DRAMA THE BEAUTIFUL LIE
8. 3 0PM, ABC
A cast bristling with top Australian talent breathes fresh life, angst and a bit of comedic weirdness into this re-imagining of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. The six-parter is a slow burn as it showcases love and relationships in all their beautiful, painful, exquisite, joyous, fragile intricacies. At the centre of the action is Sarah Snook’s Anna Ivin, who, flying home to help save her brother’s fractured marriage, sets fire to her own.
THE SUMMIT 8. 3 0PM, ABC2 Timely given the release of box-office blockbuster Everest, this riveting eting doco examines a deadly day on an equally-deadly eadly mountain – the secondhighest peak in the world, K2. On a fateful day in August, 2008, 8, 24 climbers reached the summit in the he north-western Himalyan Range. e. Eleven died. This is the painstaking investigation of how and why.
BEACH COPS S 8PM, SEVEN Among the drunken delights Superintendent Dave Darcy (right) and his team have to deal with tonight is a man wearing nothing but his jocks. Narrated by Layne Beachley.