First Tuesday Book Club with Jennifer Byrne, 10.01pm, ABC1
To celebrate Charles Dickens’ bicentenary, Jennifer is joined on the book club by author Lloyd Jones and actress and Dickens’ enthusiast, Miriam Margolyes to discuss the classic Great Expectations.
Parenthood, 9.30pm, Seven
During an intense game of Braverman charades, Joel and Julia come to realise they may have spoiled Sydney. Meanwhile, Kristina is concerned about Max’s new friends at school.
Ross Kemp On Gangs, 9.30pm, ONE
Ross Kemp journeys into the underbelly of some of the world’s most notorious gangs. From South Africa to El Salvador, Ross goes beyond the gangsters’ local haunts and finds out what makes them tick.
Balls of Steel Australia, 9.30pm, THE COMEDY CHANNEL
Very Foreign Correspondent polices the public as a security guard, Bunny Boiler makes waves by teaching couples to surf, the Misfits Stunt Crew bring the pain at a picnic, and Neg introduces his new urban sport ‘Fire Alarm’.
The Closer, 8.30pm, GEM
Brenda and Fritz come to blows when it appears that the FBI is sabotaging her murder investigation because the suspect is under FBI surveillance, and Brenda’s parents come to town for the holidays with some bad news.