NOON, FOX FOOTY
Footy’s back! Today’s the big’un of Round 1, with four games across three states. First up, Melbourne face the Gold Coast in a battle to see who’ll end lower on the ladder this season. At 3.30pm, the Swans will be out to avenge their Grand Final loss by stomping whoever Essendon is able to put on the field, followed by the Lions tackling the Pies. On Fox Sports 3, Western Bulldogs host the Eagles from 6pm.
LANDS OF THE MONSOON 6. 3 0PM, T E N No Attenborough, but this BBC nature doco makes up for it with an original score by UK muso Nitin Sawhney and overly dramatic narration by a bloke who was in a few Bond films. Though it’s all about the big wet, the story begins in our droughtstricken Top End, where hot flying foxes risk being snapped up by crocs to cool their bellies.
VEEP STREAMING, PRESTO Season four premieres on April 13 on Showcase, so if you’re yet too jump on board this whip-smart Julia Louis-Dreyfus Dreyfus (right) comedy, now is the time. Seasons easons one and two have just landed on n Presto. In the first, get to know Vice e President Selina Meyer and her hapless team. In the second, d, things just get better as Selina na gets a sniff at the top job.