TV Daily Blog

Castle (Seven)

Title: Castle Channel: Seven Genre: Drama Timeslot: Sunday Description: Bored with his success, celebrated mystery novelist Rick Castle teams with NYPD Detective Kate Beckett to solve the case of a copycat killer who re-creates murder scenes from Rick’s novels. While solving the case, the two realize that their unorthodox partnership has its benefits and decide to continue working together. Combining his writer’s intuition with her creative detective work, they investigate strange homicides in New York, all the while building a strong, if complicated, relationship with each other.

Better Homes and Gardens (Seven)

Title: Better Homes and Gardens Channel: Seven Genre: Lifestyle, Home Improvement Timeslot: Friday 7:00pm Description: Better Homes and Gardens is an Australian lifestyle television program which is broadcast on the Seven Network. The program covers a wide variety of lifestyle related topics and hobbies, offering advice and solutions including gardening, cooking, craft, pet care, home improvement and DIY, as well as featuring celebrity guests.

800 Words (Seven)

Title: 800 Words Channel: Seven Genre: Drama Timeslot: Tuesday 8:30pm Description: A recently widowed father, quits his job as a popular 800 word columnist for a top selling Sydney newspaper. Over the internet he buys a house on an impulse in a remote New Zealand seaside town. He then has to break the news to his two teenage kids who just lost their mum, and now face an even more uncertain future. But the colourful and inquisitive locals ensure his dream of a fresh start does not go to plan. (IMDB)

Who Do You Think You Are? (SBS)

Title: Who Do You Think You Are? Channel: SBS Genre: Documentary Timeslot: Tuesday 7:30pm Description: Celebrities trace their family trees, discovering surprises from their past. Who Do You Think You Are? is an Australian television documentary reality series, part of the international franchise and adaptation of the original British series on BBC of the same name, airing on SBS One.

The Feed (SBS Two)

Title: The Feed Channel: SBS Two Genre: News Timeslot: Monday to Thursday 7:30pm Description:The Feed is news outside the loop, covering the topics you never knew existed and giving you a new perspective on the ones you did. Hosted by Marc Fennell with Jeannette Francis, Andy Park and Patrick Abboud it’s a global show with an Australian perspective, mixing daily news, comedy and in-depth features. Moving from the serious to the irreverent The Feed is new way to look at news and current affairs.

Insight (SBS)

Title: Insight Channel: SBS Genre: News Timeslot: Tuesday Description: Hosted by Jenny Brockie, Insight is a discussion forum focusing on a single issue with the participation of a studio audience. Insight covers many issues and topics, engages in sometimes heated debates, and encourages Australians from all walks of life to have their say.

If You Are The One (SBS Two)

Title: If You Are The One Channel: SBS Two Genre: Dating Show Timeslot: Thursday Description: With a viewing audience of up to 50 million per episode, this popular Chinese dating show is a cultural phenomenon. A lone male suitor has to impress a panel of 24 single women, who can then register their interest or disinterest in the man through the use of their podium lights. Popular host Meng Fei oversees the action in front of a large studio audience. (From China, in Mandarin)

Food Safari (SBS)

Title: Food Safari Channel: SBS Genre: Food, Documentary Timeslot: Thursday Description: Trendy and funky host Maeve O’Meara teaches viewers about a new culture in each episode of this Australia-based series, including how to prepare recipes from that episode’s featured region. Each global culinary romp is a way to learn about meals that can spice up the table. These authentic preparations can not only dazzle guests, but put some serious oomph into food. Episodes usually begin with commonly used ingredients and where they can be found in Australia before getting into the preparation and consumption of the dishes.

Eurovision (SBS)

Title: Eurovision Song Contest Channel: SBS Genre: Reality Timeslot: Description:Starring: Julia Zemiro, Sam Pang and Eurovision hopefuls.

Destination Flavour (SBS)

Title: Destination Flavour Channel: SBS Genre: Food, Documentary Timeslot: Thursday 7:30pm Description: Take a cultural and culinary journey around Australia with the team from Destination Flavour – Adam Liaw, Renee Lim, and Lily Serna.