TV.com's pick of the best shows on Aussie screens this week.
Underbelly Files: Tell Them Lucifer Was Here
Premiere. The first of three telemovies branded Underbelly Files, this documentary-style program chronicles the true story of the gang-related 1998 murder of two Victorian police officers, and the incredible manhunt for the killers.
Airs: 8:30pm Monday on Nine, repeated 8:30pm Sunday on GEM
Q & A
Series return. Now broadcast live across Australia on ABC News 24, the widely-popular political debate program is back for 2011 with Australian playwright David Williamson, comedian Catherine Deveny, former advisor to John Howard, Gerard Henderson, and former ministers Graham Richardson and Amanda Vanstone as guests. Preceded by Media Watch, and the series return of Four Corners, which kicks off its 50th year with in-depth analysis of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
Airs: 9:30pm Monday on ABC1
Airs: 9:30pm Monday on TEN
When Fish Attack
Premiere. This documentary series will take viewers on a global journey to uncover the tales of those who have been involved in dangerous attacks by some of the "world's most combative fish", complete with real video footage and expert analysis.
Airs: 7:30pm Tuesday on Discovery Channel
Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation
Series return. Julia Zemiro, Leisel Jones and Kevin Harrington team up with their generational counterparts Amanda Keller, Charlie Pickering and Josh Thomas as Shaun Micallef moderates their battle of wits. Followed by a special double episode of NCIS: "Enemies Foreign" and "Enemies Domestic".
Airs: 7:30pm Tuesday on TEN
Ben Elton Live From Planet Earth
Premiere. Writer and comedian Ben Elton debuts his new live variety show, which features sketch performers, guests, comedians, comedy music acts and international stars.
Airs: 9:30pm Tuesday on Nine
Farmer Wants a Wife
Season premiere. Now in its sixth season, the Hunter Valley will brace itself as a handful of bushmen bachelors meet 40 potential "farmer's wives" and one country lass is introduced to eight hopeful husbands. Will any of them find "the one"?
Airs: 8:30pm Wednesday on Nine
Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight
Premiere. Spicks & Specks host and funny man Adam Hills launches his new variety show, promising comedy, music acts and yet-to-be-revealed "special tricks". His inaugural guest stars include Australian of the Year Simon McKeon, Golden Globe nominee Melissa George and comedian Arj Barker.
Airs: 8:30pm Wednesday on ABC1, repeated 7:30pm Saturday on ABC2
Premiere. Marieke Hardy and Kirsty Fisher's black comedy about sex and death begins after the funeral of Roo McVie's (Alison Bell) once-upon-a-time love interest which reveals a disturbing pattern when several other romantic partners also end up six feet under.
Airs: 9:30pm Wednesday on ABC1
The Bionic Vet
Final. Wrapping up this part medical, part futuristic miniseries, medical engineer Noel Fitzpatrick receives an eerie visit from an owl, as well as taking on the challenge of performing an operation on a dog which has only been attempted twice before.
Airs: 8pm Thursday on ABC1
Lou Reed: A Night With Lou Reed
Premiere. Featuring his former band The Velvet Underground and performances of "Walk on the Wild Side" and "Sweet Jane", this is a rare and mesmerising show by Lou Reed, recorded live at the Bottom Line Club in New York City.
Airs: 8pm Friday on STVDIO
Based on Stephenie Meyer's popular book series, the hugely successful box office hit comes to the small screen with Bella (Kristen Stewart) meeting and falling for vampire Edward (Robert Pattinson), who is certain she is his soul mate.
Airs: 8:30pm Friday on TEN
Send in the Dogs Australia
Premiere. Based on the UK factual series of the same name, this observational documentary program follows the lives of Australian police dogs, their handlers and the work they do to solve crime nationwide.
Airs: 7pm Sunday on Nine