Borgen

Wednesdays 8.30pm
Borgen

Charismatic politician, Birgitte Nyborg, becomes the first Danish female Prime Minister after scoring her party a landslide victory through her idealism and tenacious work ethic. She now faces the biggest dilemma of her life; will she succumb to pressure and compromise her ideals in order…

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Secret Life Of..

Mondays 9pm
Secret life of

Secret Life Of...is a cheeky and provocative new biography series that deliciously dishes dirt on icons of the past. Think Napoleon, Catherine the Great, and Casanova. Then take the visual appeal of Entertainment Tonight, throw in a little Monty Python humour, and subject it all…

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STUDIO After Dark: Secret Diary of a Call Girl

Weeknights 10.30pm
Secret Diary Of A Call Girl

Billie Piper stars in the exotic drama Secret Diary of a Call Girl, based on the real-life adventures of a high-class London escort. By day she’s quiet, unassuming Hannah. But when night comes, she turns into Belle, the city’s wildest — and most wildly successful…

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Rectify

Wednesdays 9.30pm
Rectify

Daniel Holden, played by Australian Aden Young, is a man released from prison after 19 years when DNA evidence casts doubt on his conviction for the rape and murder of his high school girlfriend. He returns to his hometown where he must readjust to his…

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James Brown: Live At Montreux

Friday 1st August 2014 8:30pm
James Brown

While James Brown's unique vocal delivery and pioneering blend of soul, R&B, and funk have made him one of the most influential artists in American music, it's the Godfather of Soul's flamboyant stage presence that testifies to his stature as the hardest-working man in show…

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STUDIO Loves: Media Manipulation

Every Tuesday in August 9.00pm
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Every Tuesday night in August, STUDIO Loves delves into the ever-changing world of media, exploring technologies and the media mavericks who have influenced, inspired and manipulated us. Tuesday 5 August 9.00pm: A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power and Jayson Blair at the New York Times  Australian Television…

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Big Easy Express

Thursday 7th August 2014 9:00pm
Big Easy

3 bands, 6 cities, 1 train, and thousands of miles of track. Big Easy Express documents a cinematic musical journey. Directed by renowned filmmaker Emmett Malloy (The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights), this incredible new film captures nothing less than history in the…

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Ray Charles: Live In Edmonton

Friday 8th August 2014 8:30pm
Ray Charles

Ray Charles was one of the pioneers of soul music. This concert was filmed in Edmonton, Canada in 1981 and includes many of his best loved tracks such as Busted, Georgia on My Mind, Hit The Road Jack, and I Can't Stop Loving You.

Hostages

Wednesdays 8.30pm, starts August 13th
Hostages

In this psychological drama, the family of a doctor who will be doing surgery on the Israeli Prime Minister, is taken hostage by a team led by a rogue S.W.A.T agent the night before. She is ordered by the kidnappers to assassinate the Prime Minister…

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Marvin Gaye: Live At Montreux

Friday 15th August 2014 8:30pm
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This stunning concert captures American legend Marvin Gaye at the very height of his powers and combines outstanding music with a sensational live performance of his biggest hits, from the famous Montreux Casino in 1980.

Just Passing Through

Monday 18th August 2014 7:30pm
Just Passing Through

Just Passing Through is a straight-up, stylish snapshot of life as a full-time muso in Australia. Three of Australia’s most respected artists (Gareth Liddiard, Sarah Blasko, Paul Dempsey) speak candidly about the challenges and conundrums they face, from finances to fatigue. Handsomely crafted with cinematic…

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Curtain Call

Monday 18th August 2014 7:00pm
Curtain Call

Meet Terry and Carole Ann Gill. The original self-made artists. At the tiny Tivoli Theatre in suburban Melbourne, this eccentric, elderly theatrical couple have created a magical, fairytale world. For the last 37 years they have enchanted generations of children with their legendary productions of…

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Van Morrison: Live At Montreux 1980

Friday 22nd August 2014 8:30pm
Van Morrison

Van Morrison's long and illustrious career has included many appearances at the Montreux Festival. This stunning concert special brings together two of his finest performances from 1980 and 1974, featuring his classic tracks.

The Man Behind The Throne

Monday 25th August 2014 9:30pm
Man Throne

Vincent Paterson told Michael Jackson to grab his crotch and was called Satan by the Pope after directing Madonna’s Blond Ambition Tour. This gripping documentary explores his career, and follows a year in his life. Clips from his previous work, his own rehearsal footage and witty…

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Full Circle

Wednesdays 9.30pm, starts August 27th

One attempted connection leads to another. And then another. Set in a restaurant called Ellipsis, Full Circle bears witness to the complexity of human interaction. Each episode centres on two characters and the tangled drama of their relationship. One of them returns with another character…

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Daryl Hall and John Oates at the Sydney Entertainment Centre

Friday 29th August 2014 8:30pm
Daryl Hall

Daryl Hall and John Oates, the number one selling duo in music history and pioneers of rock‘n’soul, return to Australia for the first time in 21 years, performing some of their biggest hits at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.

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