ABC TV Guide, Melbourne - 29 Apr 2015

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12:40 AM to 1:37 AM

Lewis Carroll was famed not only for his wonderful stories, but also for his ambiguous relationship with the girl who inspired his most beloved creation. Martha Kearney explores the life of the man behind Alice In Wonderland.

ABC ABC

1:37 AM to 3:15 AM

Movie, Horror, Mystery and Thriller, Movies

A group of strangers are held up in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse battling constant attacks from dead locals who have been brought back to life by mysterious radiation.

Directed by: George A. Romero

Actors: Judith O'Dea, Duane Jones

ABC ABC

3:15 AM to 4:12 AM

Documentary, Documentaries

In February 2009, devastating bushfires tore through Victoria. This is the story of how nature rose from the ashes, told in beautiful cinematography.

ABC ABC

4:12 AM to 5:01 AM

Paul is staying at home to rediscover the holidays of his childhood. In his adventure across England he'll be rediscovering the traditional beach holiday - Punch and Judy, a travelling circus and Egg Russian Roulette.

ABC ABC

5:01 AM to 5:30 AM

Leisure/Hobbies, Magazine, Arts and Living

Robert Croll is not only a collector of boomerangs, but makes and throws them; Warren Joel has been having a love affair with Art Deco figures for 30 years; and Robert Rosen is passionate about rabbits.

Actors: Adrian Franklin, Gordon Brown, Claudia Chan Shaw

ABC ABC

5:30 AM to 6 AM

Game Show, Daytime

A team of challengers take on seven of the greatest quiz show champions for a chance of winning a cash prize. Every time the Eggheads win, that prize increases.

ABC ABC

6 AM to 9 AM

News, Weather, News and Business, Live

ABC News Breakfast, weekdays on ABC2 and ABC News 24 from 6am-9am and streamed live online at abc.net.au breakfast, offers viewers a distinctly different approach to TV breakfast. The three-hour program, broadcast from Melbourne, will cover national and international news, analysis, debate, finance, sport and weather. The program will make full use of the ABC's national and international network of journalists - crossing live to ABC newsrooms around the country and the world.

Actors: Virginia Trioli, Michael Rowland, Paul Kennedy, Vanessa O'Hanlon

ABC ABC

9 AM to 10 AM

News, News and Business, Live

The latest news, following breaking developments and overnight stories with live coverage of events as they happen. Comprehensive analysis and original reporting from ABC's own reporters across Australia and around the world.

ABC ABC

10 AM to 11:12 AM

Current Affairs, Social Issues, Talk Shows

A lively interactive discussion hosted by Tony Jones where the audience at home and in the studio questions political leaders and opinion makers. #QandA

Actors: Tony Jones

ABC ABC

11:12 AM to 12 PM

Documentary, Home and Garden, Documentaries, Arts and Living

Join Kevin McCloud as he builds himself a new home out of recycled materials in the seclusion of the English fields.

ABC ABC

12 PM to 12:32 PM

News, News and Business, Live

Ros Childs presents the latest from ABC News, following today's top stories and coverage of events as they unfold. Plus comprehensive analysis and original reporting from ABC reporters around Australia and the world.

ABC ABC

12:32 PM to 1:32 PM

Current Affairs, Talk, News and Business, Talk Shows, Live

Catherine Livingstone AO, President, Business Council of Australia, presents the National Press Club Address.

ABC ABC

1:32 PM to 1:59 PM

Devils Reba, Remmy and Ruben are taken to an isolation centre where scientists from the Save the Tasmanian Devil team will select the final 15 and prepare to release them into the wild for the first time on Maria Island.

ABC ABC

1:59 PM to 2:31 PM

Interview, Educational Group

In this week's episode of Kitchen Cabinet, Annabel Crabb speaks with Labor MP Anna Burke about her experiences as Speaker during the unruliest parliament in Australian history.

ABC ABC

2:31 PM to 3:30 PM

Drama, Drama Group

Childhood sweethearts Alan and Celia, both widowed and in their 70s, fall for each other all over again when they are reunited on the internet after nearly 60 years.

Actors: Derek Jacobi, Anne Reid.

ABC ABC

3:30 PM to 5 PM

Crime Drama, Mystery and Suspense, Drama Group, Mystery and Thriller

The reclusive life of elderly eccentrics William and Mary Bingham comes under police scrutiny when a social services investigator is killed. Barnaby and Jones must unearth generations of family secrets and decipher astronomical charts to find the murderer. Meanwhile, Barnaby's wife Sarah arrives in Midsomer as new head of Causton comprehensive school but deputy Josie Parker seems annoyed at the appointment of an 'outsider'.

Actors: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

ABC ABC

5 PM to 5:30 PM

News, News and Business, Live

James McHale presents the national bulletin ABC News - early edition. The half-hour news bulletin will give audiences a national snapshot of the day's key stories before their local bulletins at 7pm.

ABC ABC

5:30 PM to 6 PM

Current Affairs, Talk Show, News and Business, Talk Shows, Live

Presented by Annabel Crabb and regular guest hosts The Drum brings together a panel of journalists and commentators with a diverse range of opinions to chew over the events of the day. A programme of opinion, analysis, entertaining debate and argument and the latest news.

Actors: Steve Cannane, Annabel Crabb

ABC ABC

6 PM to 7 PM

Collectibles, Historical, Arts and Living

Join the hopeful owners delighting in the possibility that their piece is about to be revealed as a priceless treasure.

Actors: Michael Aspel

ABC ABC

7 PM to 7:30 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.

ABC ABC

7:30 PM to 8 PM

News, News and Business, Live

The ABC's national flagship current affairs program led by two of Australia's most respected journalists - Leigh Sales and Chris Uhlmann.

ABC ABC

8 PM to 8:33 PM

Game Show, Comedy, Talk Shows

Stephen Fry looks at the multi-sized world of the little and the large. With Richard Osman, Lucy Porter, Phill Jupitus and Alan Davies.

Actors: Stephen Fry, Alan Davies

ABC ABC

8:33 PM to 9:02 PM

A half-hour news comedy exposing the humorous, the absurd and the downright hypocritical, 24/7, once a week. CAST: Charlie Pickering, Tom Gleeson and Kitty Flanagan. #TheWeekly

ABC ABC

9:02 PM to 9:31 PM

With terrorism a continual concern, our Agony Aunts and Uncles discuss the issue of privacy versus security. Is privacy an inherent human right? is the quest for privacy underplaying the threat of terrorism?

ABC ABC

9:31 PM to 10:01 PM

At the arse-end of the world, in the middle of nowhere is 8MMM Aboriginal Radio, a magnet for three kinds of Whitefellas - Missionaries, Mercenaries and Misfits. CAST: Geoff Morrell, Shari Sebbens, Ian Meadows

ABC ABC

10:01 PM to 10:31 PM

Host Tom Ballard presents more of the funniest comedians from the 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival's late night venue The Festival Club, including Rhys Nicholson, Lazy Susan, Alex Edelman & Elbowskin.

Actors: Josh Thomas, Sam Simmons, Deanne Smith, Pete Holmes, Urzila Carlson, Trevor Noah

ABC ABC

10:31 PM to 11:02 PM

Current Affairs, News, News and Business

A unique nightly news analysis program bringing up-to-the-minute coverage of Australian and international news and events.

Actors: Tony Jones

ABC ABC

11:02 PM to 11:20 PM

Current Affairs, News and Business

The day's business and finance news, with the latest trends on international share and currency markets, pointing to what Australians can expect in the day ahead.

ABC ABC

11:20 PM to 12:19 AM

Documentary, Documentaries

A compelling two-part journey through the hearts and minds of ordinary police whose lives were changed forever when a split second and a loaded gun led to deadly consequences.