What to Watch: April 4 - 10

TV.com's pick of the best shows on Aussie screens this week.

2011 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala
Special. Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation Gen Y Team Captain Josh Thomas hosts this year's event, with performances by Stephen K Amos, Eddie Perfect, Wil Anderson, Jason Byrne, Kitty Flanagan and many more.

Airs: 8:30pm Monday on Ten

Trinny & Susannah's Australian Makeover
Premiere. Not content with telling the Brits What Not to Wear, Trinny and Susannah head down under to save Aussies from many a fashion faux pas. They start their challenge in the beach bum haven of The Shire where casual clothes rule no matter what your day holds, combing the streets, sand and local RSL club for subjects on which to, uh, subject their expertise.

Airs: 8:30pm Monday on LifeStyle YOU

William and Kate: A Royal Engagement
Special. With just over three weeks until the wedding no one can stop talking about, Sophie Raworth tells the story of one of the world's most famous couples' courtship.

Airs: 8:30pm Tuesday on Bio.

NCIS: Los Angeles
In Absolution, when an antiques dealer is murdered and a book of top-secret information goes missing, Henrietta 'Hetty' Lange (Linda Hunt) tasks the team with locating it. This story arc continues next week so don't expect all the answers right away.

Airs: 9:40pm Tuesday on Ten

The Gradual Demise of Phillipa Finch
Final. Wrapping up the animated series narrated by Australian Toni Collette, tonight's episode sees Phillipa given a new outlook on her unfortunate situation when she receives an unexpected offer of help.

Airs: 10pm Tuesday on ABC1

Got to Dance
Premiere. The long awaited local version of the UK reality series kicks off with an audition show. The first group of hopefuls perform in front of the judges for the chance to make it through the next round of the competition.

Airs: 7:35pm Wednesday on Fox8

ER: A Retrospective
Special. A tribute to television's most Emmy-nominated series, this special (which aired in the US in 2009) pays homage to ER's 15 season run, including interviews with the cast and clips of the show's most memorable moments.

Airs: 8:30pm Wednesday on 111 Hits

Tiger Woods: The Rise and Fall
Special. From the director of Michael Jackson: What Really Happened comes the story behind one of the world's most shocking celebrity secrets. Featuring exclusive interviews with those involved and those who helped expose the scandal, this documentary gives viewers and insight into the billion-dollar athlete's no-longer private life.

Airs: 9:30pm Friday on Bio.

Jack the Ripper: The Definitive Story
Premiere. This two-part documentary goes back to 1888 to provide the most accurate account of the Jack the Ripper murders to date. Using 3D virtual environments to reconstruct the original buildings and lighting, along with real actors, witness statements and the coroner's reports, this special takes a closer look at the original police investigation.

Airs: 8:30pm Sunday on The History Channel

Comments (1)
Apr 06, 2011
You can't tell me what to watch!