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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

26 Jul 2021 - 12:57 PM  UPDATED 12 Aug 2021 - 8:47 AM

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.

 

Sunday 1 August 2021

3.05pm

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

Michael explores the east of England in the inter-war period. Beginning in Canterbury in Kent, Michael treads the boards as he uncovers the political message behind a play, published in 1936.

6.30pm

NITV – First Australian Series 1 (Ep. 5), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Many first Australians are born into hybrid lives, strictly controlled by white society. It is hard for them to find their feet in the new world or the old.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – How To Talk To Girls At Parties, Movie, MA

An Alien touring the galaxy breaks away from her group and meets two young inhabitants of the most dangerous place in the universe – London during the 1970s punk revolution. Stars Elle Fanning.

 

Monday 2 August 2021

12.30am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Life And Birth Series 1 (Ep. 4), Documentary series, PG

1.40am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Life And Birth Series 1 (Ep. 5), Documentary series, PG

2.45am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Life And Birth Series 1 (Ep. 6), Documentary series, PG

2.00pm

NITV – First Australian Series 1 (Ep. 5), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Many first Australians are born into hybrid lives, strictly controlled by white society. It is hard for them to find their feet in the new world or the old.

3.05pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 11 (Ep. 12), Documentary series, G

Michael explores the east of England, in London and Essex, en route to Lincolnshire. On this leg, he alights at Limehouse in East London for Cable Street.

9.20pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 1 / The Pie Whisperer (Ep. 2), Entertainment series, M

Nobly assisted by Alex Horne, Taskmaster Greg Davies commands his captive band of comedians to identify the contents of a table full of mystery pies.

 

Tuesday 3 August 2021

3.05pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 11 (Ep. 13), Documentary series, G

Michael's railway journey through '30s Britain from Canterbury to Skegness reaches Witham in Essex. Here he visits the factory of the world's oldest supplier of metal framed windows.

3.05pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do You Think You Are Series 11/ Cameron Daddo (Ep. 3), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Actor, Cameron Daddo, long intrigued by the origins of his surname, travels across the globe and unexpectedly discovers a thousand years of ancestors and a love story of staggering proportions.

9.30pm

VICELAND – Limetown Series 1, Rake (Ep. 3), Drama series, M

Lia and Mark visit Rake, Wyoming in search of the next Limetown survivor, but they're not prepared for the horrors they find.

10.05pm

VICELAND – Limetown Series 1, Napoleon (Ep. 4), Drama series, M

The second known survivor from Limetown reveals the saga of animal testing in the community.

 

Wednesday 4 August 2021

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Behind The Candelabra, Movie, M

Based on the autobiographical novel, the film follows the tempestuous six-year relationship between famous pianist Liberace and his young lover, Scott Thorson. Stars Michael Douglas and Matt Damon.

 

Thursday 5 August 2021

12.05am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Mr Mercedes Series 1 (Ep. 1), Drama series, PG

Based on the best-selling book series by Stephen King. Two years after retiring, former homicide detective Bill Hodges is still haunted by his last case – a massacre that left sixteen people dead.

1.05am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Mr Mercedes Series 1 (Ep. 2), Drama series, PG

As Hodges struggles to maintain his sanity, both Pete and Ida take notice. Deborah worries about Brady, who gives her a window into his latest work.

2.05am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Mr Mercedes Series 1 (Ep. 3), Drama series, PG

Hodges and Janey dig deeper into the circumstances surrounding Olivia's death. Hodges uses Debbie's Blue Umbrella to turns the tables on Brady.

1.05pm

NITV – Sisters In League, Documentary, PG

Belinda Miller travels with the Cherbourg women's team "The Hornettes" to compete at the Qld Murri Carnival, a major Rugby League competition, and discovers the humor and the passion of these women.

5.05pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 11 (Ep. 14), Documentary series, G

Michael continues his railway journey through eastern England from Canterbury to Skegness steered by his 1930s Bradshaw's guidebook.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Jimi: All By My Side, Movie, M

Outkast's Andre 3000 stars in a flawless performance as the iconic Jimi Hendrix in the directorial debut of Oscar-winning writer John Ridley. Also stars Imogen Poots and Hayley Atwell.

 

Friday 6 August 2021

7.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Oranges And Sunshine, Movie, M

Set in 1980s Nottingham, social worker Margaret Humphreys holds the British government accountable for child migration schemes and attempts to reunite the children involved with their parents.

7.30pm

NITV – Crackers, Movie, PG

A riotous Australian comedy about your average family Christmas – it's a nightmare!

8.55pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Final Quarter, Documentary, PG

Adam Goodes was a champion AFL footballer and Indigenous leader. In the final three years of his playing career he became a lightning rod for a heated public debate, and that divided the nation.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – The Doors, Movie, MA

Director Oliver Stone chronicles the career of the 1960s rock band, The Doors. Headed by Jim Morrison (Val Kilmer), it follows the band from their humble beginnings through to Morrison's death.

10.05pm

VICELAND – Fear The Walking Dead Series 3 (Ep. 11), Drama series, MA

10.55pm

VICELAND – Fear The Walking Dead Series 3 (Ep. 12), Drama series, MA

 

Saturday 7 August 2021

12.50am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Their Finest, Movie, PG

A British film crew attempts to boost morale during World War II by making a propaganda film after the Blitzkrieg. Directed by Lone Scherfig, and stars Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin and Bill Nighy.

10.00am

NITV – Crackers, Movie, PG

A riotous Australian comedy about your average family Christmas – it's a nightmare!

6.25pm

NITV – Going Places With Ernie Dingo Series 3/ Jindabyne (Ep. 7), An SBS Original Documentary series, G

Ernie visits Jindabyne in New South Wales, and goes angling with a trout fisherman, riding with a horse lover, and drops in on a very talented sculptor all living their mountain change.

9.25pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – 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.

11.20pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Breaker Upperers, Movie, M

Fifteen years ago, when Mel and Jen discovered they were being two timed by the same man, they formed The Breaker Upperers – a business where they break up couples for cash. Now business is booming.

 

Sunday 8 August 2021

12.50am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Their Finest, Movie, M

A British film crew attempts to boost morale during World War II by making a propaganda film after the Blitzkrieg. Directed by Lone Scherfig, and stars Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin and Bill Nighy.

12.50pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Michael Mosley: What's My Diagnosis Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, PG

Twelve leading medical experts attempt to diagnose a man whose face has dramatically swollen, and a woman who is sick whenever she tries to eat.

1.55pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Michael Mosley: What's My Diagnosis Series 1 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, PG

Twelve medical experts race to diagnose a man with a life-threatening skin condition, and a mother suffering a dramatic decline in health.

3.05pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Michael Mosley: What's My Diagnosis Series 1 (Ep. 3), Documentary series, PG

Michael Mosley challenges a team of doctors to diagnose a young woman struggling with dramatic weight gain and hair loss, and another who has suddenly lost her sight in one eye.

4.05pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – March Of The Penguins Part 1, Documentary, PG

At the end of each Antarctic summer, the emperor penguins of the South Pole journey to their traditional breeding grounds in a fascinating mating ritual that is captured in this documentary.

6.30pm

NITV – First Australian Series 1 (Ep. 6), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

A mass political movement helps win constitutional rights in 1967, but it was built on successive, strategic campaigns conducted by the first Australians from the 1930s.

7.30pm

VICELAND – Guns That Changed The Game Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, M

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – The Railway Man, Movie, M

Eric Lomax (Colin Firth), a former British army officer, discovers that the Japanese interpreter who tortured him is still alive. Eric and his new wife (Nicole Kidman) set out to confront the man.

 

Monday 9 August 2021

1.40pm

NITV – First Australian Series 1 (Ep. 6), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

A mass political movement helps win constitutional rights in 1967, but it was built on successive, strategic campaigns conducted by the first Australians from the 1930s.

6.50pm

WORLD MOVIES 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.

9.00pm

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.

9.25pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 1 (Ep. 3), Entertainment series, M

Greg Davies and the comedians build a tower for an egg and make a video 'blooper'. The results are kind of surprising, kind of scary.

10.40pm

NITV – Torres To The Thames, Documentary, PG

Torres To The Thames follows the Purple Spider Dance troupe as they perform at a prestigious Festival in England.  The experience will strengthen their connection and belief in their Culture.

 

Tuesday 10 August 2021

11.30am

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.

11.40am

WORLD MOVIES 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.

12.30pm

NITV – Torres To The Thames, Documentary, PG

Torres To The Thames follows the Purple Spider Dance troupe as they perform at a prestigious Festival in England.  The experience will strengthen their connection and belief in their Culture.

6.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Viceroy's House, Drama, 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.

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do You Think You Are Series 11/ Lisa Curry (Ep. 4), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Champion swimmer Lisa Curry, wants to discover where her drive to succeed and her fighting spirit comes from.

9.30pm

VICELAND – Limetown Series 1, Signals (Ep. 5), Drama series, M

9.30pm

NITV – She Shears, Documentary, PG

She Shears follows five charismatic female shearers on their journey towards the world championship of shearing: The Golden Shears.

10.05pm

VICELAND – Limetown Series 1, A Simple Life (Ep. 6), Drama series, M

 

Wednesday 11 August 2021

7.05am

WORLD MOVIES 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.

11.00am

NITV – She Shears, Documentary, PG

She Shears follows five charismatic female shearers on their journey towards the world championship of shearing: The Golden Shears.

1.25pm

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.

8.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Birdsville Or Bust: Untold Australia, Documentary, M

Birdsville Or Bust follows the story of the isolated and iconic Australian outback town of Birdsville. The town's population of just over 100 people mushrooms twice a year.

 

Thursday 12 August 2021

12.40pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Viceroy's House, Drama, 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.

4.35pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Belle, Drama, PG

The illegitimate, mixed-race daughter of a British admiral plays an important role in the campaign to abolish slavery in England. Stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Emily Watson and James Norton.

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great Asian Railway Journeys Series 1/ Jakarta To Borobudur (Ep. 10), Documentary series, PG

Michael Portillo's 2500-mile railway tour of South East Asia reaches its southern most point in Indonesia. His journey begins on the island of Java at the heart of this archipelago nation.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Mona Lisa, Crime, MA

Director Neil Jordan's breakthrough film is a mystifying neo-noir love story that tackles the sordid underbelly of British society during the late 1980s, and its unapologetic sexual underworld.

8.35pm

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

10.25pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Animals, Movie, MA

Long-time friends and party-animals Laura and Tyler navigate life and love in Dublin, Ireland. However, the girls find themselves drifting apart when Laura becomes engaged. Stars Holliday Grainger.

11.25pm

NITV – The Djarns Djarns, Documentary, 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.

 

Friday 13 August 2021

12.05am

VICELAND – Fear The Walking Dead Series 3 Ep 16, Drama series, MA

12.10am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Mr Mercedes Series 1 (Ep. 4), Drama series, PG

Ida is hurt as Hodges and Janey's relationship intensifies. Lou is disturbed by an interaction with a customer. Deborah takes Brady to the cemetery and the two reflect on their difficult past.

1.15am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Mr Mercedes Series 1 (Ep. 5), Drama series, PG

The cat and mouse game between Hodges and Brady escalates. Hodges has an upsetting conversation with Janey's mother. Deborah's drinking almost causes an accident at the Hartsfield home.

2.10am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Mr Mercedes Series 1 (Ep. 6), Drama series, PG

Hodges struggles with the past as it concerns his daughter, Allie. As Deb attempts to make a change for the better, Brady interferes. Robi continues pressuring Brady to impress their bosses.

8.10am

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Belle, Drama, PG

The illegitimate, mixed-race daughter of a British admiral plays an important role in the campaign to abolish slavery in England. Stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Emily Watson and James Norton.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – The Disappearance Of Alice Creed, Movie, MA

Hosted by Marc Fennell. A rich businessman's daughter is held captive in an apartment by two former convicts who hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money. 

10.25pm

VICELAND – Fear The Walking Dead Series 3 (Ep. 14), Drama series, MA

10.25pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – American Animals, Mystery, 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.

10.30pm

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.

11.15pm

VICELAND – Fear The Walking Dead Series 3 (Ep. 15), Drama series, MA

 

Saturday 14 August 2021

12.05am

VICELAND – Fear The Walking Dead Series 3 (Ep. 16), Drama series, MA

11.25am

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.

1.35pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Belle, Drama, PG

The illegitimate, mixed-race daughter of a British admiral plays an important role in the campaign to abolish slavery in England. Stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Emily Watson and James Norton.

3.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Avalanche: Making A Deadly Snowstorm, Documentary, PG

In a spectacular piece of factual theatre, a team of experts rig a 3,000-metre mountain in the Canadian Rockies with cutting-edge scientific equipment. They then unleash an avalanche down its slopes.

6.25pm

NITV – Going Places With Ernie Dingo Series 3/ Grampians (Ep. 8), An SBS Original Documentary series, G

Join Ernie in the Grampians in Victoria as he visits a local cultural guide, goes kayaking with an outdoor enthusiast, and gets introduced to the art of glass blowing.

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Of The Clans Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, PG

Neil Oliver presents a series telling the tale of the bloody 17th-century civil war, when clans loyal to Charles I rose up in rebellion against the Scottish Parliament.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Mid90s, Movie, PG

8.40pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Of The Clans Series 1 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, PG

Neil Oliver turns his attention to a true Scottish legend - Rob Roy MacGregor. For centuries, Rob has been celebrated as a colourful Highland maverick. What's his true story?

9.45pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Blood Of The Clans Series 1 (Ep. 3), Documentary series, PG

When Bonnie Prince Charlie arrives in Scotland to regain the crown of his ancestors, the clans are called upon to rise in armed revolt for him. Many do, and they invade England.

 

Sunday 15 August 2021

3.30am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Spina Bifida And Me, Documentary, M

Actor Ruth Madeley has been living with spina bifida all her life but, like many people, she still knows very little about it. In this moving film, Ruth meets international spina bifida experts.

10.30am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Filthy, Rich And Homeless, An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Five high-profile Australians agree to swap their privileged lifestyles for 10 days of being homeless in NSW. They find out what it's like to go from having everything to having absolutely nothing.

12.25pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Michael Mosley: What's My Diagnosis Series  (Ep. 4), Documentary series, PG

A team of top doctors try to diagnose a man suffering multiple seizures every day and a young woman who has lived with a constant fever for nine years.

6.30pm

NITV – First Australian Series 1 (Ep. 7), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Losing control of the land had the most devastating impact on the First Australians. The struggle for land rights continues and one of its heroes is Eddie Mabo.

7.30pm

VICELAND – Guns That Changed The Game Series 1 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, M

While the single shot rifle remained the mainstay of the infantry up until the early days of WWI, machine guns had been in development since the final days of the American Civil War.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – The Killing Of A Sacred Deer, Movie, M

Steven, a cardiothoracic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behaviour of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.

 

Monday 16 August 2021

2.00pm

NITV – First Australian Series 1 (Ep. 7), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Losing control of the land had the most devastating impact on the First Australians. The struggle for land rights continues and one of its heroes is Eddie Mabo.

9.25pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 1 (Ep. 4), Entertainment series, M

Greg Davies and Alex Horne test the skills of their troupe of comedians. Can Roisin Conaty, Tim Key, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner, and Josh Widdicombe fill an eggcup with tears?

 

Tuesday 17 August 2021

7.30am

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.

6.30pm

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.

9.30pm

VICELAND – Limetown Series 1, Super Nomads (Ep. 7), Drama series, M

After an unexpected visit, Lia questions whether or not to continue the investigation.

9.55pm

VICELAND – Limetown Series 1, Scarecrow (Ep. 8), Drama series, M

Limetown survivor Deirdre Wells reveals what incited The Panic.

 

Wednesday 18 August 2021

8.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – What Does Australia Really Think About Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, M

Kurt Fearnley investigates what Australia really thinks about disability through emotional personal stories, confronting social experiments, covert filming and an in-depth nationwide survey.

 

Thursday 19 August 2021

3.00am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journey Series 11 (Ep. 15), Documentary series, PG

Michael Portillo is in East Anglia on the last leg of his rail journey through 1930s Britain. He begins in Attleborough in Norfolk at the headquarters of an international horse welfare organisation.

7.30am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great Asian Railway Journey Series 1/ Yogyakarta To Surabaya (Ep. 15), Documentary series, PG

Beginning in Java's royal city, Yogyakarta, Michael visits the Sultan's Palace and witnesses the ancient art of shadow puppetry known as Wayang.

8.35am

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

1.05pm

NITV – Sisters In League, Documentary, PG

Belinda Miller travels with the Cherbourg women's team "The Hornettes" to compete at the Qld Murri Carnival, a major Rugby League competition, and discovers the humor and the passion of these women.

7.35pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Still Alice, Movie, M

A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Stars Julianne Moore in her 2015 Oscar-winning role, and also stars Alec Baldwin.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Twelve Monkeys, Movie, M

 

Friday 20 August 2021

12.00am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Mr Mercedes Series 1 (Ep. 7), Drama series, PG

As Hodges helps Janey through a difficult time, their connection deepens. Realising he still needs their help, Hodges brings Jerome and Holly back into the investigation.

12.55am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Mr Mercedes Series 1 (Ep. 8), Drama series, PG

A critical error puts Brady in the centre of a crisis of his own making. Holly and Jerome make a pivotal discovery. After a tragedy sends Hodges reeling, he goes to visit his daughter, Allie.

1.50am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Mr Mercedes Series 1 (Ep. 9), Drama series, PG

Jerome and Holly tell Hodges their concerns about the Mercedes Killer. Tensions continue to escalate between Brady and Robi.

9.30am

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

Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on a slippery slope as a recovering addict. On exit from rehab, it is recommended she stay with her mother, who has become an alcoholic herself. Stars Meryl Streep.

9.20pm

NITV – Big Name, No Blanket, Documentary, M

The story of George Rrurrambu, the charismatic and inspirational frontman of the Warumpi Band – filled with interviews, clips and music, we follow George from his island home to his premature demise.

 

Saturday 21 August 2021

11.40am

NITV – The Djarns Djarns, Documentary, 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.

6.25pm

NITV – Going Places With Ernie Dingo Series 3/ North Stradbroke Island (Ep. 9), An SBS Original Documentary series, G

Ernie visits Queensland's Stradbroke Island and meets up with traditional owners, spends time with a talented artist, and gets up close and personal with Manta Rays.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Kursk, Movie, M

This film follows the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the 23 sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles.

8.30pm

NITV – Out Of State, Documentary, M

Shipped thousands of miles away from the tropical islands of Hawaii to a private prison in the Arizona desert, two native Hawaiians discover their Indigenous traditions from a fellow inmate.

 

Sunday 22 August 2021

6.40pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Heart Beats Loud, Movie, PG

Hearts Beat Loud is the story of a one-time musician who owns a struggling record store in Brooklyn, and forms an unlikely band with his daughter the summer before she is set to leave for college.

7.30pm

VICELAND – Guns That Changed The Game Series 1 (Ep. 3), Documentary series, M

8.30pm

VICELAND – Life And Death Row Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, M

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Strangerland, Movie, MA

10.40am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Filthy, Rich And Homeless Series 3 (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

 

Monday 23 August 2021

1.50am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Surgeon And The Soldier, Documentary, M

9.05am

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Heart Beats Loud, Movie, PG

Hearts Beat Loud is the story of a one-time musician who owns a struggling record store in Brooklyn, and forms an unlikely band with his daughter the summer before she is set to leave for college.

2.55pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journey Series 11 (Ep. 12), Documentary series, G

5.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – The Man Who Knew Infinity, Movie, PG

When self-taught mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan fails out of college, he does not give up hope. Determined to pursue his passion, he contacts Professor G.H. Hardy at Trinity College.

9.00pm

NITV – Josephine Baker:The Story Of An Awakening, Documentary, M

9.25pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 1 (Ep. 5), Entertainment series, M

10.25pm

VICELAND – What Does Australia Really Think About?  Series 1 (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

 

Tuesday 24 August 2021

7.35am

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – The Man Who Knew Infinity, Movie, PG

When self-taught mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan fails out of college, he does not give up hope. Determined to pursue his passion, he contacts Professor G.H. Hardy at Trinity College.

12.00pm

NITV – Josephine Baker:The Story Of An Awakening, Documentary, M

Josephine Baker, a chorus girl from America becomes an superstar in Paris, bringing modernity to the Europe of the Roaring Twenties. But on every trip back home, she faces racism and segregation.

1.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Heart Beats Loud, Movie, PG

Hearts Beat Loud is the story of a one-time musician who owns a struggling record store in Brooklyn, and forms an unlikely band with his daughter the summer before she is set to leave for college.

6.30pm

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

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do You Think You Are Series 11/ Denise Scott (Ep. 5), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Comedian Denise Scott's search to find the truth about a dark family secret brings surprising results, while her Dad's family tree produces a highly unconventional ancestor.

9.25pm

VICELAND – Limetown Series 1, Apples And Oranges (Ep. 9), Drama series, M

An unknown survivor sends Lia a disturbing video file with a promise that she has all the answers.

9.50pm

VICELAND – Limetown Series 1, Answers (Ep. 10), Drama series, M

Lia receives all the answers she’s been seeking.

 

Wednesday 25 August 2021

1.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – The Man Who Knew Infinity, Movie, PG

When self-taught mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan fails out of college, he does not give up hope. Determined to pursue his passion, he contacts Professor G.H. Hardy at Trinity College.

7.30pm

NITV – South Sydney Story Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, PG

An extraordinary general meeting of Souths Rugby League Club has been called to see if actor Russell Crowe and business man Peter Holmes a Court can gather 75% of member votes to take over Souths.

8.30pm

VICELAND – What Does Australia Really Think About?  Series 1 (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

 

Thursday 26 August 2021

1.05pm

NITV – South Sydney Story Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, PG

An extraordinary general meeting of Souths Rugby League Club has been called to see if actor Russell Crowe and business man Peter Holmes a Court can gather 75% of member votes to take over Souths.

1.35pm

NITV – Sisters In League, Documentary, PG

Belinda Miller travels with the Cherbourg women's team "The Hornettes" to compete at the Qld Murri Carnival, a major Rugby League competition, and discovers the humor and the passion of these women.

2.55pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journey Series 11 (Ep. 3), Documentary series, G

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great Asian Railway Journey Series 1/ Penang To Cameron Highlands (Ep. 8), Documentary series, G

8.30pm

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

11.40pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Goat, Movie, MA

 

Friday 27 August 2021

12.00am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Mr Mercedes Series 1 (Ep. 10), Drama series, PG

Jerome and Holly tell Hodges their concerns about the Mercedes Killer. Tensions continue to escalate between Brady and Robi.

1.00am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Mr Mercedes Series 2 (Ep. 1), Drama series, PG

With Brady hospitalised, Hodges and Holly rebuild, opening private investigative agency Finders Keepers. Bradys care falls to Dr. Babineau, an ambitious neurosurgeon.

2.05am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Mr Mercedes Series 2 (Ep. 2), Drama series, PG

Hodges struggles with his cases at Finders Keepers, putting him at odds with a concerned Holly. Sadie senses a shift in Brady's medical state and informs Dr. Babineau.

1.00pm

NITV – My Survival As a Aboriginal, Documentary, PG

4.00pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Teen Spirit, Movie, PG

Violet is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition. Stars Elle Fanning.

7.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – The Sense Of An Ending, Movie, M

9.25pm

NITV – Sunny And The Dark Horse, Documentary, M

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – The Fifth Element, Movie, PG

 

Saturday 28 August 2021

10.10am

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Teen Spirit, Movie, PG

Violet is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition. Stars Elle Fanning.

4.10pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – A United Kingdom, Movie, PG

6.25pm

NITV – Going Places With Ernie Dingo Series 3/ Lake Mungo (Ep. 10), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIES CHANNEL – Backdraft, Movie, M

9.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Hunt For The Wilderpeople, Movie, PG

9.45pm

NITV – Roman J Israel Esq, Movie, M

 

Sunday 29 August 2021

5.40am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Teen Spirit, Movie, PG

Violet is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition. Stars Elle Fanning.

12.00pm

VICELAND – Deep Water Series 1 (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Drama series, M

A four-part fictional crime drama set in contemporary Bondi. Two detectives (Yael Stone and Noah Taylor) are assigned to investigate the brutal murder of a young man.

1.05pm

VICELAND – Deep Water Series 1 (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Drama series, M

After a fatal shooting, tensions rise between Tori (Yael Stone) and Nick (Noah Taylor). Another body is found, and evidence links a former football legend to the past crimes.

4.25pm

NITV – Going Places With Ernie Dingo Series 2/ Cradle Mountain (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

7.40pm

NITV – Who Do You Think You Are Series 12/ Uncle Jack Charles (Ep. 5), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Actor, former self-described 'serial pest', and member of the Stolen Generation, Uncle Jack Charles has never known the love of a parent. He will uncover details of the father he never knew.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Life And Death Row Series 1 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, M

This episode follows the trial of 26-year-old Guy Heinze Jr, with remarkable access to the jury members charged with reaching a verdict on allegations that Heinze killed his father and his family.

8.40pm

NITV – Incarceration Nation, An SBS Original Documentary, MA

Incarceration Nation connects the relentless government intervention since colonisation to the trauma and disadvantage experiences by Indigenous Australians – the two key drivers of incarceration.

11.10pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Filthy, Rich And Homeless Series 3 (Ep. 3), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Five high-profile Australians agree to swap their privileged lifestyles for 10 days of being homeless in NSW. They find out what it's like to go from having everything to having absolutely nothing.

 

Monday 30 August 2021

11.00am

NITV – Who Do You Think You Are Series 12/ Uncle Jack Charles (Ep. 5), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Actor, former self-described 'serial pest', and member of the Stolen Generation, Uncle Jack Charles has never known the love of a parent. He will uncover details of the father he never knew.

3.00pm

NITV – Going Places With Ernie Dingo Series 2/ Ikara (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Ernie travels to Ikara as known as Wilpena Pound in the spectacular Flinders Ranges and meets an Adnyamathanha Elder, a passionate cultural guide, a young pilot and a National Park's ranger.

9.25pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 1 (Ep. 6), Entertainment series, M

In the last episode of the series the five comics are not only playing for homemade chowder but also for the inaugural Taskmaster series winner trophy.

10.25pm

VICELAND – What Does Australia Really Think About?  Series 1 (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Noni Hazlehurst investigates what Australia really thinks about old age through emotional personal stories, confronting social experiments, covert filming and an in-depth nationwide survey.

 

Tuesday 31 August 2021

3.50am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Focus On Ability Film Festival 2020, Documentary, M

For the 12th consecutive year, NOVA Employment presents the Focus On Ability Short Film Festival. This festival asks film makers to focus on the ability of people with a disability.

3.00pm

NITV – Going Places With Ernie Dingo Series 2/ Wet Tropics (Ep. 3), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Ernie's trip to tropical North Queensland finds him meeting a respected Kuku Yalanji Elder, a river guide who's made a sea change and an environmentalist who is determined to change attitudes.

6.30pm

NITV – First Footprints Series 1 (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.

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do You Think You Are Series 11/ Kat Stewart (Ep. 6), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Kat Stewart wants to know if an ancestor really was connected to a controversial figure in Colonial history, and if her maternal Irish ancestry contains the colourful, yet principled, characters.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Upside Down, Movie, M

Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love.