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


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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.

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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.

  • The Voice (Nine)
  • Shaun Micallef’s On the Sauce (ABC)
  • Thursday Night Footy (Nine)
  • Where Are You Really From? (SBS)
  • AFL (Seven)
  • Rosehaven (ABC)
  • Top Gear (Nine)
  • 60 Minutes (Nine)
  • The Living Room (Ten)
  • 24 Hours In Emergency (SBS)

The Voice (Nine)

The Voice

Who will get a chance to their talents into a great career on this year’s edition of The Voice? Kelly Rowland, Delta Goodrem, Boy George and Guy Sebastian will be judging a new batch of hopefuls going to literally turn the panel’s heads. This week also sees the youngest performer in the show’s history take to the stage

  • Details: Season 9
  • Genre: Reality Music

Shaun Micallef’s On the Sauce (ABC)

Shaun Micallef's On the Sauce

Shaun Micallef delves into the at times controversial relationship Australian’s have with alcohol and how it affects our day to day lives. From a B&S ball and a pub crawl with a football team, to a tough meeting with a former drinker talking about her second liver – both positive and negative aspects of drink are explored in this excellent docuseries.

  • Details: Season 1
  • Genre: Docuseries

Top Gear (Nine)

Top Gear (Nine)

Freddie Flintoff, Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris are back for more turbo-charged action, laughs and bickering. The boys will be taking part in challenges around the world, including trips to Iceland and Asia, whilst pushing their hand-picked vehicles (on a budget) to the limit! Top Gear may have a new group of faces fronting the show, but it seems to have rediscovered its mojo.

  • Details: Season 27
  • Genre: Reality Motorsport
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Where Are You Really From? (SBS)

Where are you really from?

Comedian Michael Hing presents the third season of Where Are You Really From? This docuseries, celebrating the multi-cultural aspects of Australian society, is made all the more poignant due to recent global events. It also highlights our nation’s part in accepted thousands of refugees in need of a place to call home – after genocides and civil wars led them to flee their respective countries.

  • Details: Season 3
  • Genre: Reality Culture

The Living Room (Ten)

The Living Room

The 11th season of the smash hit Logie award-winning lifestyle show – The Living Room – is set to land in July. Whether it’s the tweaking interiors, travelling, pet advice or tips on great cooking, Amanda, Barry, Chris and Miguel are on hand with a fresh batch of uplifting, inspiring stories accompanied by plenty of laughter.

  • Details: Season 11
  • Genre: Lifestyle

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!