ABC TV Guide, Melbourne - 28 Jul 2016

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ABC ABC

12:11 AM to 12:57 AM

Comedy, Travel, Comedies

Is happiness something you should actively pursue? Karl meets a Mexican group who get pleasure from pain. Then he gets happy dancing through Los Angeles streets with 'Hip Hop clowns'.

ABC ABC

12:57 AM to 1:28 AM

Game Show, Comedy, Talk Shows

Stephen Fry returns for his final season as host of the quiz show with a difference. Panellists include Julia Zemiro, Matt Lucas and David Mitchell along with Alan Davies.

Actors: Stephen Fry, Alan Davies

ABC ABC

1:28 AM to 2 AM

Pressman Developments, headed up by the oily Charles Wilmott, is in the advanced stages of buying up the freehold on Nan's block of flats in London's East End, and the current residents all face imminent eviction. (Final)

ABC ABC

2 AM to 2:44 AM

Talk Show, Comedy, Talk Shows, Comedies

Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe are joined by US actor & playwright Jesse Eisenberg & star of TV's Big Bang Theory Kunal Nayyar to examine the biggest and most entertaining news stories.

ABC ABC

2:44 AM to 3:46 AM

Drama, Drama Group

Mo Murray has taken a stand against drugs, gangs and gun crime in her community, but now she stands alongside her mother Maureen and her 17-year-old son Jake in the dock. Why?

ABC ABC

3:46 AM to 4:34 AM

Drama, Comedy, Drama Group, Comedies

Martin Ellingham is a surgeon who makes a life changing decision to retrain as a GP, and applies for a vacant post in the sleepy Cornish hamlet of Portwenn, where he spent childhood holidays.

Actors: Martin Clunes, Stephanie Cole, Caroline Catz, Ian Mcneice, Joe Absolom, Lucy Punch, Stewart Wright

ABC ABC

4:34 AM to 5:06 AM

Game Show, Daytime

A new 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.

ABC ABC

5:06 AM to 6 AM

Crime Drama, Drama, Drama Group

Burnside briefs assembled officers about the sterile area, as they are looking for a man who has made a number of attacks on women in the area.

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 10:31 AM

Biography, Social Issues, Documentaries

Gone Girl: Two young people fall in love and marry, but are torn apart when one of them is taken into immigration detention. Supporters are determined to see the decision reversed. #AustralianStory

ABC ABC

10:31 AM to 11 AM

Current Affairs, International, News and Business

As China's economy stumbles, Matthew Carney taps into the anger of a growing mass of unemployed workers and meets a labour activist who's risking his freedom to fight for their rights. #ForeignCorrespondent

Actors: Mark Corcoran (Presenter)

ABC ABC

11 AM to 11:30 AM

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?

ABC ABC

11:30 AM to 12 PM

Game Show, Daytime

A new 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.

ABC ABC

12 PM to 1:01 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

1:01 PM to 1:50 PM

Drama, Comedy, Drama Group, Comedies

Martin Ellingham is a surgeon who makes a life changing decision to retrain as a GP, and applies for a vacant post in the sleepy Cornish hamlet of Portwenn, where he spent childhood holidays.

Actors: Martin Clunes, Stephanie Cole, Caroline Catz, Ian Mcneice, Joe Absolom, Lucy Punch, Stewart Wright

ABC ABC

1:50 PM to 2:51 PM

Collectibles, Historical, Arts and Living

Fiona Bruce and the experts return to the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth as they discover more Cornish finds, including a collection of gruesome early medical instruments designed to promote bleeding.

Actors: Michael Aspel

ABC ABC

2:51 PM to 3:20 PM

Cooking, Home and Garden, Arts and Living

Wendy Harmer talks about her friend, the legendary restaurateur Mietta. Maggie and Simon cook flounder and brioche to celebrate Mietta's influence.

Actors: Maggie Beer, Simon Bryant

ABC ABC

3:20 PM to 4:13 PM

Crime Drama, Drama, Drama Group

Garfield and Young are called to an incident where a young woman claims to be raped by an ex boyfriend.

Actors: Nula Conwell, Tony Scannell, Huw Higginson, Colin Alldridge

ABC ABC

4:13 PM to 5 PM

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

While in California, Jessica is reunited with her niece, Victoria, a real estate broker who becomes a suspect when a wealthy client is murdered.

Directed by: John Llewellyn Moxey

Actors: Angela Lansbury, Brenda Vaccaro, Chad Everett, Genie Francis

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 6:57 PM

Collectibles, Historical, Arts and Living

Aberystwyth Arts Centre welcomes Fiona Bruce and the team of experts. Amongst the items brought along are a painting by an important Welsh artist and a therapeutic collection of Poole Pottery.

Actors: Michael Aspel

ABC ABC

6:57 PM to 7 PM

Comedy, Comedies

Join satirical duo John Clarke and Bryan Dawe for their irreverent take on the week's news headlines.

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 8:02 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

8:02 PM to 8:33 PM

Documentary, Shopping, Documentaries

The Checkout returns and continues to take a no-holds-barred, irreverent and entertaining approach to explaining and exposing the ways that all of us are being ripped off.

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

ABC ABC

8:33 PM to 9:30 PM

Two young investigators take on the establishment in this fast-paced drama from multi-award-winning author & screenwriter, Anthony Horowitz. Brimming with action, intrigue & wit, it's a fresh take on contemporary crime drama.

Actors: Mark Strepan, Ben Tavassoli, Dorian Lough, Aiysha Hart

ABC ABC

9:30 PM to 10:27 PM

A scholarship brings Daniel closer to his dream of winning Olympic gold when he begins training under esteemed coach Frank Torma. He faces fierce opposition from golden boy champion Martin.

Actors: Elias Anton, Benjamin Kindon, Rachel Griffiths, Matt Nable, Victoria Haralabidou, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor

ABC ABC

10:27 PM to 10:58 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

10:58 PM to 11:15 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

11:15 PM to 12:15 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.