ABC TV Guide, Melbourne - 24 May 2015

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5 AM to 6 AM

Music, Arts and Living

Continuous music programming


6 AM to 7 AM

Music, Arts and Living

Continuous music programming


7 AM to 9:01 AM


Hosted by Andrew Geoghegan & Eliza Harvey, covering the latest news from Australia and the world, with in-depth analysis and interviews, as well as regular news updates, sport, weather and what's happening in the arts.


9:01 AM to 10 AM

Current Affairs, Business and Finance, News and Business, Live

Gets behind the power plays, takes the spin out of politics, and puts our law-makers on the spot.

Actors: Barrie Cassidy


10 AM to 10:31 AM

Sports Talk, Sports Group, Live

A show for anyone who's serious about sport, Offsiders will provide challenging, insightful, humorous debate about the topic that dominates weekends - sport. Hosted by Barrie Cassidy.


10:31 AM to 11:01 AM

News, News and Business

Exclusive to ABC2. Join the Australia Wide team as they bring you a snapshot of the day's most relevant regional news stories.


11:01 AM to 11:30 AM

News, International, News and Business

A review of the ABC's best international news stories.


11:30 AM to 12 PM

Religion, Arts and Living

To celebrate Pentecost Sunday, David Grant introduces a toe-tapping, soul-stirring gospel music special from St John at Hackney, with special guests Kym Mazelle and Avery Sunshine.


12 PM to 1 PM

Current Affairs, Social Issues, News and Business

Australian national rural information program. Contains reports from around the country on rural and urban issues.

Actors: Anne Kruger


1 PM to 1:30 PM

Gardening, Home and Garden, Arts and Living

Gardening advice, knowledge and handy tips for all types of gardens and in all types of conditions across Australia.

Actors: Stephen Ryan


1:30 PM to 2 PM

News, Current Affairs, News and Business

Host James Valentine hosts a new weekly arts and entertainment program. The half-hour program will cover some things you know about, some you love, and some things only your kids will have heard of.


2 PM to 2:35 PM

Jennifer Byrne travels to New York to interview the youngest person in history to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, 17 year old Pakistani student and activist Malala Yousafzai.


2:35 PM to 4 PM

Exploring a life often characterised by the violence and passion of his own work, we are introduced to Norman Mailer the man. A unique portrait with exclusive access to the man himself and his incredible life.


4 PM to 4:29 PM

Documentary, Documentaries

Mike and Lyn Stewart were so seduced by the sight of Nelson Grange, a handsome Georgian homestead in Bridgetown Western Australia, they bought it without setting a foot inside. The Stewarts have now lived there for two years, and Nelson Grange hasn't disappointed. They're delighted by its seclusion and tranquillity, well away from the rat race. And in its way, Nelson Grange has brought them closer to their family and friends, who now stay for days when they come to visit. But all may not be as it seems behind the facade of the house. Mike and Lyn have heard that Nelson Grange was the scene of a brutal murder. It's been said the original owner was speared and killed by an Aboriginal elder. Could it be true? Mike and Lyn really want Adam Ford to find out. The cottage, built alongside the main house, is also a mystery. These days it's used for guests, but what was its purpose in years gone by?


4:29 PM to 5:16 PM

Arts and Living

Simon Davis takes on the challenge of helping the owners of another batch of stately homes secure the future of their properties. Simon believes the house should be transformed into a spa, but the owners are reluctant to do so.


5:16 PM to 6:02 PM

Mystery and Suspense, Mystery and Thriller

A murder at the local army barracks using a legendary broken sword leads Father Brown to investigate another death at Dunkirk some 13 years ago.

Actors: Mark Williams


6:02 PM to 6:31 PM

Documentary, Shopping, Documentaries

Julian Morrow and Craig Reucassel from The Chaser team reinvent consumer affairs TV in a new show that will inform, entertain and empower ordinary consumers.

Actors: Julian Morrow, Craig Reucassel, Kirsten Drysdale, Kate Browne


6:31 PM to 7 PM

Religion, Social Issues, Documentaries, Arts and Living

Compass revisits influential religious and social movements in Australia's recent past. This week we ask, whatever happened to the iconic 1960's guru - Maharishi?


7 PM to 7:42 PM

News, Weather, News and Business, Live

The latest news, breaking news and live coverage of events as they happen from Australia's largest broadcast news network. Comprehensive coverage, original reporting, and analysis of news in Australia.


7:42 PM to 8:42 PM

It's summer in the quaint town of Tilling and Miss Elizabeth Mapp, the town's resident schemer, is about to be knocked off her perch by bright new interloper Mrs Emmeline Lucas. CAST Miranda Richardson, Anna Chancellor


8:42 PM to 9:41 PM

Drama, Drama Group

Francis wrongly blames Ross for helping Verity elope with Andrew Blamey. Meanwhile, Mark suspects Dwight and Keren of having an affair, starting a chain of events which will have tragic consequences.

Actors: Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson


9:41 PM to 10:42 PM

Crime Drama, Drama Group

When pregnant, 12-year-old Tui tries to kill herself in a freezing New Zealand lake, Detective Robin Griffin has plenty of questions for the girl. But when Tui suddenly disappears, Griffin finds herself knee-deep in small-town secrets.


10:42 PM to 12:11 AM


An intensely personal drama about the James Hardie asbestos saga; a tragedy that becomes a high-stakes battle through the corridors of corporate, political and media power.

Actors: Anthony Hayes, Don Hany, Ewen Leslie