QUICK BITES

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Tv - Ian Cuth­bert­son

Where are They Now, 6.30pm, Seven Where were you on that 1979 night when Sky­lab fell from the sky? West Aus­tralians saw an in­cred­i­ble light show and a San Fran­cisco news­pa­per of­fered $ US10,000 to the first per­son to get a piece of the for­mer space sta­tion to its of­fices. Esper­ance teenager Stan Thorn­ton found a bit on the roof of his chook shed and the rest could eas­ily have re­mained his­tory. And what’s that old Mon­kee Davy Jones up to? Mel and Kochie un­earth the goods and al­most an­ni­hi­late us with bland­ness.

Ul­ti­mate Shark, 9.30pm, Na­tional Ge­o­graphic

Sharks have been around for more than 400 mil­lion years. But what do we re­ally know about them? How long do they live? How do they sense heart­beats in other liv­ing crea­tures? This pro­gram in­ves­ti­gates the murky facts about th­ese splen­did preda­tors and ex­plores the re­la­tion­ship be­tween sharks and hu­mans, in­clud­ing Aus­tralian shark at­tacks.

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