One of the best places to relax and de-stress is in front of the telly. With winter looming on the horizon, bringing with it shorter days and a little longer nights, this is the best time to cozy up with your favourite show or movie after a hard day’s work. Especially post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm. You can also catch up on the latest updates in news, sports, and entertainment post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
What will sound like sweet music to you is that there is an abundance of TV to choose from in Perth tonight. Plus, there are the ever popular streaming services that offer even more movies and shows to binge watch. So, get cosy and comfortable on your couch while we bring to you the very best content airing/streaming in Perth tonight, post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
What are the best shows on TV in Perth?
There was a time, not long ago, when viewers had a grand total of five channels to watch post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm. Today, free to air and pay tv have combined to leave the spoilt for choice in terms of entertainment post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm. A quick glance through the Perth TV guide and you will find entire channels dedicated to each member of your family: There is a dedicated cartoon channel for kids, the SBS food channel for the chef of the family, ABC news for the information junkie, the HD SBS world movies channel, and sport, shopping, and much more.
The choice of television in Perth has something for everyone post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
Now let’s get down to the shows that are lighting the screen up with excitement post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm. Some of the most popular and most tending content in Australia is often found on free to air tv post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
For those who love their quiz shows post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm, free television serves up some of the Mose informative shows in the form of Millionaire Hot Seat, Letters and Numbers, Mastermind, and The Chase Australia.
If you love your comfort television like we love our comfort food (pizza), then Home and Away brings all of its drama and light-hearted moments right to your living room.
News has an important role to play by keeping everyone informed on current affairs post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm. You will never be far away from the latest updates and breaking news with ABC News, Seven News, SBS World News, or Ten’s News First. There are special shows too, post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm, in the form of America world news tonight, ABC America world news, and PBS newshour.
Some of the best current affairs shows are available post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
Now for some more comfort television. One of Australia’s most popular genre is Reality TV. We all know how popular Big Brother is. But the common Aussie’s love for reality tv goes far deeper. There is huge interest from millions of fans for shows such as Antiques Roadshow, Bargain Hunt, and American Pickers. There is even a ardent fan following to see how everyday items can be converted into cash on the 7Mate hit, Pawn Stars.
When we talk about reality tv, food and cooking shows can never be far away. Masterchef Australia remains the premier show, but other programmes have found their footing too, post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm: Shows like Cook and the Chef are a favourite, then there is Mary’s kitchen crush, while others prefer to tune into Escape to the Country on 7two.
SBS food is an entire channel dedicated to foodies.
You can catch up on all your favourite shows post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
What are the best TV channels to watch in Perth?
Streaming has become the new television. At least for the millennials. With most entertainment brands jumping on to the streaming bandwagon, the true winner is the viewer. An entire season can now be watched in a single day as the platforms dump all episodes at one go: Whether during the daytime or post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
The best part – NO ADS.
Streaming platforms offer many benefits, but the free trials on each platform are perhaps the cherry on the cake. You can check out a platform, watch shows and movies, and then decide if you want to join.
Our dedicated team of researchers bring the best trials available for you on each platform:
Named after the modern phenomenon of binge-watching, Australia’s BINGE hits it out with the big boys of streaming. The platform offers a great catalogue of movies and shows all available at your fingertips. Their USP is the tie-up with HBO. This grants them access to some of the best entertainment out there – Game of Thrones, Mare of Easttown, the Friends Reunion, and much more. All of which you can watch during the daytime or post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
Movie buffs can tune into new releases such a the highly anticipated Zack Snyder’s Justice League post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
You can watch all of this, for free. BINGE offers a two week trial for their entire library. Once the trial ends, you may just want to keep it on.
Once you are done with your day, you can relax with all of your favourite entertainment post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
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Foxtel was always the big daddy of Aussie television. With a stellar of prime time shows, post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm, the network served some of the best local and international content. Foxtel Now brings the network into a brand new age of digital service. They offer a 10-day trial that lets you try out all of their subscription services before making up your mind. All shows and movies you can enjoy while relaxing post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
There are also regular offers and discounts available for viewers in Perth. The base Essentials pack with sports and movies add ons is available for $39 a month. That is half the regular price. Happy viewing post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
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Amazon Prime Video
Amazon launched Prime Video with a view to topple Netflix’s empire. And so far, they are doing a pretty good job. Their library keeps improving every day with originals and syndicated content. Some of their best stuff include The Grand Tour, The Wilds, Upload and Carnival Row. All of which you can enjoy after your day post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
Amazing has a trial offer that is unique. For an entire month, you can not only watch all their content for free, but also check out music, eBooks, and fast delivery for free. Imagine relaxing with your favourite songs or by reading your favourite books post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
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BINGE and Kayo from Telstra
If BINGE is you preferred streaming platform, check out the offers from Telstra. You can add the BINGE account to Telstra and get hold of some amazing discounts. All in one bill. When you add the platform to your Telstra account, you get three full months free. Now that’s a great deal any which way you look at it. And there’s more to watch post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
Sport fans in Perth have Australia’s biggest sport streaming service to look forward to. Kayo is home to the AFL ,NRL, and Australian cricket. There are some amazing events to catch post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
When you sign up with Telstra, you get the sports streaming platform for a cheap $15 a month. Plus you get access to sports streaming apps to watch data-free.
Catch up on all your favourite sports post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
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What are the free TV services available on streaming?
Each of the main networks in Australia offer a bouquet of free channels for viewers. Any time you turn on the telly, either during the day, in the afternoon, post 5:00 pm or 5:30 pm at night, there is always something to watch.
If you are a movie buff, then you have the HD SBS World Movies channel that shows some of the best cinema that the world has to offer, including the best cinema from Australia. For those who prefer their cinema to be more popular and mainstream, there is 7flix that delivers a non-stop stream of instant hits. Once you are done with your day’s work post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm, you can watch your favourite movies on the two platforms.
One of the most popular and prestigious free channels, Nine, has curated an entire channel to showcase the very best of homemaking and lifestyle. No surprises that the channel is called 9Life.
The other networks have taken a leaf out Nine.
A network like Ten has named three of its different channels based on the content they provide – Bold, Shake, and Peach. ABC TV has mastered the game by providing a kids-only channel with ABC Kids. The network also has an exclusive channel for evening shows post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm called ABC TV Plus. And ABC News always brings the best of current affairs.
One genre we have not touched upon is music. So, music fans this one is just for you. While there are plenty of options on the Perth TV guide popular music, the hardcore rock fans can rock out to their favourite tunes post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm on late-night Rage.
There are those who prefer to watch edgy content. Their best option is SBS Viceland. The channel brings some of the best documentaries and specials on crime and law and order post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm. SBS Viceland is becoming the home of hard, edgy tv shows.
For cinema buffs, there is World Movies SBS.
Now we come to the best part of all the free channels that air in Australia.
Viewers have more shows and more movies to watch that will last more than their lifetime. Apart from modern television, there are classics such as Friends, Malcolm in the Middle, and The Simpsons available. The entire catalogue with all the episodes! You can binge watch, then binge watch some more post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
The best of television in Perth tonight boasts highly rated shows as Ten’s Masterchef Australia along with premium sporting content such as French Open from Roland Garros on Nine. The network has extra channels for an extensive coverage of premier events. Nine has also added to its popular quiz roster with the new avatar of The Weakest Link running along with the hit Millionaire Hot Seat.
You can catch up on all the best shows post 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm.
Does Telstra offer special offers for television viewers in Perth?
Telstra has always been a bit like Santa Claus on Christmas Day, especially for their subscribers. There are generous perks and special discounts available for you to choose from. You can also add the very best of sports and entertainment content to your Telstra account and discover some amazing deals and premium content.