For nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper, it isn't easy growing up in East Texas. Being a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science isn't always helpful in a land where church and football are king.
Kim is upset when her best friend Tina can't come to the baby shower: she says she has to stay home because of a pencil in her eye. Sharon takes a shine to Kel's best friend Sandy Freckle but Sandy seems more interested in Kath.
Mark Davis is a senior journalist for SBS television's flagship current affairs program, Dateline. His approach as an independent journalist, shooting as a one-man band with a flexible agenda, has helped Mark deliver compelling, intimate stories not often seen. The ability to move quickly and cheaply gave Mark his first break - a piece on the then unknown Taliban for Foreign Correspondent.
A five part documentary series that follows the unpredictable and at times dangerous world of Australian journalists working around the world. Sophie McNeill is one of the new breed of video journalists. Armed with a small digital camera, Sophie gathers compelling stories across the globe as a one-woman band - researching, filming and directing stories on her own.
Felix, Jake and Sam are back in the alternate universe. The question is whether Andy is also here. With a disbelieving Ellen in tow they begin their search. But they have to move fast, Felix fears the restoring demon isn't far behind them.
Two teenagers, from opposite sides of the world, meet in cyberspace and change each other's lives. By projecting their ideal selves in a virtual world. they get a little closer to reaching their ideals in the real one.
At a loss after being beaten to Alice's Book of Shadows, the boys head back to Felix's house. En route, Felix theorises that if they find another water element, they should regain their ability to use magic.
Felix decides that undoing Andy's disastrous spell is the fastest way to bring him home. But to cast a reversal spell, Felix needs a valued possession of Andy's, which Jake and Sam manage to sneak from his house. When that reversal spell fails the boys go to Phoebe for help, hoping Alice's Book of Shadows will provide a solution. But Phoebe claims not to know where the Book of Shadows is, and is adamant that she won't help with anything magical. However Alice covertly offers assistance. Felix is reluctant to trust Alice but her helpful advice wins him over.
Presented by Monty Python fan Hugh Bonneville, this series features some of Python's greatest sketches, and the classics include: Working Class Playwright, How to Defend Yourself Against Fresh Fruit, Communist Quiz, How Not to be Seen and Nudge Nudge, plus we feature a scene from Monty Python's Meaning of Life and take a look at some of Terry Gilliam's classic animations. There's fantastic contributions from Paul Whitehouse, Simon Pegg, Dara O Briain, Seth Green and Charlie Higson.
A comedy show that smacks and unpacks the latest trends, news, inputs, life hacks and gossip and serves them up for you as a nightly dose of hot, must-see entertainment. Hosted by comedian Tom Ballard.
Teach English with everyday conversations from the world of one of Australia's favourite soap operas. How will Ash react when he hears the truth about Robbo's past? Olivia makes a drunken proposal, with big consequences. Alf struggles with unresolved issues linked to Martha's reappearance.
War has begun. In the aftermath of Ellie's petrol bomb, the invading army swarms through the streets of Wirrawee. Lee is shot in the leg & Robyn is forced to carry him to the momentary safety of his house. #TWTWB
Recovering from the death of his wife, Phillip Rose finds himself in middle age as a single parent. After a clumsy episode on a dance floor at a house party, he begins dance classes with a young teacher.
Kath is desperate to raise the money to hire a carriage for the wedding. When all else fails she holds a lingerie party, with Kim and Sharon as models. Kel asks Brett to be his best man. Kim becomes obsessed with the internet, indulging in home shopping and chatroom dating.
Sharon enlists her boastful boyfriend Mark for her netball team. Kim has doubts about Brett's manliness. Kath's attempts to make a fruit hat for her floral design course go awry when she loses phone reception and Telstra aren't forthcoming. Starring Gina Riley, Jane Turner, Magda Szubanski.
Aussie Peter Maiden confronts his lack of journalism experience head-on, discovering that writing is not all beer and skittles. Tika's hard work pays off with her article on The Roots getting published. One of the top contenders, Russell, reveals he is bi-polar and is beginning to be overwhelmed by the situation.
Fou Fou bribes the O'Neills into hosting a Lebanese funeral in their house. Toufic launches his new funeral business, The Fundertakers, with disastrous results. Layla and Maddie steal Fou Fou's V8 for a burnout competition.
Kim swears off men and takes up golf with Sharon. This leads Kath to suspect Kim is a lesbian. When Kath voices her theory to Kel, he reasons that homosexual activity isn't unusual or uncommon: after all, he was in the navy for six years. Kath begins to question her relationship with Kel. Kim goes speed dating with Sharon, who meets fiddler Mark. None of the men are interested in Kim and she calls Brett to come rescue her.
Molly Gunn is the freewheeling daughter of a late rock legend, and the toast of the Manhattan social scene. But when her inheritance is stolen, Molly is forced to do something she's never done before - get a job. Molly becomes a nanny to precocious Ray Schleine, an "eight-year-old going on 40". Emotionally distant from her fast-paced A&R executive mother, Roma, Ray has grown up with a revolving door of nannies and too little stability. Molly and Ray both feel painfully alone in the world, but as they try to make their new arrangement work, each discovers in the other a true friend.
Insights, revelations, great music and the engaging company of some of Australia's most prominent faces are all part of the mix in The Late Session. Five guests join host Waleed Aly in a thought-provoking and entertaining conversation - along with food, drinks and some of Australia's finest musical talents.
It's days before Christmas and reindeer are found running loose through the streets of London. Meanwhile an astonished nine-year-old Tom discovers Santa in the garden shed. He has crash-landed while test-driving his new sleigh and enlists Tom and his father Steve to help him get back to Lapland. But what happens when Santa is arrested and thrown into prison? Will Steve and Tom be able to break him out in time for Christmas? Enjoy this heart-warming and funny family adventure about a father and son reconnecting to discover the magic of Christmas.
For the first time, Mel Brooks agrees to tell his life story. From his early days in the army, then as a sketch writer and a subsequent sixty years in the entertainment industry. From Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein through to the Broadway musical version of The Producers, Brooks, in his inimitable style, offers up anecdotes galore and advice on how to survive the slings and arrows of critics and interviewers.
An intimate look at the Australian cinematographer Dean Semler, who won an Academy Award for Dances With Wolves. After the glamour of Hollywood, he returns to his humble beginnings in country South Australia.
In A Quiet Word With... writer, broadcaster and comedian Tony Martin has exactly that with some of the entertainment world's biggest names. For half an hour, the self confessed 'comedy and film nerd' will talk shop with a filmmaker, actor or comedian, who may well be surprised to find themselves answering no questions about their private life and instead confronting long forgotten moments from their lengthy resume. In his first conversation, Martin leads the star of QI, Jonathan Creek and the new culinary comedy Whites, Alan Davies, on a rambling journey through the many twists and turns of his ramshackle career.
Despite his grave reservations, Tony (Rob Sitch) is forced to evaluate plans for expanding northern Australia's Ord River Scheme. Nat (Celia Pacquola) has issues of her own with a stalled highway up- grade. Unfortunately for them the rest of the office is distracted by plans for a Mexican-themed anniversary party. Just when things couldn't get more complicated, Jim (Anthony 'Lehmo' Lehmann) makes a shock announcement.
Lewis's guilt over his marriage problems threatens to ruin the pub and his friendship with Justin. Kane and Will's romantic first date is hijacked by their kids. Lucy's stress over a job interview endangers Justin's kids. Phoebe and Ryan make a life-changing decision.
Go inside New Girl, the cult comedy about an adorkable girl and her three male roommates. Creator Liz Meriwether, actor Jake Johnson and the writing team share the most intimate details of their off-beat writers' room.
Go behind-the-scenes of Dexter, the show about a serial killer with a strict moral code. Actor Michael C. Hall gives rare insights, and show runner, Scott Buck, reveals that the writers' room is a place of constant arguments.
It's a new year and Tony is determined to focus on big things. Unfortunately, small things get in the way. Meanwhile, Nat's attempts to assist a local community unleash a multi- billion dollar government initiative.
To Russia, With Love: The Great Radio War tells the story of the Cold War from a most unusual perspective: Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty: a radio station for the countries behind the Iron Curtain.
Vance (Tom Long) races to the resort to find Art (Richard Roxburgh) packing to leave, but is able to convince his brother to wait while they contest Nancy's Will on the basis of her sanity. Art takes the opportunity to reconcile with his son Josh (Craig Stott), but this means fronting Suzy (Imogen Annesley), his son's mother.
Jennifer Byrne speaks to one of the world's most popular entertainers, Michael Palin. Palin's incredible career spans over half a century. Byrne will explore his early years in Monty Python's Flying Circus through to his reinvention as a travel documentarian and novelist.
One of our favourite performers, Denise Scott, takes Julia home to Melbourne's Greensborough where she reveals a thoroughly suburban childhood that blossomed into an extraordinary gift for comedy and storytelling
Juliette O'Brien lost her father - renowned cancer specialist Dr Chris O'Brien - to a brain tumour in 2009. Two years later her brother died suddenly after a seizure. Juliette discusses love, loss and the search for answers.
He's enjoyed half a century of success as a pop and folk-rock star, but at age 74 Graham Nash isn't slowing down. As his first solo album in 14 years is released, he speaks with Jane Hutcheon about creativity, love and regret.
Could what really happened be more intriguing, more thrilling and more revealing than the fiction? Find out as this high-octane documentary reveals the true stories behind some of Hollywood's finest movies. Blending dramatic reconstruction with telling archive of actual events, eyewitness testimony and documentary footage, this program unpicks fact from fiction, meeting the people behind these extraordinary events to experience the real drama of the truth. In this episode, scientists investigate whether the biblical story of the Book of Exodus could have actually happened.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
Explore depictions of Australia and it's culture through a special collection of films representing life Down Under with a range of selected content for all ages. (VCHHK072, VCHHK076, VCHHK073, VCHHC097, VCHHC098, VCHHC100)