Tomorrow sees the launch of Nine's third channel GEM, and Seven follows on Saturday with 7Mate. Chances are you'll need to perform a channel rescan on your TV or set-top box to take advantage of the new channels, so add that to your to-do list if you fancy some HD AFL Grand Final action or a selection of "female-oriented" viewing this weekend.
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