Starting on Universal
this October, 2010:Monk 2Premiere date:
Monday, 4 October 2010 at 21h00
Adrian Monk is a brilliant homicide detective working for the San Francisco Police Department. Monk grew up with obsessive-compulsive disorder, including a variety of quirks and tics.
Following the death of his wife Trudy in a car bomb attack in 1997, while picking up cold medicine for Monk's brother Ambrose, Monk suffered a nervous breakdown and became catatonic, refusing to leave his house for three years.
With the help of practical nurse Sharona Fleming, Monk was finally able to leave the house, and he began to perform consulting work for the police on particularly difficult cases.
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer and Lieutenant Randall "Randy" Disher call on him when they have a case they can't crack.
For more about the show, see: TVSA's Monk Mini-Site
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 9Premiere date:
Wednesday 6 October 2010 at 21h00. Double episodes air back-to-back, weekly.
In the season premiere: Benson and Stabler suspect a woman with Dissociative Identity Disorder may have harmed her daughter. Their investigation is met with resistance from her psychiatrist.
For more about the season, see: TVSA's Law & Order: SVU Season 9 Show Page.
Million Dollar ListingPremiere date:
Tuesday, 12 October 2010 at 22h00New episodes air weekly, at 22h00.
A reality series that follows the exploits of real estate agents in California
where the rich and famous vie for the biggest and best properties on the market.
Focusing on two companies, one in Malibu and one in the bright lights of Hollywood, the show exposes the cut-throat tactics employed by agents in order to make their sale.
From the first enquiries to the pressure of closing the deal, each step of the property buying process in some of the most coveted locations in the world is
The series is made by Bravo (creators of Project Runway, Launch My Line, Shear Genius).
Sunday 17 October 2010, at 20h00. Double episodes broadcast back-to-back, weekly.
Based on Stephen King's novella The Colorado, the series follows the shrewd and confident FBI agent Audrey Parker (Emily Rose
) who has a lost past, and arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine on a routine case.
Before long, her natural curiosity lands her in the epicenter of activity in this curious enclave, which turns out to be a longtime refuge for people that are affected by a range of supernatural afflictions.
As the townspeople's dormant abilities begin to express themselves, Audrey helps keep these forces at bay while discovering the many secrets of Haven - including one surrounding her own surprising connections to this extraordinary place.
For more about the show, see: TVSA's Haven Mini-SiteRelated links:Universal Lands Hott Sci-Fi Ticket: Haven
Universal Channel is on DStv Channel 108.