IT’S one big week in TV land. Channel 9’s hit makeover show The Block Sky High announces a winner on Sunday (6.30pm, Nine, NBN). The first instalment of Big Brother films at Dreamworld the same night and airs on Monday. Seven launches TV talent show The X Factor and dating show Please Marry My Boy, the latter moving to Thursdays to air alongside the new Formal Wars. Nine new Underbelly Squizzy, a period crime caper about a flashy Melbourne gangster to face off against Ten’s Brit hit Ripper Street, a
Nat Bassingthwaighte and Dannii Minogue period crime caper set in the times of Jack the Ripper. SBS has miniseries about the last Australian hanged in Singapore – Better Man.
Underbelly Squizzy: Sundays,
8.30pm, Nine, NBN: Eight-part life and times of Joseph Leslie Theodore ‘‘Squizzy’’ Taylor. Report, page 15.
Better Man: Thursdays, 8.30pm, SBS1;
encore Sundays, 9.30pm: Miniseries about the life and death of Vietnamese Australian Van Nguyen, convicted of drug trafficking in Singapore. Report, page 14. Ripper Street: Sunday, 8.30pm, Ten, Ten SC: Police investigate crime around the time of Jack the Ripper. Report, page 15.