturers the power to personal visitors updates throughout the corporate.

The visitors community can be set to roll out on TODAY in 2023, 9’s breakfast program, providing manufacturers entry to a premium product with excessive attain frequency throughout audio, tv and digital.

9’s audio platforms have a large attain, delivering over 10 million stay streams month-to-month, whereas speak stations underneath 9 possession have been reaching their largest ever viewers of two million listeners every week.

See additionally: Nine Upfront 2023: Nine announces Premium Traffic Network

9 makes massive business modifications to publishing & radio manufacturers

9 has introduced a raft of economic modifications throughout its publishing and radio belongings on the community’s 2023 Upfront occasion.

Among the many sport changers for advertisers putting their content material in At present’s Paper – the every day downloadable model of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age newspapers.

Manufacturers will now have the ability to digitally insert streaming video or wealthy media promoting, together with false covers and digital catalogues, in a significant leap in innovation for the community.

9 famous that manufacturers will have the ability to open a complete new world of digital alternative at scale, offering limitless, built-in alternatives in a premium surroundings to ship an unrivalled digital promoting expertise.

With the power for digital wraparounds, clickable video set in a print product, in addition to promoting that crosses between the print and digital merchandise, the innovation offers limitless alternatives for manufacturers.

The announcement comes as 9 additionally reveals extra initiatives inside its publishing division, together with on-demand audio, the place curated tales and information in The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age shall be transformed to audio with using state-of-the-art synthetic intelligence.

Curated content material of a number of the day’s largest tales, investigative journalism and life-style options will change into extra accessible than ever.

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9 has additionally launched its addressable knowledge concentrating on functionality throughout its digital radio belongings.

As a part of accessing 9’s broader 20 million signed-in customers, advertisers can goal logged-in customers throughout 9’s radio stations, 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR.

With 9’s audio already delivering greater than 10 million stay streams every month, stay digital streaming on linked gadgets is now absolutely addressable alongside 9’s tv belongings.

9’s knowledge capabilities will embrace demo, location, 9Tribes – the community’s market-leading segmentation product – and intent segments from knowledge companions together with Flybuys and Equifax.

Along with the concentrating on capabilities, 9 will provide best-in-market attribution reporting from its location knowledge accomplice, Close to. Advertisers will have the ability to measure the effectiveness of their audio advertisements in driving listeners in-store.

See additionally: Nine Upfront 2023: Nine announces big commercial changes across publishing and radio

9Network to launch flagship 6PM Tasmanian Information Bulletin

9 has introduced it’s going to full its Australia-wide broadcast information community in 2023 with a flagship 6pm bulletin devoted to Tasmania.

The hour-long 9News Tasmania bulletin shall be produced by 9 and broadcast by 9’s Tasmanian affiliate, stay from a brand new Hobart studio seven days every week.

It’ll additionally create extra native employment alternatives for journalists and manufacturing throughout Tasmania, in addition to regional bureaus situated in Launceston and on the North West Coast.

The 9News Tasmania 6pm bulletin will launch in early 2023. Additional bulletins shall be made in the end.

Good Meals set to prepare dinner up a storm in 2021

It has been the authority on Australian food and drinks tradition for greater than 40 years, and now meals superbrand Good Meals is ready to dominate additional in 2023.

After a two-year COVID pause, 9 can announce the globally famend Good Meals Information hats are again with the information publishing in November 2022.

The Good Meals Kitchen TV sequence returns for a second season in October, plus the Good Meals occasions program will relaunch in 2023, offering manufacturers with probably the most dynamic cross-platform alternative in Australia.

The Good Meals Information 2023 shall be revealed in journal format in November, with separate editions in NSW and Victoria. Greater than 700 eating places are being reviewed independently and anonymously to award one, two, or the head of three hats.

With the eating scene thriving once more, the Good Meals Information will precede a new-look Good Meals web site with recent content material throughout its key pillars of recipes, critiques and restaurant information.

Advertisers will have the ability to maximise the high-impact, built-in energy of Good Meals by means of enhanced print and digital experiences, model partnerships and stay occasions.

Good Meals Kitchen, hosted by favorite Good Meals contributor Adam Liaw and famend chef Danielle Alvarez, will display screen on 9Now from October 11, with the eight-part sequence that includes irresistible recipes by Julia Busuttil Nishimara, Khanh Nyugen, Rosheen Kaul, Hugh Allen, Brent Savage and Josh Niland, amongst others.

Good Meals Kitchen can even have its personal digital vacation spot on the Good Meals web site, that includes all of the video and recipe content material.

9 Upfront 2023: Full integration of Australian Monetary Assessment to cross-platform superbrand

As Australia’s solely every day enterprise publication, The Australian Monetary Assessment (AFR) has expanded into a completely built-in cross-platform superbrand that spans print, digital, podcasts and market-leading summits and lists enterprise.

Boasting 3.5 million subscribers throughout print and digital, the AFR is Australia’s most learn subscription-only premium enterprise publication, the AFR integration will enable manufacturers to achieve an prosperous viewers at scale.

The AFR has an modern listing of pursuits mirrored in its readerships, corresponding to Sustainability Leaders, BOSS Younger Executives, Finest Locations to Work and Most Progressive Corporations.

The listing additionally consists of stay occasions from mining, banking and cryptocurrency to property, ESG and power and local weather summits, making a Whole Publishing proposition that may give manufacturers the chance to attach with a number of the most influential individuals within the nation.

The AFR has just lately launched its quarterly title Fin Journal and Walkley Award-winning podcasts, giving advertisers a pretty mixture of platforms to select from.

The Monetary Assessment Wealthy Record marks its fortieth anniversary in 2023, the masthead seems forward to develop sponsorship because it delivers enterprise and political information.

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