Media Watch
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Media Watch: August 19, 2019

ABC August 19, 2019

Media arts

News and current affairs

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Australia's leading forum for media analysis and comment, presented by Paul Barry.

Australia's leading forum for media analysis and comment, presented by Paul Barry.

The Spying Game
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The Spying Game: Mission Behind the Iron Curtain

Season 1 Episode 2 The History Channel August 20, 2019

Modern history

History

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During the Cold War, tensions between East and West mount alarmingly. In consequence, western intelligence services shift their focus on East Germany as the Warsaw Pact's ...

During the Cold War, tensions between East and West mount alarmingly. In consequence, western intelligence services shift their focus on East Germany as the Warsaw Pact's major deployment zone. Nowhere else did western services get as close to Soviet military equipment. Their prime targets are missiles, nuclear depots and airbases. At the same time, the KGB, as well as Soviet military intelligence, were sending their spies to reconnoitre NATO forces in the West. The game of spies was in full swing.

This Beautiful Fantastic
1:27:57

This Beautiful Fantastic

SBS World Movies August 19, 2019

Media arts

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A contemporary fairytale revolving around the most unlikely of friendships between a reclusive, agoraphobic young woman with dreams of being a children's book author and a ...

A contemporary fairytale revolving around the most unlikely of friendships between a reclusive, agoraphobic young woman with dreams of being a children's book author and a curmudgeonly old widower, set against the backdrop of a beautiful garden in the heart of London.

American History's Biggest Fibs
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American History's Biggest Fibs

Season 1 Episode 1 The History Channel August 19, 2019

History

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The American Revolution created not just a new independent nation but also numerous popular myths about its foundation that, in time, replaced the facts.

The American Revolution created not just a new independent nation but also numerous popular myths about its foundation that, in time, replaced the facts.

Meet the Orangutans
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Meet the Orangutans

Season 1 Episode 7 Animal Planet August 20, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

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Baby Chiquita is quite the diva. At just three years old, she's capable of throwing tantrums worthy of top prima donnas.

Baby Chiquita is quite the diva. At just three years old, she's capable of throwing tantrums worthy of top prima donnas.

Inside Incredible Machines
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Inside Incredible Machines: C5 Galaxy

Season 1 Episode 5 National Geographic August 18, 2019

Design and technologies

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Watch as a Lockheed C-5 Galaxy - the biggest cargo plane ever - is stripped down, overhauled and rebuilt for the US military.

Watch as a Lockheed C-5 Galaxy - the biggest cargo plane ever - is stripped down, overhauled and rebuilt for the US military.

Delivering the World: Inside DHL
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Delivering the World: Inside DHL

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS Viceland August 18, 2019

Digital technologies

Design and technologies

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We find out how a man in New Zealand can send a paper-making machine to a remote area of Africa when it weighs over five times the amount that DHL's conveyor belts can handle. ...

We find out how a man in New Zealand can send a paper-making machine to a remote area of Africa when it weighs over five times the amount that DHL's conveyor belts can handle. In New York, we'll find out how the couriers beat the infamous Manhattan morning gridlock to deliver urgent overnight packages to Wall Street. We'll also find out how it's possible for a man living in outback Australia to buy a T-shirt online from a company in the UK and receive it just three days later for less than it would cost in his local clothing store.

Compass
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Compass: Sacred Space: Healing

ABC August 18, 2019

Critical thinking

Religious studies

Personal and social capability

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Perth-based burns surgeon Fiona Wood talks to Geraldine Doogue about the power of the place she nominates as her sacred space: the operating theatre.

Perth-based burns surgeon Fiona Wood talks to Geraldine Doogue about the power of the place she nominates as her sacred space: the operating theatre.

Love and Friendship
1:29:42

Love and Friendship

SBS World Movies August 19, 2019

Media arts

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Set in the 1790s, earlier than most Austen tales, Love and Friendship concerns beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon who has come to Churchill, the estate of her in-laws, to ...

Set in the 1790s, earlier than most Austen tales, Love and Friendship concerns beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon who has come to Churchill, the estate of her in-laws, to wait out colourful rumours about her dalliances circulating through polite society. While ensconced there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and for her daughter, Frederica. The waters are troubled by the arrival at Churchill of the handsome, eligible Reginald DeCourcy and silly but cheerful - and very rich - Sir James Martin.

Mary and Max
1:28:27

Mary and Max

SBS World Movies August 18, 2019

Media arts

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A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a 44-year-old, severely obese man living ...

A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a 44-year-old, severely obese man living in New York.

Shark Tank
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Shark Tank

Season 4 Episode 7 10 Bold August 18, 2019

Business and economics

Personal and social capability

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This program brings together five superstars of business willing to put their own money on the line to invest in new products and ideas.

This program brings together five superstars of business willing to put their own money on the line to invest in new products and ideas.

Bring It On
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Bring It On

9Go August 17, 2019

Media arts

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Torrance is the new leader of the Toros, the cheerleading squad of Rancho Carne High School as they're poised to take their sixth national cheer title. But her new reign is ...

Torrance is the new leader of the Toros, the cheerleading squad of Rancho Carne High School as they're poised to take their sixth national cheer title. But her new reign is cut short when she discovers her duplicitous forerunner was regularly stealing routines from the East Compton Clovers, the hip-hop influenced cheerleaders of an inner city school. Scrambling to come up with a new routine for the Toros, she butts heads with the proud and understandably wary Isis, the leader of the Clovers, who wants to get her squad to the championships. Only one team can take home the national title. Who's it gonna be?

Border Security: Australia's Front Line
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Border Security: Australia's Front Line

Season 1 Episode 184 Seven August 17, 2019

Civics and citizenship

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A bungling drug mule tries every trick to avoid being caught. An elderly gambler's luck runs out when Immigration uncover his ongoing scam. Biosecurity intercept a delivery ...

A bungling drug mule tries every trick to avoid being caught. An elderly gambler's luck runs out when Immigration uncover his ongoing scam. Biosecurity intercept a delivery from Russia which is suspected to be part of the illegal trade in endanger animals.

Uproar in Heaven
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Uproar in Heaven

SBS World Movies August 18, 2019

Media arts

Languages

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The mischievous Monkey King acquires the famed As-You-Will Gold-Banded Cudgel, and goes up against the might of the Jade Emperor. Original title: Da Nao Tian Gong. Alternative ...

The mischievous Monkey King acquires the famed As-You-Will Gold-Banded Cudgel, and goes up against the might of the Jade Emperor. Original title: Da Nao Tian Gong. Alternative titles: The Money King: Uproad in Heaven; Havoc in Heaven. In Mandarin.

Honey
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Honey

9Go August 17, 2019

Media arts

Personal and social capability

Dance

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Honey is a hip-hop dancer who is blacklisted when she refuses to sleep with a hotshot video maker. That makes her even more determined to succeed in this 21st century version ...

Honey is a hip-hop dancer who is blacklisted when she refuses to sleep with a hotshot video maker. That makes her even more determined to succeed in this 21st century version of Flashdance.

Disneynature: The Crimson Wing
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Disneynature: The Crimson Wing

SBS August 17, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

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Discover one of nature's last great mysteries in this miraculous story of love, courage and survival. In a place like no other on the planet, the dramatic and desolate Lake ...

Discover one of nature's last great mysteries in this miraculous story of love, courage and survival. In a place like no other on the planet, the dramatic and desolate Lake Natron in northern Tanzania, you'll witness a spectacle unlike anything you've seen before: a million crimson-winged flamingos arriving to continue the circle of life. Focusing on the adventures of a single chick set against a backdrop of never-before-filmed landscapes, this is a visually stunning journey into the life and struggles of the mysterious and inspiring flamingo.

Meet the Orangutans
22:29

Meet the Orangutans

Season 1 Episode 6 Animal Planet August 17, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

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In this episode, over-confident five-year-olds Lumi and Kacy get everyone worried sick when they disappear from the centre for almost a week.

In this episode, over-confident five-year-olds Lumi and Kacy get everyone worried sick when they disappear from the centre for almost a week.

Clive James
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Clive James

The History Channel August 16, 2019

Intercultural understanding

Geography

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Join Clive James as he explores Sydney and its famous landmarks.

Join Clive James as he explores Sydney and its famous landmarks.