QUICK BITES

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Tv - Ian Cuth­bert­son

9am Sum­mer­time, 9am, Ten As in most reg­u­lar morn­ing pro­grams, David Reyne and Kim Watkins, pic­tured, are treat­ing us to sum­mer ver­sions: the best bits strung

that’ s to­gether with­out much co­he­sion. But not a bad thing for morn­ing TV, which tends to be a hodge­podge any­way. Sushi TV, 9pm, Com­edy And you thought the English were bark­ing mad? Sushi TV brings you the weird­est, sil­li­est and most hu­mil­i­at­ing stunts from a host of Ja­panese game shows. Bizarre eat­ing con­tests, phys­i­cal chal­lenges, pain and en­durance con­tests, you name it. The clips come from shows such as Su­per Hu­man Coli­seum , Live Live Down Town , TV Cham­pi­ons and Lady Boys . Ram­say ’ s Kitchen Night­mares, 9.30pm, Nine Gor­don Ram­say trav­els to the sea­side to help a restau­rant in dis­tress.

That’ s The pro­gram guide warns of fre­quent coarse lan­guage. like say­ing beware of rain­drops in a del­uge. Fool­ing Hitler, 9.35pm, ABC

’ Since Ho­gan s He­roes , there have been sto­ries about how the smar­ty­pants Al­lies pulled the wool over the eyes of those crazy Ger­mans and won the war with a nod and a se­ries of clever winks. Al­beit more se­ri­ous, this is re­ally just more of the same: the story of how a dirty dozen saved thou­sands of lives on D- Day, pulled off the big­gest de­cep­tion in his­tory and helped win World War II. Clas­si­fied for decades, the true story can now be told. How con­ve­nient.

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