The 10 Best Shows on Free-to-air TV in March 2020

Free to Air Catch Up Services

The Top 10 Shows on Free to Air TV in Australia

With so many options available to us these days for our TV entertainment, it’s easy to miss some of the great shows that free to air TV has to offer. It seems like every day there’s some new show demanding we set aside an evening to binge-watch it, but it can be difficult to keep track of them all during a busy work week. So here we’re going to help you keep track of what’s on.

Of course, even the world of free to air TV has changed a lot in recent years, and you’ve got a lot more choice in front of you as soon as you turn on the TV. All five free to air networks have added streaming channels to supplement their main services, meaning there’s more to watch on TV now than ever, and if you miss something, all five networks have on-demand catch-up services too.

The Best Shows Available on Free to Air TV

To get you started, here are ten shows which you don’t need a streaming service subscription to watch, as they’re all on free-to-air TV and available on the networks’ catch-up services if you need to get up to date with the current episode. Unlike streaming services, checking these shows out won’t cost you a cent, they’re all beamed directly into your home so that you can them as a when you please.

  • Stateless (ABC)
  • Taronga: Who Is Who In The Zoo (Nine)
  • Gogglebox Australia (Ten)
  • See No Evil (Nine)
  • Escape to the Chateau (Nine)
  • Married At First Sight (Nine)
  • Doctor Doctor (Nine)
  • Doctor Who (ABC)
  • My Kitchen Rules – The Rivals (Seven)
  • Grand Designs (ABC)

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Doctor Doctor (Nine & 9Now)

Everyones favourite hedonist heart surgeon returns for a brand new fourth season. The last season ended with the news that Hugh has just become a father, derailing his plans to move to Sydney. Watch how it all unfolds every Saturday on Nine and 9Now

  • Details: Season 4
  • Genre: Comedy Drama

Married At First Sight (Nine & 9Now)

One of Australia’s most controversial social experiments gets a seventh season as couples take the concept of a blind date to a whole new level. Who will the experts match this time around, and will it be a success? Stream episodes now and catch up on 9Now.

  • Details: Season 7
  • Genre: Reality competition

Doctor Who (ABC & iView)

The thirteenth version of the Doctor is back for more time travelling mayhem and this season has a few eye-catching cameos from the likes of Stephen Fry, Sir Lenny Henry and Robert Glenister. Expect plenty of special effects and odd looking aliens from the team behind this long-standing classic. New episodes are available on ABC iView.

  • Details: Season 12
  • Genre: Family Sci Fi

My Kitchen Rules – The Rivals (Seven & 7Plus)

My Kitchen Rules - The Rivals

Five previous contestants return to lead five new teams in the 11th season of this hit Australian cooking series, and the chefs will be looking to walk away with a hefty $100,000 prize for their efforts. You can also catch up on previous episodes via 7mate.

  • Details: Season 1
  • Genre: Reality, cooking

Stateless (ABC)


This enthralling new Aussie series from ABC is inspired by real life events. The lives of lady fleeing a cult, a refugee escaping his family, a trapped father and a bureaucrat on the verge of a national scandal are all brought together via an immigrant detention centre. This looks like it could be a real hit for ABC, and stars some Australian acting royalty in the shape of Cate Blanchett.

  • Details: Season 1
  • Genre: True Story, Drama

Catch the Latest and Hottest Shows on Free to Air TV!

There’s lots more to watch of free to air TV this month as well, and you won’t need to miss a second of your new favourite shows thanks to the networks’ free on-demand catch-up services – be sure to sign up for an account with them if you’re asked to, as it opens up access to many more shows to stream and lets you keep track of what you’ve seen. Whether your favourite TV is drama, sport or reality, you’ll find more to love than ever before across the many and varied channels on Australia’s free to air TV!

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