GEM TV Guide, Melbourne - 31 Aug 2016

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1 AM to 2 AM

Crime Drama, Drama Group

Series premiere about a NYC homicide detective, Jane Timoney, coping with the sexism and harassment of her colleagues while pursuing leads in major cases. In this episode, newly assigned Timoney is bypassed on a case that should have been hers. Her complaints to her supervisor find a sympathetic ear, but little else until tragedy strikes.

Actors: Maria Bello, Aidan Quinn, Tim Griffin

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2 AM to 2:30 AM

Shopping

Home shopping programme.

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2:30 AM to 3 AM

Adventure, Drama, Action and Adventure, Drama Group

Follows the adventures of a teenager named Billy Williams and his friend Pete Gawa in northern Ontario.

Actors: Stephen Cottier, Buckley Petawabano

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3 AM to 4 AM

Crime Drama, Mystery and Suspense, Mystery and Thriller, Action and Adventure

Patrick McGoohan is a private investigator involved in espionage work around the globe.

Actors: Patrick Mcgoohan

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4 AM to 4:30 AM

Shopping

Home shopping programme.

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4:30 AM to 5 AM

Religion

Religious programme.

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5 AM to 6 AM

Crime Drama, Mystery and Suspense, Mystery and Thriller, Action and Adventure

Drake takes the place of an ex-convict recruited as a terrorist and sent to an elegant school for assassins. He uncovers an ultra-right organization that believes its mission is to eliminate undesirable world leaders.

Directed by: Don Chaffey

Actors: Patrick McGoohan

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6 AM to 6:30 AM

Comedy, Situation, Comedies

When Janice asks the gang if any of them have ever slept together, the friends flash back to a time three years before.

Directed by: Peter Bonerz

Actors: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer

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6:30 AM to 7 AM

Children, Animals, Childrens Group

Sonny decides to try his hand at something different than being a Park Ranger. He takes on a job as a sheep shearer, but instead of it being easier, he finds himself confronted by rustlers.

Actors: Garry Pankhurst, Ed Devereaux, Ken James, Liza Goddard, Tony Bonner

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7 AM to 7:30 AM

Religion, Talk Shows

Religious program.

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7:30 AM to 8 AM

Shopping

Home shopping programme.

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8 AM to 9 AM

Drama, Drama Group

Richard introduces Paris to his old classmate who is now a distinguished Yale professor. Rory is astonished when she later spots Paris and the professor kissing.

Directed by: Jamie Babbit

Actors: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Chris Eigeman, Liza Weil, Edward Herrmann, Kelly Bishop, Michael York, Keiko Agena, Scott Patterson

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9 AM to 9:30 AM

Shopping

Home shopping programme.

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9:30 AM to 10 AM

Shopping

Home shopping programme.

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10 AM to 10:30 AM

Shopping

Home shopping programme.

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10:30 AM to 11 AM

Game Show, Cooking, Arts and Living

Office manager Jane cooks up a lavish five-course banquet, but how will the guests react to her obsession with all things purple?.

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11 AM to 11:30 AM

Comedy, Situation, Comedies

Phoebe's half-brother visits and she offers to buy him a massage, but they have trouble bonding. Joey attempts to build an entertainment centre.

Directed by: Steve Zuckerman

Actors: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt Leblanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer

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11:30 AM to 12 PM

Comedy, Situation, Comedies

When Janice asks the gang if any of them have ever slept together, the friends flash back to a time three years before.

Directed by: Peter Bonerz

Actors: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer

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12 PM to 1:10 PM

Drama, Drama Group

Seven years after WWII, four women who worked as codebreakers at Bletchley Park have taken up mundane civilian lives. Susan, now a housewife, has collated data about a series of murders. She tries to convince the police she knows where another body is, but they are unable to locate it and dismiss her. Susan turns to her three friends. They work out where the next victim will be taken, find the body, then decide they are the only ones who can track down the killer.

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1:10 PM to 2:20 PM

Drama, Drama Group

A moving, intimate, funny and true-to-life look at the colourful stories of midwifery and families in East London in the 1950s, based on the best-selling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth. CAST: Jessica Raine

Actors: Jessica Raine

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2:20 PM to 4:30 PM

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

When Poirot is invited to the home of flamboyant socialite, Shaitana, for an evening of card playing, the night ends in a murder investigation when the host is found dead.

Directed by: Sarah Harding

Actors: David Suchet, Zoe Wanamaker, Alexander Siddig, Honeysuckle Weeks, Robert Pugh

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4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Comedy, Comedies

Join Ellen as she hosts a unique mix of celebrity interviews, musical performances and audience participation games. Features an interview with George Clooney and Ellen welcomes back six-year-old presidential expert Macey Hensley.

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5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Drama, Drama Group

Lorelai makes Jason promise not to tell her parents about their budding romance. Meanwhile, Luke becomes overwhelmed by Lane's work ethic when he hires her to work at the diner.

Directed by: Peter Lauer

Actors: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Chris Eigeman, Scott Patterson, Liza Weil, Edward Herrmann, Kelly Bishop, Keiko Agena, Melissa McCarthy, Yanic Truesdale, Danny Strong

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6:30 PM to 7 PM

Comedy, Situation, Comedies

Monica buys a new bed from The Mattress King but the wrong one is delivered. Rachel's attempts to have her father and Ross bond fail, until she stops trying. Joey teaches a soap opera acting class.

Directed by: Gail Mancuso

Actors: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Ron Leibman, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer

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7 PM to 7:30 PM

Comedy, Situation, Comedies

Joey tells Chandler that he saw Janice kissing her ex-husband. Phoebe is convinced that she is cursed and that every time she goes to the dentist, someone around her dies.

Directed by: Gail Mancuso

Actors: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer

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7:30 PM to 8:40 PM

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

Miss Marple sets out at once for the Fortescue's home, Yew Tree Lodge, to find it besieged by the Press and cordoned off by police. Gladys is missing.

Actors: Joan Hickson

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8:40 PM to 10:50 PM

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

David Mostyn is shocked to find his mother Delyth in bed with Dr James Kirkwood, senior partner in the Midsomer Market surgery. Delyth, a beautiful divorcee, is delighted when James uses the occasion to propose to her. Her daughter Megan, James's practice manager, is equally outraged, especially when Delyth tells her they are planning to sell up and travel the world. James also has the difficult task of telling Dorothy Hutton his late wife's mother, who is still grieving. James asks his partner Alan Delaney to check on Dorothy later, lending him his brand new Range Rover for the journey. But when Alan has to leave the car during a storm, a pick-up truck drives into him at speed and kills him. Barnaby and Jones dig into Alan's past and discover that James once accused him of stealing 30,000 from the practice, but it was put down to clerical error and the two doctors made up. Delyth puts her cottage up for sale as Barnaby brings in computer expert WPC Gail Stephens to trace the missing money. The detectives realise James may have been the real target and race to the surgery just in time to see a bucket of metal bolts thrown off scaffolding, narrowly missing the doctor's head.

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

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10:50 PM to 12 AM

Crime Drama, Medical, Drama Group

Harry is approached by the dead pilot's father, Henry Markham, who was convinced that the helicopter was faulty, but that his son would take the blame.

Actors: William Gaminara, Tom Ward, Emilia Fox