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The Mentalist Channel 9, Monday, 8.30pm
PATRICK and Co, searching for missing best friends Kara and Nicole, become trapped in a small Californian logging town. When Kara’s body is found, local authorities are quick to point out that Nicole, raised on hot dogs and meth by her father, is the likely culprit. Patrick has other ideas, involving someone in the search party.
Counter Culture: USA SBS, Friday, 8pm
TYLER Bruˆ le´ ’s study on consumerism takes him to Chicago. Three years ago in the Windy City, iconic department-store chain Marshall Fields caused an uproar by buying retail giant Macy’s. This, according to Bruˆ le´ , is a sign of a move away from the traditional department-store shopping experience.
Prison Break Channel 7, Tuesday, 10.30pm
SHOWS in the US are on a break during Christmas, so Prison Break’s season here comes to an end. The series will return for a six-episode run in the US in March. The fourth series ends with Lincoln continuing his quest for Scylla, his task not helped by a bitter Self. Michael tries to deal with some disturbing news about his past.
Capturing the Friedmans ABC1, Monday, 9.30pm
THIS documentary about New York’s Friedman family was shown at the Sundance Film Festival. The Friedmans came to prominence in the 1980s when patriarch Arnold and his son Jesse were accused of child molestation. Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki recorded the unfolding drama and the reaction of the family and the public to the allegations.