ABC TV Guide, Melbourne - 29 Mar 2017

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ABC ABC

12:25 AM to 1:25 AM

Current Affairs, News and Business

Question Time is a section of proceedings in parliament in which government backbenchers and members of the opposition and minor parties, ask questions of the Prime Minister and other government ministers, which they are obliged to answer.

ABC ABC

1:25 AM to 3:11 AM

Music, Arts and Living

Continuous music programming

ABC ABC

3:11 AM to 4:13 AM

Inspired by their stay in India, the Indian Dream Hotel cast, actress Miriam Margolyes, dancer Wayne Sleep, darts champion Bobby George and chef Rosemary Shrager are back to road-test retirement in Japan.

ABC ABC

4:13 AM to 5 AM

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

When Jessica publishes her first murder mystery, it shoots to the top of the best-seller list. Then, at a costume party, Jessica must solve the murder of another guest costumed as Sherlock Holmes.

Directed by: Corey Allen

Actors: Angela Lansbury, Michael Horton, Arthur Hill, William Windom, Tom Bosley

ABC ABC

5 AM to 6 AM

Collectibles, Historical, Arts and Living

Fiona Bruce and the team are in Nottinghamshire meeting the people of Southwell in the magnificent Minster. Objects exciting the experts include a 17th-century love token of a betrothal box which bursts with secret compartments, and a rare haul of silver that has been gathering dust in an attic. Also, the original speaking clock comes out of retirement.

Actors: Michael Aspel

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 11:05 AM

Current Affairs, Social Issues, Talk Shows

Hosted by Tony Jones, Q&A puts punters, pollies and pundits together in the studio to thrash out the hot issues of the week. It's about democracy in action - the audience gets to ask the questions. #QandA

Actors: Tony Jones

ABC ABC

11:05 AM to 11:14 AM

Set in the heart of Gumbaynggirr country where Clayton travels up the Nambucca River to find out what goes into growing some of the countries freshest oysters.

ABC ABC

11:14 AM to 12 PM

Game Show

In Pointless contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else can think of.

ABC ABC

12 PM to 12:30 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

12:30 PM to 1:29 PM

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

National forum for discussion of the issues of the day by the personalities who help shape them.

ABC ABC

1:29 PM to 1:59 PM

Art, Arts and Living

John Birmingham, Kitty Flanagan, Noel Pearson and fantasy writer C.S. Pacat join Jennifer Byrne for The Book Club's last fun themed special for the series: 'The Books That Transport You.'

ABC ABC

1:59 PM to 3:29 PM

Current Affairs, News and Business, Live

Question Time is a section of proceedings in parliament in which government backbenchers and members of the opposition and minor parties, ask questions of the Prime Minister and other government ministers, which they are obliged to answer.

ABC ABC

3:29 PM to 4 PM

Game Show, Daytime

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

ABC ABC

4 PM to 5 PM

Collectibles, Historical, Arts and Living

Fiona Bruce and the experts gather amidst the beautiful interior of Southwell Minster in Nottinghamshire. It's a thrilling day for the team as the oldest toy train in the programme's history emerges early on, swiftly followed by a pocket watch made by Britain's finest watchmaker. But the real show-stopper is a romantic painting with a handsome valuation.

Actors: Michael Aspel

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

Analysis of the day's news in an engaging and entertaining way. Steve Cannane and Julia Baird lead a panel of journalists, political and social commentators in a lively, thought-provoking discussion. Join the conversation.

Actors: Steve Cannane, Julia Baird

ABC ABC

6 PM to 6:14 PM

Interview, News, Talk Shows, News and Business

Host, Jane Hutcheon takes ONE PLUS ONE on the road and travels to the Red Centre to present a three-part series, The Road to Alice. We meet some of the incredible characters who inhabit regional Australia. #OnePlusOne

Actors: Jane Hutcheon

ABC ABC

6:14 PM to 7 PM

Game Show

In Pointless contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else can think of.

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 8:01 PM

News, News and Business, Live

The best analysis of local, national and international events from an Australian perspective. Hosted by Leigh Sales, with political commentary from 7.30 Political Editor Sabra Lane in Canberra.

ABC ABC

8:01 PM to 8:32 PM

Documentary, Documentaries

From an unconventional childhood performing with her family to awards & acclaim for her solo career. Julia Zemiro takes Kasey Chambers to the backroads of South Australia to find where it all began.

ABC ABC

8:32 PM to 9:02 PM

Comedy, News, Comedies, News and Business

A half-hour news comedy exposing the humorous, the absurd and the downright hypocritical, 24/7, once a week.

Actors: Charlie Pickering, Tom Gleeson, Kitty Flanagan

ABC ABC

9:02 PM to 9:42 PM

Star of Downton Abbey, Hugh Bonneville partners with David Walliams for a variety of comedy sketches demonstrating his comic versatility. (Final)

ABC ABC

9:42 PM to 10:24 PM

Talk Show, Comedy, Talk Shows, Comedies

Adam Hills, Alex Brooker & Josh Widdicombe are joined by singer/songwriter James Blunt to pick over the week's biggest stories & answer your #IsItOk questions.

ABC ABC

10:24 PM to 10:55 PM

Nature, Science, ScienceNatureTechnology

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ABC ABC

10:55 PM to 11:24 PM

Current Affairs, News, News and Business

This program continues a 25 year tradition of breaking stories and setting the agenda. With in-depth investigative journalism, long form interviews and a fresh perspective on current events.

Actors: Tony Jones, Emma Alberici

ABC ABC

11:24 PM to 11:40 PM

Current Affairs, News, News and Business

Ticky Fullerton takes a detailed look at 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.

Actors: Ticky Fullerton

ABC ABC

11:40 PM to 12:27 AM

Current Affairs, Documentary, News and Business, Documentaries

Australia's premier television investigative journalism program. TV journalism at its best.