BAND OF BROTHERS – Soho
Mini Series – Parts 1 & 2
Sundays at 8.30pm
Band of Brothers is a 10-part miniseries based on Stephen E. Ambrose’s best-selling non-fiction book about a World War II U.S. Army airborne unit known as Easy Company. Starting with their rigorous boot-camp training training in Georgia in 1942 the miniseries recounts the re in Georgia in 1942, the miniseries recounts the remarkable markable achievements of this volunteer rifle company achievements of this volunteer rifle company, which parachuted into France early on D-Day morning 1944; spearheaded the Market-Garden and Rhine offensives; engaged the Nazis in Bastogne and the Bulge; and captured Hitler’s “impenetrable” Eagle’s Nest at Berchtesgaden in 1945. Each of the ten parts begins with recent testimonials from actual Easy veterans, whose indelible words segue into the dramas focusing on key moments in the Company’s history. Cast: Kirk Acevedo, David Schwimmer, Jimmy Fallon, Colin Hanks, Damian Lewis, Neal McDonough, Donnie Wahlberg and Ron Livingston.
ONE NIGHT ONLY: DURAN DURAN – Bio
Before One Direction there was Duran Duran, one of the world’s biggest pop successes. In this special programme they share a rare insight into their decades-long career. With exclusive, never-before-seen archive footage, and indepth interviews with each of the band members, this gives us a unique perspective on the band.
Monday October 15
10 THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT – History Channel
Season 1, 8.00pm
This fast-paced half-hour series explores the history you thought you knew in a whole new way by revealing ten amazing amazing things you didn things you didn t’t know about a historical person or event. Each episode focuses on one subject and is filled know about a historical person or event. Each episode focuses on one subject and is filled with the kind of fascinating information that makes for water cooler buzz and changes your understanding of how history happened. Plus, each one of the ten things becomes a springboard into other revelations: Ben Franklin, for example, is well-known for having been a ladies man. What you didn’t know is that he was also a member of secret sex clubs, which led to Ben fathering an illegitimate son, William, and it was William, not Ben, who flew the kite in the famous experiment when Ben sent him out to do it.
Tuesday October 16
THE WALKING DEAD – FX
Season 3 at 8.30pm
With the world growing increasingly more dangerous and Lori’s pregnancy advancing, Rick discovers a potentially safe haven. But first he must secure the premises, pushing his group to its limit.
ABOUT HER – Bio
About Her tells the intimate story of nine young women facing life in the wake of a diagnosis with an aggressive form of breast cancer. Filled with humour and candour, each woman’s unique experience is woven into a portrait of their shared hopes and fears spanning each chapter of discovery, treatment and recovery – punctuated by excerpts from one woman’s acclaimed blog, voiced by actor Kim Cattrall, and a song by Grammy Award-winning songwriter Diane Warren.
ICE ROAD TRUCKERS – A&E
Season Season 6
Tuesdays at 8.30pm – Australian Premiere
For the past several decades, two months out of every year, a truly historic event occurs. Truckers in the world’s most dangerous tundras carry vital equipment to remote outposts located hundreds of miles north of civilisation and all the roads are temporarily created by frozen bodies of water. The mission is to transport thousands of loads before the road literally disappears into the sea. Like their trailblazing forefathers, these truckers continue to carry on the lone wolf entrepreneurial spirit that built America, taking huge risks in the hopes of receiving huge rewards. Continuing this groundbreaking series, our truckers will once again embark on a race against the elements, against time and against each other.
Wednesday October 17
FOXTEL ON DEMAND
PROMETHEUS (M) – DAY & DATE PREMIERE
LIFE HAPPENS (MA15+) – DAY & DATE PREMIERE
ROCK ROCK OF AGES OF AGES (M) (M) – DAY DAY & DATE PREMIERE & DATE PREMIERE
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES – FOX8
Season 4 – Wednesdaysat 7.30pm
Australian Premiere – Express from the US
The number-one series continues for another season of epic romance, suspense and a bloody good thrill ride. Based on the best-selling book series, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES is the story of two vampire brothers, obsessed with the same gorgeous girl, who are battling to control the fate of an entire town. Season Four begins with the knowledge that everything is changing. As Elena and her friends enter into the final stretch of high school before graduation new villain seems intent on destroying it villain seems intent on destroying it.
Thursday October 18
GRAND DESIGNS AUSTRALIA – The Lifestyle Channel
Thursdays at 8.30pm
Australian Premiere – Made for Foxtel
A truly unique brand and a massive undertaking with a shooting period of over 12 months, Grand Designs Australia charts the in‐depth process of elaborate design projects undertaken by self‐builders – from the initial details of blueprints, to the long and often arduous task of turning the designs into a practical living space. No design is too ambitious when it comes to creating your dream home. But discovering the hard realities that complicate your plans can often be too much to bear.
GOK COOKS CHINESE – Lifestyle Food
Thursdays at 8.30pm – Australian Premiere
In this series Gok Wan uses his love and passion for Chinese food and cooking techniques as a springboard to reinvent the way we cook and eat today. From his unique perspective he offers a personal and modern take on the Chinese food he grew up on – showing us how to cook simple, healthy and delicious recipes that look a million dollars and taste amazing. He also draw lessons from his Chinese heritage to give us a different angle on how to eat; for Gok sitting down and tucking into fantastic food is all about the experience – it should be fuss free and relaxed with everyone chatting, laughing and helping themselves to shared dishes and eating a little at a time.
Friday October 19
7.30pm – Australian Premiere
The White House, Statue of Liberty, street plan of Washington D.C., the great seal on the dollar bill and the flag. Behind each one are conspiracy theories, myths and lies that may or may not hold some mysterious secrets.