A summary of which programs will be more accessible to those who are blind or vision-impaired.
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28 Oct 2021 - 1:34 PM  UPDATED YESTERDAY 1:34 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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November 2021 Audio Described Program Schedule

Monday 1 November 2021

7.40am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – The Damned United, Movie, M

A film about controversial soccer manager Brian Clough, set in 1974 but flashing back to the 1960s, about Clough's ill-fated 44-day reign as coach of Leeds United. (Michael Sheen, Timothy Spall)

10.00am

NITV – First Australians Series 1 (Ep. 5), 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.

12.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Incarceration Nation: Australia Uncovered,  Documentary, M

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

2.00pm

VICELAND – How To Rob A Bank Series 1 (Ep. 6), Documentary series, M

Richard Stanley loves tacos. But when he can't pay the cheque, he decides enough is enough - and robs a bank. Stanley quickly becomes one of San Diego's most notorious stick-up men.

2.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Inside Central Station: Australia's Busiest Railway Series 1 (Ep. 8),  An SBS Original Documentary series, M

For Bea, a transgender woman, the upcoming Mardi Gras parade will be the first time she will be marching as part of Transport for NSW Mardi Gras group. Excitement grows as the day approaches.

3.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Where Are You Really From Series 3 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, PG

Michael visits the 100-year-old Greek community in Darwin – a group wiped out by economic ruin and devastating natural disasters in their hometowns.

8.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Saved By A Stranger Series 1 (Ep. 4), Documentary series, M

8.30pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 2 (Ep. 4), Entertainment series, M

 The five take on more tasks to win a combination of points and respect from the Taskmaster. As well as pet rescue and pineapple concealment, there's a unique experiment carried out.

10.10pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Australia's Health Revolution Series 1 (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Dr Michael Mosley was himself diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and was determined to reverse this with diet, not drugs. He successfully did so and now wants to encourage Australians to do so.

 

Tuesday 2 November 2021

7.30am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Big Night, Movie, M

In a late 1950's beach town, food changes everything as two battling brothers turn their Italian restaurant, their lives and loves, upside down when jazz great Louis Prima comes to dinner.

3.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Where Are You Really From Series 3 (Ep. 3), Documentary series, PG

In Wollongong, Michael unearths the Serbian history of a steel city. Generations of migrants from the former Yugoslavia have made a home in this picturesque seaside destination.

4.10pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – My Grandparents War Series 1 (Ep. 4), Documentary series, PG

Both sets of Helena Bonham Carter's grandparents, one in France, one in England, weren't conventional war heroes. They didn't fight in any battles but did save countless lives.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Alone Series 7 (Ep. 9), Documentary series, M

As their food supplies diminish, the four remaining participants struggle to collect enough fat to keep them in the game. The terrain becomes icier and more dangerous than ever.

10.50pm

NITV – Superstition Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, MA

Calvin Hastings returns home to reconnect with his family, but the reunion is cut short by a string of killings instigated by a supernatural villain only Calvin and his family can take down.

11.40pm

NITV – Superstition Series 1 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, MA

The Dredge sends a 'Trojan Horse' to the Hastings Funeral Home in order to gather intel about the Ring of Solomon.

 

Wednesday 3 November 2021

4.10pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – My Grandparents' War Series 1 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, PG

8.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Michael Palin In North Korea Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, G

This incredible two-part series, which required two years of planning and high-level negotiations, grants presenter Michael Palin unprecedented access to the reclusive country of North Korea.

9.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Before We Die Series 1 (Ep. 1), Drama series, MA

When her married lover and fellow police officer Sean Hardacre goes missing in mysterious circumstances, Detective Inspector Hannah Laing persuades her colleagues to launch an urgent manhunt.

10.40pm

VICELAND – Support The Girls, Movie, M

Lisa is the general manager of Double Whammies, a sports bar that features skimpily dressed waitresses. Always nurturing and protective of her staff, she soon faces an event that tests her optimism.

 

Thursday 4 November 2021

7.30am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – The Impossible, Movie, M

1.00pm

NITV – Heritage Fight, Movie, M

Broome citizens and the traditional custodians of the land – the Goolaraboloo – united together to protect what is priceless to them.

2.00pm

VICELAND – Hustle Series 1 (Ep. 3), Documentary series, MA

3.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Where Are You Really From Series 3 (Ep. 4), Documentary series, PG

Michael's journey ends in Shepparton, a city with four mosques, thirty different nationalities, and an Islamic history that stretches back over a century.

8.30pm

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

Adam’s contact with Holly and the pressure of the Referendum have put a strain on his marriage. He and Etta attend a therapy session, where he is almost shot.

8.30pm

NITV – Marshall, Movie, M

In the year 1941, a nearly bankrupt NAACP sends its only lawyer, thirty-two year old Thurgood Marshall, to conservative Connecticut to defend a black chauffeur against charges including rape.

 

Friday 5 November 2021

12.30am

VICELAND – Fatal Attraction, Movie, MA

When a married lawyer has a one night stand, the woman refuses to believe the relationship is over, and she embarks on a psychotic rampage to keep him in her life.

12.35am

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.

1.30am

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.

2.25am

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

When Fiona's car veers off the road and crashes into a canal, her family gather round to support her. But they are shocked to their core when Detective Dez Breen arrives with news.

3.20am

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

While Jim is away visiting an old friend, Paul is reluctantly taken to see Kian, who has an unappealing proposition for him. Or, more accurately, a demand.

5.35am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Girl With A Pearl Earring, Movie, PG

Nominated for three Oscars, Girl With a Pearl Earring tells the imagined, intriguing and highly seductive story behind one of Vermeer's greatest and most enigmatic paintings. Stars Scarlett Johansson.

7.30am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Driven, Movie, M

A biographical comedy thriller set in 1974 that follows Jim Hoffman - average family man, father of two, hard-working pilot, doting husband, and occasional drug smuggler. (Jason Sudeikis, Lee Pace)

9.35am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Bride And Prejudice, Movie, PG

Mrs Bakshi is looking for suitable husbands for her four daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy visit, the Bakshis have high hopes. (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Martin Henderson)

12.00pm

NITV – Marshall, Movie, M

In the year 1941, a nearly bankrupt NAACP sends its only lawyer, thirty-two year old Thurgood Marshall, to conservative Connecticut to defend a black chauffeur against charges including rape.

9.40pm

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 6 November 2021

1.35am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Girl With A Pearl Earring, Movie, PG

Nominated for three Oscars, Girl With a Pearl Earring tells the imagined, intriguing and highly seductive story behind one of Vermeer's greatest and most enigmatic paintings. Stars Scarlett Johansson.

4.25am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – I'm Not A Runner, Documentary, PG

8.30am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Boy, Movie, M

Set on the east coast of New Zealand in 1984. An eleven-year-old boy gets a chance to know his father, who has returned to their farm to find a bag of money he buried years before. (Taika Waititi)

10.10am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – A Beautiful Mind, Movie, M

Oscar-winning biographical drama starring Russell Crowe. Maths genius John Forbes Nash Jr. battles paranoid schizophrenia, suffering delusions that threaten to derail his academic career.

11.10am

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.

5.40pm

VICELAND – Earth Emergency, Documentary, PG

Everyone has heard about global warming, but few understand how environmental feedback loops amplify the warming even further.

6.40pm

VICELAND – The Bee Whisperer Series 1 (Ep. 6), Documentary series, PG

Charlie catches a swarm in a freight train and has a chance to step in when a hive sends a homeowner to the hospital

8.30pm

NITV – Inside Human Zoos, Documentary, M

The astonishing, little-known story of men, women and children who were exhibited alongside animals in Europe, America and Japan from the second half of the 19th century until WWII.

8.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Tutankhamun – Life, Death And Legacy Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, PG

9.30pm

NITV – Waru, Documentary, M

From eight female Maori directors come eight connected stories, each taking place at the same moment in time during the tangi (funeral) of a small boy, Waru, who has died at the hands of a caregiver.

11.20pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Pianist, Movie, MA

Wladyslaw Szpilman (Adrien Brody), a Polish Jewish radio station pianist, sees Warsaw change gradually as WWII begins. Szpilman is forced into the Warsaw Ghetto.

 

Sunday 7 November 2021

12.10am

VICELAND – Fringe Nation: Extremists In America Series 1 (Ep. 3), Documentary series, MA

1.00am

VICELAND – How To Rob A Bank Series 1 (Ep. 7), Documentary series, MA

Richard Stanley loves tacos. But when he can't pay the check, he decides enough is enough – and robs a bank. Stanley quickly becomes one of San Diego's most notorious stick-up men.

5.00am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Girl With A Pearl Earring, Movie, PG

Nominated for three Oscars, Girl With a Pearl Earring tells the imagined, intriguing and highly seductive story behind one of Vermeer's greatest and most enigmatic paintings. Stars Scarlett Johansson.

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Inside Central Station: Australia's Busiest Railway Series 1 (Ep. 9), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

It’s almost Christmas, one of the busiest times of year for Sydney Trains. With over 3000 train journeys every day, staff at Central Station are working around the clock.

7.40pm

NITV – First Australians Series 1 (Ep. 6), 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.

8.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Australia Burns: Silence Of The Land,  Documentary, M

In 2019, into 2020, Australia experienced a catastrophic bushfire season – one of the worst on record. This documentary explores whether climate changed played a role and why the fires were so random.

10.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Marry Me, Marry My Family Series 1 (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Sri Lankan Hindu Lalith has gone against his parents' wishes for an arranged marriage and chosen Chinese Australian, Louise. His parents refuse to speak to her and they won't be attending the wedding.

10.35pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Public Enemies, Movie, MA

This 1930s-set drama depicts a lawless time in American history that made a stable of gangsters, of whom John Dillinger was most notorious, front page celebrities. (Christian Bale, Johnny Depp)

11.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Addicted Australia Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, M

The treatment program begins. The ten participants must be physically and psychologically examined by the Turning Point team to determine the bespoke care they need.

 

Monday 8 November 2021

11.00am

NITV – First Australians Series 1 (Ep. 6), 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.

12.00pm

NITV – Sunny And The Dark Horse, Documentary, 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.

2.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Inside Central Station: Australia's Busiest Railway Series 1 (Ep. 9), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

It’s almost Christmas, one of the busiest times of year for Sydney Trains. With over 3000 train journeys every day, staff at Central Station are working around the clock.

2.30pm

NITV – Warburdar Bununu – Water Shield, Documentary, PG

In the late '70s, Borroloola elders co-produced a landmark film to expose the threat to their homelands from mining development. In 2019, the eco-battle re-ignites.

9.20pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 3 (Ep. 5), Entertainment series, M

Greg Davies needs several questions answered before awarding the winner with the Taskmaster trophy. Who has the most handsome relative? How much money is Al Murray willing to spend to win?

10.15pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Australia's Health Revolution Series 1 (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Dr Michael Mosley was himself diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and was determined to reverse this with diet, not drugs. He successfully did so and now wants to encourage Australians to do so.

 

Tuesday 9 November 2021

4.10pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – My Grandparents War Series 1 (Ep. 3), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Carey Mulligan's grandfather Denzil Booth, a teenager from the Welsh Valleys, travelled thousands of miles to fight the Japanese in the final months of the war.

5.25pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Bandslam, Movie, PG

Will Burton has an uncommon chance to start his short life all over again. In a different town, at a fresh school, with the prospect of new friends, this teen misfit has a chance for a new life.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Alone Series 7 (Ep. 10), Documentary series, M

9.35pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Alone In Berlin, Movie, M

A German couple receive the news that their only son has been killed in a WWII battle. Already disillusioned with the Nazi regime, they begin a campaign of civil disobedience. Stars Emma Thompson.

10.50pm

NITV – Superstition Series 1 (Ep. 3), Documentary series, MA

Isaac sends a mysterious half human/half infernal to help Calvin et al with the fight in La Rochelle. Meanwhile, Bea, Garvey and Tilly grapple with how to properly bury a known racist.

11.40pm

NITV – Superstition Series 1 (Ep. 4), Documentary series, M

While on a case, May is sucked into a mysterious mirror world.

 

Wednesday 10 November 2021

9.25am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Bandslam, Movie, PG

Will Burton has an uncommon chance to start his short life all over again. In a different town, at a fresh school, with the prospect of new friends, this teen misfit has a chance for a new life.

1.00pm

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.

4.10pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – My Grandparents War Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, PG

Actor and peace campaigner Mark Rylance explores the extraordinary WWII story of his grandfather, Osmond Skinner, who spent almost four years as a Japanese Prisoner of War.

7.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Journey's End, Movie, M

Led by young officer whose mental health is rapidly disintegrating, and with a massive German attack imminent, a group of British soldiers await their fate in a WW1 dugout. (Sam Claflin, Paul Bettany)

8.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Michael Palin In North Korea Series 1 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, G

Michael visits the Korean Demilitarized Zone, the ancient Korean capital of Kaesong, and the ghostly international airport in the newly built beachside resort town of Wonsan.8

9.30pm

VICELAND – Gangs Of New York, Movie, MA

In 1862, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer. (Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz)

9.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Before We Die Series 1 (Ep. 2), Drama series, MA

Hannah and her new partner, Billy Murdoch, start investigating the Mimica family, who they believe are responsible for Sean's murder.

 

Thursday 11 November 2021

1.30pm

NITV – Gifts Of The Maarga, Documentary, PG

In the Pilbara, Ngaarda families have lived on their ngurra for over 50,000 years, practising culture and law. Elders are concerned that the younger generation is losing their connection to country.

1.50pm

VICELAND – Hustle Series 1 (Ep. 4), Documentary series, M

John Henry works with the founders of Fur to help them get the business world to take their body care products seriously.

2.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Citizens Soldiers: Defenders Of Australia, Documentary, M

This independently made film traces the history of the Militia (Citizen Soldier) from colonial times, through to early campaigns as contributors to British foreign entanglements.

2.40pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Bandslam, Movie, PG

Will Burton has an uncommon chance to start his short life all over again. In a different town, at a fresh school, with the prospect of new friends, this teen misfit has a chance for a new life.

2.55pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Story Of The Road, Documentary, PG

2019 marked 100 years since construction began on the Great Ocean Road. The road is not only one of the most travelled tourist destinations, but also the longest war memorial in the world.

4.10pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Homefront – A New Kind Of War Memorial, Documentary, PG

What happens when you destroy a war memorial and what do you put in its place? These questions faced Arts Officer, Colin James, and Project Manager and artist, Amanda Gibson.

6.40pm

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. Stars Richard Thomas and Ernest Borgnine.

8.30pm

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

A video emerges of Adam making promises to oil executives. Despite his claims that the video is a deep fake, the polls swing against him. The danger of losing Scotland is becoming real.

8.30pm

NITV – Inside Man, Movie, MA

The story of a tough cop, Detective Frazier, who matches wits with a clever bank robber, Dalton, in a tense hostage drama.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – The Eagle Has Landed, Movie, M

1943, the war is entering its final stages and a crazed Hitler orders a mission to have British PM Winston Churchill kidnapped and brought to Germany. Stars Michael Caine and Donald Sutherland.

 

Friday 12 November 2021

12.35am

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

Following a failed job interview, Jim spends the day with Fiona and the kids.

1.30am

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

The day of the twins' communion has arrived, and the whole Hogan family are reunited for the first time since the events of last year.

2.25am

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

Dez believes he's getting closer to the truth, as Jim tries to explain the events leading up to Paul's death.

3.20am

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

Following her father's arrest, Fiona speaks again to Detective Breen, catching him up on the events of the last few weeks.

4.55am

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

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

5.50am

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. Stars Richard Thomas and Ernest Borgnine.

12.00pm

NITV – Inside Man, Movie, MA

The story of a tough cop, Detective Frazier, who matches wits with a clever bank robber, Dalton, in a tense hostage drama.

2.00pm

NITV – Paradise Soldiers, Documentary, PG

As far back as World War One, through Vietnam and up to present day, young Cook Islanders have served and sacrificed alongside New Zealand in military conflicts and combat.

2.55pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – The Eagle Has Landed, Movie, M

1943, the war is entering its final stages and a crazed Hitler orders a mission to have British PM Winston Churchill kidnapped and brought to Germany. Stars Michael Caine and Donald Sutherland.

9.20pm

NITV – She Shears, Documentary, PG

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

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – The Pianist, Movie, MA

Wladyslaw Szpilman (Adrien Brody), a Polish Jewish radio station pianist, sees Warsaw change gradually as WWII begins. Szpilman is forced into the Warsaw Ghetto.

10.45pm

NITV – Gifts Of The Maarga, Documentary, PG

In the Pilbara, Ngaarda families have lived on their ngurra for over 50,000 years, practising culture and law. Elders are concerned that the younger generation is losing their connection to country.

 

Saturday 13 November 2021

1.05am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Marshall, Movie, MA

In the year 1941, a nearly bankrupt NAACP sends its only lawyer, thirty-two-year old Thurgood Marshall, to conservative Connecticut to defend a black chauffeur against charges including rape.

9.30am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – The Eagle Has Landed, Movie, M

1943, the war is entering its final stages and a crazed Hitler orders a mission to have British PM Winston Churchill kidnapped and brought to Germany. Stars Michael Caine and Donald Sutherland.

11.40am

NITV – She Shears, Documentary, PG

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

1.55pm

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. Stars Richard Thomas and Ernest Borgnine.

6.40pm

VICELAND – Charlie Bee Company Series 1 (Ep. 7), Documentary series, PG

Charlie takes the city of San Antonio by storm, removing bees from a derelict jet engine, rehabbing a hive at the fabled San Antonio Zoo, and getting into the art of raising colonies.

8.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Tutankhamun – Life, Death And Legacy Series 1 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, PG

Investigating the latest thinking on how Tutankhamun died, with special access to some of his most personal and spectacular possessions.

10.05pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Apocalypse Now Redux, Movie, MA

During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. (Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando)

 

Sunday 14 November 2021

12.30am

VICELAND – Fringe Nation: Extremists In America Series 1 (Ep. 3), Documentary series, MA

3.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Kilauea: Hawaii On Fire Series, Documentary, PG

In May 2018, Kilauea volcano erupted, obliterating neighbourhoods with devastating force and uprooting thousands of local residents. It is Hawaii's most destructive volcanic eruption in generations.

7.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Inside Central Station: Australia's Busiest Railway Series 1 (Ep. 10), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Venture deep below one of Sydney's oldest subway stations, to reveal a secret that sheds light on the city’s wartime history.

7.40pm

NITV – First Australians Series 1 (Ep. 7), 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.

8.40pm

NITV – Predator On The Reservation, Documentary, MA

Investigates the decades-long failure to stop Dr. Stanley Weber, a government paediatrician, who moved from reservation to reservation despite warnings about his predatory behaviour.

9.40pm

NITV – The Colour Of Justice, Documentary, M

In July 2014, Eric Garner, a black American, died in the street after being violently arrested by a NYC police officer. Five months later, a grand jury declined to indict the police officer.

10.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Marry Me, Marry My Family Series 1 (Ep. 3), Documentary, PG

When Travis swiped right on Tinder, he found himself in a fast-moving relationship with Rabia, a Pakistani-Australian. Travis converted to Islam and agreed to marry Rabia immediately.

10.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Precious, Movie, MA

In New York City's Harlem in 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate 16-year-old is invited to enrol in an alternative school in the hope that her life can head in a new direction. (Gabourey Sidibe)

11.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Addicted Australia Series 1 ( Ep. 2), Documentary series, M

As Christmas approaches, the treatment program steps up and the participants attempt to deal with their issues. Retired executive assistant Dawn is booked into detox in a few weeks' time.

 

Monday 15 November 2021

7.15am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Sometimes Always Never, Movie, PG

Bill Nighy is winningly deadpan as Scrabble-obsessed Merseyside tailor Alan, whose eldest son Michael stormed out of the house after a heated round of the popular board game, never to return.

11.05am

NITV – First Australians Series 1 (Ep. 7), 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.

12.05pm

NITV – The Colour Of Justice, Documentary, M

In July 2014, Eric Garner, a black American, died in the street after being violently arrested by a NYC police officer. Five months later, a grand jury declined to indict the police officer.

1.05pm

NITV – My Survival As An Aboriginal, Documentary, PG

Essie Coffey, a black activist and musician, shows the conflicts of living as an Aboriginal under white domination.

2.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Inside Central Station: Australia's Busiest Railway Series 1 (Ep. 10), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Venture deep below one of Sydney's oldest subway stations, to reveal a secret that sheds light on the city’s wartime history.

2.00pm

VICELAND – How To Rob A Bank Series 1 (Ep. 5), Documentary series, M

7.50pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Sometimes Always Never, Movie, PG

Bill Nighy is winningly deadpan as Scrabble-obsessed Merseyside tailor Alan, whose eldest son Michael stormed out of the house after a heated round of the popular board game, never to return.

9.00pm

NITV – College Behind Bars Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, PG

Incarcerated men and women are admitted to the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) and discover they are held to the same academic standards as students on the Bard College main campus.

10.20pm

VICELAND – Australia's Health Revolution Series 1 (Ep. 3), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Dr Michael Mosley was himself diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and was determined to reverse this with diet, not drugs. He successfully did so and now wants to encourage Australians to do so.

 

Tuesday 16 November 2021

2.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Christians Like Us Series 1 (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Ten Christians are living together for a week to thrash out the hottest topics of our times, and emotion is already running high as the group clash over same sex marriage and women as priests.

6.30pm

NITV – Family Rules Series 3 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, G

A new baby is on the way and after three sons, the big news is that Shenika is finally having a girl.

7.00pm

NITV – Family Rules Series 3 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, PG

Sharna decides to get a personal trainer and along with a few other members of the family, delivers powerful results after several weeks of dedication.

8.00pm

NITV – Returning Our Ancestors, Documentary, PG

Returning Our Ancestors explores the deep responsibility of Traditional Owners to return their people to Country and lay their Ancestor's spirits to rest.

8.30pm

VICELAND – Alone Series 7 (Ep. 11), Entertainment series, M

8.30pm

NITV – Out Of Their Skins Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, M

40 years ago, this November, Viv Anderson walked out at Wembley to become the first black footballer to win a full cap for the England national team.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Brideshead Revisited, Movie, M

Whilst at Oxford University, a chance encounter with the charming and decadent Sebastian, son of Lord and Lady Marchmain, draws Charles Ryder into British high society. (Matthew Goode, Emma Thompson)

10.45pm

NITV – Superstition Series 1 (Ep. 5), Documentary series, MA

The Hastings are visited by a local mystic (Aunt Nancy) who believes she has the answer to defeating The Dredge.

11.35pm

NITV – Superstition Series 1 (Ep. 6), Documentary series, MA

The Dredge returns in the first part of this two-parter, but this time he inhabits the body of May's old flame, Dr. Kim.

 

Wednesday 17 November 2021

10.30am

NITV – Returning Our Ancestors, Documentary, PG

Returning Our Ancestors explores the deep responsibility of Traditional Owners to return their people to Country and lay their Ancestor's spirits to rest.

1.05pm

NITV – Out Of Their Skins Series 1 (Ep. 1), Documentary series, M

40 years ago, this November, Viv Anderson walked out at Wembley to become the first black footballer to win a full cap for the England national team.

2.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Christians Like Us Series 1 (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

In this episode, the housemates talk through shocking revelations about gay conversion therapy, sex before marriage, and one housemate stuns by announcing she carries out abortions.

2.00pm

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.

2.15pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Sometimes Always Never, Movie, PG

Bill Nighy is winningly deadpan as Scrabble-obsessed Merseyside tailor Alan, whose eldest son Michael stormed out of the house after a heated round of the popular board game, never to return.

5.50pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – A Month Of Sundays, Movie, PG

Real estate agent Frank Mollard won't admit it, but he can't move on. Divorced but still attached, he can't sell a house in a property boom - much less connect with his son. (Anthony LaPaglia)

7.50pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Sitting In Limbo, Movie, M

Based on a shocking story from the Windrush Scandal. After 50 years in the UK, Anthony Bryan is wrongfully detained by the Home Office and threatened with deportation. (Patrick Robinson)

8.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Could you Survive On The Breadline Series 1 (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Three contributors will be forced to hand over their credit cards and forgo all access to their current lives as they travel separately to different parts of New South Wales to live for nine days.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – This Is England, Movie, M

This Is England is the story of 12-year-old Shaun (Thomas Turgoose), an isolated lad growing up in a grim coastal town. Over the course of the summer holiday, the local skinhead scene take him in.

9.35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Before We Die Series 1 (Ep. 3), Drama series, MA

Stefan discovers Christian has been meeting with Hannah and he tells Davor that Christian is supplying information about the Mimica family's criminal activities to the police.

9.35pm

VICELAND – Legend, Movie, PG

Set in a timeless mythical forest inhabited by fairies, goblins, unicorns, and mortals, the fantastic story has Tom Cruise as a mystical forest dweller chosen by fate to undertake a heroic quest.

 

Thursday 18 November 2021

8.55am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – A Month Of Sundays, Movie, PG

Real estate agent Frank Mollard won't admit it, but he can't move on. Divorced but still attached, he can't sell a house in a property boom - much less connect with his son. (Anthony LaPaglia)

2.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Muslims Like Us Australia Series 1 (Ep. 1), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

In this two-part series, 10 Muslim Australians with vastly different views on their faith live under one roof for eight days to explore what it means to be a Muslim in modern, multicultural Australia.

2.10pm

VICELAND – Hustle Series 1 (Ep. 2), Documentary series, M

John Henry hopes to turn donut makers Todd and Eric from Cuzin's Duzin into successful businessmen.

7.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool, Movie, M

Based on Peter Turner's memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Jamie Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening).

8.30pm

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

9.30pm

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

Jim Broadbent plays Tony Webster, whose reclusive, quiet existence is ended by long-buried secrets from his past that force him to face the flawed recollections of his younger self.

 

Friday 19 November 2021

2.00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Muslims Like Us Australia Series 1 (Ep. 2), An SBS Original Documentary series, M

Ten Muslim Australians with vastly different views on their faith live under one roof for eight days to explore what it means to be a Muslim in modern, multicultural Australia.

3.15pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – A Month Of Sundays, Movie, PG

Real estate agent Frank Mollard won't admit it, but he can't move on. Divorced but still attached, he can't sell a house in a property boom - much less connect with his son. (Anthony LaPaglia)

7.25pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – A United Kingdom, Movie, PG

The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to white Englishwoman, Ruth Williams, in 1948 plunged his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.

9.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – The King's Speech, Movie, M

The story of King George VI of Great Britain, his impromptu ascension to the throne, and the eccentric speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. (Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush)

 

Saturday 20 November 2021

2.30am

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.

5.35am

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – A United Kingdom, Movie, PG

The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to white Englishwoman, Ruth Williams, in 1948 plunged his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.

12.05pm

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.

4.15pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Wheels Of Wonder,  Documentary, G

6.40pm

VICELAND – Charlie Bee Company Series 1 (Ep. 8), Documentary series, PG

Charlie gets to go behind the scenes at Beeweaver Apiaries, a full-scale commercial beekeeping operation dating back to the 1800s.

8.30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Tutankhamun – Life, Death And Legacy Series 1 (Ep. 3), Documentary series, PG

3300 years ago, the teenage King Tutankhamun was sealed in his treasure tomb and laid there undisturbed until he was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter.

8.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Harry Brown, Movie, MA

Harry Brown, an elderly ex-serviceman and widower, looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice. (Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer)

10.30pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – American Beauty, Movie, MA

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend. Winner of five Academy Awards. (Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari)