Your weekly guide to what’s on the box
Thursday, ABC, 8.30pm
Aunty has sure stuck to its guns in commissioning this thrilling crime-drama, and fans can rejoice at once again seeing the slightly incompetent private investigator somehow getting caught up in the most devious crimes. The new season sees Jack (Guy Pearce, left) become a suspect when searching for a missing man, but when an alibi shows up it may create more entanglements rather than help his case. Joining Pearce this season is Aaron Pedersen, Roy Billing, Deborah Mailman, Claudia Karvan and Brooke Satchwell, as well as the powerhouse performance of Marta Dusseldorp as investigative journalist Linda Hillier.
Saturday, ABC, 8.30pm
Despite solid reviews in the UK, this polic ce procedural was cancelled after only one s season to the protests of fans and its stars. Aman nda Abbington (right, Sherlock) heads Brighto n’s police force as DS Jo Moffat, whose personal life e is just as messy and morally ambiguous as the crim minals she pursues. Among the team is widowerr PC Ryan Draper (Ashley Walters) and neww recruit PC Jake Vickers (Jacob Ifan), the so on of the region’s chief superintendent who must prove his worth from underneath hi is father’s shadow. It’s a solid crime drama with impressive performances – take advantage of it while it’s still here.
Sunday, Ten, 9.30pm
It seems a dreamd come true for a fast way to turbo-charge your brain – just pop a single pill everye day. In this fast-paced crime showw, which was adapted for the small screeen after the 2011 film starring Bradley Cooper,C a brooding Jake McDDorman (right) plays Brian Finch, a ssluggish slacker whose life enters the fast lane, thanks too a dose of an experimental drug. Tonight, in “This Iss Your Brian On Drugs”, an internal investigation is laaunched by the FBI after it appears that Agent Casey RRooks (Desmond Harrington) and his SWAT team have sskimmed 80 NZT pills for themselves from the recovery oof stolen inventory.