Seven sets The Durrells Code Black and Selling Houses Australia premieres

Seven has locked in the rest of the post-Olympic schedule and it’s pretty solid.

New UK drama series The  Durrells will premiere 8:50 pm Wednesday, August 24. The series has just 6 episodes in it’s first season.

Get ready to thaw out under the Mediterranean sun on Wednesday, August 24 at 8.50 pm for The Durrells premiere. Based on Gerald Durrell’s much-loved Corfu trilogy of novels, this beautifully shot and heart-warming series sees an impoverished but sparky widow, Louisa Durrell (Keeley Hawes) make the radical decision to seek out a new destiny for her family when her options in late 1930s England are limited. Concerned that the lives of her four children, are heading down the wrong track, she relocates her reluctant brood to a dilapidated house in the Greek sun.

The free to air premiere of Selling Houses Australia will take place at 8:00 pm  Thursday August 24

Hosted by property expert Andrew Winter the series follows home owners who are having difficulties selling their place. Landscaper Charlie Albone and interior designer Shaynna Blaze team up with Andrew to initially assess the property, and then proceed with a renovation to boost the property’s appeal and salability. The property is then put up for sale and the result is shown at the end of each episode. In tonight’s episode the team are tasked with modernising an old Queenslander which is stuck in a time warp. Can they transform this museum piece into a comfortable family home?

It will be followed by the premiere of Code Black at 9:10pm.

This heart-pounding medical drama takes place in the busiest ER in the nation, where the staggering influx of patients can outweigh the limited resources available to the extraordinary doctors and nurses whose job is to treat them all – creating a condition known as Code Black. Inspired by the award-winning medical documentary by Ryan McGarry, tonight’s episode sees Residency Director Dr. Leanne Rorish (Marcia Gay Harden) put her four new first year residents to work immediately in the busiest, most notorious hospital ER in the nation – Angels Memorial Hospital.