• Host of ‘See What You Made Me Do’, Jess Hill. (SBS)Source: SBS
A summary of which programs will be more accessible to those who are blind or vision-impaired.
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SBS Guide

29 Apr 2021 - 10:22 AM  UPDATED 13 May 2021 - 1:02 PM

SBS is making its programming more accessible for audiences with the full launch of audio description (AD) across a range of SBS and SBS VICELAND content on TV.

Audio description – the narration of visual and non-verbal elements of a program during gaps in dialogue – offers people who are blind or vision-impaired an understanding of what is being shown on screen. Flagship documentaries, compelling dramas, world-class movies, and cult classics that SBS is known for will feature in the selection of programming available on the live broadcast of SBS and SBS VICELAND channels. 

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The service will give those who are blind or vision-impaired a description of what is being shown on screen.

Saturday 1 May 2021

12:30pm

VICELAND – Black Sea, Movie, M

In order to make good with his former employers, a submarine captain takes a job with a shadowy backer to search the depths of the Black Sea for a submarine rumoured to be loaded with gold.

7:35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys Series 1 / Norway (Ep 1), Documentary series, PG

Cutting through the magical beauty of Norway, this train journey begins in the capital of Oslo and takes us all the way to Bodo inside the Arctic Circle. Narrated by Bill Nighy.

11.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Roman J Israel Esq, Movie, M

Denzel Washington stars as a driven, idealistic defence attorney whose life is upended when a turbulent series of events challenge the activism that has defined his career.

 

Sunday 2 May 2021

11.45pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Gets To Stay In Australia? Series 1 Ep 4, An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

An Italian family faces being torn apart, an Irish couple fight for their son, and a man in detention makes his last desperate bid to prevent his deportation to a country he barely knows.

 

Monday 3 May 2021

2.55pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10 / Warrington To Preston (Ep 1), Documentary series, PG

Armed with his early 20th century Bradshaw's Guide, Michael Portillo embarks on a new journey through Britain's industrial heartland in the footsteps of King George V. 

8.30pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 7 / Twelve Blush Majesty Two (Ep 3), Entertainment series, M

Rhod Gilbert force-feeds Greg’s exec sec Alex Horne a jug of mocha, Kerry Godliman boshes a cricket ball with a croquet mallet, and Phil Wang makes a really strange noise.

9.25pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 7 / Ollie (Ep 4), Entertainment series, M

Why does Jessica Knappett pile shoes on some butcher’s scales? What happens when James Acaster tries the emergency alarm on a lift? Will Rhod Gilbert regret smearing mustard in his eyes?

10.50pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Outlander Series 5 / Outlander Series 5 Ep 11, Drama series, MA

A revelation about Jemmy forces Roger and Brianna to choose between staying in the 18th century and returning to the safety of the future.

11.15pm

VICELAND – Colony Series 2 / The Garden Of Beasts (Ep 10), Drama series, MA

Will, Katie and Broussard search for a way out of the colony. Maddie gets some visitors in the Green Zone. Bram looks for closure.

11.55pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Outlander Series 5 / Outlander Series 5 Ep 12, Drama series, MA

Claire struggles to survive brutal treatment from her captors. Jamie gathers a group of loyal men to help him rescue his wife. Meanwhile, Roger and Brianna's journey takes a surprising turn.

12.05am

VICELAND – Colony Series 2 / The Garden Of Beasts (Ep 11), Drama series, MA

An attack on the Green Zone, told from five different points of view.

 

Tuesday 4 May 2021

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do You Think You Are? Series 10 / Casey Donovan (Ep 5), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Singer Casey Donovan shot to fame at the tender age of 16 when she won "Australian Idol". But her sudden rise to stardom raised complicated questions about Casey's Aboriginal heritage.

11.25pm

VICELAND – Briarpatch Series 1 / Game Theory And Mescaline (Ep 9), Drama series, MA

Allegra now knows it was Gene Colder who killed Felicity. Unfortunately, there's not a lot she can do with this information.

12.15am

VICELAND – Briarpatch Series 1 / Felicity (Ep 10), Drama series, MA

Allegra possesses an ace in the hole, the incrimination recording of Senator Ramirez's meeting with Clyde Brattle. The question is, what is she going to do with it?

 

Wednesday 5 May 2021

1.50am 

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Salisbury Poisonings, Series 1 Ep 3, Drama series, M

At a town meeting Tracy is heckled despite her tireless work. The people of Salisbury want to know the truth. Afterwards, Tracy secretly has a fully blown panic attack.

2.45am 

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Salisbury Poisonings, Series 1 Ep 4, Drama series, M

Nick may be with his family, but part of him is still reeling from the illness. He has nightmares and struggles to adjust to life post-Novichok.

12.00pm

VICELAND – The Fifth Element, Movie, PG

In the colourful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.

2.15pm

VICELAND – The Fifth Element, Movie, PG

In the colourful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.

4.30pm

VICELAND – The Fifth Element, Movie, PG

In the colourful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.

6.50pm

VICELAND – The Fifth Element, Movie, PG

In the colourful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.

7.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL - Equity, Movie, M

Equity, the first female-driven Wall Street film, follows a senior investment banker who is threatened by a financial scandal and must untangle a web of corruption.

8.30pm

NITV / SBS ONE – See What You Made Me Do Series 1 Ep 1, An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Jess explores relationships in which ‘abuse’ evolves in complex and confusing ways. We meet the victim survivors, and the family of victims, who don’t recognise the danger of this abuse earlier on.

9.10pm

VICELAND – The Fifth Element, Movie, PG

In the colourful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.

9.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Deadwater Fell Series 1 Ep 3, Drama series, MA

Armed with new evidence, the case looks cut and dried. But as a clearer picture of the events leading up to the fire emerges – who can be trusted?

9.35pm

NITV – Not Just Numbers, Documentary, PG

A group of inspirational women, the Tangentyere Women's Family Safety Group, and their work towards preventing domestic violence.

11.30pm

VICELAND – The Fifth Element, Movie, PG

In the colourful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.

 

Thursday 6 May 2021

12.45am 

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Hungry Ghosts Series 1 Ep 3, An SBS Original Documentary series, M

The ghosts get stronger as our families struggle with memories of the past.

1.50am 

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Hungry Ghosts Series 1 Ep 4, An SBS Original Documentary series, M

May summons all her power to save her family and prevent the dead from remaining on earth.

3.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Perfect Serve Series 1, Ep 2, Food Series, PG

Take an intimate look into the process chefs go through to conceive, source, and test their menus. Join them on their journey as they travel far and wide, meeting farmers, growers, and producers.

 

Friday 7 May 2021

7.30pm

NITV – Kaitangata Twitch, Movie, PG

A supernatural eco-thriller for young teenagers, by internationally acclaimed New Zealand author, Margaret Mahy, about a girl caught up in a fight over a beautiful wild island.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Dynamo: Magician Impossible Series 2 Ep 1, Entertainment series, M

The magician visits the World Poker Tour in Venice, performs more tricks on the streets, and reveals how fame has changed his life in the past six months.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Mr. Brooks, Movie, MA

Mr. Brooks is a psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.

 

Saturday 8 May 2021

10.00am

NITV – Kaitangata Twitch, Movie, PG

A supernatural eco-thriller for young teenagers, by internationally acclaimed New Zealand author, Margaret Mahy, about a girl caught up in a fight over a beautiful wild island.

7.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys Series 1 / Canada (Ep 2), Documentary series, PG

We ride Canada's iconic Rocky Mountaineer in a jaw-dropping loop that takes us from Vancouver to the heart of the Rockies through some of North America's most staggering natural beauty.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Sometimes, Always, Never, Movie, PG

Scrabble-obsessed Merseyside tailor Alan's eldest son Michael storms out of the house after a particularly heated round of the board-game, never to return.

 

Sunday 9 May 2021

7.00am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Sometimes, Always, Never, Movie, PG

Scrabble-obsessed Merseyside tailor Alan's eldest son Michael storms out of the house after a particularly heated round of the board-game, never to return.

10.30am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – See What You Made Me Do Series 1 /  (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Postcards From The Edge, Movie, M

 

Monday 10 May 2021

1.20pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Sometimes, Always, Never, Movie, PG

Scrabble-obsessed Merseyside tailor Alan's eldest son Michael storms out of the house after a particularly heated round of the board-game, never to return.

2.30pm

VICELAND – Noma Australia Series 1 (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Food Series, G

An exciting 3-part adventure documenting the creativity, inspiration and journey behind one of the most anticipated culinary events of 2016: the opening of noma Australia.

3.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10 / Blackburn To Manchester (Ep. 2), Documentary series, PG

Michael Portillo continues his rail tour of Britain's industrial northwest, steered by his early nineteenth century Bradshaw's guide. In Blackburn, he catches a rare glimpse of Edwardian life.

9.25pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 7 / Lotta Soup (Ep. 5), Entertainment series, M

Rhod Gilbert endangers Alex’s life, again, Jessica Knappett’s sunny outlook on life is severely tested by a former traffic warden, and Phil Wang has a lovely old time with a squeezy jar of mayonnaise.

10.50pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Darklands Series 1 / (Ep. 1), Drama series, PG

Damien Dunne is dreaming about his upcoming MMA fight. He’s awoken by his younger sister, Laura pointing a gun at him. Damien grabs the gun and returns it to his older brother Wesley.

 

Tuesday 11 May 2021

1.55pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10 / Manchester To Elsecar (Ep. 3), Documentary series, PG

Armed with his early 20th-century Bradshaw's Guide, Michael Portillo continues his journey from Warrington to the Potteries in Stoke-on-Trent.

2.30pm

VICELAND – Noma Australia Series 1 (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Food Series, G

The noma team explore what Sydney has to offer as work continues in the restaurant: from the building of the kitchen and dining room to the development of the menu.

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do You Think You Are? Series 10 / Kurt Fearnley (Ep. 6), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Four-time Paralympian Kurt Fearnley wants to find out if the fighting spirit that propelled him to sporting stardom was inherited from his ancestors.

12.00am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Taken Down Series 1 / (Ep. 1), Drama series, MA

Esme Lukasa, a Nigerian girl, is found dead at a bus stop outside a Direct Provision Centre for asylum seekers. A team of detectives, led by Inspector Jen Rooney, begin an investigation.

 

Wednesday 12 May 2021

2.25pm

VICELAND – Noma Australia Series 1 (Ep. 3), An SBS Original Food Series, G

This finale sees Rene and the team complete their work in the test kitchen and final preparations are made for opening night before doors open on the Australia residency.

8.30pm

NITV / SBS ONE – See What You Made Me Do Series 1 Ep 2, An SBS Original Documentary series, M

The question Jess Hill is asked only too often is: ‘why doesn’t she just leave?’. The question fails to acknowledge that leaving an abusive partner is one of the most dangerous moves to make.

9:30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Deadwater Fell, Series 1 (Ep. 4), Drama series, M

As the villagers try to rebuild their lives, Jess makes her toughest decision yet. But will she ever get to the truth? And more importantly, can the truth ever really set you free?

11:55pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Series 1 (Ep. 1), Drama series, M

Cat Hogan arrives at her childhood home in the hours after her mother’s death, but things aren’t quite adding up, and she starts to suspect her father Jim may know more than he’s letting on.

 

Thursday 13 May 2021

12:50am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Series 1 (Ep. 2), Drama series, M

Cat struggles to have her suspicions taken seriously and finds herself taking comfort in an old friend called Barry. They get drunk together and Cat reveals the truth.

1:40am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Series 1 (Ep. 3), Drama series, M

On the day of Mary’s funeral, Frank, an old relative of Jim’s arrives and does his best to intimidate Cat. Jim disappears during the funeral, but Cat is unable to follow.

11:00am

NITV – Buwarrala Aryah, Documentary, PG

Buwarrala-Journey is a traditional walk for the Karrwa, Yanyuwa, Mara and Kurdanji peoples of the Gulf of Carpentaria in northern Australia.

3:00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Perfect Serve, Series 1 (Ep. 3), Entertainment series, PG

The pressure begins to mount on the three chefs as the AO draws nearer and they need to complete their menus. Analiese goes to great lengths to source the freshest produce.

9:30pm

WORLD MOVIES – Driven, Movie, M

 

Friday 14 May 2021

10:00am

NITV – Storm Boy, Movie, PG

11:30am

NITV – Lagau Danalaig – An Island Life, Documentary, G

With an idyllic island lifestyle as the backdrop, we find out what makes Badu unique through the stories of the people as expressed in their art and culture.

2:00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Wave 2020, Movie, MA

A man on the verge of a promotion takes a mysterious hallucinogenic drug that begins to tear down his reality and expose his life for what it really is.

7:30pm

NITV – Storm Boy, Movie, PG

A young boy with a free spirit roams with his pet pelican, Mr Percival and his secret Aboriginal friend, Fingerbone Bill.

7:40pm

WORLD MOVIES – The Seagull, Movie, M

Based on Anton Chekhov's classic play, The Seagull explores, with comedy and melancholy, the obsessive nature of love, and the tangled relationships between parents and children.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Dynamo: Magician Impossible Series 2 (Ep. 2), Entertainment series, M

The street magician travels to Rio de Janeiro, where he performs tricks for street kids and puts on a show on Copacabana beach.

9:10pm

NITV – Lagau Danalaig – An Island Life, Documentary, G

With an idyllic island lifestyle as the backdrop, we find out what makes Badu unique through the stories of the people as expressed in their art and culture.

10.10pm

NITV – Collum Calling Canberra, Documentary, M

A cattle station's view of negotiating with a distant bureaucracy, this fascinating observational documentary documents relationships within the Aboriginal community of Collum Collum.

 

Saturday 15 May 2021

10.00am

NITV – Storm Boy, Movie, PG

A young boy with a free spirit roams with his pet pelican, Mr Percival and his secret Aboriginal friend, Fingerbone Bill.

11.30am

NITV – Lagau Danalaig – An Island Life, Documentary, G

With an idyllic island lifestyle as the backdrop, we find out what makes Badu unique through the stories of the people as expressed in their art and culture.

7.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys Series 1 / Wales (Ep. 3), Documentary series, PG

The Cambrian Line is the UKs hidden secret – a rail line of spectacular vistas from the highest mountain in Wales, to two famous castles towering over miles upon miles of golden sand.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIES - Churchill, Movie, M

June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: a massive army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill.

 

Sunday 16 May 2021

9.10am

WORLD MOVIES – Hunt For The Wilderpeople, Movie, PG

New Zealand adventure comedy-drama film written and directed by Taika Waititi follows Ricky, a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild bush.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Ray, M

Ray is the triumphant and remarkable story of one of America's true musical geniuses, Ray Charles, featuring an Academy Award-winning performance from Jamie Foxx as the blind prodigy.

9.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Destination Flavour Eurovision, An SBS Original Food series, PG

If you can't be at the Eurovision Song Contest in person, Adam Liaw will show you the best of Europe without using his passport – it's all here in Australia.

11.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Professor Marston And The Wonder Women, Movie, MA

A bold and illuminating true superhero origin story. It is also a tale of invention, perseverance, and courage against the forces of oppression.

 

Monday 17 May 2021

1.20am

VICELAND – See What You Made Me Do Series 1 Ep 2, An SBS Commissioned series, M

The question Jess Hill is asked only too often is: ‘why doesn’t she just leave?’. The question fails to acknowledge that leaving an abusive partner is one of the most dangerous moves to make.

1.50pm

VICELAND – The Last Man On Earth Series 1 / Sweet Melissa (Ep. 4), Comedy series, M

Phil is shocked by the sudden appearance of Melissa, a beautiful, funny, kind, fellow survivor, and it quickly becomes evident he regrets marrying Carol.

8.30pm

VICELAND – The Last Man On Earth Series 1 / Screw The Moon (Ep. 13), Comedy series, PG

Tandy proposes something that turns Todd against him. After the new Phil demonstrates a breakthrough that could help the group, Tandy sabotages the effort, leading to an admission from Todd.

9.25pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 7 (Ep. 6), Entertainment series, M

Under the watchful eye of the Taskmaster’s personal bootlick Alex Horne, Kerry Godliman and Jessica Knappett resort to soapy violence, while James Acaster callously ruptures a ukulele.

11.25pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Darklands Series 1 (Ep. 2), Drama series, MA

Two weeks since the botched drug deal and Wesley is missing. Damien’s training hard at the gym with mentor Paddy. Meanwhile, the psychotic Goose Keegan, is released from jail.

 

Tuesday 18 May 2021

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do You Think You Are Series 10 / Kerri-Anne Kennerley (Ep. 7), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Daytime TV host Kerri-Anne Kennerley's upbeat personality, can-do attitude, and general optimism has made her resilient through both personal and professional ordeals.

7.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Bugsy Malone, Movie, PG

New York, 1929, a war rages between two rival gangsters, Fat Sam and Dandy Dan. Dan is in possession of a new and deadly weapon, the dreaded 'splurge gun'.

12.00am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Taken Down Series 1 / (Ep. 2), Drama Series, M

The investigation continues. Isaiah is cleared of involvement in Esme’s death and suspicion falls on Wayne and the contradictory evidence he is providing.

 

Wednesday 19 May 2021

8.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – See What You Made Me Do Series 1 (Ep. 3), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Almost three decades ago, Phil Cleary’s little sister was murdered by a man she had the temerity to leave. Since then, Phil has watched history repeat itself.

9.15pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Florence Foster Jenkins, Movie, PG

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins – a New York heiress – who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

11.55pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Series 1 (Ep. 4), Drama series, M

Cat finds herself cornered by Jim in the wake of running over Frank. To her shock, Jim has taken the blame for the crash.

 

Thursday 20 May 2021

12.55am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Series 1 (Ep. 5), Drama series, M

Cat is left reeling from the impact of another tragedy, and she is presented with a sinister choice when she is offered the chance to frame her father for a murder he did not commit.

1.50am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Series 1 (Ep. 6), Drama series, M

Jim finally tells Cat the truth. They flash back to the days before Mary’s death, and the chain of events that led to her fall are revealed along with Jim’s truth.

2.40pm

VICELAND – Huang's World Series 1 / Orlando (Ep. 1), Documentary series, PG

Meet Eddie Huang. We went to law school, told jokes, opened a restaurants, wrote a bestseller, and now he's here, drinking burgundy in Burgund and eating ancient foods in Istanbul.

7.30pm

NITV – Going Places With Ernie Dingo Series 3 (30 Mins) / Horizontal Falls (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Ernie visits the natural phenomenon that is Horizontal Falls up in the remote Kimberley region and learns what life is like for the young people working in this spectacular part of our Country.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Dynamo: Magician Impossible Series 2 (Ep. 3), Entertainment series, M

The illusionist goes to Los Angeles and walks down the side of the famous LA Times building.

8.30pm

NITV – The Fringe Dwellers, Movie, M

Trilby lives on the fringes of 'accepted' Australian society along with her people. Her mother urges her family to escape from squalor and move up to a fashionable all-white suburb.

9.20pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Billy Elliot, Movie, M

Billy Elliot is the inspirational Academy Award-nominated story of a boy from a coal mining town whose life is changed when he discovers ballet.

11.10pm

NITV – Stolen Glory: The Tale Of Porky Brooke, Documentary, M

It was always Graeme's dream to follow his famous cousin, Lionel Rose into the ring, and that he did. This is the first time he has spoken about his career, which was tragically cut short.

 

Friday 21 May 2021

11.30am

NITV – Stolen Glory: The Tale Of Porky Brooke, Documentary, PG

It was always Graeme's dream to follow his famous cousin, Lionel Rose into the ring, and that he did. This is the first time he has spoken about his career, which was tragically cut short.

2.45pm

VICELAND – Huang's World Series 1 / Burgundy (Ep. 2), Documentary series, PG

Eddie Huang spends a weekend drinking wine and embracing the culture in Burgundy, France, and learns about the history of the region that makes some of the best wine in the world.

7.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Heart Beat Loud, Movie, M

Hearts Beat Loud is the story of a one-time musician (Offerman) who owns a struggling record store in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and forms an unlikely band with his daughter (Clemons).

8.30pm

NITV – The Fringe Dwellers, Movie, M

Trilby lives on the fringes of 'accepted' Australian society along with her people. Her mother urges her family to escape from squalor and move up to a fashionable all-white suburb.

9.20pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – The Blues Brothers, Movie, M

Jake Blues (John Belushi), just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood (Dan Aykroyd) were raised.

 

Saturday 22 May 2021

7.35am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys Series 1 / Switzerland (Ep. 4), Documentary series, G

We start in Tirano, Italy and start climbing up through the Italian Alps and lakes of Italy. A big spiral railway heads up 1000 metres - this first stretch heads passed glaciers, viaducts, and hotels.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Love And Mercy, Movie, M

In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under watch.

 

Sunday 23 May 2021

1.05pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Abe, Movie, PG

Abe is a 12-year-old boy from Brooklyn who cooks to unite his half Israeli and half Palestinian family, but everything goes wrong.

2.40pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Hearts Beat Loud, Movie, PG

Hearts Beat Loud is the story of a one-time musician (Offerman) who owns a struggling record store in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and forms an unlikely band with his daughter (Clemons).

7.30pm

NITV – Australia In Colour Series 2 / Family (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Soon after Federation, the family unit is buffeted by world conflicts, poverty and disease, but then new attitudes sweep in.

 

Monday 24 May 2021

1.20am

VICELAND – See What You Made Me Do Series 1 (Ep. 3), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Almost three decades ago, Phil Cleary’s little sister was murdered by a man she had the temerity to leave. Since then, Phil has watched history repeat itself.

8.55am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Abe, Movie, PG

Abe is a 12-year-old boy from Brooklyn who cooks to unite his half Israeli and half Palestinian family, but everything goes wrong.

11.35am

NITV – When The River Runs Dry, Documentary, PG

In January 2019 videos of grown men near Menindee weeping as they held decades old Murray Cod that perished in the green oxygen starved soup that is all that remained of the Darling River went viral.

2.55pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10 / Maltby To Hinckley (Ep. 4), Documentary series, G

Michael Portillo continues his tour of Britain's industrial heartlands guided by his early 20th-century Bradshaw's. Michael heads for Maltby, where he is caught up with the thrill of the chase.

7.30pm

NITV – Australia In Colour Series 2 / Australia At Play (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Sport and the arts are imported from Britain and are already embedded in society at Federation in 1901. Fuelled by sunshine and leisure time, homegrown heroes emerge, including Phar Lap.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 7 / The Perfect Stuff (Ep. 7), Entertainment series, M

The five comedic contestants are forced by Greg to feel festive this week, which results in Kerry Godliman making unusual use of a drainpipe.

10.45pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Darklands Series 1 (Ep. 3), Drama series, MA

Damien’s chased down the street by Jason and Paulie on a bike carrying a machete, who’re furious of his relationship with Nicola. Despite this, Damien and Nicola are going strong.

 

Tuesday 25 May 2021

7.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do You Think You Are Series 10 / Rodger Corser (Ep. 8), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Actor Rodger Corser rose to fame for his roles in the award-winning crime series Underbelly and the critically-acclaimed Glitch, and for the series lead on Doctor, Doctor.

9.25pm

VICELAND – Creamerie Series 1 (Ep. 1), Comedy series, MA

Jamie, Pip and the Hiro Valley women honour and celebrate V Day, marking eight years since the virus wiped out all men in the country.

9.55pm

VICELAND – Creamerie Series 1 (Ep. 2), Comedy series, MA

Arguments flare as Pip, Jamie and Alex decide what to do with the Man (Bobby). Pip wants to hand him over to the wellness authorities right now – and harbouring a man is an offence punishable by Perm.

12.00am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Taken Down Series 1 (Ep. 3), Drama series, MA

We meet those running the brothel – Gar, an Irish slumlord, Benjamin, a Nigerian trafficker, his mistress Marvellous, and his enforcer Toby. Abeni is too scared of them to report her suspicions.

 

Wednesday 26 May 2021

5.00pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – All Quiet On The Western Front, Movie, PG

A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

9.40pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Bloodlands Series 1 (Ep. 1), Drama series, M

A car is pulled from Strangford Lough, the owner kidnapped. DCI Tom Brannick recognises the calling card of a legendary assassin known as Goliath – as it's a case close to his heart.

 

Thursday 27 May 2021

12.10am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Series 2 (Ep. 1), Drama series, M

1.05am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Series 2 (Ep. 2), Drama series, M

2.00am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Series 2 (Ep. 3), Drama series, M

2.00pm

NITV – My Survival As An Aboriginal, Documentary, PG

3.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Perfect Serve Series 1 (Ep. 5), Food series, PG

Following on from Bo's stellar AO Chef Series dinner, the pressure is now on Sarah and Analiese to rise to the task. Some last minute changes to the schedule put Sarah on the back foot.

3.00pm

VICELAND – Huang's World Series 1 / Borderlands (Ep. 3), Documentary series, PG

Eddie Huang travels along the border of Mexico to learn about the dynamic between a developing country and a first world super power, and the cultural exchange between the two.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Our Kind Of Traitor, Movie, MA

While on holiday in Marrakech, an ordinary English couple, Perry and Gail, befriend a flamboyant and charismatic Russian, Dima who unbeknownst to them is a money launderer for the Russian mafia.

 

Friday 28 May 2021

9.10am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – All Quiet On The Western Front, Movie, PG

A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

3.00pm

VICELAND – Huang's World Series 1 / Sicily (Ep. 4), Documentary series, PG

Eddie Huang travels to Sicily to discover the ancient Arabic and African influence on Sicilian culture and cuisine; and finds a new wave of immigrants changing Sicily once again.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Dynamo: Magician Impossible Series 2 (Ep. 4), Documentary series, M

The illusionist changes his clothes instantly and tries to predict who will win the Euro 2012 championship.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Yardie, Movie, MA

Set in ’70s Kingston and ’80s Hackney, Yardie centres on the life of a young Jamaican man named D, who has never fully recovered from the murder, committed during his childhood, of his older brother.

 

Saturday 29 May 2021

7.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys Series 1 / Spain (Ep. 5), Documentary series, PG

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga, Movie, M

Two small-town singers chase their pop star dreams at a global music competition, where high stakes, scheming rivals and onstage mishaps test their bond.

8.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys Series 2 / Sri Lanka (Ep. 5), Documentary series, PG

This episode is an intrepid train lover's trip of a lifetime. From Columbo on the coast, we'll leave the bustling city far behind as we head high into the heart of Sri Lanka.

9.25pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Chef, Movie, M

Chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner (Dustin Hoffman).

11.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Birdman, Movie, MA

Birdman is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) – famous for portraying an iconic superhero – as he struggles to mount a Broadway play.

 

Sunday 30 May 2021

1.30am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – A United Kingdom, Movie, PG

He was an Oxford-educated African king, while she was a white Englishwoman working as a clerk at Lloyd's of London when they got married in 1948.

4.55am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Destination Flavour Scandinavia Bitesize Series 1 (Ep. 3), Filler, G

Join Adam Liaw as he revisits the highlights from his Scandinavian food adventures.

7.30pm

NITV – Australia In Colour Series 2 / Crime & Punishment (Ep. 3), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Those in authority in Australia at the time of Federation envisage a prosperous and civilised nation of hardworking citizens. But modern Australia grew out of a drunken penal colony.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Frozen River, Movie, M

10.00pm

NITV – Island Paradise: Living In The Torres Strait , Movie, PG

Explore the history, culture, and everyday lives of people living and working in a remote paradise – The Torres Strait Islands.

 

Monday 31 May 2021

3.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10 / Birmingham To The Potteries (Ep. 5), Documentary series, G

Armed with his Bradshaw's guide, Michael Portillo reaches Birmingham and discovers how a radical reformer would make his mark on the city of a thousand trades.

7.30pm

NITV – Australia In Colour Series 2 / Making Australia (Ep. 4), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

8.30pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 7 / Mother Honks Her Horn (Ep. 8), Entertainment series, M

Phil Wang makes sure his outstanding outfit leaves even less to the imagination that it did before and Jessica Knappett demonstrates her mastery of a child’s percussion instrument.

9.25pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 7 / The Pendulum Draws Her Eye (Ep. 9), Entertainment series, M

Rhod Gilbert is at the centre of some satsuma-based controversy, Phil Wang finds his Bruce Lee costume offers an unexpected advantage, and Kerry Godliman and Jessica Knappett try to play tennis.

10.50pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Darklands Series 1 (Ep. 4), Drama series, MA

The Hill Crew gather at the church for the funeral. Bernie shows her respects while the Keegan’s watch over her.