TV.com's pick of the best shows on Aussie screens this week.
This week the current affairs program looks at the devastation following Japan's 9.0 ritcher scale earthquake, the subsequent nuclear disaster and the fear that has captivated the world.
Airs: 8:30pm Monday on ABC1
The Million Dollar Drop
Premiere. Based on the UK game show The Million Pound Drop and hosted by Eddie McGuire, this game show put $1 million in cold, hard cash in front of contestants, who then have to answer eight questions correctly in order to keep the money.
Airs: 8:30pm Monday on Nine
Winners and Losers
Premiere. This highly-anticipated new drama focuses on the lives of four young women linked by their high school experience as "the losers". Set 10 years after graduation, the group meets at the school reunion where they pick up their friendship and try to decide if they have changed, if they've become winners....
Airs: 8:30pm Tuesday on Seven
Rude Boy Food
Premiere. Jamie Oliver's protege Aaron Craze has scored his own series in which he prepares international street food across London. Drawing from his childhood experiences growing up on food from all over the world, each episode sees Aaron make "easy, handheld grub".
Airs: 8:30pm Tuesday on LifeStyle FOOD
Final. The season finale could well be the series finale (no renewal has been announced yet) in which Anna (Morena Baccarin focuses on Lisa's (Laura Vandervoort) breeding to ensure their species survival. At the same time, Erica (Elizabeth Mitchell) and Diana (Jane Badler) go all out to try and stop the queen of the Visitors.
Airs: 8:30pm Wednesday on GO!
Donna Hay: Fast, Fresh, Simple.
Following the premiere last week, Donna Hay's Fresh Spin on Old Favourites shows viewers how to make the most of leftovers, including prawn fried rice and gourmet beef burgers.
Airs: 8:30pm Wednesday on The LifeStyle Channel
Premiere. The beast is back! Season three of the "current affairs meets sketch comedy" show will once again challenge audiences with its unconventional take on topical world issues. Fronted by Monique Schafter, Dan Ilic, Kirsten Drysdale and Nick Hayden, viewers can look forward to familiar regular segments such as Kirk Docker's close up Voxpops, Follow The Money and The Beast File.
Airs: 9:30pm Wednesday on ABC1
The Good Wife
In Great Firewall, Alicia represents a Chinese man who is imprisoned and tortured by the Chinese government over a blog post on democracy, while Diane and Will try to save the firm from Derrick Bond (Michale Ealy) for good.
Airs: 9:30pm Thursday on Ten
Special. This one-hour preview is your guide to the 2011 Melbourne International Comedy Festival which runs from March 30 to April 23. The festival will feature performances by some of Australia's best local talent as well as a slew of international comedians including Arj Barker, Danny Bhoy, Eddie Ifft, Reggie Watts, and many more.
Airs: 8:30pm Friday on The Comedy Channel
Oasis: Soul And Glory
Premiere. The documentary chronicles the successful and volatile career of Oasis duo Noel and Liam Gallagher. It is preceded by UB40: The 21st Anniversary which is exactly what it sounds like -- a documentary on the British reggae band's career, celebrated with a reunion concert in their hometown of Birmingham, England.
Airs: 9pm Friday on STUVIO
NSW Votes 2011
Coverage of the New South Wales state election will also be shown on Seven from 6:30pm and Nine from 9:30pm so there could be a lot of channel-switching. If you're supposed to -- don't forget to vote on Saturday!
Airs: 6pm Saturday on ABC1
Tim Minchin vs The Sydney Symphony
Repeat. This timing of this special coincides with Tim Minchin's national "Tim Minchin Orchestra Tour 2011" which will be at the Sydney Opera House from March 24-26. Both performances are fantastic and we hope there will be a televised version of the Orchestra show before too long. Followed by the also awesome Rock 'n' Roll Nerd which documents the musical comic genius's rise to fame, filmed over a three-year period.
Airs: 8:30pm Sunday on ABC2