DRAMA ABOUT A BOY
7. 3 0PM, FOX8
Adapted from the best-selling book by Nick Hornby, which was adapted into a movie starring Hugh Grant, this series hits all the same emotional marks: emotionally crippled bachelor (David Walton, above) meets boy next door (Benjamin Stockham) with neurotic mother (Minnie Driver), with neighbourly love saving them all. Developed for TV by FridayNightLights and Parenthood’s Jason Katims.
LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER 6. 3 0PM, T HE C OMEDY C HANNEL After his carve-up of Barnaby Joyce over the federal minister’s “war on terriers”, John Oliver may not be on the Abbott Government’s preferred viewing list. But it’s hard to argue at the skilled way this satirist punctures s the inflated egos of the powerful and simplifies key ey issues with good humour.
HOW TO GET AWAY Y WITH MURDER 1 0.4 0PM, S E VEN Back to a new timeslot, the he Keating Five remain in the e police crossfire, questioneded over Annalise’s missing husband. Marcia Gay Harden den guest stars again, fixing her er inquiries on Annalise (Viola la Davis, right).