TV.com's pick of the best shows on Aussie screens this week.
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards
Live. Hosted by Anne Hathaway and James Franco, The Academy Awards will be broadcast live from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. There are a fair few Australian nominees including film editor Kirk Baxter and directors Shaun Tan and Tom Hooper, as well as actors Nicole Kidman, Geoffrey Rush and Jacki Weaver. If you're planning to watch the ceremony tonight, we hope you've stayed away from the news, and especially Twitter! Repeated at 9:40pm.
Airs: 12pm Monday on Nine
This Is Your Life
Premiere. The revamped series is back with host Eddie McGuire, kicking off its new-look format with Mrs Hugh Jackman -- Deborra-Lee Furness. The actress, director and producer will be taken on a journey through the highs and lows of her career and personal life with some impressive famous friends also appearing.
Airs: 8:30pm Monday on Nine
Wonders of the Solar System
Premiere. This BBC documentary series sees Professor Brian Cox explore some of the world's most breathtaking places to provide insight into how the laws of nature have created natural wonders in our solar system. Beginning with Empire of the Sun, we see a total solar eclipse in India and the northern lights of Norway.
Airs: 8:30pm Tuesday on SBS ONE
After the Deluge: The Valley
Special. Following their coverage of the Queensland floods in December and January, ABC reporters will return to the affected areas to see how communities are recovering.
Airs: 8:32pm Tuesday on ABC1
Airs: 8:40pm Tuesday on UKTV HD
In Birth Pangs, Erica visits Bangkok and Hong Kong to meet with Fifth Column leaders and prepare a revenge mission against Anna. Meanwhile, due to his low phosphorus levels, Tyler may not be useful to the lizard queen after all, and Lisa forges an alliance with her grandmother, Diana.
Airs: 7:30pm Wednesday on GO!
Special. In this one-hour documentary, viewers will get a unique insight into controversial political scientist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Henry Kissinger who is credited with shaping the US post-war foreign policy.
Airs: 8:30pm Wednesday on National Geographic
The Good Wife
Guest starring Michael J. Fox as disabled lawyer Louis Canning and Method Man as Peter Florrick's former prison inmate "Young Boxer", Real Deal sees Alicia compete against Canning to round up more clients for a significant class action lawsuit, only to discover a mole working for him.
Airs: 8:30pm Thursday on TEN
Premiere. This offbeat legal drama stars award-winning actress Kathy Bates as the once-successful patent attorney Harriett "Harry" Korn who sets up her own practise in an abandoned show store in an attempt at a fresh start.
Airs: 9:30pm Sunday on Nine