Taking On Tyson, 9.30pm Animal Planet
In this unusual choice, we see “Iron Mike” Tyson race homing-pigeons. We see Mike go back to his hard upbringing and how the pigeons led to his destiny as one of the best boxers of all time. To see his compassion and such love and kindness to these birds versus our mental images of that infamous ear bite on Evander Holyfeild is touching, sad and yet beautiful.
Good News Week, 8.30pm TEN
Tonight on this popular panel show, we have the unique comedian Russell Brand and the teen heartthrob Robert Pattinson on the show. Brand, the star of the current movie “Arthur” sits down with Paul McDermott for a chat and the tweens and teens will be begging to watch “Twilight” star Pattinson, who’s in the country at the moment. Excludes SA and VIC.
Brothers and Sisters, 9.30 SEVEN
Fans tonight get to meet Brody, Nora’s old high school fling. Brody is played by the wonderful Beau Bridges and his character turns up at Nora’s without warning, with a still burning flame. Expect to see him again before the season ends.
Man vs. Wild, 8.30 SBS ONE
Bear Grylls goes down an active volcano in Guatemala and traverses an underground waterfall in a cave while encountering ancient ruins. Grylls also tries to create a safe and comfy place to sleep, but encounters an unwanted bed mate.
Mysteries Of Survival, 6.30pm ONE
Why do some people survive exposure, animal attacks, starvation, trauma and many near death experiences? While others succumb why do these people survive? Watch three people give their experiences and details of survival.