Dancing With The Stars, 6.30pm SEVEN
This two and a half hour return will introduce us to the cast this year. We will see who can dance and who just makes us laugh. Manu Feildel, Lara Bingle and Samantha Armytage are just a few of the stars who will compete to win the disco ball trophy.
Merlin, 6.30pm TEN
In this third season of this popular and almost cultish show, Morgana is found,dishevelled and bruised in the forest,claiming abduction. Superficially contrite,she is still in league with Morghause,for whom she collects tears shed by Pendragon. These are used to curse him and fashion a doll from mandrake,which Morgana places under his bed.It slowly starts to drive him mad and, as he begins to hallucinate,seeing ghosts,Morghause approaches rival king Cenred to invade the weakened kingdom,having first taken Merlin prisoner. However Merlin summons the Great Dragon to come and free him.
Lady Gaga presents The Monster Ball Tour, 8.30pm ELEVEN
Lady Gaga showcases all her hit singles and the show from her Monster Ball album, live at Madison Square Garden. A must for all fans ( Little Monsters ) awaiting her new album at the end of the month. Expect extravagance and shocks along the way, and embrace the new Madonna.
Moby Dick – Part One, 8.30pm ABC 1
This two part mini-series starts tonight with a man signing on to a whale boat only to discover how his charismatic yet despotic his new captain has become, in hunting a giant white whale.
Cutting Edge, 9.30pm SBS ONE
Gaddafi – Our Best Enemy. While Gaddafi rules the headlines now and his leadership is at risk, this examines his relationship with the West. His four decades of realpolitik, oil control and violence are all covered. A must see due to the drama all over the Middle East.
A Few Good Men, 8.30pm GEM
A classic from 1992 featuring a younger Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson and Demi Moore. Worth watching for the nostalgia but also a great military trial – especially in post Guantanamo days and recent reports about Aussie defence behaviour.