Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo, GO! 5.00pm
Premiere. The gang goes on a trip to check on Velma’s younger sister, Madelyn. She’s been studying stage magic at the Whirlen Merlin Magic Academy, where apparently there have been sightings of a giant griffin. The gang decides to investigate.
Hubble’s Amazing Rescue, SBS ONE, 5.30pm
The best-known scientific instrument in history was dying. After nearly 20 years in space, the Hubble Space Telescope’s gyroscopes and sensors were failing, its batteries running down, and some of its instruments were already dead.
AFL: Freemantle Vs Geelong, Seven 6.30 VIC. 7mate 6.30 NSW
Saturday Night Footy heads to Patersons Stadium as Ross Lyon debuts as Dockers coach while the reigning premier Geelong opens their premiership defence. (QLD & SA get Gold Coast Vs Adelaide. QLD 7mate from 3.30pm, SA Seven from 4pm)
NRL – another triple header on Fox Sports 2/2HD from 5.30pm AEDT
Penrith Panthers Vs Cronulla Sharks, Parramatta Eels Vs Manly Sea Eagles and Sydney Roosters Vs New Zealand Warriors
Martin Scorsese: Emotions Through Music, SBS TWO 8.30pm
Legendary film director Martin Scorsese looks back over his filmic oeuvre and reveals the reasons for his eclectic choice of music in each film, ranging from opera and classical music to blues, soul, rock and popular Italian music. He looks further back into the history of American cinema and at his own upbringing in Little Italy, illustrating how music has been an essential narrative drive in his own and Hollywood’s rich stories.
Annnnd – don’t forget that daylight saving ends at 3am Saturday night / Sunday morning in NSW, VIC, ACT, SA and TAS. At 3am, make it become 2am – and either stay up for another hour or enjoy an extra hour of sleep in the morning (unless you have kids – who will get up when the sun rises, not knowing what time it is!)