DRAMA NEW TRICKS
7. 3 0PM, ABC
The middle-aged unsolved crime crew – now with the addition of GavinandStacey’s Larry Lamb (above) – look into the case of a vicar stabbed to death in his family home. Before his death he’d received racist letters related to his black wife and children, but is this a red herring? There’s enough turmoil between the children and wife he left behind to muddy the waters.
HORROR 48 HOUR FRIGHTFEST F ROM 6AM, FOXTEL T HRILLER Get into the mood for terrifying trick or treaters with a horror marathon. It kicks off at 6am with Nicole Kidman’s effective ghost tale TheOthers, followed by remakes of classics TheOmen and TheAmityvilleHorror, then it’s on to a handful of Scream films, a bit of ParanormalActivity and some EvilDead.
BONDI VET 6. 3 0PM, T E N Hugo the Galapagos tortoise is the Geoffrey Edelsten of the animal world. He’s reached puberty at the age of 61 and needs to be checked to ensure he’s in peak mating condition. On the Sunshine Coast there’s a pelican with a swollen neck, and a back in Sydney a schnauzer has been bitten by a brown snake and is in critical condition.