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Ten unveils super Sunday lineup
Picture: supplied Claire Danes in Homeland

Ten has unveiled its new "super Sunday" line-up of fast-tracked British and American programs.

From Sunday October 14, Ten will air season five of British fantasy drama Merlin at 6.30pm, followed by the season premiere of the Emmy award-winning comedy Modern Family at 7.30pm.

Glee creator Ryan Murphy's new comedy The New Normal, which looks at contemporary family issues ranging from same sex parenting to single mothers, will air at 8pm.

This week's big winner at the Emmys, the gripping psychological thriller Homeland, has its season two premiere from 8.30pm.

Homeland picked up six Emmy awards including outstanding drama and actor and actress gongs for Damian Lewis and Claire Danes.

Rounding out the night at 9.30 is the new Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis drama Vegas, which is set in the 1960s and is inspired by the life of former Las Vegas sheriff Ralph Lamb.