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A summary of which programs will be more accessible to those who are blind or vision-impaired.
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SBS Guide

27 May 2021 - 2:45 PM  UPDATED 10 Jun 2021 - 3:08 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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SBS launches audio description service for blind or vision-impaired audiences
The service will give those who are blind or vision-impaired a description of what is being shown on screen.

 

Tuesday 1 June 2021

12.00am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Taken Down 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.

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do You Think You Are Series 11 / Lisa Wilkinson (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Journalist and television personality, Lisa Wilkinson, is on a deeply personal quest to unearth the truth about her maternal ancestors.

8.30pm

NITV – Fair Game, Movie, M

The personal and professional journey of Heritier Lumumba, formerly known as Harry O'Brien, as he chose to speak out against Eddie McGuire's racist on-air comment and the media storm that followed.

9.20pm

VICELAND – Creamerie Series 1 (Ep. 3), Comedy series, MA

Pip faces another internal battle. Bobby is the symbol of everything she should hate about the old world, and yet she is drawn to him.

9.50pm

VICELAND – Creamerie Series 1 (Ep. 4), Comedy series, MA

Alex, Pip, Jamie and Bobby sit in the Creamerie truck outside an abandoned sports stadium, at the exact GPS coordinates dictated to them by the voice on the phone. They’ve been here all night.

 

Wednesday 2 June 2021

12.10am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Series 2 (Ep. 4), Drama series, M

1.05am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Series 2 (Ep. 5), Drama series, M

1.55am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Series 2 (Ep. 6), Drama series, M

1.00pm

NITV – Fair Game, Movie, M

The personal and professional journey of Heritier Lumumba, formerly known as Harry O'Brien, as he chose to speak out against Eddie McGuire's racist on-air comment and the media storm that followed.

7.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Britain's Cathedrals With Tony Robinson Series 1 / York Minster (Ep. 1), Documentary series, PG

Tony visits York Minster, which over the past 800 years, has been a backdrop to some of the most dramatic events in British history.

9.40pm

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

Tom continues to search for Pat's kidnapper, hoping they will lead him to Goliath. But somebody might be leading him down a false trail.

 

Thursday 3 June 2021

3.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10 / Newry To Portadown (Ep. 6), Documentary series, G

Steered by his Edwardian Bradshaw's Guide, Michael Portillo navigates his way by rail – and ferry – across Northern Ireland and the Scottish Highlands from Newry to Argyll and Bute.

3.00pm

VICELAND – Huang's World Series 1 / Istanbul (Ep. 5), Documentary series, PG

Eddie Huang travels to Istanbul to eat the diverse food of the region, and ends up experiencing firsthand the changing religious landscape of a once-cosmopolitan society.

4.45pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Frances And Annie, Drama, M

When a young woman drops by to greet her new neighbours, her preconceptions of who is responsible for a horrendous tragedy hinges on a face and a note.

7.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Mississippi Grind, Movie, M

Convinced that his new-found friend is a good-luck charm, a gambling addict takes the man on a road trip to a high-stakes poker game in New Orleans.

8.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Unusual Suspects Series 1 (Ep. 1), Drama series, M

As Sara Beasley is set to make the deal of a lifetime, her ‘perfect’ life is secretly about to come crashing down and her selfish ways might cause her devoted nanny, Evie, to lose everything too.

 

Friday 4 June 2021

3.00pm

VICELAND – Huang's World Series 1 / Taiwan (Ep. 6), Documentary series, PG

Eddie Huang heads to his parents' homeland and explores the complex history of the Taiwanese people to try and understand his own cultural identity as a Chinese-Taiwanese-American.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Dynamo: Magician Impossible Series 3 (Ep. 1), Entertainment series, PG

We follow Dynamo as he heads across the pond to take a super-sized bite out of the Big Apple - New York City. Having made his name in Europe, Dynamo wants to really make his mark.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Killing Them Softly, Movie, MA

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three idiotic guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

 

Saturday 5 June 2021

12.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10 / Larne To Dumfries (Ep. 8), Documentary series, PG

Michael Portillo continues his journey from Northern Ireland across the water to Scotland. Leaving from the seaport of Larne, he discovers a magnificent machine.

7.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys Series 1 / New Zealand (Ep. 6), Documentary series, G

This episode features a stunning journey through the heart of the South Island's best scenery. We start at Greymouth, with its historic coal mining past.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Angel Heart, Movie, MA

Harry Angel is a private investigator. He is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer called Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and sombre turn.

11.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Florence Foster Jenkins, Documentary series, G

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

 

Sunday 6 June 2021

4.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10 / Ealing Broadway To South Kensington (Ep. 13), Documentary series, PG

Michael Portillo reaches the capital on his rail journey from Warwick to Rye in East Sussex. In the Queen of the Suburbs, Ealing, he finds comedy at the home of British cinema.

6.25pm

WORLD MOVIE 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.

6.55pm

NITV – Boomali – Five Koori Artists, Documentary, PG

Boomalli is an artists' cooperative formed by urban Aboriginal and Koori photographers, painters, sculptors, designers and filmmakers.

 

Monday 7 June 2021

8.55am

WORLD MOVIE 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.

10.00am

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.

11.30am

NITV – Boomali – Five Koori Artists, Documentary, PG

Boomalli is an artists' cooperative formed by urban Aboriginal and Koori photographers, painters, sculptors, designers and filmmakers.

12.00pm

NITV – Ella, Documentary, G

In October 2012, Ella Havelka, a descendant of the Wiradjuri people, became the first Indigenous dancer to be invited into The Australian Ballet in its 50 year history.

3.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10 / Belfast To Portrush (Ep. 7), Documentary series, G

Michael Portillo continues his rail journey through Northern Ireland steered by his Bradshaw's Guide. In Belfast's grand Edwardian City Hall, Michael investigates the scene of a watershed moment.

8.25pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 7 / I Can Hear It Gooping (Ep. 10), Entertainment series, M

Greg Davies awards his coveted golden head to the contestant that has impressed him most and they bask in the glory of becoming only the seventh Taskmaster Champion in history. Who will it be?

10.20pm

VICELAND – The Unusual Suspects Series 1 (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

As Sara Beasley is set to make the deal of a lifetime, her ‘perfect’ life is secretly about to come crashing down and her selfish ways might cause her devoted nanny, Evie, to lose everything too.

10.50pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Darklands Series 1 (Ep. 5), Drama series, MA

The big weigh in before Damien’s first professional fight. He comes in a little heavy before stripping to his underwear and just making weight. Paddy grows concerned.

 

Tuesday 8 June 2021

3.40pm

WORLD MOVIE 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.

5.45pm

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

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do You Think You Are Series 12 / Celia Pacquola (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

When Celia Pacquola digs into her beloved mum’s family, she finds her three times Scottish great grandfather, John Rae, was Sydney’s first Town Clerk.

9.25pm

VICELAND – Creamerie Series 1 (Ep. 5), Comedy series, MA

In the tray of the Bounty Hunter’s ute, Jamie panics as she realises she acted rashly and is now powerless in a high-speed vehicle.

9.55pm

VICELAND – Creamerie Series 1 (Ep. 6), Comedy series, MA

Pip races to rescue her friends. Through a mixture of clumsiness and brilliance, Pip storms the surgical room.

12.00am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Taken Down Series 1 (Ep. 5), Drama Series, M

 

Wednesday 9 June 2021

12.15am

VICELAND – Colony Series 2/ Seppuku (Ep. 12), Drama series, MA

10.15am

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).

2.25pm

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.

7.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Britain's Cathedrals With Tony Robinson Series 1 / Canterbury Cathedral (Ep. 2), Documentary series, PG

Built more than 1,400 years ago, Canterbury Cathedral is both a holy place and a World Heritage site. It is the 'mother church' for more than 85 million people.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Donnie Dako, Movie, M

During the presidential election of 1988, a teenage boy named Donnie Darko sleepwalks out of his house one night, and sees a giant, demonic-looking rabbit named Frank.

9.25pm

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

Tom and Niamh launch a manhunt for Adam Corry, who has disappeared in mysterious circumstances. Tori Matthews agrees to help Tom in the quest to identify Goliath.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Ali's Wedding, Movie, MA

Meet Ali, the charming son of a Muslim cleric who despite the best of intentions, just can't seem to make the right life choices, though he dreams big.

10.35pm

VICELAND – The Wave (2019), 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.

 

Thursday 10 June 2021

7.05am

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).

11.00am

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.

3.00pm

VICELAND – Huang's World Series 1 / China (Ep. 7), Documentary series, PG

Eddie Huang travels to China with his parents to explore his heritage as a Taiwanese-Chinese-American, and to discover the most important dish of his life: Red Cooked Pork.

7.30pm

NITV – First Footprints Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, PG

First Footprints is the untold story of how Aboriginal people came to Australia over 50,000 years ago and adapted and thrived in this harsh continent.

8.30pm

VICELAND – The Unusual Suspects Series 1 (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Sara and Evie hatch a cunning plan to cover up Sara’s indiscretions with Nick and save her multi-million dollar deal, while Roxanne’s world is shattered when Jordan is arrested for fraud.

 

Friday 11 June 2021

7.30pm

NITV – First Footprints Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, PG

First Footprints is the untold story of how Aboriginal people came to Australia over 50,000 years ago and adapted and thrived in this harsh continent.

3.00pm

VICELAND – Huang's World Series 1 / Jamaica (Ep. 8), Documentary series, PG

Eddie Huang heads to Jamaica to learn about the country's economic struggles after its independence from Britain in 1962, and what it means to be free in a developing country.

6.00pm

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.

8.30pm

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

Dynamo takes a break from it all with his three mates Alfie, Gilera, and Dennis as they head out to Ibiza to relax, explore, sunbathe and party.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Animal Kingdom, Movie, MA

This powerful psychological crime drama tells the story of a tense battle between a dangerous criminal family and the police. Starring Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton and Jacki Weaver.

 

Saturday 12 June 2021

4.50am

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

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

6.55am

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.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Taxi Driver, Movie, MA

Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, and Cybill Shepherd star in Martin Scorsese's classic about a mentally unstable taxi driver in New York City, where the decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violence.

 

Sunday 13 June 2021

9.15pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Batavia Revealed, Documentary, M

Batavia Revealed: Shipwreck Psycho explores the bloody truth behind Australia's worst mass murder, investigating horrifying the tale of one of the world's most terrifying and gruesome shipwrecks.

10.15pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – A Modern Mutiny, Documentary, M

Norfolk Island, one of Australia's most remote external territories, has a population descended from the Bounty mutineers. Recent hard times have forced the island to reach out for help.

 

Monday 14 June 2021

12.00pm

VICELAND – Wellington Paranormal Series 1 / Demon Girl (Ep. 1), Comedy series, M

Officers Minogue and O'Leary bring in what appears to be a projectile-vomiting drunk teenager. Sergeant Maaka delves deeper and invites the officers to join his Paranormal Unit.

12.30pm

VICELAND – Wellington Paranormal Series 1 / Cop Circles (Ep. 2), Comedy series, M

Minogue and O'Leary travel to the rural outskirts to investigate photographic evidence of a cow up a tree. Maaka suspects alien activity.

1.00pm

VICELAND – Wellington Paranormal Series 1 / Things That Do The Bump In The Night (Ep. 3), Comedy series, M

Minogue and O'Leary get a fright attending a noise complaint at what appears to be a 70s-themed party in Kandallah: when they pull the plug on the record player, everyone disappears.

1.30pm

VICELAND – Wellington Paranormal Series 1 / She Wolf Of Kurimarama Street (Ep. 4), Comedy series, M

Responding to a callout from a freaked out pizza delivery guy who was attacked by a big dog wearing jeans, Minogue and O'Leary soon discover that a werewolf is on the loose in Lower Hutt.

2.00pm

VICELAND – Wellington Paranormal Series 1 / A Normal Night (Ep. 5), Comedy series, M

The Wellington Paranormal crew follow Minogue and O'Leary on a typical night when they encounter a series of incidents including a plastic bag mistaken for a ghost and some creepy clowns.

2.30pm

VICELAND – Wellington Paranormal Series 1 / Zombie Cops (Ep. 6), Comedy series, M

We meet Minogue and O'Leary's nemeses in the form of Officers Donovan and Laupepe who have arrested what appears to be a zombie. The zombie infects Donovan, who soon infects his partner.

3.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10 / Glasgow To Cumbrae (Ep. 9), Documentary series, G

8.30pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 8/ Hello (Ep. 1), Entertainment series, M

The fearsome Taskmaster, Greg Davies, returns with an eighth series of the show that bears his title.

9.20pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 8 / A Novel About Russian Gulags (Ep. 2), Entertainment series, M

Lou Sanders displays some unusual facial hair, Iain Stirling’s beatboxing causes him some problems and Paul Sinha shows off his full acting range.

10.10pm

VICELAND – The Unusual Suspects Series 1 / (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Sara and Evie hatch a cunning plan to cover up Sara’s indiscretions with Nick and save her multi-million dollar deal, while Roxanne’s world is shattered when Jordan is arrested for fraud.

10.50pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Darklands Series 1 (Ep. 6), Drama series, MA

Damien, Jim and Delores are at a morgue, identifying the body. They gasp as the coroner lifts the veil to reveal a familiar face.

12.05am

VICELAND – Colony Series 2 / (Ep. 13), Drama series, MA

A revelation about the fate of the colony forces the Bowman family to make an impossible choice.

 

Tuesday 15 June 2021

10.05am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Love And Friendship, Movie, PG

Set in the opulent drawing rooms of eighteenth-century English society, the film focuses on the machinations of a beautiful widow - Lady Susan Vernon. Stars Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny.

11.30am

NITV – Sunny And The Dark Horse, Movie, PG

The story of an Aboriginal stockman and his family at Collum Collum and their growing passion for 'picnic raving' on bush tracks in New South Wales.

11.45am

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.

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do You Think You Are Series 12/ Malcolm Turnbull (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

When Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull opens the book on his family history, curiosity turns to fascination when he discovers a mysterious unclaimed fortune.

12.00am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Taken Down Series 1 (Ep. 6), Drama series, MA

The police interrogate Wayne. An unstable Toby assaults Abeni when she questions him about the sold prostitutes.

 

Wednesday 16 June 2021

4.20pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Love And Friendship, Movie, PG

Set in the opulent drawing rooms of eighteenth-century English society, the film focuses on the machinations of a beautiful widow - Lady Susan Vernon. Stars Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny.

6.00pm

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.

7.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Britain's Cathedrals With Tony Robinson Series 1/ Salisbury Central  (Ep. 3), Documentary series, PG

9.25pm

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

Tom Brannick enlists the help of Heather Pentland to find out what Jackie Twomey knows about Goliath.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – The Proposition, Movie, MA

In outback Australia during the 1880s, a lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him a proposition: to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother. Stars Guy Pearce.

 

Thursday 17 June 2021

6.50am

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.

3.05pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10/ Hillhead To Connel Ferry (Ep. 10), Documentary series, G

Armed with his Edwardian Bradshaw's Guide, Michael Portillo falls into line with the University of Glasgow's Officer Training Corps.

7.30pm

NITV – First Footprints Series 1 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, PG

First Footprints is the untold story of how Aboriginal people came to Australia over 50,000 years ago and adapted and thrived in this harsh continent.

7.35pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – The Wife, Movie, M

As her husband Joe is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, in honour of his acclaimed and prolific body of work, Joan ruminates over shared compromises, secrets and betrayals.

8.30pm

NITV – 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.

8.30pm

VICELAND – The Unusual Suspects Series 1/ (Ep. 3), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

The Unusual Suspects plot a foolproof plan to lift the $16 million necklace in an elaborate heist, but once the plan is put into action at Roxanne’s kids’ birthday party, things start to derail.

 

Friday 18 June 2021

10.00am

NITV – First Footprints Series 1 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, PG

First Footprints is the untold story of how Aboriginal people came to Australia over 50,000 years ago and adapted and thrived in this harsh continent.

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.

12.00pm

NITV – 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.

2.30pm

VICELAND – The Djarns Djarns, Drama, PG

The Djarns Djarns is the story of a friendship between four young men. The responsibility they feel for their culture and the love of a young boy has for his father.

6.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10/ Warwick To Hadley Ferry (Ep. 11), Documentary series, G

8.30pm

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

Dynamo visits one of the most exciting and explosive countries in Africa. This is a nation that has undergone an amazing political and social revolution, now ripe for a visit from Dynamo.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Jindabyne, Movie, M

A modern day adult ghost story. Outside the Australian town of Jindabyne, a local man is on a fishing trip with friends when they discover the body of a murdered girl.

 

Saturday 19 June 2021

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Cape Fear, Movie, MA

Martin Scorsese teams with Robert De Niro for another fruitful collaboration in this terrifying chiller. Nick Nolte stars as a defence attorney targeted for elimination by a deadly ex-con.

11.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – American Animals, Movie, MA

American Animals is the extraordinary and thrilling true story of four friends who brazenly attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in U.S. history.

 

Sunday 20 June 2021

12.00pm

VICELAND – The Mosque Next Door Series 1 (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

For the first time in Australia, TV cameras are given unprecedented access into one of Australia's oldest mosques, Holland Park Mosque in Brisbane, to join a community rarely seen from the inside.

6.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Viceroy's House, Movie, PG

In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers. Stars Hugh Bonneville.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – 12 Years A Slave, Movie, MA

Based on the true story of one man's fight for freedom. Solomon Northup, a free Black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong'o.

10.35pm

NITV – Ella, Movie, M

In October 2012, Ella Havelka, a descendant of the Wiradjuri people, became the first Indigenous dancer to be invited into The Australian Ballet in its 50-year history.

 

Monday 21 June 2021

2.50pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10/ Reading To Taplow (Ep. 12), Documentary series, G

Armed with his Edwardian Bradshaw's Guide, Michael Portillo picks up his rail journey from Warwick to Rye along the River Thames. In Reading, he traces the origins of education for workers.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 8 (Ep. 3), Entertainment series, M

Joe Thomas struggles with the definition of a mammal, Iain Stirling devises an explosive chemistry experiment, and Sian Gibson sends a NSFW text to Greg.

9.20pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 8 (Ep. 4), Entertainment series, M

Controversy arises with Iain Stirling’s definition of a loo roll, while Paul Sinha attempts to engage a toddler with a thresher shark.

10.10pm

VICELAND – The Unusual Suspects Series 1/ (Ep. 3), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

The Unusual Suspects plot a foolproof plan to lift the $16 million necklace in an elaborate heist, but once the plan is put into action at Roxanne’s kids’ birthday party, things start to derail.

 

Tuesday 22 June 2021

11.20am

NITV – Another Country, Documentary, PG

The great Australian Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil tells the tale of 'Another Country', a story of what happened when his people's way of life was interrupted by ours.

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do You Think You Are Series 12/ Denise Drysdale (Ep. 3), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Denise Drysdale takes a DNA test, and it’s no surprise to find her family hails from Scotland. But it is a shock to discover she also has DNA links to Northern Ireland.

8.30pm

VICELAND – The Surrogate Diaries Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, M

Caitlin and Emma try to help other people start a family. David looks for a surrogate.

 

Wednesday 23 June 2021

3.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Kill Off, Filler, PG

A woman with an intellectual disability forms an unlikely friendship with a Sudanese refugee through their mutual love of krump.

7.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Britain's Cathedrals With Tony Robinson Series 1/ Durham Cathedral (Ep. 4), Documentary series, PG

The actor and presenter visits Durham cathedral, one of Britain's first Unesco World Heritage sites and a leading tourist attraction. The cathedral is over 900 years old and built like a fortress.

 

Thursday 24 June 2021

7.30pm

NITV – First Footprints Series 1/ The Great Flood (Ep. 3), Documentary series, PG

First Footprints is the untold story of how Aboriginal people came to Australia over 50,000 years ago and adapted and thrived in this harsh continent.

7.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great Asian Railway Journeys Series 1/ Hong Kong (Ep. 1), Documentary series, PG

Beginning in Hong Kong, Michael investigates the shocking drug wars, as a result of which Britain won the island and Kowloon from China, and the impact today of their return.

7.35pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – The Ides Of March, Movie, M

In this enthralling political thriller, George Clooney plays presidential candidate Govenor Mike Morris, whose ground-breaking ideas could change the political landscape. Also stars Ryan Gosling.

8.30pm

NITV – Ray, Movie, 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.

8.30pm

VICELAND – The Unusual Suspects Series 1/ (Ep. 4), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Things go from bad to worse when the Unusual Suspects are double crossed and, as the police close in, they’re forced to find a scapegoat on which to pin the crime.

 

Friday 25 June 2021

1.05am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Luther Series 5 (Ep. 2), Drama Series, MA

Luther must confront a demon from his past. With Halliday convinced that the body in the morgue isn't their killer, can Luther put his own troubles aside?

1.05am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Luther Series 5 (Ep. 4), Drama Series, MA

Reeling from the death of his friend, Luther races to save the others from Cornelius' terrible retribution.

12.00am

NITV – Ray, Movie, 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.

7.30pm

NITV – Watership Down, Movie, PG

The timeless animation classic based on the best-selling novel by Richard Adams. Threatened with destruction of their warren, the rabbits are forced to leave their idyllic home in search of a new one.

7.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Little Woods, Movie, M

In the North Dakota backwater of Little Woods, two estranged sisters, Ollie and Deb, are driven to work outside the law when their mother dies, leaving them with one week to pay back her mortgage.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Dynamo: Magician Impossible Series 3 (Ep. 4), Entertainment series, M

We follow Dynamo after he has finished his globe-trotting and returns to his home turf in the UK. This is a celebration of home, his fans in the UK, and his celebrity fans.

10.25pm

NITV – Making A Mark, Documentary, M

A chronicle of creative trailblazing – exploring one of the most personally challenging and financially tenuous of vocations, to live and work in the competitive world of the visual arts in Australia.

12.05am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Luther Series 5 (Ep. 1), Drama Series, MA

A new spate of nightmarish murders brings DCI John Luther to once again face the depths of human depravity on the streets of London.

2.05am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Luther Series 5 (Ep. 3), Drama Series, MA

With his friend in peril and a young woman kidnapped by the relentless serial killer, can Luther protect the innocent while preventing Cornelius' violent revenge from consuming him?

 

Saturday 26 June 2021

6.25pm

NITV – Going Places With Ernie Dingo Series 3/ Charlottes Pass (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Documentary series, G

Join Ernie as he explores the stunning Snowy Mountains winter wonderland that is Charlotte Pass and meets up with three thrill seekers Didge, Trick, and Maaika living out their dreams.

6.35pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – 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 – Once Upon A Time In America, Movie, MA

The life of Jewish gangster David 'Noodles' Aaronson (Robert De Niro) and his friends, from their childhoods in 1920s New York through to Noodles' return to New York in 1968 after a long absence.

 

Sunday 27 June 2021

1.05am

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.

12.05pm

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.

4.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 11 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, G

Michael explores an unmistakably modern era of glamorous locomotives, cinema, and dance halls - but also a time of high unemployment and widespread poverty.

11.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Life Of Crime, Movie, MA

Jennifer Aniston plays Margaret 'Mickey' Dawson, a loving, slightly naive housewife whose husband, Frank (Tim Robbins), has been embezzling millions of dollars for years.

 

Monday 28 June 2021

8.10am

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.

2.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – North America With Simon Reeve Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, M

In this first leg of his epic journey, Simon travels from the frozen beauty of Alaska down through Canada to Vancouver and the border with the United States.

3.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10 / Piccadilly Circus To Gravesend (Ep. 14),  Documentary series, G

Michael Portillo hits the West End to explore an exotic store, which was a favourite among Edwardian ladies.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 8 (Ep. 5), Entertainment series, M

The fearsome Taskmaster, Greg Davies, returns with an eighth series of the show that bears his title.

9.00pm

NITV – Always Was: Widi Homeland, Documentary, PG

Always Was: Widi Homeland features the stories and interviews of important Widi Elders and relatives of Native Title applicants. Special events of the Determination Day were filmed.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 8 (Ep. 6), Entertainment series, M

Alex Horne takes scrupulous notes as Paul Sinha squats in a telephone box and Iain Stirling stakes his claim for the Scottish national football team.

10.10pm

VICELAND – The Unusual Suspects Series 1 (Ep. 4), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Things go from bad to worse when the Unusual Suspects are double crossed and, as the police close in, they’re forced to find a scapegoat on which to pin the crime.

 

Tuesday 29 June 2021

9.40am

WORLD MOVIES – Florence Foster Jenkins, Movie, PG

Set in the 1940s, New York socialite Florence Foster Jenkins dreams of becoming a great opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Stars Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant.

11.20am

NITV – Always Was: Widi Homeland, Documentary, PG

Always Was: Widi Homeland features the stories and interviews of important Widi Elders and relatives of Native Title applicants. Special events of the Determination Day were filmed.

2.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – North America With Simon Reeve Series 1 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, M

Simon Reeve continues his journey through the Americas. In this second leg, Simon is in the United States travelling down the Rocky Mountains from Montana to Colorado.

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do You Think You Are Series 12 / Jeff Fatt (Ep. 4), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Jeff Fatt, famous as the Purple Wiggle, knows his Chinese roots go back four generations into Australia’s history, but he wants details of why those ancestors came to Australia.

8.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Stutter School: Untold Australia, An SBS Original Documentary, PG

This documentary follows four brave Australian stutterers, the youngest aged just 12 and the oldest 64, on a once-in-a-lifetime make-or-break journey to find their voice.

 

Wednesday 30 June 2021

3.35am

WORLD MOVIES – Florence Foster Jenkins, Movie, PG

Set in the 1940s, New York socialite Florence Foster Jenkins dreams of becoming a great opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Stars Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant.

2.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – North America With Simon Reeve Series 1 (Ep. 3), Documentary series, M

Simon Reeve continues his journey through the Americas. In this second leg, Simon is in the United States travelling down the Rocky Mountains from Montana to Colorado.

3.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 10 / East Malling To Rye (Ep. 15), Documentary series, G

Steered by his Bradshaw's Guide, Michael Portillo is on the last leg of his journey from Warwick to Rye in East Sussex

7.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Britain's Cathedrals With Tony Robinson Series 1 (Ep. 5),  Documentary series, PG

Liverpool cathedral is the Church of England's newest cathedral, and the largest in Britain. It was designed in the Gothic style by Giles Gilbert Scott, who also designed the red telephone box.