East of Everything, 8.30pm, ABC1
Likable local drama continues. I can’t say this is in the rush home or set the recorder category, but it’s pleasurable viewing, not least because it was made in Byron Shire, northern NSW, which, as thousands of surfers in search of themselves will tell you, is one of the most beautiful places in the world. For anyone familiar with the area, the edits are a scream. Susie Porter’s character Eve parks her car near Main Beach but emerges on Tallow Beach. Soap is somehow less soapy in a beautiful if fragmented place.
Grey’s Anatomy, 8.30pm, Seven
‘‘ At the end of the day the experience of practising medicine bears little resemblance to the dream.’’ Ain’t that the truth. But, really, what did these girls think medicine was going to be: schoolyard doctors and nurses? Madcap affairs with rich surgeons? Seems to me they’ve got exactly what they bargained for. In the aftermath of last week’s shocking crash, there are emotional thrills and spills.