TV extra highlights
A DRAMATIC SEASON FINALE HITS SCREENS THIS WEEK!
There’s no doubt about it, Aussies are mad for Doc Martin.
About a million of us tune in each week to catch up with Martin Clunes, who stars as Dr Martin Ellingham – the GP with a brusque bedside manner and a phobia of blood.
This week, the hugely successful drama set in idyllic Cornwall will come to an end for another season.
In a special episode starring Sigourney Weaver, who plays an American tourist, things come to a dramatic climax.
However, fans need not fret – one final season of Doc
Martin is slated for next year. Don’t miss it!
FAMILY FOOD FIGHT SUNDAY TO WEDNESDAY, 7.30PM, CHANNEL NINE
Things are really heating up on Channel Nine’s new cooking show!
Hosted by Matt Moran, with judges Tom Parker Bowles, Anna Polyviou and Hayden Quinn, we’re yet to find out which family will win the ultimate food fight.
Which family do you love, and which one needs to go?
THE GOOD DOCTOR TUESDAY, 8.45PM, THURSDAY, 8.30PM, CHANNEL SEVEN
It’s the heartwarming drama that’s taken the nation by storm. This week, Shaun (Freddie Highmore) bonds with a young patient. The young autistic doctor with Savant syndrome suspects that his patient has been misdiagnosed with a fatal form of brain cancer.
Meanwhile, an elderly patient’s allergic reaction exposes a longstanding rift with his son.
GREAT BRITISH RAILWAY JOURNEYS THURSDAY, 7.30PM, SBS
Like a warm cup of tea, this show is a comforting favourite for many Aussies.
This week, Michael Portillo explores the fascinating history of Belfast’s Victorian docks.
He also discovers the Irish spade-making traditions untouched for over 150 years, and takes a walk on the wild side with Whitehead’s Victorian coastal paths.
THE PUNISHER LAUNCHES FRIDAY ON NETFLIX
Yet another offering from comic juggernaut Marvel, this new series follows a character fans will remember from Daredevil. Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal), a former Marine turned vigilante, is ‘The Punisher’, out to find the criminals responsible for his family’s murder. But he soon finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.