What to Watch: March 29 - April 4

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

Project Runway

New Series. Heidi Klum and mentor Tim Gunn are back with the original US fashion battle. For season six we relocate from New York to LA as sixteen challengers prepare to stitch up more glamorous, avante garde and cutting edge outfits. Celebrity judges for the series include Lindsay Lohan, Rebecca Romijn, Christina Aguilera, Rachel Bilson and Eva Longoria Parker. Make it work!

Airs: 8:30pm Monday on Arena


Series Return. Irate fans rejoice, the Winchester boys are back on the box. This episode isn't especially one of the better ones, but let's not let that deter the fun. Bobby (Jim Beaver) loses 25 years off his life after losing a poker game with a powerful warlock, so Dean (Jensen Ackles) tries to win it back but winds up doing his best impression of Benjamin Button.

Airs: 9:30pm Monday on TEN


New Season. This begins the sixth season for our two plastic surgery heroes as we barrel towards the end. We open six months on from the last episode. Dr McNamara (Dylan Walsh) has a new girlfriend while Dr Troy (Julian McMahon) has broken up with Liz (Roma Maffia) -- who is gonna take him to the cleaners. Stung by the economic downturn both are forced to promote ab implants following an idea by Mike (Mario Lopez). And you won't believe the new job Matt (John Hensley) has taken up.

Airs:: 9:30pm Monday on GO!


Seeing Tom eliminated last week over the wounded big boy James was certainly a turn for the books. But the real fight is taking place between the dastardly Russell and the shrewd Boston Rob -- two consummate villains both of whom are determined to outsmart the other. It makes for great reality entertainment. And the good news is Australia is now just days behind the USA.

Airs: 8:40pm Tuesday on Nine

The Inbetweeners

Simon gets his driver's license and a new, canary-yellow car from his father, so the boys head off to the amusement park. Along the way they get distracted by a carload of hot girls and have a bit of an accident. As usual Will is in the middle of the boys bickering, making a fool of himself and trying to save the day. Still one of the funniest new shows on the box.

Airs: 9:30pm Tuesday on GO!

20 to 1

A clip show doesn't usually cut it as a weekly highlight but this week Bert Newton counts down "All Time Favourite TV Themes." Songs we all sang to, tunes that were possibly even better than the show they represented. No doubt we will all be divided over some classic tunes. Will we see The Muppet Show, Happy Days, The Love Boat, Gilligan's Island, The Brady Bunch, Prisoner, The Sullivans, Hill Street Blues, M*A*S*H? The list of possibilities is endless. This really ought to be 50 to 1, Bert!

Airs: 9:40pm Tuesday on Nine


Does it feel like we are getting any closer to the answers we have long awaited, or are we just slipping deeper and deeper into the hatch of unresolved questions? Last week Sawyer was sent to Hydra Island and confronted Charles Widmore (Alan Dale), while Kate (Evangeline Lilly) and Claire (Emilie de Ravin) were forced to address their differences over baby Aaron. This week attention turns to Richard (Nestor Carbonell) and how he arrived at the island. His background is unlike any of the other islanders. A double episode airs at 10:30pm on Seven.

Airs: 8:30pm Wednesday on 7TWO

Selling Houses Australia

New Series. Host Andrew Winter returns for the third season of the show that was voted Favourite Programme at last year's ASTRA Awards. Once again ready to renovate ailing properties so they can land a successful auction, this season kicks off with the most gobsmackingly disastrous property you have probably ever seen. How can anyone live in this mess? This is once again an entertaining reality series with a few handy hints.

Airs: 8:30pm Wednesday on LifeStyle Channel

The Best of Tropfest 2010
The world's biggest little short film festival is always a surprise package of stories, styles, genres, actors, and directors and this year is no exception. This year every flick has to include a dice -- how many will be dangling from car mirrors? There are comedies, dramas, animation, one documentary and even a film told backwards. Great way to spend Easter Saturday night.

Airs: 10pm Saturday on Nine

Border Security
A breakaway from the usual format this week, as Seven's cameras have unlimited access to the Armed Forces elite C-Squadron in Afghanistan. This one hour special promises to go behind Taliban enemy lines with Australia's Chinook helicopter pilots as they risk their lives under constant enemy fire to transport soldiers and vital supplies to the front line. This special, looking at the front line on terrorism, has been more than two years in the making.

Airs: 7:30pm Sunday on Seven

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Mar 29, 2010
eeeh, i feel aus tv is being kinda lame right now.
Mar 29, 2010
WTF. You forgot Grey's Anatomy. April 1st episode we finally see one of Alex's family members.

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