DRAMA THE NEWSROOM
“We don’t do good TV, we do the news.” And so opens the final season of this polarising drama from the mighty pen of The West Wing’s Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels (above), offering viewers a powerful and entertaining education about the realities of a news program.
DOCO QUALITY BALLS: THE DAVID STEINBERG STORY 8.30PM, BIO
Comedy icon Steinberg’s long list of small-screen credits – acting, directing, writing and producing – include Mad About You, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld and Designing Women.
MUSIC JUNIOR EUROVISION VISION SONG CONTEST T7.30PM, SBS2
Mini-me ABBA, the Baby Bjorns, will toddle into the spotlight in this cute, but let’s hope just as quirky spin-off to the adult circus that is Eurovision. Like the grown-up contest, 16 countries will send the best young talent to Marsa, Malta, to sing on the theme of “togetherness”. Australian singing darling Jess Mauboy (right) presents the show.