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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

25 Feb 2021 - 11:14 AM  UPDATED 1 Apr 2021 - 11:40 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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The service will give those who are blind or vision-impaired a description of what is being shown on screen.

Thursday 1 April 2021

2:55pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – One Giant Leap, Short Film, G

When a space crews lunar mission goes horribly wrong, the team comes up with a creative solution to get back home to earth, and it is going to take one giant leap.

3:00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do you Think You Are Series 9 / John Jarratt (Ep 4), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

From his portrayal of bushranger Ned Kelly to the sinister Mick Taylor in Wolf Creek, actor John Jarratt has carved a career out of playing quintessential Aussie characters.

8:30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Diagnosis Detectives Series 1 (Ep 4), Documentary Series, M

 

Friday 2 April 2021

7:35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Treasures Decoded Series 6/ Tutankhamun's Last Mission (Ep 5), Documentary Series, M

10:15pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Blitz: Britain On Fire Series 1 (Ep 2), Documentary Series, PG

Angellica picks up the story of Dr. Leonard Findlay and Matron Gertrude Riding as their hospital is bombed.

11:40pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – I Am Johnny Cash, Documentary, PG

I Am Johnny Cash is a celebration of the larger-than-life Johnny Cash from the unique perspective of the Man in Black's greatest songs, 'the essentials'.

 

Saturday 3 April 2021

12:00pm

VICELAND – Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Movie, M

A virtual heroine seeks an ancient artefact that can control time in this adaptation of the popular computer game.

7:30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys Series 2 / Scotland (Ep 4), Documentary series, PG

7:30pm

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

8:25pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Molly's Game, Movie, M

Starring Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba, Molly's Game is the thrilling true story of Molly Bloom (Chastain) – the mastermind behind the world's most exclusive and glamorous poker empire.

 

Sunday 4 April 2021

3:50am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 4 / Lynton And Lynmouth To Exeter (Ep 19), Documentary series, PG

Michael gets up close with a piece of natural history, visits a garden used as a viewing platform for public hangings and experiences a timepiece like no other.

4:25am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great Irish Railway Journeys Series 4 / Killarney To Cobh (Ep 21), Documentary series, PG

Michael Portillo is on a railway journey through the Republic of Ireland travelling from the rugged beauty of County Kerry, across the rural Irish Midlands.

 

Monday 5 April 2021

3:20am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great Irish Railway Journeys Series 4 / Charleville To Waterford (Ep 22), Documentary series, PG

Michael Portillo is on a railway journey through the Republic of Ireland travelling from the rugged beauty of County Kerry, across the rural Irish Midlands.

3:55am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great Irish Railway Journeys Series 4 / Killkenny To Athy (Ep 23), Documentary series, PG

Michael tries his hand at cutting marble Victorian style, uncovers 19th century Ireland's surprising industrial heritage and learns how the railways helped bring motorsport to the masses.

8:30pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 6/ H (Ep 5), Entertainment series, M

9:20pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 6/ We Met Mealtimes (Ep 6), Entertainment series, M

10.50pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Outlander Series 5 (Ep 7), Drama series, M

11.00pm

VICELAND – Colony Series 2 / Sublimation (Ep 3), Drama Series, MA

11.50pm

VICELAND – Colony Series 2 / Panopticon (Ep 4), Drama Series, MA

 

Tuesday 6 April 2021

4:15am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 4 / Salisbury To Castle Carey (Ep 17), Documentary series, PG

Michael visits a world famous tourist hotspot that's been captivating visitors since the Victorian era, takes to the air in Yeovil and tries his hand at cloth making, the 19th century way.

7:30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL - Who Do you Think You Are Series 10 / Scott Cam (Ep 1),  An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

TV personality Scott Cam reveals his paternal family changed their surname from Caminiti to Cam during WWII. But, beyond this historical detail, Scott knows little about his Italian ancestors.

11:20pm

VICELAND – Briarpatch Series 1 / First Time In Saint Disgrace (Ep 1), Drama series, M

12:15am

VICELAND – Briarpatch Series 1 / Snap, Crackle, Pop (Ep 2), Drama series, M

 

Wednesday 7 April 2021

3:40pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 4 / London Victoria To Abbey Wood (Ep 8), Documentary, PG

Michael Portillo learns how volunteer Victorian fire fighters liked a tipple, discovers how even 19th century sewerage pumps were a celebration of design and puts in a shift at the oldest fish market.

8:30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Sydney Harbour Patrol  Series 1 (Ep 1), Documentary series, PG

A million dollar police boat crashes onto rocks, and salvage diver Brendan risks his life to save nearby beach goers from the debris.

8:30pm

VICELAND – Welcome To Me, Movie, MA

9:30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Departure Series 1/ Grounded (Ep 5), Drama series, M

10.05pm

VICELAND – The Family Fang,  Movie, M

An elderly couple goes missing, and their two kids, Annie and Baxter, must put aside the grudge they hold against them to find them – before it's too late.

 

Friday 9 April 2021

3:30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Interviewer, Short Film, G

Thomas Howell gets more than he bargained for at his interview with a prestigious law firm – an insult about his tie, a rendition of Harry Potter, and the chance to change lives.

3:40pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 4 / London Kings Cross To Peterborough (Ep 9), Documentary, PG

Michael Portillo discovers how derelict Victorian London is being rejuvenated, puts in a shift at Cambridgeshire brick factory and meets the immigrant community built from it.

7:35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Treasures Decoded Series 6/ Egypt's Apocalypse Volcano (Ep 6), Documentary Series, M

Revolutionary new research reveals a super volcano may have doomed Cleopatra and Mark Anthony to defeat and death during the turbulent end days of the ancient Egyptian empire.

8:30pm

VICELAND – Dynamo: Magician Impossible Series 1 (Ep 1), Documentary series, PG

9:20pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Blitz: Britain On Fire Series 1 (Ep 3), Documentary Series, PG

Michael Buerk, Angellica Bell and Rob Bell present the final instalment of this day by day, hour by hour account of the events of the Liverpool Blitz.

 

Saturday 10 April 2021

2:15pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – No Country For Old Men, Movie, MA

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin, and more than $2 million in cash near the Rio Grande. Winner of four Oscars, including Best Film.

7:35pm

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

9:25pm

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.

 

Sunday 11 April 2021

12:30am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Shutter Island, Movie, MA

Teddy and Chuck arrive on the remote Shutter Island to investigate the disappearance of mental patient Rachel Solando.

12:00pm

VICELAND – Outback Rabbis: Untold Australia Series 1, Documentary, PG

Orthodox Chabad Rabbis hit the Aussie bush on a road trip like no other. Dressed in their traditional black suits and fedora hats, the Outback Rabbis embark on a journey.

10:30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Gets To Stay In Australia Series 1 (Ep 1), Documentary series, M

 

Monday 12 April 2021

3:55am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 4 / London Kings Cross To Peterborough (Ep 9), Documentary, PG

Michael Portillo discovers how derelict Victorian London is being rejuvenated, puts in a shift at Cambridgeshire brick factory and meets the immigrant community built from it.

4:25am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great Irish Railway Journeys Series 4 / New Bridge To Roscrea (Ep 24), Documentary series, PG

Michael visits the Irish National Stud, discovers how harsh life was for the Irish poor and uncovers an astronomical feat of Victorian engineering.

8:30pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 6/ Roadkill Doused In Syrup (Ep 7), Entertainment series, M

9:25pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 6/ What Kind Of Pictures (Ep 8), Entertainment series, M

10.50pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Outlander Series 5 (Ep 8), Drama series, M

11.05pm

VICELAND – Colony Series 2 / Company Man (Ep 5), Drama Series, MA

11.55pm

VICELAND – Colony Series 2 / Fall Out (Ep 6), Drama Series, MA

 

Tuesday 13 April 2021

3:40am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great British Railway Journeys Series 4 / Taunton To Minehead (Ep 18), Documentary series, PG

Michael explores a church that moves in mysterious ways, finds out just what it takes to run a 19th century signal box and summons all his strength.

4:20am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great Irish Railway Journeys Series 4 / Athlone To Galway (Ep 25), Documentary series, PG

Michael is on the final leg of his Irish journey and discovers historic jewellery with royal connections in Galway. He also meets a people's king, and finds his voice with an Irish singing group.

3:30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – I Am Black And Beautiful, Documentary, PG

7:30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do you Think You Are Series 10 / Jennifer Byrne (Ep 2),  An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Traumatised by the scandal of her parents' public divorce, investigative journalist, Jennifer Byrne, has avoided examining her family history until now, when both her parents have passed away.

11:15pm

VICELAND – Briarpatch Series 1/Terrible, Shocking Things (Ep 3),  Drama series, M

12:05am

VICELAND – Briarpatch Series 1/Breadknife Weather (Ep 4),  Drama series, M

 

Wednesday 14 April 2021

3:30am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great Irish Railway Journeys Series 4 / Killarney To Cobh (Ep 21), Documentary series, PG

Portillo is on a railway journey through the Republic of Ireland travelling from the rugged beauty of County Kerry, across the rural Irish Midlands.

4:55am

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

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

7:35pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Gone Are The Days, Movie, M

8:25pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Sydney Harbour Patrol Series 1 (Ep 2), Documentary series, PG

Police officer Gerard is faced with a massive public holiday party that threatens to spiral out of control. Meanwhile, Deckhand Andy must enter a danger zone to salvage a luxury boat.

8:30pm

VICELAND – The Intervention, Movie, M

9:15pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Departure Series 1/ Endgame (Ep 6), Drama series, M

 

Thursday 15 April 2021

7:55pm

WORLD MOVIE CHANNEL – Abe, Movie, PG

9:15pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Good Fight Series 4/ The Gang Offends Everyone (Ep 6), Drama series, M

Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart represent an Olympic hopeful who was edged out of a spot on the U.S. women's swim team due to a last-minute change to the eligibility window.

 

Friday 16 April 2021

1:05am

VICELAND – Fringe Nation: Extremists In America Series 1/ Americas's New Nazis (Ep 3), Documentary Series, MA

Ben Makuch travels the U.S. to investigate the spread of the growing American neo-Nazi movement, which has already proven deadly.

1:55am

VICELAND – Fringe Nation: Extremists In America Series 1/ The Legacy Of The Kkk (Ep 4), Documentary Series, MA

VICE examines the legacy of the most notorious white nationalist group, the Ku Klux Klan, and the influence it's had in shaping extremism and systemic injustice in America today.

3:30am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Great Irish Railway Journeys Series 4 / New Bridge To Roscrea (Ep 24), Documentary series, PG

Michael visits the Irish National Stud, discovers how harsh life was for the Irish poor and uncovers an astronomical feat of Victorian engineering.

8:30pm

VICELAND – Dynamo: Magician Impossible Series 1 (Ep 2), Documentary series, PG

9:10pm

NITV – The Djarn 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.

 

Saturday 17 April 2021

1:00pm

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.

7:35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys Series 2 / France (Ep 6), Documentary series, PG

8:30pm

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

9:25pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Love And Other Drugs, Movie, MA

Anne Hathaway portrays Maggie, an alluring free spirit who won't let anything, including a formidable personal challenge, tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie Randall.

 

Sunday 18 April 2021

9:00am

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.

5:00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Inclusion Makes The World More Vibrant, Short Film, G

5:35pm

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.

11:20pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Gets To Stay In Australia Series (Ep 2),  An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

This episode follows the campaign to save a Bhutanese family from deportation and a couple's Sophie's Choice about who gets the children if the mother is deported.

 

Monday 19 April 2021

5:25am

WORLD MOVIES – Hunt For The Wilderpeople, Movie, PG

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

8:30pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 6/ Bubble Brothers (Ep 9), Entertainment series, M

9:00pm

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

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

9:25pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 6/ He Was A Different Man (Ep 10), Entertainment series, M

10:05pm

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.

10.50pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Outlander Series 5 (Ep 9), Drama series, M

11.05pm

VICELAND – Colony Series 2 / Free Radicals (Ep 7), Drama Series, MA

11.55pm

VICELAND – Colony Series 2 / Good Intentions (Ep 8), Drama Series, MA

 

Tuesday 20 April 2021

12:00pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – New York New York, Movie, PG

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.

7:30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do you Think You Are Series 10 / Marta Dusseldorp (Ep 3), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Actress Marta Dusseldorp has become a household name on Australian television screens, playing strong female characters in Janet King, A Place To Call Home, and Jack Irish.

11:15pm

VICELAND – Briarpatch Series 1/Behind God's Back (Ep 5), Drama series, M

12:05am

VICELAND – Briarpatch Series 1/Most Sinful Mf-Er Alive (Ep 6), Drama series, M

 

Wednesday 21 April 2021

7:35pm

WORLD MOVIES – Marjorie Prime, Movie, MA

9:30pm

WORLD MOVIES – The Death Of Stalin, Movie, MA

In the days following Stalin's collapse, his core team of ministers tussle for control – some want positive change in the Soviet Union, others have more sinister motives.

9:30pm

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

Stars Cush Jumbo and David Tennant.

 

Thursday 22 April 2021

3:00pm

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

7:50pm

WORLD MOVIES – Pressure, Movie, MA

11:55pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Good Fight, The Gang Discovers Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein, Series 4 (Ep 7), Drama Series, M

Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart are hired to investigate the death of high-profile New York inmate Jeffrey Epstein. Back at the office, STR Laurie continues to tighten their grip on the firm. 

 

Friday 23 April 2021

8:30pm

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

 

Saturday 24 April 2021

1:45am

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Shutter Island, Movie MA

Teddy and Chuck arrive on the remote Shutter Island to investigate the disappearance of mental patient Rachel Solando.

7:35pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys Series 2 / New Zealand (Ep 7), Documentary series, PG

8:30pm

WORLD MOVIES – All Quiet On The Western Front, Movie, PG

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

9:25pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – The Game, Movie, MA

Academy Award winner Michael Douglas stars as a man who receives an unusual birthday present: he's chosen to participate in a live-action game that penetrates all aspects of his life.

 

Monday 26 April 2021

12.25am

VICELAND – Colony Series 2 / Tanam Shud (Ep 9), Drama Series, MA

10:50pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Outlander Series 5 (Ep 10), Drama series, M

 

Tuesday 27 April 2021

7:30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Who Do you Think You Are Series 10 / Karl Kruszelnicki (Ep 4), An SBS Original Documentary series, PG

Australia's favourite scientist Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, is a qualified medical doctor, engineer and physicist whose media career began in 1981.

8:30pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 7 / The Mean Bean (Ep 1), Entertainment series, M

9:25pm

VICELAND – Taskmaster Series 7 / My Eyes Are Circles (Ep 2), Entertainment series, M

11:15pm

VICELAND – Briarpatch Series 1 / Butterscotch (Ep 7), Drama series, M

12:05am

VICELAND – Briarpatch Series 1 / Most Likely To Succeed (Ep 8), Drama series, M

 

Wednesday 28 April 2021

9:30pm

SBS MAIN CHANNEL – Deadwater Fell, Series 1 (Ep 2), Drama series, M

 

Friday 30 April 2021

8:30pm

VICELAND – Dynamo: Magician Impossible Series 1 (Ep 4), Documentary series, PG