REALITY MASTERCHEF AUSTRALIA
7. 3 0PM, T E N
The top 10 will be decided tonight, pushing this TV phenomenon ever closer to its most important phase – the finals. Some contestants showed their promise early in the contest, but rest assured judges Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris and Matt Preston (pictured) have a few surprises still for those clinging to survival in the MasterChef kitchen.
THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART 6. 3 0PM, C OMEDY C HANNEL Jon Stewart’s days may be numbered, but he remains as politically potent as ever – sharpening his tongue ahead of his final episode on August 6.
BANISHED 8. 3 0PM, BBC F I RST Those expecting this to be as sexy as Poldark, or the quality of Aunty’s excellent period drama TheSecretRiver, will be disappointed, but for a few exceptions – watching the career development of Ryan Corr (right) and his on-screen chemistry with co-star Joanne Vanderham; and David Wenham as Governor Phillip, the moral compass in colonial Australia.