CRIME DRAMA LAW & ORDER: SVU
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This gut-wrenching season 16 finale illustrates why this show has lasted so long. Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay, above) takes Johnny D (guest star Charles Halford) to trial for sex trafficking, rape, assault and kidnapping. It gets complicated when baby Noah – who she’s been fostering and wants to adopt – becomes entangled in the case.
THE HONOURABLE WOMAN 8. 3 0PM, ABC Maggie Gyllenhaal is sublime as the powerful and gorgeous Nessa Stein in this bewitching UK political/spy drama. Tonight’s second instalment ups the pace on the taut thriller, as the hunt for her brother’s missing son is blocked at every turn – and ghosts from Nessa’s pastp emerge.g
REALITY THE BACHELOR HELOR AUSTRALIA 7. 3 0PM, T EE NN In what seemsms a waste of Bachelor Sam Wood’s goodd looks, tonight’s group date tests the theory ory of “Is love blind?” with the date conductedted in complete darkness. Fun – but it might have had more shock value if f it had happened before Sam (right)right) laid eyes on the girls vying g for his heart. Fast-forward to the familiar cocktail partyy carnage, where the division between the women left inn the mansion is starker than n ever.