What’s On TV This Week — Highlights for April 22-28, 2019


Autumn has finally arrived and with it came a whole lot of new shows and sporting events to make staying at home even more worth your while. Between your favourite streaming providers to channels on free-to-air, there’s a bunch of shows with new episodes airing weekly that you can watch, both live and on demand.

So what are you waiting for? Check out our top picks for shows and sport airing this week on free-to-air and on your favourite streaming providers below!

Top Picks on Streaming TV in Australia

Foxtel: Game of Thrones — Episode 8×02 on April 22 (Monday) at 11:00am, exclusively on Foxtel (FOX Showcase)

The premiere of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones is finally here! It’s everyone’s guess as to what’s about to go down as it all comes full circle in Westeros. The battle #ForTheThrone finally reaches its end, so make sure to tune in to the last six episodes airing every Monday at 11:00am, only on FOX Showcase.

Foxtel: Game of Thrones — Episode 8x02 on April 22 (Monday) at 11:00am, exclusively on Foxtel (FOX Showcase)
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Netflix: The Protector — Season 2 on Friday (April 26)

Discovering his ties to a secret ancient order, a young man living in modern Istanbul embarks on a quest to save the city from an immortal enemy. Season 2 of The Protector drops on April 26, only on Netflix.

Netflix: The Protector — Season 2 on Friday (April 26)
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Stan: The Meaning of Vanlife — Premieres on Friday (April 26)

An adventurous, revealing look into the Vanlife community who travel around Australia in vans, as seen through the eyes of nomads who have chosen to live on the road, free of the trappings of modern society. This doco premieres on April 26, only on Stan.

Stan: The Meaning of Vanlife — Premieres on Friday (April 26)

Top Picks on Free to Air

ABC: Employable Me — New episode on Tuesday (April 23) at 8:30pm

Ryan looks for a tourism job with support of friend Krystyna who is also on the autism spectrum. Sinead, who has Down Syndrome, hopes to secure a job in Aged Care. Short statured Tiana wants a job that capitalises on her smarts.

ABC: Employable Me — New episode on Tuesday (April 23) at 8:30pm

Nine: New Amsterdam — New episode air on Wednesday (April 24) at 8:30pm

Max bonds with the patients undergoing chemo with him, but a conversation leads him to struggle with his reality; Reynolds has difficulty handling a personal matter regarding a patient’s family.

Nine: New Amsterdam —  New episode air on Wednesday (April 24) at 8:30pm

Ten: Bachelor in Paradise — Season 2; New episodes from Tuesday to Thursday at 7:30pm (Channel 10)

Paradise hearts become confused and not everyone is getting their happy ending. Will the arrival of another Bachelorette ease this tension, or will another heart in the mix tip things over the edge?

Ten: Bachelor in Paradise — Season 2; New episodes from Tuesday to Thursday at 7:30pm (Channel 10)

SBS: Project Blue Book — Season 1; New episode on Thursday at 9:35pm

When a film emerges documenting an army platoon under UFO attack, the Generals send Hynek and Quinn in to investigate, where they find the soldiers not only suffer from physical effects of war, but psychological ones as well.

SBS: Project Blue Book — Season 1; New episode on Thursday at 9:35pm

Seven: My Kitchen Rules — Season 10; New episodes air every Monday & Tuesday at 7:30pm

Manu and Pete are joined by Colin Fassnidge, Karen Martini, Guy Grossi and Liz Egan at the MKR Restaurant for the first semifinal of 2019.

Seven: My Kitchen Rules — Season 10; New episodes air every Monday & Tuesday at 7:30pm

Best Sporting Events Live This Week

Foxtel: NBA Playoffs; NHL Playoffs; Azerbaijan GP

The NBA Playoffs live action continues all throughout the week. Also make sure not to miss the NHL playoffs which are fully underway, as well as the Azerbaijan Grand Prix which runs from April 26-28.

Foxtel: NBA Playoffs; NHL Playoffs; Azerbaijan GP
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Kayo Sports: Super Rugby; WSL; Azerbaijan GP

Don’t miss the round 11 live matches of Super Rugby from April 26-28. Another leg of the World Surf League continues at Bells Beach from April 17 to 27 in Australia, and the always exciting Bathurst 6 Hours will stream on Easter Sunday, April 21st.

Kayo Sports: Super Rugby; WSL; Azerbaijan GP
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Seven: AFL

Catch these live AFL games on Seven happening this week:

• April 22: Hawthorn Hawks vs Geelong Cats
• April 24: Richmond Tigers vs Melbourne Demons
• April 25: Essendon Bombers vs Collingwood Magpies
• April 26: Port Adelaide Power vs North Melbourne Kangaroos
• April 27: Sydney Swans vs GWS Giants
• April 28: Hawthorn Hawks vs Carlton Blues

Seven: AFL

Nine: NRL

In the 2019 NRL premiership, here are the matches to tune in to:

• April 25: Sydney Roosters vs St George Illawarra Dragons
• April 25: Melbourne Storm vs New Zealand Warriors
• April 26: Penrith Panthers vs South Sydney Rabbitohs

Nine: NRL

Ten: A-League

Catch live A League matches on SBS including:

• April 27: Western Sydney Wanderers vs Melbourne Victory

Ten: A-League

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